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TBT: Shamrock Rovers – America, Homelessness & The Europa League

This week’s Throwback Thursday looks back at the first Irish team to make it to the group stages of a major European competition, Shamrock Rovers.  In a time before every player who showed potential was whisked off to the UK, Ireland’s most successful team, Shamrock Rovers, had some of Ireland’s finest players representing them – Jimmy Dunne, Johnny Giles, Eamonn …

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Three Conclusions From League of Ireland Gameweek 23

Conor Hayes is here with three conclusions from the recent Gameweek in the League of Ireland, where Colin Healy was the star for Cork City. 1. Colin Healy gives Cork fans a moment they’ll never forget Supporting a team in the League of Ireland can be tough. There’s often very little pay-off for your unwavering loyalty, your team and league are ignored …

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Three Conclusions From The League Of Ireland Gameweek 22

In a week that has seen Trevor Croly leave Shamrock Rovers, Dundalk extend their lead at the top of the table to six, and the relegation battle heat up once again, Conor Hayes discusses three conclusions from Gameweek 22 of the League of Ireland. John Gill embarrassed himself with his tirade on Alan Cawley In a soap opera worthy of the …

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League of Ireland Premier Division RoundUp

Stephen Walsh is here with the latest talking points from the League of Ireland following a massive clash at the top of the table. This week saw the conclusion of the second round of SSE Airtricity league games and the leaders Dundalk still haven’t been displaced despite the best efforts of Cork City and Sligo Rovers to overtake them. During the course of …

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Three Conclusions From League of Ireland Gameweek 21

Conor Hayes gives us three conclusions from last weekend’s League of Ireland fixtures, in a week that saw Bohemians end their ten month winless run at home.  1. Disappointment but clubs got closer to upsets than most thought possible So despite great first leg performances from Pat’s and Sligo and a superb away win for Dundalk, Irish interest in European competition is …

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League Of Ireland Roundup: Cork Slip Up Ahead Of Crucial Clash

The biggest result of the weekend saw Cork City lose vital ground in the title race with a 2-0 defeat at Dalymount Park as Bohemians finally picked up their first home win of the season. Steven Beattie opened the scoring after six minutes and the Dublin side dominated proceedings from there on. With twenty minutes to go Brian Lenihan suffered …

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LOI Corner: Top Talking Points

This week on Pundit Arena Stephen Walsh will be starting a weekly column on the four main bits of news that have surfaced from the weekend’s League of Ireland Premier Division. Topics discussed this week include “European distractions”, “Relegation dogfight”, “Free scoring candystripes” and lastly the “Title fight”. _____ European distractions Competing in Europe gives a lot of positivity to the …

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Three Conclusions From League of Ireland Gameweek 18

Conor Hayes is here to discuss the main talking points from Gameweek 18 in the League of Ireland. 1. League of Ireland Clubs Do Well In Europe League of Ireland clubs emerged with two wins and an away draw from their three outings in the Europa League last week. It’s nice to be able to write that. Our clubs have …

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League Of Ireland Roundup: Rovers Leapfrog St. Pats

After considerable success in Europe midweek, the Airtricity League clubs returned to domestic action at the weekend, where the biggest result saw Shamrock Rovers overcome St. Pats 2-1 at Tallaght Stadium to further condense the battle at the top. Just four points separate the top four. Dean Kelly gave the hosts the lead after just two minutes, before the league’s …

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League of Ireland – How The Top Six Have Done So Far

With the League of Ireland taking a back seat to the world’s biggest footballing event for the past two weeks the league kickstarted again last Friday night, hotting up the battle for title honours and European spots. Here’s a look at how each side in the top six of the Premier Division is doing this year.  _____ Dundalk Dundalk have progressed …

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League of Ireland Premier Division: Mid-Season Report

With the second half of the season getting underway on Friday night it’s the perfect time to take stock of each team in the league and see if, at the halfway stage, the clubs have lived up to their pre-season expectations. The marks given at the end of each team’s section is relative to those expectations. Athlone Town Position: 12th …

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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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Airtricity League round-up: Dundalk thump Cork to go top

A number of the title contenders clashed in the Airtricity Premier Division this weekend as the first round of fixtures came to a close. Dundalk returned to the top with an impressive 4-0 victory over second placed Cork City while Sligo and St Pats played out an entertaining 2-2 draw on Saturday night. The eagerly anticipated meeting of the top …

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