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Everything starts with the manager - Fahrudin Kudozovic

Sat, Sep 23 2017

Born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Fahrudin Kuduzovic emigrated to England with his family in 1994 and has since forged a ...

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Former Wexford winger Eric Molloy signs for Team Wellington in New Zealand

Mon, Sep 18 2017

The 24-year-old has spent the past season with five former Wexford teammates at Southern United in Otago.

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Chris Kamara marvels in the atmosphere at yesterday's All Ireland Final

Mon, Sep 18 2017

As they reach the end of their Journey to Croker, Chris Kamara spoke to the media in Dublin today as ...

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Jeff Stelling recalls Croke Park experience of a lifetime

Mon, Sep 18 2017

As they reach the end of their Journey to Croker, Jeff Stelling spoke to the media in Dublin today as ...

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Shamrock Rovers' Europa League goalkeeper Ryan Thompson announces his retirement

Sat, Sep 16 2017

Thompson was part of the Hoops side that made history by becoming the first League of Ireland side to compete ...

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Crusaders express dismay after PSNI raid club in UVF probe

Tue, Sep 12 2017

The exact circumstances of the search wasn't stated by the club, however Crusaders reiterated that the club is 'a welcoming ...

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Dave Donnelly: Lansdowne roar returns but Ireland revert to type

Wed, Sep 06 2017

Ireland could only muster one chance of note in the final half-hour – Murphy's effort following a fortuitous deflection – ...

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Northern Ireland under-21 full-back Josh Doherty joins Crawley Town from Ards

Wed, Sep 06 2017

The 21-year-old has signed for the West Sussex club on an initial one-year deal with an option of an extra ...

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World Cup Qualifier Report: Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Serbia

Tue, Sep 05 2017

The Republic's of Ireland's chances of reaching the World Cup in Russia next year appear greatly diminished after they fell ...

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World Cup Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- Serbia

Tue, Sep 05 2017

Second-placed Republic of Ireland host table-topping Serbia at Aviva Stadium on Tuesday night in a World Cup qualifier, where a ...

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Michael O'Neill: 'There is nothing signed, sealed and delivered yet other than the fact we are second in the group'

Tue, Sep 05 2017

The Northern Ireland manager isn't quite celebrating a play-off just yet.

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Martin O'Neill: We are not the most talented outfit but we have a great spirit

Mon, Sep 04 2017

Martin O’Neill and Jon Walters took their seats at this morning’s pre-match press conference as Ireland prepare for their crunch ...

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IRN-BRU Cup Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Falkirk

Sat, Sep 02 2017

Sligo Rovers welcome Scottish side Falkirk to the Showgrounds on Saturday night (kick-off 7.45pm) as they play their first ever ...

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IRN-BRU Cup Preview: Elgin City -v- Bray Wanderers

Sat, Sep 02 2017

Elgin City will hold the distinction of being the first side to host League of Ireland opposition in the Irn ...

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Captain Paul McShane signs new deal at Reading

Fri, Sep 01 2017

The Kilpedder native helped the Royals to the Championship play-off final last year.

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Ireland international Marc Wilson joins Irish contingent at Sunderland

Fri, Sep 01 2017

The Antrim man has signed on a permanent deal from Bournemouth.

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Richie Towell joins Rotherham United on loan from Brighton

Fri, Sep 01 2017

Former Dundalk midfielder Richie Towell has joined English League One side Rotherham United on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion ...

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Europa League Preview: Maccabi Tel Aviv -v- CASHPOINT SCR Altach

Thu, Aug 24 2017

CASHPOINT SC Rheindorf Altach to give them their full title travel to Israel tonight to take on Maccabi Tel Aviv ...

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Michael O'Neill names Northern Ireland squad for crucial double-header

Thu, Aug 24 2017

Northern Ireland face San Marino away before hosting rivals for second place the Czech Republic in Windsor Park.

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Sligo Rovers winger Jamie McDonagh called up to Northern Ireland under-21s

Wed, Aug 23 2017

The Northern Ireland team is managed by ex-Sligo boss Ian Baraclough.

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Former Ireland under-21 striker Sean Scannell joins Burton Albion on loan from Huddersfield Town

Mon, Aug 21 2017

The 26-year-old made 16 appearances as the Terriers were promoted to the English top flight for the first time since ...

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Ireland international Greg Cunningham undergoes knee surgery

Mon, Aug 21 2017

Galway native Cunningham had just been recalled to the international squad following an absence of four years for the upcoming ...

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Kevin Doyle: From Mick Wallace's couch to the Colorado Rapids

Mon, Aug 21 2017

It never ceases to amaze me, the innate ability of an Irish person abroad to pick out a country man ...

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Had Boots Did Travel: Midweek Championship edition (Aug 16 2017)

Fri, Aug 18 2017

27 Irish players appeared in total, with ten of those coming through the League of Ireland.

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Europa League Review: Rosenborg down Ajax but Midtjylland and AEK Larnaca fall to defeats

Fri, Aug 18 2017

The Danish champions secured a famous 1-0 away win to Ajax in Amsterdam.

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Sligo Rovers to host Falkirk Bairns in Scottish Challenge Cup

Thu, Aug 17 2017

Bray Wanderers have been awarded a trip to Scottish League Two side Elgin City.

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Champions League Review: Celtic and Liverpool have one foot in tournament proper

Thu, Aug 17 2017

Elsewhere, Napoli ran out comfortable 2-0 winners over Nice.

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Adem Ljajic recalled as Serbia name squad to face Ireland

Wed, Aug 16 2017

The Eagles will face Moldova in Belgrade on September 2nd before travelling to Dublin three days later.

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Danske Bank Premiership Review (August 15 2017)

Wed, Aug 16 2017

Five teams have two wins from two as the table splits neatly into the haves and have nots.

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Former Galway United keeper Aaron Dillon signs for Blackburn Rovers

Tue, Aug 15 2017

Dillon began his League of Ireland career with Athlone Town and appeared once on the bench for Galway's senior team.

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O'Neill heaps praise on those returning to the international fold

Mon, Aug 14 2017

Greg Cunningham has been called up for the first time in four years, while Rob Elliot has recovered from a ...

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Michael O'Neill: 'It was an enormous turnaround in three years at Rovers - maybe it wasn't fully appreciated'

Mon, Aug 14 2017

The Northern Ireland manager reflects on a career that's taken him around the world.

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Sean Maguire receives first senior international call-up for World Cup double-header

Mon, Aug 14 2017

The Kilkenny man made his debut for Preston North End nine days ago.

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Roy Keane is yet to be formally approached by the Israel Football Association

Thu, Aug 10 2017

The Israelis have, however, sounded out FAI officials about the former Irish captain's suitability.

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Jurgen Klopp hails Dublin crowd for 'Special Atmosphere' in Aviva win

Sun, Aug 06 2017

At the Aviva yesterday when the players names were getting called out by the stadium announcer, the biggest cheer came ...

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: '220 million euro for Neymar is not expensive'

Sun, Aug 06 2017

The main topic of conversation being about the evaluation of pre-season and new signing Nemanja Matic from Chelsea.

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Friendly Preview: Liverpool -v- Athletic Club

Sat, Aug 05 2017

Liverpool come into this gala friendly at The Aviva Stadium unbeaten in an extensive pre-season so far. The annual pre-season ...

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So who are Athletic Bilbao, Liverpool's Dublin-bound opponents?

Sat, Aug 05 2017

With Liverpool coming to Dublin to play La Liga outfit Athletic Bilbao on Saturday evening in the Aviva Stadium, in ...

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Former Shamrock Rovers striker Noel Hunt joins Paul Cook at Wigan Athletic

Thu, Aug 03 2017

Hunt spent last year working under Cook at Portsmouth, helping them to lift the League Two title.

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Irish international Anthony Stokes returns to Hibernian for a third time

Thu, Aug 03 2017

The striker cancelled his contract with Blackburn Rovers by mutual consent last month.

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Ireland under-21 midfielder Josh Cullen joins Bolton Wanderers on loan from West Ham United

Thu, Aug 03 2017

Cullen, who spent last season on loan with Bradford City in England's League One, has impressed alongside fellow Irishman Declan ...

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Midseason cross-border friendlies: a recap

Thu, Aug 03 2017

The month of July saw 12 friendly games take place between Irish clubs and British clubs. Four English, (Charlton Athletic ...

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Who are Dublin-bound Serie A outfit Sampdoria?

Tue, Aug 01 2017

The Serie A side are set to play a friendly in the Aviva on Wednesday.

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Former Derry City winger Stephen McLaughlin signs three-year deal with Southend United

Wed, Jul 26 2017

The former Derry and Finn Harps man joined the Shrimpers, initially on loan, in 2015.

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Linfield issue lifetime ban to supporter over Glasgow conviction

Tue, Jul 25 2017

A statement issued by the club on Tuesday morning said the club does not believe the individual is a member ...

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Ireland under-17 striker Adam Idah joins Norwich City

Mon, Jul 24 2017

The Corkman scored the winner in the European Championships win over Bosnia and Herzegovina in May.

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Darren Randolph joins Middlesbrough in deal worth €5.5 million

Mon, Jul 24 2017

Randolph has spent the past two seasons with West Ham United

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Former Galway United goalkeeper and Ireland international David Forde signs for Cambridge United

Fri, Jul 21 2017

The Galway man had two separate stints with his hometown club before settling in the UK.

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Linfield to seek 'financial redress' after club fined €10,000 for crowd trouble against Celtic

Fri, Jul 21 2017

The Belfast club have also been ordered to close a section of Windsor Park during their next European match.

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Glenn Whelan signs for Aston Villa

Fri, Jul 21 2017

The 81-times capped Ireland international leaves Stoke City after nine years.

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