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Ex-Teammate Explains How GAA Helped Seamus Coleman In Football Career

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Seamus Coleman’s former teammate has explained how playing Gaelic football prepared the Everton full-back for a career in soccer. Coleman was a talented Gaelic footballer growing up in Killybegs, Donegal before he turned his attention to football. Sligo Rovers spotted the future Republic of Ireland captain playing local football, and from there he joined Everton in a deal worth £60,000 …

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Sligo Rovers Forced To Temporarily Layoff All Staff & Players

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Sligo Rovers have been forced to temporarily layoff all staff due to the League of Ireland being shut down as the country tackles the spread of COVID-19.  Sligo said the decision was an “extremely difficult” one and it was made because the club has little or no income due to the league being suspended. As it stands, it looks like …

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Five Things We Learned From The League Of Ireland Opening Weekend

League of Ireland Week 1

The return of the SSE Aitrticity League Premier Division this weekend saw no end of drama in the five opening matches. On the opening night, defending champions Cork City threw away a two-goal lead before winning late on at St. Pat’s, Bohemians stunned Shamrock Rovers with three goals in ten second half minutes to win the Dublin derby, newly-promoted Waterford …

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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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