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League Preview: Wexford -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Apr 20 2018

In a clash of the division’s two basement clubs, Wexford host Athlone Town at Ferrycarrig Park as both sides look ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Galway United

Fri, Apr 20 2018

After suffering their first defeat since the opening day of the season against Dublin rivals Cabinteely at Stradbrook, Shelbourne return ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Cabinteely

Fri, Apr 20 2018

Ollie Horgan’s Harps will be hoping to get back to winning ways as they welcome Cabinteely to Finn Park (kick-off ...

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Shelbourne appoint Dave Henderson as new Head of Recruitment

Wed, Apr 18 2018

Shelbourne announced on Tuesday that former Aston Villa academy scout Dave Henderson would be taking up the role of Head ...

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Shelbourne set to name former Shamrock Rovers defender as chief executive

Tue, Apr 17 2018

Shelbourne are set to unveil the former Shamrock Rovers and Limerick defender David O'Connor as their new CEO.

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League Report: Drogheda United 1 - 1 Longford Town

Sat, Apr 14 2018

A last-minute Ciaran Kelly equaliser rescued a point for Drogheda United as they drew 1-1 with Longford Town at United ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Apr 13 2018

Athlone Town face yet another mammoth task in the First Division as they look to bounce back following their catastrophic ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Longford Town

Fri, Apr 13 2018

Top of the table Drogheda United host fourth placed Longford Town on Friday night as the Boynesiders look for their ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Apr 13 2018

UCD welcome Finn Harps to the UCD Bowl as they look to get back to winning ways after their defeat ...

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League Preview: Galway -v- Wexford

Thu, Apr 12 2018

Fifth-placed Galway play host to ninth-placed Wexford in a First Division clash. (Kick-off at Eamon Deacy Park is 7:45 PM)

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Apr 12 2018

Cabinteely will take on the challenge of high flying Shelbourne in a mouth-watering Dublin derby in the SSE Airtricity League ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Apr 06 2018

Wexford welcome Cobh Ramblers to Ferrycarrig Park on Friday night (kick-off 8pm) looking to end a run of four straight ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Apr 06 2018

Shebourne could potentially go top of the First Division, depending on results elsewhere, with victory over Athlone Town at Tolka ...

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Finn Harps v Galway United postponement due to waterlogged pitch

Fri, Apr 06 2018

It's the fourth time this season Harps have seen a game called off due to circumstances beyond their control.

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Shane Keegan: 'I went in with the emphasis on the positives and the players weren’t having it'

Sat, Mar 31 2018

Galway United manager Shane Keegan cut a disappointed figure as the promotion favourites stuttered once again against Longford Town.

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Neale Fenn: 'We're not disappointed to pick up a point but we could have won'

Sat, Mar 31 2018

Both sides had their chances but neither team could take the lead leaving both managers slightly disappointed after the game.

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- UCD

Fri, Mar 30 2018

Cobh Ramblers will look claim an early blow against their promotion rivals UCD when they entertain the Students at St ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Mar 30 2018

Cabinteely host league leaders Drogheda United on Friday night as they look for their second win of the season.

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Mar 30 2018

Wexford opened the season with a spirited win away at Cabinteely, since that game Wexford have been unable to pick ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Mar 30 2018

Athlone could not have made a worse start to the season falling to defeat in all five of their five ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Longford Town

Fri, Mar 30 2018

Galway United face Neale Fenn’s Longford Town for the first time this season on Friday night after frustratingly coughing up ...

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League Preview: Longford Town - V - Athlone Town

Fri, Mar 23 2018

Longford Town welcome near neighbours and crisis club Athlone Town to the City Calling Stadium as Neale Fenn’s Red and ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne - V - Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Mar 23 2018

SHELBOURNE Shelbourne host Cobh Ramblers at Tolka Park on Friday night on the back of an exciting 3-2 victory over ...

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League Preview: UCD - V - Cabinteely

Fri, Mar 23 2018

The Students have started the season well as the nip at the heels of the more popular favourites for the ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps - V - Wexford

Fri, Mar 23 2018

Harps have had a mixed bag of form so far in the First Division although they are unbeaten with two ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United - V - Galway United

Fri, Mar 23 2018

Tim Clancy’s men have been in amazing form so far this season and they’re aiming for their third straight win ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Cabinteely

Mon, Mar 19 2018

Athlone Town host Cobh Ramblers on Monday night (kick-off 3pm) in the only First Division game to overcome the weekend's ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Finn Harps

Sat, Mar 17 2018

Finn Harps make the long trip down south from Ballybofey to face Stephen Henderson’s Cobh Ramblers side in the SSE ...

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League Report: Galway United 3 - 1 Cabinteely

Sat, Mar 17 2018

It may have been a scrappy affair at times but Galway United eventually ran out 3-1 winners against Cabinteely on ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Longford Town

Fri, Mar 16 2018

Shelbourne welcome Longford Town to Tolka Park on Friday night (kick-off 7.45pm) with confidence high after taking a point home ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- UCD

Fri, Mar 16 2018

The Midlanders have finished bottom of the First Division two years running and are already struggling with zero points and ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Cabinteely

Fri, Mar 16 2018

United truly head into the unknown on Friday night when they come face to face with Cabinteely, a team they ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Mar 16 2018

Wexford will look to return to winning ways as they host Drogheda United in their first home league fixture of ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Athlone Town

Sun, Mar 11 2018

Drogheda United are set to finally get their 2018 First Division season underway on Sunday afternoon as they face Athlone ...

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League Report: Longford Town 3 - 0 Wexford

Sun, Mar 11 2018

A brace from Chris Mulhall and one from substitute Dylan McGlade saw Longford Town register their first win of the ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Mar 09 2018

Friday evening will see Cabinteely look to get their first points on the board when they welcome Cobh Ramblers to ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Mar 09 2018

After a number of false starts Harps will be dying to get their season going on Friday night against Shelbourne ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Galway United

Fri, Mar 09 2018

The Students had a good season last year with a third placed finish, but it'll be a test of their ...

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We are focussing on promotion and I think we can achieve that target this year - Dean Zambra

Mon, Mar 05 2018

Dean Zambra has plenty of experience in the League of Ireland having made his debut for Bray Wanderers back in ...

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A point away to Longford will prove priceless come the end of the season - Cian Leonard

Fri, Mar 02 2018

Cian Leonard is arguably one of the most exciting attacking talents that the First Division has to offer at only ...

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League Report: Longford Town 2 - 2 Cobh Ramblers

Sun, Feb 25 2018

Longford Town surrendered a two goal lead as they were held to a draw by Cobh Ramblers in their opening ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Cobh Ramblers

Sat, Feb 24 2018

Longford Town manager Neale Fenn has been a busy man during the off-season bringing in no less than fifteen new ...

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Aaron Callaghan: We’re trying to get a bit of continuity back in the club

Sat, Feb 24 2018

Athlone Town were well beaten by Galway United in their opening game of the season with the Midlanders losing 4-1 ...

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Drogheda Utd chairman Fiachra Kierans: 'There are new floodlights ready to come in' as season opener postponed

Sat, Feb 24 2018

Drogheda United and Finn Harps will have to wait to begin their 2018 First Division campaign after referee John McLaughlin ...

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2018 Season Preview - UCD

Fri, Feb 23 2018

Dave Donnelly assesses the Students chances of promotion this season.

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Feb 23 2018

Drogheda United host Finn Harps in the first game of the 2018 First Division season at United Park on Friday ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Athlone Town

Thu, Feb 22 2018

Shane Keegan’s men kick-off their First Division campaign with a home fixture against historical rivals Athlone Town on Friday night ...

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2018 Season Preview - Athlone Town

Thu, Feb 22 2018

We look ahead to how Athlone Town might fare during the new season.

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2018 Season Preview - Cabinteely

Wed, Feb 21 2018

Our preview of how we see Cabinteely doing this campaign.

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Friendly Report: Shelbourne 0 - 1 Galway United

Sat, Feb 17 2018

Shelbourne welcomed Galway United to Tolka Park on Friday night in the final pre-season friendly for both clubs before their ...

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