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The Dublin Derby Beckons: Premier Division Preview

Rob Lyons casts an eye over this weekend’s Premier Division action. With a full round of midweek games having been played, it is last year’s Champions who lead the way, with their 100% record still intact. Dundalk fended off any chance of a top of the table upset on Tuesday night, sweeping Bohemians aside. Elsewhere, Shamrock Rovers beat Owen Heary’s …

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EA Sports Cup 2nd Round Fixtures: Dates & Times Confirmed

The Football Association of Ireland have today announced the official times and dates of all second round EA Sports Cup ties.  The first set of fixtures will take place on Monday April 6th, while the remaining four fixtures will be played on Tuesday the 7th of April. The standout tie of the round is Sligo Rovers vs Derry City, while …

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LOI Premier Division: The Midweek Preview

Rob Lyons takes a look at the midweek LOI Premier Division clashes taking place this week.    Having only seen a full set of games on Friday and Saturday night last, we look ahead to a round of midweek fixtures, with patterns at the top and bottom of the table already beginning to form. The fourth series of games already presents us with …

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Premier Division Preview: Sligo Rovers vs Derry City

Sligo Rovers welcome north-west neighbours Derry City to the Showgrounds on Saturday night for their third SSE Airtricity League game of the season. Rovers have yet to record a win in the league this season, drawing their opening game 1-1 with Cork City while Drogheda United defeated them 3-2 last Friday night in a game which Rovers dominated. The Bit …

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LOI Preview: Premier Division Week Three

Rob Lyons discusses the ins and outs of the Premier Division clashes happening this weekend.  After two weeks of action, it is surprisingly Bohemians who once again reside at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division table. It’s early days, but Bohs boss Keith Long will take confidence from the fact his side have started off in such …

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Dundalk vs Sligo Rovers To Be Televised

Dundalk’s clash at home to Sligo on the 27th of March is to be televised by RTÉ2, it has been confirmed today.   The game, which was originally scheduled to kick-off at 7:45pm will now commence at 7:35pm. while the programme will start five minutes before kick-off. This is to be the second televised Premier Division fixture of the season following …

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EA Sports Cup Draw Throws Up 2 All-Premier Division Ties

The draw for the second round of the EA Sports Cup was made today at FAI HQ. The games, which are to be played on April 6th or 7th make for interesting reading, with two all-Premier Division clashes up for decision. The draw has been spilt into four pools, with four sides in each one. In pool one, University College Cork, who played their …

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Drogheda Comeback Stuns Sligo

A second half header from Neil Yadolahi stunned Sligo and gave Drogheda their second league win of the season in as many games at United Park tonight. It took Sligo just seven minutes to take the lead. Cretaro won the ball back for the visitors before linking up with Devaney and Russell, who crossed for Corcoran and the former Drogheda …

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LOI Preview: Premier Division Week Two

The SSE Airtricity League burst back into life last weekend amid gail-force wind and sheets of rain, in most parts. For some it began the way they mean to go on while for others the drawing board must be dragged out once again. The weather spoiled several games across the league on the opening night, however the passion and enthusiasm for our domestic …

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Premier Division Preview: Drogheda United vs Sligo Rovers

Owen Heary’s Sligo Rovers travel to Drogheda on Friday night in search of their first league win of the season. Drogheda started their season with a hard-fought 1-0 win away to Bray on Saturday before being knocked out of the EA Sports Cup by First Division side Shelbourne on Tuesday evening in United Park. Johnny McDonnell has a near-full squad …

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Shamrock Rovers’ Danny North Speaks To Pundit Arena

The new man in Tallaght speaks to Pundit Arena’s Aaron Cawley.   In an other exclusive interview for Pundit Arena we speak to Shamrock Rovers striker Danny North about those comments in the papers this week and his ambition for the season. After spending the last few trophy laden years at the Showgrounds, North moved east across the Shandon Shannon …

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5 Players Who Could Decide The LOI Premier Division Title

We’ve already been given a dose of League of Ireland magic and as the thirst for more heads to the second round of fixtures we look at five of the players so instrumental to their sides they may just have the potential to sway the title’s destination. To keep things even we’ve picked our five players from five different sides. …

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EA Sports Cup Report: Sligo Rovers 8-0 Mayo League

Sligo Rovers welcomed the Mayo League to the Showgrounds this Tuesday night in the first round of the EA Sports Cup.   The Bit O’ Red were utterly dominant from the start and were a little unlucky to go in at half time only two goals to the good, thanks to Morten Nielsen and Gary Armstrong.   Sligo Manager Owen Heary made …

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League Of Ireland Premier Division Roundup: Week One

Bohemians lead the way after the opening weekend, beating Limerick on Saturday evening, despite wins for Dundalk, Derry, Shamrock Rovers, and Drogheda United. Here David Pheasey reviews all the opening weekend’s Premier Division action. Dundalk kicked-off the defence of their title by welcoming First Division champions Longford Town to Oriel Park on Friday night. A single Daryl Horgan strike on 16 …

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Heary Searching For First Competitive Win Against Mayo

Sligo Rovers start this season’s EA Sports Cup with a home tie against the Mayo League on Tuesday night. After being denied an opening league win last Saturday night by Cork City, Rovers manager Owen Heary will be hoping his team can gain their first competitive win against Mayo. Rovers will be without the injured duo of goalkeeper Richard Brush and defender Jeff Henderson …

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Sligo Rovers Denied Win By Late Cork City Goal

Tonight’s game in the somewhat revamped Showgrounds, with new dugouts and a new Tunnel, had all the makings of a classic encounter between Sligo Rovers and the men from Leeside. The weather played a part and on a wet and wintery night, Owen Heary’s Sligo Rovers were denied a win after a late late Cork strike. Stephen Beattie thought he …

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Sligo vs Cork City: Heary Hopes For Winning Start

Sligo Rovers welcome Cork City to the Showgrounds this Saturday night in what will be new manager Owen Heary’s first competitive game in charge. Heary was brought in as new manager of the Bit O’Red in the off season. His appointment and his capture of Estonian International Sander Puri and former Swedish U-21 star Morten Neilsen has brought a new …

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LOI Preview: Premier Division Opening Weekend

A number of intriguing fixtures will light up the opening round of the 2015 Airtricity League Premier Division. Stephen Loftus previews all of the weekend’s games. Friday March 6th Dundalk vs Longford Town (kick-off 7:45 pm) The reigning champions open their season at home to Longford after winning the title on the last day of the season last year by defeating …

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