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It’d Be A Disaster – Roddy Collins Hits Out At Potential Kenny Appointment

Veteran League of Ireland manager Roddy Collins has hit out at the idea of Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny taking over the Irish mantle from Martin O’Neill saying the appointment would be “a disaster.” Speaking to Pundit Arena, the former Bohemians manager firmly struck down the idea of Stephen Kenny potential becoming the new Irish boss, claiming that the 47-year old …

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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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Five Potential Limerick Managers To Replace Martin Russell

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk 26/6/2015 Dundalk vs Limerick Limerick manager Martin Russell

Limerick confirmed the departure of Martin Russell on Monday by mutual consent, making him the first managerial casualty of the new League of Ireland season. The 49-year-old has left Markets Field after almost three years at the club, and although it is being painted as a mutual decision, it seems more likely that Russell has paid the price for Limerick’s …

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One Minute Lowdown: Drogheda United 2-1 Waterford United

Drogheda United kicked off the 2016 First Division with a 2-1 win over Waterford United courtesy of goals from Sam O’Connor and Eoin Kirwan. It was Drogheda United who started the brighter of the two sides and they took the lead through Sam O’Connor just six minutes in to the league opener.  The goal came as Hyland played a perfect through …

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Drogheda United Begin Life In The First Division Against Waterford

Pete Mahon - Drogheda United manager.

Pete Mahon’s new-look Drogheda United begin life in the First Division as they host Roddy Collins’ Waterford United on Friday evening. A 5-3 defeat in Tallaght against Shamrock Rovers in October, on the last day of the 2015 season, relegated the Boynesiders to the First Division. Remarkably, the only time Drogheda were bottom of the Premier Division table last season was …

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Transfers That Shook The League Of Ireland: Part Two

In the second instalment of a new feature on Pundit Arena, Niall Newberry looks back at the time two ex-Premier League players signed for Dublin City and when a former World Cup-winning goalkeeper joined St. Patrick’s Athletic. _____ Gordon Banks to St. Patrick’s Athletic, 1977 When you think of Gordon Banks, the likelihood is the first thing that pops into your mind is that save …

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Terrace Talk: League Of Ireland Transfer Rumours

Craig Colgan is here with the latest transfer rumours doing the rounds in the League of Ireland. This is LOI Terrace Talk.   Peter Cherrie – Dundalk/Unattached to Limerick FC With the retirement of Barry Ryan this leaves the Munster club without a solid and reliable Goalkeeper. Cherrie has been at the top of his game with Dundalk over the …

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Aaron Callaghan Leaves UCD

Aaron Callaghan has left his position as manager of UCD AFC. Callaghan joined the Students last February following the departure of Martin Russell to Limerick FC. The departure sees him leave a club for the second time in just two years after the 48-year-old was sacked by Bohemians in July of 2013. He had a very disappointing season with the Students in …

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Is Roddy Collins The Right Man For Drogheda United?

A club on their knees financially, no great future, no manager and no hope. That calls for a Roddy Collins rescue job. People have their issues with Roddy’s persona and his Louis Copeland suits but if you are looking for a manager to come in and get down and dirty on the training field and on the board then history …

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Airtricity League Round-Up: Rovers Top After Pats Slip Up

Shamrock Rovers moved to the top of the Airtricity Premier Division for the first time this season with a 1-0 win over Athlone Town on Saturday evening after St. Pats dropped points at UCD on Friday. Rovers returned to domestic duty following their midweek friendly defeat to Liverpool and limped over the line at home to bottom club Athlone. A …

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