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Galway United Vs Sligo Rovers Preview

There’s no rivalry like a Connacht rivalry. This Saturday at 7:45 the Showgrouds will host a team that has not won there in the last 18 league visits. Galway United’s last win at the Showgrounds dates back to 16/3/1996 when they then triumphed 2-0, with Galway United legend Mark Herrick and Ex-Galway United Manager John “Jumbo” Brennan slicing and dicing …

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Premier Division Preview: Bragging Rights At Stake As Bohs Host Rovers

In an unusual set of circumstances, the Premier Division action returns following a a shock loss for Dundalk, which means the title race now has a completely different complexion. Bohemians’ 1-2 victory at Oriel Park last weekend means that Cork City and Shamrock Rovers will possess a renewed sense of positivity going into the mid-season break. Below them, St. Pat’s and …

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Dundalk Target Ex-Sligo Striker Pádraig Amond

It is understood that Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny is keen on bringing former Sligo Rovers forward Pádraig Amond to Oriel Park. Amond, who was most recently with Morecambe, is also rumoured to be attracting interest from Linfield as well as a number of English clubs. While Dundalk have scored more times than any other team in the Premier Division this …

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A Depleted Drogheda United Side Travel To Sligo

Johnny McDonnell’s depleted Drogheda United side travel to the Showgrounds on Saturday evening to take on fellow strugglers Sligo Rovers. Owen Heary’s Sligo side came close to grabbing their fifth away point of the season in Cork last week, until a late Mark O’Sullivan winner handed the Leesiders all three points. That result means that the Bit O’ Red are …

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Premier Division Preview: Lowly Limerick Face Confident Cork

Here we preview all of the Premier Division action this weekend, including the Munster derby between the struggling Shannonsiders and title chasers Cork City.  This weekend sees six games evenly dispersed amongst Friday and Saturday night, with leaders Dundalk and third-placed Shamrock Rovers playing separate matches on Friday whilst second-placed Cork City and fifth-placed St. Pat’s play their respective games …

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Ex-Sligo Boss Paul Cook Takes The Reigns At Portsmouth

Ex-Sligo Rovers boss Paul Cook has taken over at Portsmouth following a successful stint at Chesterfield.  According to The Guardian, Pompey ‘met a release clause in Cook’s contract,’ which meant he could leave the Spireites. The 48-year-old has been tasked with turning around the fortunes of a club which has fallen from the dizzying heights of the Premier League just five years …

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The One-Minute Lowdown: Cork City Leave It Late To Beat Sligo

In a slightly more subdued atmosphere than the one which greeted Cork City the last time they played at home, the Leesiders just about managed to cling on for victory, despite a great fightback by the men from the north west.  _____ Analysis Despite Karl Sheppard putting Cork City ahead inside 30 seconds from a Dan Murray through ball, the first …

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Premier Division Preview: Sligo & Limerick Scrap At The Bottom

There’s no getting away from the Premier Division action this weekend with games taking place on Friday, Saturday and Monday of the bank holiday weekend, including a televised double header on Monday. The final night’s action includes Dundalk’s return to Oriel Park to face Bray Wanderers, whilst Bohemians will play Cork City at Dalymount in the second televised game. The …

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Sligo Boss Heary Remains Defiant: ‘We Will Get More Wins’

Sligo Rovers boss Owen Heary has remained buoyant, despite his side’s fifth loss in just ten games against St. Pat’s at the weekend.  If the Bit O’ Red fail to win this weekend at home to Limerick then they will have finished the first third of their campaign with just one victory, an unprecedented return from a side which were …

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Premier Division Preview: Heary Faces Bohs For First Time

Here we preview all the Premier Division fixtures taking place around the country tonight.  Another set of midweek games beckons with the league table making for an altogether different picture following some unexpected results on Friday night. A fiery game in Tallaght Stadium defines the weekend’s action, with Dundalk having coughed up a two-goal lead away to one of their title rivals …

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Premier Division Preview: The Louth Derby Is Upon Us

Rob Lyons previews the key games taking place at the top and bottom of the Premier Division this weekend, as we head into match day seven.  With the midweek EA Sports Cup second round games now decided, attentions turn back to league action once more. Results last weekend at both ends of the table were unprecedented with Dundalk being held by Limerick …

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3 Talking Points From The Weekend’s Premier Division Games

It’s been a weekend which has boasted some unprecedented results, notably Limerick’s last-gasp draw with the Lilywhites in Jackman Park and Sligo being beaten at home by Bray. Here we choose three talking points from the weekend’s League of Ireland Premier Division games. 3. Sligo Rovers’ Struggles Continue Sligo Rovers had found life extremely tough coming in their game against Bray Wanderers at the weekend but …

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Heary Hopes For Morale-Boosting Victory Against Derry City

Sligo Rovers return to action this Easter Monday night against Derry City in the EA Sports Cup at the Showgrounds. After suffering a humiliating defeat to Bray Wanderers on Good Friday, Rovers fans will be hoping for a positive reaction from the players. Owen Heary will be boosted by goalkeeper Richard Brush’s return to fitness, who should start in goal. …

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Sligo Rovers Vie For First Win Of The Season

Sligo Rovers welcome Bray Wanderers to the Showgrounds this Good Friday evening with both teams struggling for points this season. Sligo Rovers boss Owen Heary will be hoping his charges can get their first win of the season after picking up just two points so far. After losing to Dundalk last time out in Oriel Park the pressure will be …

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Sligo Rovers Condemn Online Abuse Towards Playing Staff

Sligo Rovers’ chairman Joe Burns has today released, via Sligo’s official website, a club statement regarding the abuse ‘directed at the Bit O’ Red’s players on social media’.  It has been a difficult opening to the season for Sligo. They have yet to record a victory and find themselves third from bottom in the table with just two points. This largely unexpected opening from …

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Dundalk To Continue 100% Record: Premier Division Preview

With international distractions now put to one side for the time being, Rob Lyons focuses on match day six of domestic action.  It’s still too early and too difficult to tell where clubs will end up come season’s end but some sides’ starts have given us an early indication of what is to come already. Dundalk have been nigh on flawless in their opening five games, …

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5 Talking Points From The Premier Division’s First 5 Games

After five full rounds of Premier Division fixtures, we take a look back at five talking points from the opening month of the League of Ireland. Bohemians began the season as early pacesetters, however a heavy defeat at the hands of Dundalk and a draw against Shamrock Rovers has put them back down the pecking order. As always, many eyes were pointed …

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