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Ireland winger James McClean set for Stoke City switch

Sun, Jul 22 2018

The Derryman made 30 appearances during West Bromwich Albion's doomed Premier League campaign last year but just 14 of those ...

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Cork City fined 3,000 euro by UEFA for the use of smoke bombs

Sun, Jul 22 2018

The reigning League of Ireland champions fell to a 1-0 defeat thanks to Michael Kucharczyk's late strike, and had more ...

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Derry City and Shamrock Rovers out of Europe despite positive away results

Thu, Jul 19 2018

Derry won 2-1 on the night against Dinamo Minsk in Minsk but lost the tie 3-2 on aggregate, while a ...

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Europa League Preview: AIK -v- Shamrock Rovers

Thu, Jul 19 2018

AIK take a commanding position back to Stockholm with the tie at its halfway point, having struck late to win ...

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Ciaran Clark: 'Saints weren't afraid to play out from the back and everyone looked comfortable on the ball'

Thu, Jul 19 2018

Clark praised the pitch and everyone involved at St Patrick's Athletic following his side's 2-0 victory at Richmond Park on ...

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Former St Francis schoolboy Jack Connolly signs first pro deal with Sunderland

Wed, Jul 18 2018

The Clondalkin native has spent the past two seasons with the Wearside club's under-18s and has impressed sufficiently to earn ...

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Sean Maguire: 'Being back in the dressing rooms it felt like a lifetime ago I was back playing with Cork'

Wed, Jul 18 2018

For the man affectionately known as ‘Seani,' it was all a bit surreal to be back at the club he ...

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Champions League Preview: Crusaders -v- Ludogorets

Tue, Jul 17 2018

It's a case of damage limitation for Crusaders as they welcome Bulgarian side Ludogorets to Seaview nursing a seven-goal deficit ...

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Champions League Preview: Legia Warsaw -v- Cork City

Tue, Jul 17 2018

Legia Warsaw come into their second leg clash with Cork City at the Polish Army Stadium in the UEFA Champions ...

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Former Belvedere schoolboy Troy Parrott signs first professional contract with Tottenham Hotspur

Tue, Jul 17 2018

Parrott scored three times as Ireland reached the quarter finals of this summer's Euros in England before being knocked out ...

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Clare teenager Ryan Nolan becomes third Irishman to play for Inter Milan

Sun, Jul 15 2018

The 19-year-old defender made his senior debut as a second-half substitute in the Italian club's pre-season friendly against Swiss side ...

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Celtic sign 16-year-old Irish prodigy Armstrong Okoflex from Arsenal

Sun, Jul 15 2018

The Dublin native has spent the past five years in London with the Gunners after attracting significant cross-channel attention for ...

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Europa League Preview: Derry City -v- Dinamo Minsk

Thu, Jul 12 2018

The Candystripes will play their first European tie at the redeveloped Brandywell Stadium as they welcome Dinamo Minsk to the ...

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Europa League Preview: Levadia Tallinn -v- Dundalk

Thu, Jul 12 2018

Dundalk begin what they hope will be a prolonged Europa League campaign on Thursday when they take on Estonian cup ...

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Europa League - preliminary round review

Tue, Jul 10 2018

It may be only seven weeks since Atletico Madrid beat Marseilles in Lyon in last season’s Europa League final but ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus from Real Madrid in 100 million-euro deal

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Real released a statement on Tuesday revealing they had reluctantly agreed to let their all-time top goalscorer join their European ...

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Champions League Preview: Cork City -v- Legia Warsaw

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Cork City gear up to take on Legia Warsaw in the UEFA Champions League at Turners Cross on their return ...

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Former Saints goalkeeper Tyson Farago returns to Canada to join Winnipeg

Tue, Jul 10 2018

World Soccer Academy Winnipeg have announced the signing of Tyson Farago from St Patrick’s Athletic.

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Crusaders agree new deals with 22 players

Tue, Jul 10 2018

NIFL Danske Bank Premiership champions Crusaders FC revealed that they have agreed terms with 22 players for new deals at ...

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Luis Enrique appointed Spain manager on two-year deal

Mon, Jul 09 2018

The former Barcelona and Roma manager takes over from caretaker boss Fernando Hierro, who led the team during the World ...

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Andres Iniesta retires from international football following Spain's World Cup exit

Mon, Jul 02 2018

Iniesta, who scored the winning goal in the 2010 World Cup final against the Netherlands, confirmed the expected news that ...

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AC Milan banned from European competition for Financial Fair Play breach

Wed, Jun 27 2018

The Rossoneri had been due to enter the Europa League next season after finishing sixth in Serie A, but their ...

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Former Sligo Rovers defender Jeff Henderson joins Morpeth Town

Thu, Jun 21 2018

The Northumberland native spent three years with Sligo Rovers, helping them to Premier Division and FAI Cup titles, but struggled ...

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Ireland defender Ciaran Clark hospitalised in Magaluf attack

Thu, Jun 21 2018

The BBC reports that a man in his 30s has been arrested after punching the Newcastle United man at a ...

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Northern Irish clubs discover Europa League fate

Thu, Jun 21 2018

Northern Irish sides Glenavon, Cliftonville and Coleraine all discovered their Europa League this afternoon in Nyon in a lavish reception ...

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Dundalk draw Levadia Tallinn but difficult tasks face Shamrock Rovers and Derry City in Europa League qualifying

Wed, Jun 20 2018

The Hoops have been drawn alongside Swedish league runners-up AIK while Derry face the daunting task of Belarus' second side ...

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Cork City to face Legia Warsaw in 'toughest possible' Champions League draw

Tue, Jun 19 2018

The winners of the tie will face either Spartak Trnava of Slovakia or HRK Zrinjski of Bosnia and Herzegovina following ...

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Arsenal and Chelsea to head for Dublin for International Champions Cup fixture

Wed, Jun 13 2018

Arsenal will take on Chelsea at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday, August 1st as part of the International Champions Cup.

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FIFA World Cup 2019 Qualifier Preview: Norway -v- Republic of Ireland

Tue, Jun 12 2018

Norway welcome the Republic of Ireland to the Viking Stadium in Stavanger knowing a win will guarantee a top two ...

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Irish Colleges and Universities star Conor Keeley: 'To represent my country against one of the best university teams in the world is fantastic'

Tue, Jun 12 2018

It has been a memorable week for Meath men on the soccer front and it is set to continue this ...

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Player of the Year Harriet Scott out of Norway game but Louise Quinn passed fit

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Scott, who is without a club having left Reading in the off-season, has failed to recover from the minor knee ...

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John O'Shea: 'I can't believe Declan got man of the match - I thought I was a shoo-in!'

Sun, Jun 03 2018

35-year-old O'Shea was replaced by Darragh Lenihan of Blackburn Rovers in the 33rd minute and left the field to a ...

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Three League of Ireland players were in senior international action on Saturday

Sun, Jun 03 2018

Graham Burke wasn't the only current League of Ireland player in action, however, with both Waterford's Sander Puri and Limerick's ...

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International Friendly: Republic of Ireland 2 - 1 USA

Sat, Jun 02 2018

The final chapter in John O’Shea’s International career came to a close with a victory as the Republic of Ireland ...

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Ireland and United States to wear special shirts in support of LGBT Pride

Sat, Jun 02 2018

Both teams will show their commitment to equal rights in the same fashion after US Soccer indicated their men's and ...

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International Friendly Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- USA

Sat, Jun 02 2018

The Boys in Green host the USA in an international friendly at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off is at 20:08), in ...

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James McClean named Ireland POTY at CRISC Awards

Sat, Jun 02 2018

James McClean has been named Ireland Senior men’s Player of the Year at the inaugural CRISC Awards and dinner in ...

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Newcastle United to face Saints in pre-season encounter

Sat, Jun 02 2018

St. Patrick’s Athletic will host English Premier League side Newcastle United in Richmond Park on Tuesday July 17th (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Zidane bids shock farewell to Madrid

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Zinedine Zidane has resigned as manager of Real Madrid just days after securing a third straight Champions League trophy.

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Christian Pulisic omitted as United States name squad for Ireland and France tests

Wed, May 30 2018

Former Ireland under-18 international Lynden Gooch, of Stoke City, also misses out on the opportunity to face the land of ...

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Ian Baraclough: 'When Northern Ireland offered me the job, Oldham didn't want to release me - normally, clubs can't wait to get rid of me!'

Tue, May 29 2018

Ian Baraclough didn’t experience sustained achievement as a player until a stint with his final club Scunthorpe United, but he ...

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International Friendly Preview: Panama -v- Northern Ireland

Tue, May 29 2018

The unknown quantity heading into the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Central American side continue their preparations with a European ...

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A dream night for Graham Burke in Paris

Tue, May 29 2018

The talented 24-year-old became the first League of Ireland player to get a cap for Ireland since Cork City’s Joe ...

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Derrick Williams to make Ireland debut after being named in starting line-up to face France

Mon, May 28 2018

The Blackburn Rovers defender – who helped his side to promotion from League One earlier this month – will cap ...

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Jeff Hendrick ruled out of France game but could return for John O'Shea's last hurrah

Mon, May 28 2018

The Burnley man will be a notable absentee at the scene of his coming-of-age in a green shirt, the Stade ...

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International Friendly Preview: France -v- Republic of Ireland

Mon, May 28 2018

World Cup-bound France welcome the Republic of Ireland to the Stade de Fance on Monday night (kick-off 8pm Irish time).

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