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Gavan Holohan Signs For Cork City

Cork City have announced their second new signing of the season in the form of former Hull City player Gavan Holohan who joins from Drogheda United. This follows the recent signing of Karl Sheppard as well as yesterday’s announcement that Ross Gaynor has re-signed for the Leesiders. Commenting on the signing, the 22-year-old mentioned that it didn’t take much persuading for him …

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Cork City’s Ross Gaynor Re-Signs: ‘I’m Delighted To Be Here’

Cork City have today announced the re-signing of left-back Ross Gaynor. The 27-year-old moved to Cork City midway through last season from Sligo Rovers.  Today he has extended his stay at the club with Gaynor himself delighted with the news saying that he is, “Delighted to be fair…I spoke to John [Caulfield] a month before the end of the season and …

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Stephen Kenny Has Proven His Winning Pedigree

When Stephen Kenny’s Dundalk were crowned Premier Division champions last Friday one wonders did he think it would have been eleven years on from when he managed the same feat as Bohemians boss.  2003 will now be a distant, and possibly bittersweet memory for the Dundalk boss, considering just how long he has had to wait to get his hands on …

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Keith Long Appointed As New Bohemians Boss

Bohemians have today announced their successor to Owen Heary in the form of Keith Long, formerly of Athlone Town. Long joins up with Bohs on the back of an uphill struggle to keep Athlone in the league, which ultimately ended in relegation.  Long was appointed manager of Athlone following 10 straight defeats at the beginning of the season under Mick Cooke. The …

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Cork City: From Winding-Up Orders To The Europa League

From examinership and winding-up orders to a second place finish in the Premier Division. Cork City have come a long way since the dark days of 2010. Here we look back at the journey Cork City have been on in the last number of years. Cork City have been through a lot in the last four or five years. Court decisions and …

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League Of Ireland: 2014 PFAI Awards Predictions

The SSE Airtricity League Of Ireland Player of the Year nominations have been made, and there are a few interesting choices in the mix. The Team of the Year for both divisions has been decided as well as the Goalkeeper of the Year award. Here’s Shane McDonnell’s view of the nominations for 2014. SSE Airtricity Premier Division Player of the Year …

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PA Interview With Waterford United’s Mikie Rowe

Pundit Arena spoke with Waterford’s Mikie Rowe during the week about his time on the Cork Road so far and what the future holds for the striker. The striker broke into the United squad in the summer as one of the Waterford’s mid season signings. As the Blues parted company with so many players Tommy Griffin and his backroom staff …

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6 Times Dundalk Showed Real Bottle This Season

Following Dundalk’s Premier Division title win on Friday, Tom O’Connor looks back at six moments during the Lilywhites’ 2014 campaign which proved they have great resolve within their squad. _____ Reaction following Drogheda defeat – 7th of March The first game of the season saw Dundalk thumped 4-1 away by their local rivals Drogheda. After the excitement generated by their excellent showing in the league …

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5 Defining Moments Of Cork City’s Title Race

Cork City’s close push for the title with rivals Dundalk has been exciting, intriguing and to many, somewhat surprising. Here we look back at five season-defining moments during the Rebel Army’s 2014 campaign. 5) – Cork City 3-0 Shamrock Rovers – Turner’s Cross Having won their previous four games against what would have been considered beatable opposition, including two games against Bray Wanderers …

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Match Preview: Dundalk vs Cork City

One of the biggest games in League of Ireland history is almost upon us as Dundalk and Cork City’s title bids come down to the most dramatic of all finales. The neutrals have got their wish, second place Dundalk entertain the league leaders in a winner-takes-all affair. We’re sure everyone knows the possible outcomes at this stage but to leave all …

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Three Conclusions From League Of Ireland Gameweek 32

As the League of Ireland season heads into its final week of action, Conor Hayes looks back on one of the season defining weeks not only in this year’s title race but also in the relegation battle at the other end of the table. Dundalk drop points and Cork City win to take it to the final day One wonders if even the …

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Cork City Camp In Confident Mood Ahead Of Decider

The mood in the Cork City camp at present is one of positivity and confidence, and when looking at the Leesiders’ recent form of six wins from six it’s not hard not to see why.  The Rebel Army’s manager John Caulfield gave this response to the media today when reflecting on a season in which some believed City have punched above …

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Three Conclusions From League of Ireland Gameweek 31

Conor Hayes discusses three conclusions from League of Ireland Gameweek 31 in what is well and truly the business end of the campaign with relegation battles and Premier Division champions to be decided in the next couple of weeks.  _____ Dundalk leave the door ajar for Cork City After a dramatic game on Monday night at Oriel Park, which was belied …

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Ireland vs Germany – The League Of Ireland Connection

The Republic of Ireland recorded one of the biggest results in their history with a 1-1 draw against the world champions last night. Here Rob Lyons looks at the connection last night’s Irish XI has to the League of Ireland.  _____ David Forde The former Galway United and Derry City man can trace a lot of his success to two brilliant seasons for …

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5 Talking Points Following Dundalk’s Slip Up

Dundalk’s title challenge took a hit last night while Cork City’s was given one of the biggest shots in the arm it has received all season due to to Shamrock Rovers holding the champions elect to a goalless draw.  The Rebel Army and the Lilywhites face-off on the final day of the season and it looks more and more likely as though …

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PA League Of Ireland First Division Team of the Year 2014

It’s that time of year again where the best XI from this year’s League of Ireland First Division must be decided upon. Thomas Stafford picks his Pundit Arena team of the year for the 2014 First Division.  Picking a “Team Of The Week” is never easy so one can only imagine what choosing a “Team Of The Season”  is like. It was a close …

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League Of Ireland First Division Review – 2014

Yesterday saw the final round of games in the SSE Airtricity League of Ireland First Division played out as the season drew to an end, David Pheasey looks back at the year as a whole in his 2014 First Division review. Longford Town fans will be able to rest easy for the off-season and dream of Premier Division football as …

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League Leaders Host Shamrock Rovers In Oriel Park

Dundalk host Shamrock Rovers this evening, as the Louth club look to go three points clear at the top of the Premier Division. A win for the home side will see them go three points clear of second-placed Cork City, with two games left, while Rovers are still chasing a European dream. These two last met in September when Dundalk …

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