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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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Sligo Rovers Part Company With Manager Dave Robertson

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, The Showgrounds, Sligo 4/3/2017 Sligo Rovers vs Dundalk Sligo’s manager Dave Robertson after the game

Sligo Rovers have announced that manager Dave Robertson has left the club by mutual consent with immediate effect. The Bit o’ Red confirmed the news on Tuesday afternoon, bringing an end to Robertson’s 16-month spell at the Showgrounds. We have parted company with our first team manager @DaveRobertson11 We would like to thank Dave for all of his work with …

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League Of Ireland: Winners And Losers From Matchday Four

SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Premier Division, Maginn Park, Co. Donegal 13/3/2017 Derry City vs Dundalk Derry's Barry McNamee celebrates his goal with Nathan Boyle

The League of Ireland Premier Division matches came thick and fast this weekend as two full rounds of league fixtures took place over the course of four days. The normal Friday schedule was supplemented by another round on Monday, and it proved to be significant as champions Dundalk were humbled in Derry while Cork City moved three points clear at …

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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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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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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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60-Second Interview With Sligo Rovers’ Gavin Peers

Having just re-signed for Sligo Rovers for the eleventh consecutive season, Gavin Peers speaks to Brian Strahan ahead of the new campaign. Brian Strahan: Sligo had a tough season last year. But with a new season, a new manager in Dave Robertson and some promising new signings, presumably it’s a positive vibe at present? Gavin Peers: Yes everyone is looking forward …

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EA Sports Cup First Round Draw: Bohs To Host Longford

The draw for the first round of the 2016 EA Sports Cup has been made with a total of 24 teams, including four non-league sides, taking part in the competition this year. The first two rounds of the competition will again run on a regional basis with four pools of six teams. Two sides from each pool have received byes to …

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More is Less: Why Calls For A 16 Team League Of Ireland Need To Stop

League of Ireland fans love to debate format changes and potential improvements that could be made to senior football in this country. Their thirst for change is matched perhaps only by Gaelic Football followers. One of the more persistent suggestions by fans and even some clubs like Athlone Town is for the Premier Division to be expanded to include all …

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Drogheda Look To Secure Play-Off Spot As They Face Shamrock Rovers

Drogheda United travel to Tallaght Stadium to take on Shamrock Rovers in the final game of the season, with the Boynesiders knowing they must match or better Limerick’s result against Sligo if they are to secure a promotion/relegation play-off spot. Pat Fenlon’s Shamrock Rovers go into the last game of the season sitting third in the league, knowing there is …

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Premier Division Preview: Dundalk To Continue March Towards Title

With Ireland facing Gibraltar tonight in the first of two massive games for Martin O’Neill’s men in their push for Euro 2016 qualification, all six Premier Division games have now been pushed back to Saturday night. The standout match this weekend has to be the Dublin derby between Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians, who go to war for the final time this year …

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FAI Cup Quarter-Final Draw: 2 All-Premier Division Ties Up For Decision

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup took place live on Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 this afternoon. The draw was conducted by Noel King, the Republic of Ireland u-21 international team manager and Fran Gavin, FAI director of competitions. There are two all-Premier Division ties in the quarter-final draw as last season’s runners-up, Derry …

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Sligo Ease To Win Over 10 Man Drogheda

A Morten Nielsen brace helped Micky Adams Sligo Rovers to a hugely important 4-0 victory over Drogheda United at United Park on Friday evening. After a positive start from Sligo, it was Drogheda who were the better side in the first 25 minutes. The Boynesiders created the first three chances of note, firstly on 12 minutes as Schlingermann set Drogheda …

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Drogheda United Face Sligo Rovers In Battle For Survival

Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United host Micky Adams’ Sligo Rovers at United Park tonight in what will be the biggest game of the season for both of these sides. Drogheda come into this game off the back of a 1-0 defeat away to Bray Wanderers, a result that means the Boynesiders have now lost four of their last five league games. A …

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