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Preview: Shamrock Rovers v Derry City

Shamrock Rovers host Derry City in this crucial FAI Cup Semi Final where the Hoops are gunning for an historic 25th cup victory, while the Candystripes are aiming to win their second cup in 2 years. Derry City have won all of their 5 FAI Cups since Shamrock Rovers last won the trophy in 1987, including a 2002 cup victory …

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Top 5 League Of Ireland Managers In The Modern Era

In the last ten years or so there have been many enthralling title races and cup runs in the League of Ireland. Here, Rob Lyons looks at the standout managers who have shaped some of the most exhilarating seasons at the highest level of Irish football.  _____ No. 5 – Damien Richardson (Currently Drogheda United; formerly Gillingham, Cobh Ramblers, Shelbourne, Shamrock Rovers & Cork City). …

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Three Conclusions From League Of Ireland Gameweek 29

With the season edging ever closer to its conclusion, Conor Hayes takes us through three of the key talking points from League of Ireland Gameweek 29.  _____ The timing of the FAI Cup semi-finals help no one A lot of grumbling could be heard from Ulster last week as the draw for the FAI Cup semi-finals placed both games in …

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Preview: Shamrock Rovers v UCD

Shamrock Rovers host a struggling UCD in a rearranged fixture due to the home side’s commitments in this year’s EA Sports Cup which they lost 3-2 at the home of league leaders Dundalk. Rovers are fresh off two 1-1 draws with their biggest Dublin rivals, as they could not get three valuable points at either Dalymount Park or Inchicore, but …

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Match Preview: St. Patrick’s Athletic vs Shamrock Rovers

On Friday, two of Ireland’s biggest sides meet when Shamrock Rovers travel to Richmond Park to face St. Patrick’s Athletic. ‘Ireland’s Number One’, Shamrock Rovers, make the trip for what they hope can be a rewarding encounter. On the back of this season’s efforts, Shamrock Rovers will feel that they are favourites for the encounter. Following on from a disappointing season …

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Pundit Arena LOI First Division Team of the Week

Thomas Stafford is here to discuss this week’s Pundit Arena LOI First Division Team of the Week. A 4-0 win for Wexford Youths over rivals Waterford sees them receive the most nominations with three players in the Team of the Week. Shelbourne and Galway both have two representatives after impressive wins over Shamrock Rovers B and Finn Harps respectively. As …

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EA Sports Cup Final Preview – Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers

It’s finally here, the eagerley anticipaticed EA Sports Cup Final between two League of Ireland heavyweights is just around the corner. Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers will take on each other in Oriel park at 5:45pm this Saturday evening and the town is buzzing for it. Dundalk are looking for the first major trophy since the 2001/02 FAI Cup. Dundalk have …

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Finn Harps 4-1 Avondale United: FAI Cup Quarter-Final Replay

Finn Park was the venue as Finn Harps overcame a possible FAI Cup upset following their drawn fixture in Cork. Nigel Hegarty was at Finn Park to see Harps win comfortably and proceed to the semi-finals.  After a feisty and somewhat uninspiring encounter between Finn Harps and Avondale United ended in a 1-1 draw in Avondale Park on Sunday, the Munster Senior …

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FAI Cup Replay – Dundalk Vs Shamrock Rovers Preview

Brendan Shiels previews the clash between Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers as they head into their FAI Cup quarter-final replay tonight. Oriel Park is the venue as the Lilywhites and the Hoops both aim to book a place in the semi-finals. It will be the second of four occasions the two sides will meet in the months of September and October with …

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Shamrock Rovers & Dundalk Play Out Stalemate

Both Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk will have their names in the hat for the semi-final draw for the FAI Cup, as both teams cancelled each other out in a fine evening in Tallaght Stadium. Last night’s game was the first of four games between these teams in the up and coming weeks, as both teams will contest the EA Sports …

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Five League Of Ireland Players Who Should Get A Call Up

Inspired by an article on how ignorance towards the League of Ireland when choosing players for Ireland’s international side is wrong, Rob Lyons explores the possibility of today’s crop of players making it into the current Irish international set up. Here are five players who could make the step up to international football. 1. Richie Towell – Dundalk Known as much …

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Three Conclusions From League Of Ireland Gameweek 27

In the fallout of League of Ireland Gameweek 27 there has been goals, drama and heartache from all across the country. Conor Hayes discusses the main issues of the past week. _____ 1. Cork Refuse To Go Quietly It’s happened twice now. On two occasions the title race looked dead and buried and both times Cork City somehow claimed vital late winners at …

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League of Ireland – Premier Division Round Up

The weekend’s League of Ireland Premier Division produced fourteen goals over six games. The gap between Cork City and Dundalk was reduced to three points, while at the foot of the table, a draw for Athlone closed the gap between themselves and UCD to three points. The first game of the night came between reigning champions St Patricks Athletic and, …

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League of Ireland – First Division Roundup

With only five games left in this season’s League of Ireland First Division, things are hotting up as Longford and Shelbourne battle it out to be crowned champions and avoid the playoffs, while Galway FC and Wexford Youths battle it out for the final playoff spot and  the chance of promotion to the Premier Division.  The tie of the weekend …

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Top 10 Traits Of A League of Ireland Fan

Stephen Walsh, a self-proclaimed League of Ireland fanatic, discusses the Top 10 Traits of every Irish domestic football fan. League of Ireland fans are a breed apart; travelling up and down the country in the best and worst of weather to support a league which is treated with total disdain by the rest of the public. Who else would travel from …

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League of Ireland U19 Season – What To Expect

The 2014/15 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland u19 season is upon us and if last season is anything to go by, it should be another fantastic year for underage football in Ireland. As we enter the fourth edition of the u19 season, it’s clear that this league has been a superb addition to the football calendar in the country. Hundreds of …

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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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