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Another New Dawn For Sligo Rovers

Sligo Rovers have announced overnight that manager John Coleman and assistant manager Jimmy Bell have left the club to rejoin Accrington Stanley. Coleman took over the Bit O’ Red after the shock decision by the board to relieve Ian Baraclough of his duties after he had become Sligo Rovers’ most successful manager ever. Coleman came in and split the fan’s …

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Kelly Hoping For Three Points At Oriel Park

Sligo Rovers U-19 manager Ciaran Kelly brings his young charges to Oriel Park this Sunday afternoon to play Dundalk’s U-19s in the second game of the season. Last time out the Bit O’ Red were defeated one nil by Bohemians and manager Ciaran Kelly will be hoping his team can bounce back from that defeat. Speaking exclusively to Pundit Arena …

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Sligo Rovers Edge Bohemians Thriller

In a thrilling encounter this Monday night it was John Coleman’s Sligo Rovers team that came out on top after beating Bohemians 3-2 thanks to goals from David Cawley, Eamon Zayed and Bit O’ Red top scorer Danny North. In an evenly contested first half it was David Cawley who eventually broke the deadlock as half time approached. Sligo had keeper …

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Sligo Rovers & Bohemians Face Off At The Showgrounds

Sligo Rovers and Bohemians face their second game in four days on Monday night as they face off against each other in the Showgrounds. John Coleman has a seriously depleted team to choose from as suspensions and injuries take their toll on the Bit O’ Red. Danny Ledwith, Iarfhlaidh Davoren, Ruairi Keating and Paul O Conor are all suspended while …

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Pride At Stake For Derry City against Sligo

Derry City entertain Northwest rivals Sligo Rovers this Friday night at the Brandywell. With only three points separating both teams bragging rights are at stake in this encounter. Sligo Rovers will be hoping to bounce back from last weekend’s narrow defeat to Shamrock Rovers. Speaking about that defeat Sligo manager John Coleman said the following: “I was disappointed with how …

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League of Ireland Round-Up: Dundalk Seal Valuable Win

A second-half strike from Pat Hoban saw Dundalk pick up a significant win over Shamrock Rovers in Tallaght on Sunday. It was a largely disappointing game, with the hosts struggling to find the creativity necessary to trouble the leaders. The win caps an excellent week for Dundalk who comfortably came through their European tie last Thursday. The Lilywhites have now …

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Three Conclusions From League of Ireland Gameweek 18

Conor Hayes is here to discuss the main talking points from Gameweek 18 in the League of Ireland. 1. League of Ireland Clubs Do Well In Europe League of Ireland clubs emerged with two wins and an away draw from their three outings in the Europa League last week. It’s nice to be able to write that. Our clubs have …

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League Of Ireland Roundup: Rovers Leapfrog St. Pats

After considerable success in Europe midweek, the Airtricity League clubs returned to domestic action at the weekend, where the biggest result saw Shamrock Rovers overcome St. Pats 2-1 at Tallaght Stadium to further condense the battle at the top. Just four points separate the top four. Dean Kelly gave the hosts the lead after just two minutes, before the league’s …

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European Football Season Begins in Earnest

Dundalk. Derry City, Sligo Rovers and St.Patrick’s Athletic are all doing something that Manchester United will not be this season – playing in European competition. Despite the World Cup still having ten days to run, the qualifying phase for the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League has begun in earnest this week. Dundalk have already entered the fray on …

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League of Ireland – How The Top Six Have Done So Far

With the League of Ireland taking a back seat to the world’s biggest footballing event for the past two weeks the league kickstarted again last Friday night, hotting up the battle for title honours and European spots. Here’s a look at how each side in the top six of the Premier Division is doing this year.  _____ Dundalk Dundalk have progressed …

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League of Ireland Premier Division: Mid-Season Report

With the second half of the season getting underway on Friday night it’s the perfect time to take stock of each team in the league and see if, at the halfway stage, the clubs have lived up to their pre-season expectations. The marks given at the end of each team’s section is relative to those expectations. Athlone Town Position: 12th …

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Airtricity League Roundup: Cork City Stay In Touch

While the World Cup throws up surprises everyday, the Airtricity Premier Division continues to do likewise. Cork City moved to within three points of leaders Dundalk with an unexpected win at Shamrock Rovers, while Athlone demolished Drogheda for just their second win of the season. Cork City laid down a marker against one of their title rivals by holding out …

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Three Conclusions from League of Ireland Week 13

1. Hutton has got a tough job on his hands When a club sacks their manager fans can always hope for the ‘new manager bounce’ which often ushers in a honeymoon period for the new incumbent. Peter Hutton and the Derry supporters must have cursed the fixture list as his team were made take the long journey down to Cork …

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