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Cork City Fans Boycott ‘Joe Delaney Stand’ At Turners Cross

Drama in the Leagues of Ireland this evening as Cork City fans boycott the Shed End at Turners Cross over the ongoing fallout involving John Delaney and the FAI. The stand is officially known as the ‘Joe Delaney Stand’ who was the father of the much-maligned former FAI chief executive. Delaney’s father was a long-time member of the Munster Football …

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Breaking: GAA Release Statement Following “Constructive” Meeting With Miller Organisers

The GAA have this afternoon released a statement on the Liam Miller testimonial game following a meeting between the two parties. A meeting took place today between the GAA and members of the Organising Committee of the Liam Miller Tribute Match. This meeting involved the GAA’s Director General and Uachtarán and the Chairperson and Secretary of the Cork County Committee. …

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Cork City Fans Prove They’re The Best In The Country Yet Again

UEFA Europa League Second Qualifying Round Second Leg, Turner's Cross, Cork 21/7/2016 Cork City vs BK Hacken Cork City supporters celebrate a goal

Average attendances in the League of Ireland have increased this year according to new data released the FAI. With the opening third of Premier Division ties now having been completed (as well as ten rounds of the First Division), the governing body have been able to obtain a decent sample size as to the popularity of live football this season …

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Premier Division Preview: Cork City vs Drogheda United

John Caulfield’s Cork City host Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United on Monday night in a game brought forward by two months due to the Leesiders’ involvement in the Europa League this season. It looked as though it would be three successive games without a win for Caulfield’s side on Friday, until Mark O’Sullivan struck late on to give Cork a 3-2 …

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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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Neal Horgan Column: Protecting The Past Must Be Part Of The LOI’s Future

Former Cork City stalwart Neal Horgan speaks with ex-Ireland international John Herrick about the rich history the League of Ireland has and how this legacy must have a role to play in shaping Irish domestic football’s future. The League of Ireland receives its fair share of criticism. Many commentators, including myself, have been focusing on the need for radical change within the …

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Cork Announce Fixture Change & EA Sports Cup QF Date

Cork City have made two fixture announcements, concerning both Premier Division and EA Sports Cup games.  The Leesiders’ EA Sports Cup quarter-final against St. Patrick’s Athletic will take place on Tuesday, May 19th at 7:45pm in Turner’s Cross. City take on St. Pat’s having beaten Waterford United 2-0 away from home in the last round, with goals from Ross Gaynor and Rob Lehane …

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Cork City Will Seek Revenge At Home To Dundalk

The last fixture between these two settled the destination of the league. It’s too early for that possibility just yet, pride and points are on the line at Turners Cross tonight.    A big crowd is expected at Turners Cross on Friday for this highly anticipated top of the table clash. The matches between these teams decided the destination of the …

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Cork City: From Winding-Up Orders To The Europa League

From examinership and winding-up orders to a second place finish in the Premier Division. Cork City have come a long way since the dark days of 2010. Here we look back at the journey Cork City have been on in the last number of years. Cork City have been through a lot in the last four or five years. Court decisions and …

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Hendo Blog: Cork City – Rebels With A Cause

In this week’s ‘Hendo Blog’, Stephen Henderson lauds the performances of all involved with Cork City FC as they look to challenge Dundalk right up until the end of the season. To dream ‘The Impossible Dream’ would be somewhat of an apt entrance song for the players’ arrival to the pitch for Cork City’s remaining home games in the LOI Premier Division. …

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Cork City Striker Rob Lehane – Balancing Study & Sport

Stephen Walsh recently caught up with Cork City striker Rob Lehane on the challenges of balancing college and professional sport, as well as getting his thoughts on the season so far. Editor’s Note: At the time of the interview Rob Lehane was out with an ankle injury but it is hoped that he’ll be back for the game this Friday week against Shamrock …

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Three Reasons Why Cork City Will Beat Dundalk

Turners Cross plays host to one of the biggest games of the season in the League of Ireland Premier Division as second-placed Cork City face first-placed Dundalk. The Leesiders and the Lilywhites have been swapping between first and second place for weeks but Friday night will see the Rebel Army attempt to equal Dundalk’s points tally, while the Lilywhites aim to …

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League of Ireland Preview: Cork City vs Dundalk

Turners Cross is the destination for Friday’s top of the table clash between league leaders Dundalk and second-placed Cork City. Three points separate the sides going into the game that will be shown live on Setanta Sports with an 8pm kick off. Cork City are unbeaten at home this season and the Rebel Army will be hoping that they can …

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John Caulfield Optimisitc Ahead Of Crucial Dundalk Clash

John Caulfield spoke to the media ahead of the top of the table clash against leaders Dundalk this Friday in Turners Cross. His side are three points behind Dundalk but he knows they can go joint top with all three points the weekend’s televised game. Brian Lenihan who suffered a horrendous fall last Friday against Bohemians was to the forefront of …

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