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Limerick FC Secure Signing Of Aaron Greene

Limerick FC have secured the signature of striker Aaron Greene. Greene, who is 26, has signed for the First Division side from St. Patrick’s Athletic. Limerick manager Martin Russell has heralded the arrival of the former Sligo Rovers and Bohemians front-man as a step forward for his side, who are building towards the new season and the prospect of a …

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Transfers That Shook The League Of Ireland: Part Three

With the domestic transfer window well and truly underway, Pundit Arena continues its look back at some moves that sent shockwaves throughout the League of Ireland. In this, the third of a four-part series, Niall Newberry tells the story of how a German World Cup legend was ‘tricked’ into playing a match for Cork Celtic and of a superstar who arrived at Shamrock …

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Shamrock Rovers Sign Blanchard, Clancy & McCaffrey

Pat Fenlon has added three players to his Shamrock Rovers squad with less than a week until the big kick-off in the form of Max Blanchard, Tim Clancy and Gareth McCaffrey, the club have announced.   Blanchard joins the Hoops having spent much of his career in his native France with clubs such as Stade Laval, Entente SSG and AS Moulins, before moving onto …

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Samuel Oji Signs For Galway United From Limerick

The 29-year-old joins Tommy Dunne’s side for the 2015 season having lined out for Limerick last year.  The centre-back has a wealth of footballing experience having played with clubs such as Birmingham City, Leyton Orient and Tamworth, amongst others. Speaking to galwayunitedfc.ie, Oji said he was glad to finally have the deal ‘done and dusted’. “It’s been going on for a …

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Daryl Kavanagh Joins Drogheda United

Drogheda United have today completed the signing of 2013 league winner with St. Patrick’s Athletic, Daryl Kavanagh. The 28-year-old left the Saints in July of 2014, in search of first team football. He then joined Sligo Rovers, where he made just two appearances for the club, before picking up a calf injury against Bray Wanderers. This injury would end his season …

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Galway United Recruit O’Connell & Cunningham

Galway United manager Tommy Dunne has brought his number of options to 19 ahead of the beginning of the Tribesmen’s Premier Division campaign with the signings of Andy O’Connell and Padraic Cunningham.  O’Connell signs having represented Cork City and more recently Cobh Ramblers. The 21-year-old is a towering, intelligent footballer with fantastic passing ability and a keen eye for goal. Although at …

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Cork City Tie Down Alan Smith & Josh O’Shea

Josh O’Shea and goalkeeper Alan Smith have both been confirmed as the latest additions to John Caulfield’s Cork City side.  O’Shea re-signs for the club having joined the Leesiders last summer. The pacey midfielder made most of his appearances on the wing last year, providing crosses and an outlet for his teammates, however O’Shea told corkcityfc.ie that he now hopes …

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Ex-Sligo & Cork Striker Anthony Elding Signs For Derry City

Former Sligo Rovers and Cork City striker Anthony Elding has put pen to paper with Derry City.  The 32-year-old has been playing with Ballinamallard United in the Danske Bank Premiership of late, having moved on from Cork City in May of last year. He signs until July with the option of extending this contract beyond the summer. Elding has vast experience, playing with …

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Drogheda United Add Two More For 2015

Drogheda United have added two more players to their 2015 squad, with the addition of Stephen Maher and Jason Marks. Maher, who can play in midfield or at right-back, is returning to United Park for a second season. He was signed by then Drogheda United manager Robbie Horgan in March of last year after St. Pat’s manager Liam Buckley decided against …

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Derry Have Bid Rejected For Dungannon Swifts Youngster

Derry City are currently in pursuit of Dungannon Swifts winger Jamie Glackin and have had a bid for the 19-year-old rejected.  The Londonderry Sentinel report that Swifts’ manager Darren Murphy has admitted Dungannon are expecting an improved bid, however. “We haven’t asked for a big amount, I think what we have asked for isn’t unrealistic in terms of Irish League football, …

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Russell: Limerick’s Style Of Play Won’t Be One-Dimensional

Limerick boss Martin Russell has indicated that his team will not play in just one way and will adapt to the challenges they face, as they come.  Limerick have had two average seasons in the Premier Division and have now gone without a trophy for two consecutive seasons, since winning the First Division in 2012. A statement during the week, stating …

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Galway United Sign Three More

Galway United have announced the signing of three young, up and coming players to bolster Tommy Dunne’s squad ahead of the new season.  These include, the re-signing of Conor Barry and Cormac Raftery as well as new addition, midfielder Antaine O’Laoi from Salthill Devon’s under-19 squad. Barry and Raftery, both 19, found chances limited in last season’s First Division but at …

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Duffy On Celtic Move: ‘It’s Like A Dream Come True’

Derry City’s loss is very much Celtic’s gain as it was announced this week that young winger, Michael Duffy was to sign for the Parkhead club.  At 20 years of age, the Derry native has plenty of time to make his way into a starting position in the Celtic first team and with three years of first team action behind …

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Celtic Agree Fee For Derry City’s Michael Duffy

Highly-rated Derry City winger Michael Duffy now looks set to move to Scottish giants Celtic following much speculation regarding his future. The 20-year-old is now said to be in discussions regarding personal terms after the Derry Journal revealed Celtic had agreed an undisclosed fee for the youngster. Having scored eleven league goals last term and with Derry already losing firepower in the form …

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Waterford United Sign Trio

Waterford United have announced the signings of three more players for the 2015 season, after their 3-0 defeat at home to Shamrock Rovers. Sean Hurley and Shane Nolan both penned deals with the club, while Cormac Breslin re-signs with the club ahead of the new campaign. Sean Hurley joins the Blues having spent last season with Bray Wanderers and has been …

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GUFC: A Tribe United Once Again

P.J Ó Cualáin takes a look back at the leaner times Galway United have had to endure in the last number of years. However, the club’s future now looks much brighter as Galway United prepare for life in the top tier once more.    Like many a Galwegian, four years starved of Premier Division football was a lot to take. As a firm supporter of Galway United and …

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Another Star Made On Foyleside Set For Big Move

With only six weeks to the start of the new season, Derry City look set to lose a key player with midfielder Michael Duffy likely to join Championship side Brentford. Duffy has attracted a lot of interest in the off-season, travelling to Celtic on two occasions but nothing has materialised from this and just last week, both Duffy and teammate Patrick McEleney …

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Tiarnan Mulvenna Returns To Drogheda United

Tiarnan Mulvenna has returned to Drogheda United having most recently featured with Cliftonville.  The 26-year-old frontman returns to the League of Ireland where he last lined-out in 2013 with Drogheda’s Louth rivals Dundalk. His signing comes following the announcement last week that the Louth club have signed Joe Gorman from Bray Wanderers. Drogheda United are delighted to announce the signing of Tiarnan Mulvenna …

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