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Jackman Park To Host Limerick’s Opening Games

Having been confirmed recently that Limerick’s proposed move back to Markets Field would have to wait, the club have announced that the Shannonsiders will now play their opening games of the season at Jackman Park. A statement from Limerick Enterprise Development Partnership earlier this month stated that Markets Field would remain unavailable while health and safety concerns were dealt with. …

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LOI Season Ticket Prices 2015: First Division Teams

Following our review of all the Premier Division season ticket prices for 2015, we now bring you a comprehensive list of all eight First Division sides’ prices for the forthcoming campaign.  The variety in First Division clubs’ price plans is much more restrained than their Premier Division counterparts, however there are some fantastic offers available, particularly for younger supporters. The average price …

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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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10 Hopes For The 2015 League Of Ireland Premier Division

It’s just under two weeks until the League of Ireland awakes from its lengthy winter hibernation and with thoughts now turning to the new season, we have compiled a list of ten hopes for the coming 2015 Premier Division campaign.  10. Another entertaining title race Although the way the final day fixtures have fallen this season may not be conducive to …

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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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St. Pat’s Continue Perfect Pre-Season With Shels Victory

St. Pat’s came away from Tolka Park with a deserved victory but were made to work for it by a resilient Shelbourne side. The deadlock wasn’t broken until deep in the second half but both sides had chances early in the game to take the lead, reports Conor McManus. Ciaran Kilduff should have put his side into the lead 30 …

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Jim Malone Cup: Dundalk 2-0 Drogheda United

Dundalk won the Jim Malone Cup for the first time since 2010 with a comfortable 2-0 victory over neighbours Drogheda United, courtesy of second half goals from Andy Boyle and substitute Ciaran O’Connor, reports Gerard Grimes. Dundalk came into the first Louth Derby of the season unbeaten in pre-season with three wins and a draw under their belt, with two of those …

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Damien Duff’s Injury Puts LOI Retirement Plan In Jeopardy

Ex-Ireland international Damien Duff has previously claimed that he would relish finishing his career off in the League of Ireland but that dream could now be in jeopardy after Duff suffered ankle and calf injuries while playing for Melbourne City. Duff injured his ankle injury while playing against Wellington at the weekend and he now awaiting results on a scan …

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Drogheda Appoint Pete Mahon As Assistant Manager

Pete Mahon - Drogheda United manager.

Drogheda United have announced the appointment of Pete Mahon as assistant manager at the Louth club.  Having previously declared that former Irish international Mark Kinsella would be right hand man to Johnny McDonnell, Drogs have confirmed that Mahon will take up this position, however Kinsella will continue as part of the Drogheda coaching staff. Mahon comes into the role with …

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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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5 Internationals Who Could Finish Their Careers In The LOI

With the the likes of Stephen McPhail, Keith Fahey and Liam Miller deciding to come back to Ireland in recent times, here we have selected five more of the Irish footballing diaspora we could see potentially coming back to Ireland.  5. Kevin Doyle Having had two failed loan attempts at Crystal Palace and QPR, from his parent club Wolves, it is difficult …

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Pre-Season Friendly Preview: Waterford United vs Sligo

Sligo Rovers travel to Waterford this Friday evening to take on Waterford United in their second pre-season friendly of 2015. Kick-off is at 5:30pm. Last time out Owen Heary’s men dispatched Shelbourne 3-1 at the Showgrounds with goals coming from Ruairi Keating, Dinny Corcoran and Morten Nielsen. Since then Rovers have signed trialist Sander Puri on a permanent contract after his impressive display …

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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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Athlone Town Re-Sign Eric Foley

Athlone Town have announced the re-signing of midfielder Eric Foley.  The 25-year-old was a regular for Athlone last year following his move to the midlands club midway through the season, featuring in all but one league game in the second half of the year. The former Celtic U-20, Sporting Fingal and Shelbourne man re-joins Athlone having been part of the …

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LOI Premier Division 2015: Mammoth Midfield Battles Await

The League of Ireland’s off-season has provided onlookers with some magnificent midfield signings so far. Here, Rob Lyons takes a look at some of the key midfield signings, and re-signings, which could swing the final destination of the 2015 Premier Division title. The first televised game of the season throws up a mouthwatering clash between Dublin rivals St. Pat’s and Shamrock Rovers at …

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Alan Bennett Returns To Cork City

AFC Wimbledon captain Alan Bennett has signed for Cork City and will play for his hometown club in 2015.  The 33-year-old defender was part of one of the club’s most successful periods around the mid-noughties in which he won the Premier Division title before moving onto reading in 2007. Commenting on the signing, Bennett told corkcityfc.ie, “I’m excited and I …

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