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Pat Fenlon Believes A System Overhaul Is Needed In Irish Football

Despite all the debate around who the next Ireland manager should be, Pat Fenlon believes the bigger issue at hand is the overall state of the game in the country. The legendary League of Ireland manager believes that we need to completely overhaul the system and develop an industry that can provide a platform for football to grow in Ireland. …

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Pat Fenlon: Change Is Needed At The Top Of Irish Football

Former Republic of Ireland U-23 boss, Pat Fenlon believes a major overhaul is needed in Irish football, not just a change in management.  A stunning free kick from Harry Wilson saw Martin O’Neill’s side fall to a dismal 1-0 loss to Wales in the Nations League on Tuesday night, all but relegating them to Pot 3 of the qualifying draw …

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Waterford Promoted To League Of Ireland Premier Division

Waterford FC have been promoted to the League of Ireland Premier Division after rivals Cobh Ramblers fell to a 3-0 defeat on Saturday night at home to Cabinteely. Goals from Joe Doyle (2) and Dean Casey gave Cabinteely the win to hand Waterford the title as they now lead by eight points with two games remaining. Alan Reynold’s side have now …

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Drogheda Look To Secure Play-Off Spot As They Face Shamrock Rovers

Drogheda United travel to Tallaght Stadium to take on Shamrock Rovers in the final game of the season, with the Boynesiders knowing they must match or better Limerick’s result against Sligo if they are to secure a promotion/relegation play-off spot. Pat Fenlon’s Shamrock Rovers go into the last game of the season sitting third in the league, knowing there is …

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Defensive Mistake Gives Hoops The Win In Drogheda

A first half strike from Brandon Miele, who capitalised on a defensive error, was enough to give Shamrock Rovers their thirteenth consecutive win at United Park and maintain their unbeaten record at the ground, which stretches back to April of 2005. In what was a game of very few chances, it was the visitors who started the brighter of two. …

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Shamrock Rovers Look For Thirteenth Consecutive Win At United Park

 Shamrock Rovers travel to United Park in search of their third consecutive league win as they face a Drogheda United side looking for their first win in four games. Drogheda travelled to Longford last weekend, looking to avoid a third successive defeat and that they did, thanks to an equaliser from top goalscorer Lee Duffy and the heroics of goalkeeper Michéal Schlingermann. …

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Pat Fenlon: “We’re Very Pleased To Be In The Next Round”

Shamrock Rovers advanced to the second round of Europa League qualification with a 3-0 win over FC Progres Niederkorn at Tallaght Stadium last night. A brace from Kieran Marty Waters and an early David Webster goal means that the Hoops return to the second round of Europa League qualification for the first time since 2012, and Rovers manager Pat Fenlon …

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The European Task For Irish Clubs

The draws for the first and second qualifying rounds of both the 2015/16 Champions League and Europa League competitions took place in Nyon, Switzerland earlier on Monday. There was a large Irish interest in the draw, with a total of five Airtricity League clubs involved in the draws – a record for the league. Reigning champions and current league leaders …

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Poor Performing Drogs Travel To Unbeaten Shamrock Rovers

Shamrock Rovers host Louth club Drogheda United at Tallaght Stadium tonight, which will conclude both side’s first round of league fixtures. Both Rovers and Drogs are coming off the back of very disappointing results, as the Hoops could only muster a last minute equaliser against bottom club Limerick at Jackman Park, while Drogheda were slaughtered at home by newly-promoted Longford Town 0-3. Drogheda …

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Rovers and Dundalk play out Thriller in Tallaght

Shamrock Rovers and league leaders Dundalk played out a thrilling encounter which saw goalkeeper Gary Rogers sent off for the Lilywhites and a brace for young Kilkenny striker, Mikey Drennan earned the hosts a deserved point in front of a rocking Tallaght Stadium.   Rovers started the brighter of the two teams as David O’Connor went close to heading a …

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Shamrock Rovers v Dundalk Preview

Shamrock Rovers host league leaders Dundalk in what promises to be a mouth-watering tie as both teams will be hoping to dent their rivals quest in winning the league title come October.   Stephen Kenny returns to the club who he briefly managed in 2012, before being abruptly sacked for poor results as the Hoops struggled in transition without former …

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EA Sports Cup Preview: Cabinteely vs Shamrock Rovers

Ollie Hamzat Cabinteely

Shamrock Rovers travel to Stradbrook on Monday evening to take on Eddie Gormley’s Cabinteely in the second round of the EA Sports Cup.  Cabinteely currently sit fifth in the First Division with two league wins under their belt, after beating Wexford Youths on the opening day of the season and Waterford United on match day four. Cabinteely progressed to the second round of …

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Shamrock Rovers Put Galway United To The Sword

Shamrock Rovers put a dogged Galway side to the sword tonight, thanks to a brace from Mickey Drennan, and a debut goal for Brandon Miele, which helps the Hoops keep pace with the league leaders at the top of the table. United Defender Mark Ludden also received a late red card for the visitors. Ironically, it was the exact same …

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Shamrock Rovers Host A Depleted Galway United

Shamrock Rovers host Galway United at Tallaght Stadium for the first time since 2010, when former fan-favourite Gary Twigg scored a first half hat-trick in a 3-0 win, which condemned the Tribesmen to the First Division that year. Rovers are fresh from a 0-0 draw with arch rivals Bohemians, while Galway’s last trip away from Eamonn Deacy Park was a 2-0 defeat …

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Unbeaten Shamrock Rovers Face Arch Rivals Bohemians

Shamrock Rovers host arch rivals Bohemians in a grudge match at Tallaght Stadium tonight. The Hoops remain unbeaten this season following a 2-1 win in the Showgrounds on Tuesday night, thanks to goals from Sean O’Connor and a first Rovers goal for new signing Michael Drennan. Danny North remained on the sidelines for the trip to Sligo and he also …

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Shamrock Rovers vs Cork: 5 Ex-Internationals Set To Start

Five former Irish internationals will star in Tallaght on Friday as two of the title favourites face off early on in the season, writes Seán Ó Murchú. Names like Stephen McPhail and Colin Healy will do battle tonight. The former has featured in a Champions League semi-final, while Healy just missed out on playing in the 2002 World Cup as a back up to Roy Keane, …

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5 Players Who Could Decide The LOI Premier Division Title

We’ve already been given a dose of League of Ireland magic and as the thirst for more heads to the second round of fixtures we look at five of the players so instrumental to their sides they may just have the potential to sway the title’s destination. To keep things even we’ve picked our five players from five different sides. …

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