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Galway United Owners Vote In Favour Of Saudi Takeover

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Eamonn Deacy Park, Galway 27/10/2017 Galway United vs Dundalk A view of Eamonn Deacy Park

In a move that could have massive consequences for Irish football, Galway United have voted to accept an off ser from Saudi Arabian investors for a majority stake in the club. The First Division side have responded favourably to the investment proposal, on that is set to see the potential buyers invest €500,000 into the club in the next few days. A …

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League of Ireland 2018: Pundit Arena Writers’ Season Predictions

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 27/10/2017 Cork City vs Bray Wanderers Cork City players celebrate with the trophy

The SSE Airtricty League roars back into life on Friday night as the first round of Premier and First Division fixtures get underway. After a season that saw Cork City end their twelve-year wait for a league title, three teams suffer the heartbreak of relegation and an endless amount of drama and brilliant goals, anticipation is high that the 2018 …

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League Of Ireland Format For 2018 Has Been Confirmed

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 27/10/2017 Cork City vs Bray Wanderers Cork City players celebrate with the trophy

The FAI have released details of the coming League of Ireland Premier and First Division structures, with the start date confirmed the middle of February. With a more packed 36-game Premier Division season (despite two fewer teams), the league will now start on Friday, February 16th, with the curtain-raising President’s Cup between Cork City and Dundalk taking place at Oriel …

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FAI Investigating Bray Wanderers Friendly For Alleged Match-Fixing

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Carlisle Grounds, Bray 7/5/2016 Bray Wanderers vs Cork City A general view of Carlisle Grounds

Bray Wanderers’ season hit a new low on Wednesday night as the FAI launched an official investigation into a friendly at the Carlisle Grounds for alleged-match fixing. The game in question was a mid-season friendly between the Seagulls and First Divison Waterford, and took place just last Friday evening. The FAI’s statement in full read: “The Football Association of Ireland …

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FAI Bans Two Athlone Town Players For A Year For Match-Fixing

Pre-Season Friendly 24/7/2010 Athlone Town vs Villareal General view of Lissywollen, Athlone Town Stadium

Two Athlone Town players have been suspended from all football activity after being found to be in breach of FAI rules regarding the manipulation of matches. In a statement released on Thursday, Irish football’s governing body confirmed that Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan had been found to be in breach of the rules in a League of Ireland First Division match …

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