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Bohs Host Shelbourne In Pick Of Ties In FAI Cup First Round Draw

FAI Cup draw

The FAI Cup first round draw took place this evening with Bohemians set to host Shelbourne at Dalymount Park.  Meanwhile, Dundalk will begin their title defence with a trip to St Colman’s Park to take on Cobh Ramblers while last year’s finalists, Cork City, have been drawn to face Cabinteely. Finn Harps must travel to face Shamrock Rovers while St …

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League of Ireland 2018: Pundit Arena Writers’ Season Predictions

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 27/10/2017 Cork City vs Bray Wanderers Cork City players celebrate with the trophy

The SSE Airtricty League roars back into life on Friday night as the first round of Premier and First Division fixtures get underway. After a season that saw Cork City end their twelve-year wait for a league title, three teams suffer the heartbreak of relegation and an endless amount of drama and brilliant goals, anticipation is high that the 2018 …

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Shelbourne Confirm Tragic Death Of Academy Player Izzy Dezu

SSE Airtricity League First Division, Tolka Park, Dublin 12/5/2017 Shelbourne vs Athlone Town A general view of Tolka Park

Shelbourne have confirmed the tragic passing of under-16s player Izzy Dezu on Tuesday night. In a brief statement on their Twitter page, the First Divison side confirmed that Dezu has died having collapsed in  their match against St. Kevin’s Boys in the District Schoolboys League U-16 Premier Division. We are heartbroken to have to confirm the news that our Academy …

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The FAI Cup Second Round Draw Has Been Made

Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup Draw & Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Springhill Court Hotel, Co. Kilkenny 21/7/2017 A view of the FAI Senior Cup

The draw for the FAI Cup second round has taken place during RTE’s Soccer Republic on Monday evening. With eight Premier Divison teams, four First Divison teams and four non-league sides remaining it was finely poised to produce some intriguing ties and it did not disappoint in that regard. Shocks were in short supply in the last round despite the four …

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League Of Ireland: Winners And Losers From Matchday Two

SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Premier Division, The Showgrounds, Sligo 4/3/2017 Sligo Rovers vs Dundalk Dundalk’s Patrick McEleney celebrates scoring his sides first goal

With the second round of League of Ireland fixtures down, several teams are already beginning to hit their stride. The Premier Division title challengers have hit the ground running (and being joined at the top by the newly-promoted sides), while some of the old guard have some serious work to do. There were pitch inspections, floodlight failures and late goals …

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Wes Hoolahan: A Case Of The Grass Always Being Greener?

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 13: Wes Hoolahan (L) of Republic of Ireland celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Glenn Whelan (R) during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Sweden at Stade de France on June 13, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

With Ireland set to face Austria in a pivotal clash in Vienna on November 12, the public are guaranteed to hear either Eamon Dunphy lament to exclusion of Wes Hoolahan from the starting line-up or quiver with excitement in the wake of his favourite Irish player starting in a crunch game. Hoolahan is by far Ireland’s most creative player and has …

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Shelbourne Looking For First League Win As They Host Drogheda United

Kevin Doherty’s Shelbourne will be looking for their first league win of the season as they host Pete Mahon’s Drogheda United, who remain unbeaten after their first three league games. Shelbourne go into this game with just a point to their name following a defeat to Cobh Ramblers and a draw with Cabinteely. They have, however, played a game less than …

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EA Sports Cup Second Round Draw: Dundalk To Host St Pat’s

DUNDALK, IRELAND - JULY 22: General views of the stadium during the Champions League 2nd round qualifying game between Dundalk F.C and BATE Borisov at Oriel Park on July 22, 2015 in Dundalk, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

The draw for the second round of this year’s EA Sports Cup took place at FAI Headquarters on Wednesday.  The first two rounds of the competition are again being run on a regional basis, which sees the first round consisting of four pools of six teams. In this round, the two sides who received byes in the previous round were in the …

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Exclusive: Ex-Drogheda Man Graham Gartland Discusses Life As A Coach

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Kyle Lafferty of Rangers tackles Graham Gartland of St Johnstone during the Co-operative Insurance Cup Semi Final between Rangers and St Johnstone at Hampden Park on February 3, 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Hampered by injury that would bring his career to a premature end, Graham Gartland gave everything as a player with Longford Town, Drogheda United and St. Johnstone; amongst others. That same enthusiasm drives him as a coach, now heavily involved in the underage set-up at Shamrock Rovers. Here, he talks to Brian Strahan about the transition from player to coach, …

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Exclusive: Shelbourne Boss Relishing Another Season With The Club He Loves

Shelbourne may not be a Premier Division side, but that didn’t hinder considerable interest in the vacant manager’s position at Tolka Park in late 2014. As November drew to a close, Johnny McDonnell resigned his position to take the reigns at Drogheda United. Assistant manager Kevin Doherty wasn’t the obvious choice. Speaking to Pundit Arena, Doherty said: “I’ve been at …

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