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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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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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Top 50 League Of Ireland Performances In Europe: 50-41

While Irish interest in European competition has ended for another season, Pundit Arena looks back at the 50 best performances from League of Ireland clubs in Europe, starting with numbers 50 to 41. ______ 50. Juventus 1-0 SHAMROCK ROVERS, Europa League, 2010/11 One of just four defeats to feature in our top 50, we feel this result more than warrants its place, considering …

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League Of Ireland: Can We Produce Our Own International Players?

Shane McDonnell attempts to understand why there are no international players in the League of Ireland, and why there is no attempt to produce players capable of playing on football’s biggest stage. In the past two years, several former Irish internationals have returned to the League of Ireland to see out the remainder of their careers. Keith Fahey, Liam Miller …

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Shamrock Rovers Aim To Beat The Odds

Shamrock Rovers host Norwegian side Odds BK in the first leg of their second round Europa League qualifier at Tallaght Stadium. Buoyed by the recent capture of the hottest Irish free agent Damien Duff, Rovers will be looking to cap off this historic week in spectacular style. The Hoops are still without influential midfielders and former Irish internationals; Stephen McPhail …

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5 Reasons Why Damien Duff is a Great Signing for Rovers

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you would have known about the biggest transfer story of the summer so far has finally concluded with Damien Duff finally put pen to paper for League of Ireland side, Shamrock Rovers. The LOI club have pulled off this major signing apparently ahead of South Dublin rivals, St. …

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Europa League: Rovers & UCD Advance While Pat’s & Cork Bow Out

UCD join Shamrock Rovers in the second round of the Europa League qualifiers while St. Patrick’s Athletic and Cork City crash out after disappointing losses to Skonto FC and KR Reykjavik, respectively.  Rovers were the first Irish side to book a place in the second round after a comprehensive 3-0 win at home over Luxembourg’s Progres Niederkorn, and the Hoops are now joined …

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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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League Of Ireland: European Football Bigger To The League Than Duff

Shamrock Rovers host Luxembourg’s Progres Niederkorn in the second leg of their Europa League first round qualifier at Tallaght Stadium tonight, as the Hoops have an opportunity to become the first Irish side to advance to the second round of qualification. Pat Fenlon’s side are joined in the Europa League first round by Cork City FC, St. Patrick’s Athletic and …

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Duff To Join Shamrock Rovers In Deal Worth €195,000

Former Republic of Ireland international Damien Duff is on the verge of signing for Shamrock Rovers on an 18-month contract according to widespread reports. It is understood that terms have already been agreed between both parties and Rovers could announce the deal, thought to be worth €195,000, within the next 48 hours after betting was suspended on Paddy Power regarding Duff’s next club …

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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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Dave Meier Column: Everyone Has An Angle On Refereeing Decisions

Former FIFA assistant referee Dave Meier conveys his views on two contentious issues which occurred in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division recently.  Over the years, it has amused me as to how football matters get dealt with in the media. I know reporters have their jobs to do, but sometimes it can become farcical, and the need for a story …

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Premier Division Preview: Bragging Rights At Stake As Bohs Host Rovers

In an unusual set of circumstances, the Premier Division action returns following a a shock loss for Dundalk, which means the title race now has a completely different complexion. Bohemians’ 1-2 victory at Oriel Park last weekend means that Cork City and Shamrock Rovers will possess a renewed sense of positivity going into the mid-season break. Below them, St. Pat’s and …

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Shamrock Rovers Destroy Desperate Derry City

Shamrock Rovers easily saw off a poor Derry City side, thanks to Mikey Drennan’s opener and goals in the second half from Gary McCabe, Kieran Marty Waters as well as a controversial strike from Brandon Miele. Ryan Curran notched a late consolation, which also saw the dismissal of Ryan McBride and Drennan, late on. _____ Analysis Rovers flew out of the …

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Dundalk Target Ex-Sligo Striker Pádraig Amond

It is understood that Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny is keen on bringing former Sligo Rovers forward Pádraig Amond to Oriel Park. Amond, who was most recently with Morecambe, is also rumoured to be attracting interest from Linfield as well as a number of English clubs. While Dundalk have scored more times than any other team in the Premier Division this …

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