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Limerick FC Players Threaten Strike Action Over Unpaid Wages

Limerick FC players have outlined that they have “no other option” but to threaten the club with strike action over unpaid wages and expenses. The First Division club also experienced financial issues last season and have been struggling to meet their commitments to the squad this season, with midfielder Sean Russell outlining in an interview with Off The Ball that …

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FAI & IFA Confirm Launch Of New Cross-Border Champions Cup

The Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association have announced the creation of a new cross-border tournament – the Unite the Union Champions Cup.  The competition will be sponsored by the trade union Unite, and will see the SSE Airtricity League Champions play the winners of the Danske Bank Premiership in a two-legged final Its first edition will …

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McCarthy Admits He’s Keeping An Eye On Dundalk Hitman Pat Hoban

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has admitted that he will be keeping an eye on Dundalk striker Pat Hoban after he became the Lilywhites’ record goalscorer in their victory over Shamrock Rovers. Hoban scored his seventh goal of the season as Dundalk beat their title rivals at Oriel Park and the 27-year old became Dundalk’s record goalscorer in the process, surpassing …

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St Patrick’s Athletic Granted UEFA Licence By FAI

St Patrick’s Athletic have been named as one of four League of Ireland clubs awarded with a UEFA Licence ahead of the 2019/20 UEFA Club competition season. The FAI released a statement on Thursday confirming the news that St. Patrick’s have been granted a licence alongside, Dundalk FC, Cork City and Shamrock Rovers. “The Independent Club Licensing Committee of the …

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The Main Talking Points Ahead Of Tonight’s Crucial Dublin Derby

Shamrock Rovers host rivals Bohemians tonight in one of the most highly anticipated Dublin derbies in recent memory. The pair currently sit first and second in the Airtricity League Premier Division with Rovers looking to clinch their ninth win on the spin at Tallaght Stadium tonight. Bohemians have already defeated the Hoops this campaign and have had their number over …

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Report: UCD & Irish U21 Duo Scales & Farrugia Set For Man City Trial

UCD and Irish U21s pair Liam Scales and Neil Farrugia have reportedly been invited to train with Manchester City U23’s following their impressive displays this season. Both Farrugia and Scales are very highly rated and have taken excellently to life in the top flight after helping UCD to the First Division title last season. Daniel McDonnell on the Independent.ie is reporting …

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Brian Kerr Speaks Passionately About Future Of The FAI

Airtricity League Premier Division 29/6/2012 St Patrick's Athletic vs Shelbourne Former Republic of Ireland and St.Pats' Manager Brian Kerr at tonight's game

Brian Kerr gave a powerful speech about what needs to change within the next incarnation of the FAI if the country’s football is to continue to evolve. The former Irish manager Kerr has found his name in the headlines quite a bit recently, and deservedly so, after a number of passionate speeches about the current state of the governing body …

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Michael O’Connor Confirms He Will Switch Allegiance To Northern Ireland

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Michael O’Connor has announced his intention to switch allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland.  The former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker is currently plying his trade at Linfield represented the Republic of Ireland at under-19 level where he scored in a win over Austria back in 2016. Many are surprised by O’Connor’s intentions given that his former …

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Shamrock Rovers Snap Up Former Manchester City Prospect Jack Byrne

Shamrock Rovers have completed the signing of former Manchester City and Blackburn midfielder Jack Byrne, after the 22-year old was released by Scottish side Klimarnock. Byrne who was once considered one of Manchester City’s brightest young talents, impressed during a loan spell in Holland but struggled to nail down a club in England before eventually finding his way to Kilmarnock. …

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Johnny Dunleavy Departs Cork City With Glowing Tribute To Club

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Johnny Dunleavy has announced he is set to depart Cork City and in typical fashion paid a fitting tribute to the club and supporters who have followed him for the last seven years. The defender joined Cork City in 2012 following spells across the water with Wolves and Barnet. The Donegal defender eventually returned to play in the League of …

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Damien Delaney Has Left Cork City Via Mutual Consent

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Former Irish international, Damien Delaney has left Cork City after the player and club mutually agreed to terminate his contract.  The Cork native returned to the League of Ireland club in July, 20 years after moving to England where he represented, Hull City, Queens Park Rangers, and Crystal Palace among many others.   Delaney released a statement via CorkCity.ie thanking …

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St Pats Release Statement Endorsing Stephen Kenny For Ireland Job

St Patrick’s Athletic FC have released a public statement endorsing Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny in his bid to take the reins over the Irish national team. It does seem to be something of a two-horse race as speculation over the identity of the next Ireland manager continues to dominate the headlines. Managerial duo Martin O’Neil and Roy Keane stepped down …

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Ayman Ben Mohamed: From Longford Town To Champions League Winner

Two weeks ago, in front of 60,000 fans, Tunisian side Espérance de Tunis defeated Egypt’s Al-Ahly 3-0 to win the African Champions League for only the third time in their history. So frequently the bridesmaids and so rarely the brides, Espérance have reached the last four of tournament ten times in their last 16 appearances, but have only won the …

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