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Athlone Town Stadium 'broken into' and 'files ransacked'

Wed, May 24 2017

The club reports that the stadium was broken into over the weekend.

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Athlone Town

Sat, May 20 2017

Back in December 2016 when the FAI’s Director of Competitions Mr. Fran Gavin announced that in 2017 the LOI First ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Waterford

Fri, May 12 2017

The Blues' last visit to Ferrycarrig Park saw them run out 5-0 winners in the EA Sports Cup last month.

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Roddy Collins return to take the reins at Athlone Town

Fri, May 12 2017

The club is currently under FAI investigation over alleged 'irregular betting patterns'

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Cabinteely FC

Fri, May 12 2017

Cobh led the First Division table going in to last weekend’s series of matches but a surprise defeat away to ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Athlone Town

Fri, May 12 2017

Shelbourne will be hoping to put a stop to their run of four straight league defeats when they welcome Athlone ...

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Athlone Town call for Interpol involvement in match-fixing probe

Mon, May 08 2017

A statement from the club's board and management committee called for the investigation to be widened.

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, May 05 2017

The first meeting between the sides this season ended in a 5-1 win for the Rams.

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Shelbourne

Fri, May 05 2017

Waterford come into the game on the back of three draws while Shels have lost their last three in the ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Wexford

Fri, May 05 2017

Collie O'Neill's UCD could go top if other results go their way, while Wexford remain winless on the bottom.

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FAI continuing investigation into Athlone betting scandal with interviews set for early next week

Fri, May 05 2017

The FAI released a second statement regarding their Athlone Town investigation on Thursday afternoon. On Wednesday they announced that they ...

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Athlone Town pledge full co-operation with FAI betting probe

Thu, May 04 2017

The FAI has launched an investigation after being tipped off about alleged 'irregular betting patterns' during April's First Division tie ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Cobh Ramblers

Thu, Apr 27 2017

Mid-table Shelbourne will host high flying Cobh Ramblers in a potentially explosive clash in the SSE Airtricity First Division at ...

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Athlone Town announce departure of Colin Fortune

Thu, Apr 27 2017

The former Athlone player has been serving as head coach since being demoted from the manager's position in March.

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League Preview: Cabinteely FC -v- Waterford FC

Fri, Apr 21 2017

Cabinteely look to return to winning ways following a late defeat to Shelbourne and draw with UCD as they welcome ...

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Athlone Town part company with Ricardo Monsanto

Fri, Apr 21 2017

Athlone Town have today announced the departure of Ricardo Monsanto as First Team manager.

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Wexford FC

Thu, Apr 20 2017

Athlone Town are without a win in eight competitive games following their midweek elimination from the EA Sports Cup at ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- UCD

Thu, Apr 20 2017

The last meeting between the sides saw the Students emerge with a 4-0 win at the UCD Bowl.

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Shelbourne

Sat, Apr 15 2017

Longford Town continue their 18 month-long search for a home league victory with the visit of in-form Shelbourne to City ...

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Apr 14 2017

Waterford look to maintain their position at the top with the visit of struggling Athlone Town.

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Cobh Ramblers

Thu, Apr 13 2017

Wexford seek their first win of the season as they welcome a Cobh side battling to regain top spot.

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League Preview: UCD -v- Cabinteely

Thu, Apr 13 2017

UCD remain a point off the top as the second series of fixtures begins.

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League Preview: Cabinteely FC -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Apr 07 2017

Two teams with their tails up meet at Stradbrook on Friday night as Cabinteely hosts Shelbourne in a north v ...

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Cobh Ramblers

Thu, Apr 06 2017

Just goal difference separates Waterford and Cobh Ramblers as the SSE Airtricity League’s top two lock horns in a Munster ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Wexford

Thu, Mar 30 2017

The sides have already met this season, with Shels winning 4-2 in the Leinster Senior Cup.

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League Preview: UCD -v- Longford Town

Thu, Mar 23 2017

Third placed UCD host fellow away day merchants Longford Town at the Belfield Bowl this Saturday night with both teams ...

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League Preview: Wexford Youths -v- UCD

Fri, Mar 17 2017

Wexford host UCD at Ferrycarrig Park on St Patrick's Night (kick-off 8pm) as they continue to search for their first ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Shelbourne

Sat, Mar 11 2017

Matchday 3 in the SSE Airtricity League First Division sees Shelbourne make the journey south to St. Colman’s Park to ...

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Reshuffle at Athlone Town as Ricardo Monsanto confirmed first team manager

Thu, Mar 09 2017

Colin Fortune has been named in the newly-created head coach position.

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League Preview: UCD -v- Waterford FC

Thu, Mar 09 2017

It's Friday Night Lights at The Bowl for the second consecutive week as UCD take on Waterford with Kick-Off in ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Wexford

Thu, Mar 09 2017

Both sides will look to put a disappointing opening two weeks behind them.

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Longford Town

Thu, Mar 09 2017

Two sides with the most contrasting of fortunes meet in the first ‘Midlands El Clasico’ on Friday when Longford Town ...

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Mathews critical of performance following disappointing Cobh defeat

Mon, Mar 06 2017

After watching his side fall to a 3-1 defeat at home to Cobh Ramblers on Saturday night, Longford Town manager ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Cobh Ramblers

Sat, Mar 04 2017

Cobh Ramblers make the journey to the midlands to take on Longford Town at the City Calling Stadium this Saturday ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Mar 03 2017

Surprise table-toppers Athlone Town look for their second win over a south-east side in the space of a week.

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Athlone Town appoint Marc Fourmeaux as director of first team operations

Thu, Mar 02 2017

The Frenchman was last involved with Lithuanian strugglers DFK Dainava.

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Henderson labels late Wexford equaliser 'a disgrace' as Cobh draw opener

Sat, Feb 25 2017

Stephen Henderson was an annoyed character when he spoke to the assembled media in the aftermath of his side’s opening ...

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Mathews pleased with Longford start

Sat, Feb 25 2017

Shelboure and Longford Town played out a scoreless draw at Tolka Park on Friday night. Town had a penalty late ...

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Athlone Town release statement on floodlight failure

Sat, Feb 25 2017

Athlone Town have released a statement following their 1-0 home win over Waterford United regarding the floodlight failure which resulted ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Wexford FC

Sat, Feb 25 2017

Wexford FC make the journey along the south coast to St. Colman’s Park to face Cobh Ramblers for their opening ...

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Jonathan Creamer leaves Cobh

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Cobh Ramblers confirmed this morning that striker Jonathan Creamer has left the club

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Longford Town

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Shelbourne will get their league campaign underway with an intriguing clash at home to newly-relegated Longford Town.

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Season Preview 2017 - Waterford

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Dave Donnelly previews First Division favourites Waterford's chances in 2017.

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Season Preview 2017 - Athlone Town

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Paul Corcoran's previews Athlone Town's 2017 chances.

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Season Preview 2017 - Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Mike Hanley looks at Cobh Ramblers' chances of improving on last season's third-place finish.

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Season Preview 2017 - UCD

Fri, Feb 24 2017

John McDermott previews the Students' prospects as they look to exit the First Division at the third attempt.

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Season Preview 2017 - Longford Town

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Andrew Dempsey assess Longford's chances of returning to the Premier Division at the first attempt.

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Season Preview 2017 - Shelbourne

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Mark Quinlan looks at the Reds' prospects for 2017.

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Season Preview 2017 - Cabinteely

Fri, Feb 24 2017

John Manning previews Cabinteely's prospects of improving on their seventh-place finish in last season's First Division

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Season Preview 2017 - Wexford

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Cian Hartford looks forward to the newly-formed Wexford's first season as a 'new' club

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