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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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Aston Villa Enter The Race For Highly-Rated Limerick Forward

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Richmond Park, Dublin 7/10/2017 St. Patrick's Athletic vs Limerick Limerick's Chiedozie Ogbene celebrates after the game

English side Aston Villa have reportedly entered the race to sign highly sought-after Limerick forward Chiedozie Ogbene. The Irish Examiner have reported on Thursday morning that the Championship side have even gone as far as preparing a January bid for the promising 20-year-old to, whose contract at Markets Field expires at the end of 2018. Ogbene has just come off …

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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Season 2017

LOI TOTY

Rather than simply pick our own League of Ireland Premier Division Team of the Season, we put the decision in your hands via a series of Twitter polls. A 43-strong pool of nominees was whittled down to 11 over the course of the past week or so and. as expected, double winners Cork City and EA Sports Cup champions Dundalk …

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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Month: September 2017

League of Ireland TOTM September

September in the League of Ireland Premier Divison saw leaders Cork City come within minutes of finally landing the league title, before a late Dundalk equaliser at Turner’s Cross kept the champagne on ice. ​John Caulfield’s side are now just two points away from securing the trophy, a task that will be taken out of their hands should the reigning …

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EA Sports Cup Final: A Shamrock Rovers/Dundalk Combined XI

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk, Co. Louth 23/7/2017 Dundalk vs Shamrock Rovers Dundalk's Robbie Benson with Brandon Miele of Rovers

Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk do battle in Tallaght this weekend looking to take home the first major silverware of the season in the form of the EA Sports Cup. The two sides come into this clash very much in form – both with seven wins in a row behind them – and with the league definitely beyond one and just …

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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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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Month: August 2017

August in the League of Ireland Premier Division was a bit more scattered than usual as the FAI Cup took up two of its weekends. Nonetheless, the month saw Limerick dragged down into what has become a very tight race to avoid relegation, while at the top Cork City’s lack of goals has meant that the title celebrations have to …

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Shamrock Rovers’ Stephen Bradley Re-Ignites War Of Words With Cork City’s John Caulfield

Rovers City

Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley has branded Jonc Caulfield’s defence of Alan Bennett as “disgraceful” after a fiery encounter in Tallaght this week. Bradley’s reaction stems from comments made by his Cork City counterpart earlier in the week in which he claimed that Rovers defender Dave Webster deceived the referee into sending Bennett off during Monday night’s EA Sports Cup …

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