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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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Mervue United accuse Galway United of 'disrespectful' behaviour as public dispute intensifies

Fri, Feb 16 2018

Galway United manager Shane Keegan referred to a 'fallout' between the two clubs when he spoke to extratime.ie at the ...

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2018 Season Preview - Shelbourne

Thu, Feb 15 2018

Mark Quinaln assesses Shelbourne's prospects for 2018.

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2018 Season Preview - Cobh Ramblers

Wed, Feb 14 2018

John Manning previews Cobh Ramblers' prospects for the First Division.

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Shane Keegan frustrated with Galway's pre-season preparation

Tue, Feb 13 2018

Galway have struggled in pre-season as they prepare to kick off their First Division campaign in a bid to win ...

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2018 Season Preview - Longford Town

Mon, Feb 12 2018

Our 2018 season preview of how we see the season shaping up for Longford Town.

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Stephen Henderson: 'We're striving for basic respect from the football fraternity in Cork'

Sun, Jan 28 2018

The Cobh Ramblers manager believes the success of Cork City doesn't and shouldn't benefit his side.

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Neale Fenn: 'We could go more direct but it's not the way football should be played'

Sun, Jan 14 2018

The Longford Town manager sat down with extratime.ie to talk about his first few months in management.

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Paul Skinner signs for second spell with Drogheda

Tue, Jan 02 2018

Drogheda United increased their 2018 squad to thirteen players with the signing of goalkeeper Paul Skinner.

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Richie Purdy re-signs for Drogheda United

Mon, Jan 01 2018

Drogheda United have further added to their 2018 squad with the announced that midfielder Richie Purdy has signed a new ...

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Ciaran Kelly signs for Drogheda United

Mon, Jan 01 2018

Drogheda United have completed the signing of 19-year-old defender Ciaran Kelly from St. Patrick’s Athletic.

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Darren Meenan and Evan Galvin sign for Longford Town

Sun, Dec 31 2017

Longford Town have rung in the New Year with the double signing of formShamrock Rovers winger Darren Meenan and Cabinteely ...

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Ian Ryan named assistant manager at UCD as Evan McMillan departs

Fri, Dec 22 2017

McMillan has been forced to step down due to work commitments.

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Cobh Ramblers assistant Stuart Ashton: 'We will be pushing to win the division'

Sun, Dec 17 2017

Stuart Ashton has been the Cobh Ramblers assistant manager for the bones of one year at this stage and it ...

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Hunt welcomes return of First Division play-offs

Sun, Dec 17 2017

The recent news that the playoffs will be returning for the League Of Ireland First Division has been welcomed by ...

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Roddy Collins moves upstairs as Aaron Callaghan joins new management set-up at Athlone Town

Mon, Dec 11 2017

The club failed to win any of their last 17 league games last season as they finished bottom.

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Former Kilmarnock defender Tim Clancy appointed Drogheda United manager

Wed, Dec 06 2017

Ex-Sligo Rovers boss Dave Robertson has been installed as the club's director of football.

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Ollie Horgan signs back for two more years with Finn Harps

Mon, Dec 04 2017

Finn Harps have announced that manager Ollie Horgan has signed a new two-year contract at Finn Park.

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Daire Doyle calls time on playing career and signs on as Longford Town assistant manager

Thu, Nov 30 2017

Having announced his retirement from football after a 20-year long career which saw the Dubliner represent many a club from ...

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Cabinteely sign goalkeeper McGuinness from Drogheda United

Thu, Nov 30 2017

Cabinteely have announced the signing of goalkeeper Stephen McGuinness from Drogheda United.

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Record goalscorer Davy O'Sullivan departs Longford Town

Thu, Nov 30 2017

Wednesday marked the end of an era at Longford Town FC as all-time record goalscorer Davy O'Sullivan announced his departure ...

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Galway United to become the League of Ireland's latest fully fan-owned club

Wed, Nov 22 2017

The club will fall entirely into supporters' hands after the Galway FA ended their interest.

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Pete Mahon departs Drogheda United

Mon, Nov 20 2017

Drogheda United have announced that Pete Mahon has stepped down as manager following the club’s relegation to the First Division.

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Cabinteely

Sat, Oct 07 2017

Shelbourne welcome fellow mid-table side Cabinteely to Tolka Park in what is the final game of the SSE Airtricity League ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Waterford

Sat, Oct 07 2017

Second-placed Cobh Ramblers host the champions Waterford at St Colman's Park in the last game of the season in the ...

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Wexford fined and Shelbourne game forfeited over ineligible player mix-up

Wed, Sep 27 2017

Wexford were found to have fielded goalkeeper Colum Feeney, a late call-up in place of the ill Danny Bolger, whom ...

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Longford Town

Fri, Sep 22 2017

Waterford will be in party mode on Friday night as they lift the First Division title but first there's the ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Sep 22 2017

UCD welcome fellow vanquished title contenders Cobh Ramblers to the Belfield Bowl for their final home game of the 2017 ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Sep 22 2017

Wexford will secure a seventh-place finish in the First Division when they host Shelbourne in their final home game of ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Waterford

Fri, Sep 15 2017

Wexford welcome local rivals Waterford to Ferrycarrig Park on a weekend that could see the table toppers, Waterford, clinch the ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Athlone Town

Thu, Sep 14 2017

Shelbourne take on the challenge of Athlone Town at Tolka Park in their penultimate home match in the SSE Airtricity ...

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Athlone Town allege FAI matchfixing investigation was fixed

Thu, Sep 07 2017

'While the club willingly and fully participated in the process it has been our strong belief the FAI's findings had ...

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PFAI vows to fight Athlone Town betting bans 'to the CAS if necessary'

Thu, Sep 07 2017

In a lengthy and uncompromising statement posted on their official website, the PFAI unequivocally denied their clients' guilt and condemned ...

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Athlone Town's Labuts and Sfrijan hit with 12-month bans for match-fixing

Thu, Sep 07 2017

Latvian goalkeeper Labuts and Romanian midfielder Sfrijan were found guilty on three counts of misconduct in relation to the April ...

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Aug 31 2017

Waterford will look to continue their march to the SSE Airtricity League First Division title at home to sixth placed ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Wexford

Thu, Aug 31 2017

Third-placed UCD host seventh-placed Wexford in the Airtricity League First Division, in a game which will be the first for ...

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Supporters' co-op to take over Wexford

Tue, Aug 29 2017

The WST are a supporters-run co-operative that will be in control of the club, akin to Cork City who have ...

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Cobh midfielder Craig Donnellan ruled out for weeks with dislocated knee

Sun, Aug 13 2017

The former Cork City player suffered the injury during Saturday's FAI Cup loss to Limerick.

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Waterford

Fri, Aug 04 2017

Fourth placed Cabinteely FC host table toppers Waterford FC at Stradbrook in the SSE Airtricity League First Division (Kick-Off 7.45pm)

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League Preview: UCD -v- Cabinteely

Fri, Jul 28 2017

UCD welcome Cabinteely to Belfield for the penultimate Dublin derby of the First Division season (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Jul 28 2017

Waterford know they have one hand on the First Division title as they welcome lowly Athlone Town to the RSC ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Cobh Ramblers

Thu, Jul 27 2017

Wexford welcome Cobh Ramblers to Ferrycarrig Park on Friday evening in the SSE Airtricity League First Division (kick-off at 8pm).

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Cobh Ramblers

Thu, Jul 20 2017

Waterford welcome Cobh Ramblers to the RSC in a vital the top-of-the-table clash in the First Division (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Jul 20 2017

Sixth-placed Cabinteely host fourth-placed Shelbourne in a Dublin Derby in the SSE Airtricity League First Division at Stradbrook on Friday ...

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Athlone Town add Silva, Walsh and Curran to squad

Sat, Jul 15 2017

Athlone Town have announced a trio of signings with Enda Curran, Stephen Walsh and Claudio Silva all linking up with ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Cabinteely

Fri, Jul 14 2017

Athlone Town welcome Cabinteely to Lissywollen on Friday night (kick-off 7.45pm) without a win in their last eight games.

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Wexford

Fri, Jul 14 2017

In-form Shelbourne welcome bottom club Wexford to Tolka Park on Friday night (kick-off 7.45pm).

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PFAI vows to defend two Athlone Town players charged 'without evidence'

Sat, Jul 08 2017

The players' agency confirmed they will represent two players charged with manipulating games this morning.

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FAI brings charges in Athlone Town investigation

Sat, Jul 08 2017

The association confirmed unspecified individuals have been charged following its investigation into alleged betting irregularities.

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League Preview: UCD -v- Longford Town

Fri, Jul 07 2017

UCD welcome Longford Town to the UCD Bowl on Friday night (kick-off 7.45pm) knowing that a victory is essential if ...

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