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Sunderland Boss Grayson Gushes Over New Signing McGeady

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - JULY 13: Aiden McGeady poses for the first time at the Academy of Light on July 13, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Scott Heppell/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images)

Once Aiden McGeady finally hangs up his boots after a career which has so far seen him play for six different clubs, he will undoubtedly be spoken of as a player who could have achieved so much more.  And while that train of thought may be the case a couple of years down the line, he is at the moment …

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Done Deal: Cork City’s Kevin O’Connor Follows Sean Maguire To The Championship

2017 President's Cup, Turner's Cross, Cork 17/2/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Kevin O'Connor celebrates scoring their second goal from a free kick

Cork City defender Kevin O’Connor has become the latest League of Ireland star to depart for England. The 22-year-old will follow City teammate Sean Maguire in moving to Championship side Preston North End at the end of July for an undisclosed fee. SQUAD NEWS | @kevoconnor12 to join @pnefc: https://t.co/39JhbcpG4o #CCFC84 pic.twitter.com/UJybeA50yG — Cork City FC (@CorkCityFC) June 30, 2017 …

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Aiden McGeady Set For Preston Stay After Everton Set Reasonable Asking Price

CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 31: Preston North End's Aidan McGeady under pressure from Cardiff City's Lee Peltier during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Preston North End at Cardiff City Stadium on January 31, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Kevin Barnes - CameraSport via Getty Images)

Aiden McGeady could be set for a permanent move to Preston, as the Liverpool Echo are reporting that Everton have requested just £2million pounds for the winger. A return to his parent club looks highly unlikely despite an exceptional season in the Championship for the Irish international. McGeady scored eight goals and created 8 assists for Preston, in what was a renaissance …

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Preston Boss Simon Grayson Opens Up On Sean Maguire Interest

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Dalymount Park, Dublin 14/4/2017 Bohemians vs Cork City Sean Maguire of Cork City Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Having had a blistering start to the 2017 season following a breakout year in 2016, it is no wonder Cork City’s Sean Maguire has attracted admirers from England.  With eight goals to his name already this term, which included a five-game scoring streak at the start of the campaign, Maguire is now justifiably considered the League of Ireland’s hottest talent. …

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Watch: Preston Midfielder Paul Gallagher Gets Sent Off For Making A Brilliant Save Against Newcastle

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Newcastle United celebrated promotion to the Premier League on Monday night with a 4-1 win against Preston North End, thanks (in part) to visiting captain Paul Gallagher. With Rafa Benítez’s side already leading 2-1 midway through the second half, a scramble in the box saw Chris Maxwell save from an Ayoze Perez overhead kick, and when the ball fell to …

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League of Ireland: Winners And Losers From The Opening Weekend

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Louth 24/2/2017 Dundalk vs Shamrock Rovers Rovers' Graham Burke is shown a straight red card by Referee Neil Doyle

After a winter hiatus, the League of Ireland kicked back into gear last weekend, with the game of the week taking place at Oriel Park with the meeting of champions Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers. Stephen Kenny’s side ground out the win in a weekend that also saw FAI Cup holders Cork City earn three points in difficult conditions at Finn …

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Robbie Keane Linked With Move To Irish Packed Preston

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Robbie Keane #7 of Los Angeles Galaxy attempts a shot in front of Brad Evans #3 of Seattle Sounders FC during the Western Conference Final at StubHub Center on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Former Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has been linked with a shock move to Preston North End. Keane has been a free agent since leaving LA Galaxy at the end of the MLS season. The Birmingham Mail have suggested that Simon Grayson’s side could move for the 36-year-old who has indicated a desire to prolong his playing career. The Dubliner called …

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Opinion: Why Daryl Horgan Should Start for Ireland Against Wales

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk 23/10/2016 Dundalk vs Bohemians Dundalk's Daryl Horgan

Daryl Horgan is in the process of becoming a fan favourite at Preston North End following the perfect start. It might not be long before he becomes a fan favourite with Ireland The Galweigen was thrust straight into the action against promotion chasers Brighton and Hove Albion. He failed to disappoint by providing an unbelievable assist and fearfully parading up his flank …

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