First Division

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League Report: Shelbourne 2 - 0 Limerick

Sat, Apr 20 2019

Shelbourne produced the performance their fans had been yearning for as they beat Limerick 2-0 at Tolka Park this evening.

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Galway United

Fri, Apr 19 2019

Athlone Town will look to arrest a four-game losing run when they take on bottom-of-the-table Galway United in Lissywollen on ...

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Apr 19 2019

Bray Wanderers will look to get back to winning ways on Friday night when they face Drogheda United for the ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Limerick

Thu, Apr 18 2019

Shelbourne face off against Limerick this Friday at Tolka Park (kick-off 7.45pm) with the home side having a lot to ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Cabinteely

Thu, Apr 18 2019

Cabinteely will look to continue their 100% away record in the league this season when they travel to Ferrycarrig Park ...

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Galway United's league ties with Longford Town and Bray Wanderers rescheduled

Thu, Apr 18 2019

Additionally, the Premier Division tie between Finn Harps and St Patrick’s Athletic, which will take place on Easter Monday, April ...

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Rob Manley: It's the first time Cabinteely have been top of the league and everyone is buzzing

Sat, Apr 13 2019

For the first time in their League of Ireland history, Cabinteely went top of the First Division table on Friday ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Apr 12 2019

With only a point separating the sides, third placed Drogheda United welcome fifth placed Shelbourne to United Park on Friday ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Apr 12 2019

Galway United will be looking to overcome five successive defeats when they host Cobh Ramblers at Éamonn Deacy Park on ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Wexford

Thu, Apr 11 2019

Limerick will be looking to continue their winning momentum as they take on Wexford in Markets Field on Friday evening ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Limerick

Thu, Apr 04 2019

Free falling Galway United take on the challenge of in-form Limerick in a potentially epic encounter in the SSE Airtricity ...

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League Report: Limerick 2 - 0 Athlone Town

Fri, Mar 29 2019

Limerick made it a hat-trick of victories, as their good form continued. Goals from Shane Tracy and the improving Connor ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Wexford

Fri, Mar 29 2019

Drogheda United are yet to win back-to-back games this season but will look to put that right on Friday night ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Galway United

Fri, Mar 29 2019

Cabinteely will look to bounce back from their shock home defeat to Limerick last time out with a win over ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Mar 29 2019

Fast improving Limerick welcome the challenge of high-flying Athlone Town in a mouth-watering fixture in the SSE Airtricity First Division ...

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Mar 29 2019

Gary Cronin has put together an impressive squad at Bray Wanderers and three straight wins at the start of the ...

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Alan Murphy: We have a lot of work to do

Wed, Mar 27 2019

Galway United played out a dismal match with Drogheda United at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday night. Drogheda left Galway ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Limerick

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Hoping to continue their impressive run of results since their opening day defeat to Bray Wanderers, Cabinteely host recently relegated ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Galway United welcome Drogheda United to Eamonn Deacy Park this evening (kick-off 7.45pm) with both sides looking for a win ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Wexford are still looking to get their first point on the board as they welcome table-toppers Bray Wanderers (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Longford Town

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Athlone host near neighbours and fierce local rivals Longford Town in the opening El Clasico of the Midlands on Friday ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Second from bottom Cobh Ramblers lock horns with league leaders Shelbourne in a crucial clash in the SSE Airtricity First ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Mar 15 2019

Second from bottom Limerick will look to kick-start their disappointing start to season when they host Cobh Ramblers in a ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Wexford

Fri, Mar 15 2019

Title favourites Shelbourne were always going to take a few weeks to gel with so many new players being recruited ...

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Longford Town's Aodh Dervin - I thought we should've nicked it

Sat, Mar 09 2019

Longford Town held out for a one-one draw against a revitalised Cabinteely who threw everything at the Midlander’s during a ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Wexford

Sat, Mar 09 2019

Frustrating is the best word to describe the start of Cobh Rambler’s season as they welcome Wexford to St Colman’s ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Mar 08 2019

Galway United return to League action on Friday night when they face league leaders Bray Wanderers in Eamonn Deacy Park ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Drogheda United

Thu, Mar 07 2019

Struggling Limerick will take on the challenge of Drogheda United in a vital encounter in the SSE Airtricity First Division ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Longford Town

Thu, Mar 07 2019

Looking to win their third competitive game on the spin, Cabinteely host Longford Town at Stradbrook on Friday evening in ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Mar 07 2019

Terry Butler will be delighted with the start his Athlone team have made to the season as they sit joint ...

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Longford Town's Anto Breslin: 'If we play like that every week we won't be beaten'

Sun, Mar 03 2019

The former Wolves underage player, buoyed by the three-goal win over Drogheda United on Saturday, believes that it will take ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Athlone Town

Sat, Mar 02 2019

With only one round of First Division matches played there isn’t much to work with in the way of established ...

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Jack Watson: 'We showed we can be as good as title favourites Shelbourne tonight'

Sat, Mar 02 2019

Cabinteely produced arguably the shock of the round in terms of results on Friday evening with a superb 3-2 win ...

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League Report: Shelbourne 2 - 3 Cabinteely

Fri, Mar 01 2019

Cabinteely stunned Dublin rivals Shelbourne by three goals to two in front of a bumper Tolka Park crowd on Friday ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Mar 01 2019

Longford Town welcome Drogheda United to the City Calling Stadium on Saturday evening for their first home game of the ...

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Limerick

Fri, Mar 01 2019

Bray Wanderers got life in the First Division off to the perfect start with a comprehensive 3-0 opening day win ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Cabinteely

Thu, Feb 28 2019

Shelbourne will take on the challenge of Cabinteely in a potentially explosive Dublin derby in the SSE Airtricity First Division ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Galway United

Thu, Feb 28 2019

After taking the lead against Athlone Town last week, Danny Furlong’s dismissal made it too hard for Wexford to keep ...

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Sam Verdon returns to Longford Town after a brief spell with Finn Harps

Wed, Feb 27 2019

First Division promotion hunters Longford Town have unveiled the re-capture of attacking midfield star Sam Verdon after a short stint ...

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League Report: Drogheda United 4 - 0 Cobh Ramblers

Sat, Feb 23 2019

Drogheda United got their 2019 campaign off to a terrific start after defeating Cobh Ramblers 4-0 at United Park on ...

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League Report: Cabinteely 0 - 3 Bray Wanderers

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Bray Wanderers enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win over Cabinteely at Stradbrook, as Pat Devlin’s men begin their drive to gain ...

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League Report: Galway United 2 - 3 Shelbourne

Fri, Feb 22 2019

It was a barnstormer in Galway on Friday night as Galway United were defeated 2-3 by Shelbourne at Eamonn Deacy ...

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Extratime.ie staff predictions - 2019 First Division

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Last week saw the return of the Premier Division, and our writers bravely tipped last season’s double champions to once ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Wexford

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Athlone Town will be full of confidence heading into tonight’s league opener at home to Wexford having picked up a ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Drogheda United get their 2019 First Division campaign underway on Friday night as they host Cobh Ramblers at United Park.

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Cabinteely are back in business in the First Division on Friday night as they entertain Bray Wanderers at Stradbrook. Kick-off ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Longford Town

Fri, Feb 22 2019

A long winter comes to an end for both Longford Town and Limerick on Friday evening, when the midlands club ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Feb 21 2019

It’s been all change at Galway over the winter since Alan Murphy was appointed manager on a permanent basis.

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2019 Season Preview: Drogheda United

Thu, Feb 21 2019

In what again looks set to be a competitive First Division, Drogheda’s aim will be to again make a push ...

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