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Sligo Rovers Confirm The Signing Of Ex-Liverpool Striker

Sligo Rovers have confirmed the signing of ex-Liverpool striker Adam Morgan ahead of the 2018 season.  Rovers boss Gerard Lyttle has hailed Morgan as a “massive” signing for the club. The 23-year-old began his career at Liverpool and featured for the first-team in the Europa League as well as making appearances on the Merseyside club’s pre-season tour of the U.S. Since …

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Cork City, Sligo Rovers And Waterford Unveil Stylish New Kits For 2018

League of Ireland 2018 Kits

With preparation for the 2018 League of Ireland season now fully underway, clubs have been in the process of unveiling their new kits for the coming campaign. Three more Premier Divison sides released new kits on Friday – namely Sligo Rovers, newly-promoted Waterford and double winners Cork City. To City first and their much-publicisied new deal with manufacturing giant Adidas, …

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The Ten Highest-Rated League Of Ireland Players In FIFA 18

Next week sees the release of the latest edition of the wildly popular FIFA video game series. As has been the case for the past number of years (they are celebrating ten years this season, in fact), the SSE Airtricity League takes its place inn FIFA 18 among the many leagues on offer in the game. With the game just …

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SSE Airtricity League Premier Division Predictions: Week 28

The EA Sports Cup final between Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers (along with the small matter of the All-Ireland final) may take centre stage this weekend but there are also four crucial SSE Airtricity League Premier Division matches to look forward to. (All kick-offs are 7:45pm unless specified) FRIDAY Bray Wanderers v Limerick Just how does Bray Wanderers manager Harry Kenny …

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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Month: August 2017

August in the League of Ireland Premier Division was a bit more scattered than usual as the FAI Cup took up two of its weekends. Nonetheless, the month saw Limerick dragged down into what has become a very tight race to avoid relegation, while at the top Cork City’s lack of goals has meant that the title celebrations have to …

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Sligo And Bray Discover Scottish Challenge Cup Opposition

League of Ireland sides face novel opposition following the announcement in February that teams from the Airtricity League would be invited to take part in the Scottish Challenge Cup. Sligo Rovers and Bray Wanderers have discovered their fate in the IRN-BRU sponsored competition. While Bray will feel they have the potential to overcome League Two side Elgin City, Sligo will face …

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Done Deal: Cork City Confirm The Signing Of Robbie Williams From Limerick

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Carlisle Grounds, Bray, Co. Wicklow 25/3/2017 Bray Wanderers vs Limerick Limerick's Robbie Williams

Premier Divison leaders Cork City have increased their defensive options with the acquisition of Robbie Williams until the end of the season. Limerick confirmed on Friday morning that the experienced 32-year-old had been released from his contract, and he was announced as City’s latest signing soon after. He joins Kieran Sadlier, Sean McLoughlin and Sean O’Mahony as John Caulfield’s side look …

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Sean St. Ledger Reveals Approach By League Of Ireland Club

FAI Announce Parternship With Benetti, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 30/5/2017 Benetti football ambassadors Sean St. Ledger Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Bryan Keane

As Ireland embark on yet another friendly in the United States, one Irishman who was based in the MLS has not given up hope on resurrecting his Ireland career. Following a torrid time with injury, Sean St. Ledger has managed just 27 appearances in just under four years, all of them coming in the MLS with Orlando City and Kevin …

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Exclusive: Tom Saintfiet On Why, Having Managed Eight National Sides, He Wants Limerick Or Sligo Next

Yemen's Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet reacts during his team's 21st Gulf Cup football match against Saudi Arabia in the Bahraini capital Manama on January 9, 2013. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

In terms of managers with varied backstories, the League of Ireland has seen some interesting candidates down the years. West Ham hardman Julian Dicks’ took an interest in the Finn Harps position in 2014, to former Manchester United midfielder Andrei Kanchelskis throwing his name into the hat for both Derry and Shamrock Rovers – but Belgian national Tom Saintfiet has perhaps …

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