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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Athlone Town's second-last home game of the season sees them welcome Finn Harps to Lissywollen (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Cabinteely's penultimate home game of the season sees promotion-chasing Drogheda United visit Stradbrook Park (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Ninth plays third in the SSE Airtricity League First Division as Wexford welcome Shelbourne to Ferrycarrig Park on Friday (kick-off ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Longford Town

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Galway United will be acutely aware that it is either win or lights out in terms of their outside chance ...

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Murphy and Mulgannon pen deals with Galway United

Mon, Aug 13 2018

Galway United have added Evan Murphy and Dara Mulgannon to their squad on short-term deals until the end of the ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Athlone Town

Sat, Aug 04 2018

City Calling Stadium will host of a tantalising Midlands El Clasico as Longford Town know it's win or bust in ...

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UCD need a maximum of two wins to seal the First Division title following Cabo win

Sat, Aug 04 2018

UCD need a maximum of just six points from their final four games to claim the First Division title and ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Wexford

Fri, Aug 03 2018

Looking to benefit from any potential slip up from UCD, Finn Harps host second from bottom Wexford at Finn Park ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Aug 03 2018

Shelbourne hope to maintain their promotion push as they seek back-to-back home wins over Cobh Ramblers (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Galway United

Fri, Aug 03 2018

Drogheda United host Galway United in another hugely important game as both sides look to strengthen their positions in the ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Cabinteely

Fri, Aug 03 2018

Collie O’Neill's Students will land the elusive title come season's end should they pick up eight points from their remaining ...

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Cabinteely's Jack Tuite: 'Maybe if I hadn't gone to England things might have been different, but I have no regrets'

Thu, Aug 02 2018

Tuite and his brother will run the Dublin Marathon in October, with any money that they raise going towards Pieta ...

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Galway United player-boss Alan Murphy: 'There are five big games to go - there'll be loads of twists and turns'

Sat, Jul 28 2018

The 36-year-old says his side are only focused on one game at a time.

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Finn Harps

Sat, Jul 28 2018

Cobh Ramblers seek to end a two-match losing run when they welcome Finn Harps to St Colman's Park on Saturday ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Second-from-bottom Wexford entertain second-placed Drogheda United at Ferrycarrig Park on Friday night (kick-off 8pm).

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Longford Town

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Hoping to shake off their recent malaise, Shelbourne will look to all but confirm their promotion playoff spot with a ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Jul 20 2018

After defeating Shelbourne last weekend via a dramatic last gasp free-kick from Sean Brennan, Drogheda United will be hoping to ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Jul 20 2018

After impressively swatting aside the rather disappointing challenge of Longford Town last weekend at Finn Park, Finn Harps will be ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Galway United

Thu, Jul 19 2018

Galway United travel to the UCD Bowl this week a team the Students have failed to defeat so far this ...

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Damian Locke and Wexford part ways

Sat, Jul 14 2018

It has been announced that Wexford FC have parted ways with manager Damian Locke.

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Galway United

Sat, Jul 14 2018

Stephen Henderson’s side are eleven points off the playoff spots in the First Division at this point of the season ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne - v - Drogheda United

Thu, Jul 12 2018

Sitting second in the table Shelbourne will be hoping that they extend their one point lead ahead of third placed ...

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Galway United part ways with Stephen Kenny

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Galway United have confirmed that midfielder Stephen Kenny has left the club by mutual consent.

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Jul 06 2018

Drogheda United's hunt for immediate promotion back to the Premier Division continues as they well fellow relegated side Finn Harps ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Jul 06 2018

UCD will look to exorcise the ghosts of last weekend’s 5-1 humbling to promotion rivals Longford Town when they face ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Jul 06 2018

Alan Murphy's reign as Galway United manager begins with the visit of the league's bottom side, Athlone Town, to Eamonn ...

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Wexford deducted points and fined for fielding suspended player against Athlone Town

Wed, Jul 04 2018

Damian Locke introduced Thomas Croke as a 65th-minute substitute for Ryan Nolan, unaware that he was on the suspensions list ...

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Galway United striker Alan Murphy takes over as manager until the end of the season

Tue, Jul 03 2018

The club legend replaces former manager Shane Keegan, who was relieved of his first-team management duties during the mid-season break.

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Confusion as Wexford field 'suspended' player in Friday's win over Athlone

Sun, Jul 01 2018

Wexford midfirlder Thomas Croke appeared as a substitute during Friday's 1-0 win over Athlone despite appearing on a suspensions list ...

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League Report: Drogheda United 2 - 1 Cobh Ramblers

Sat, Jun 30 2018

Drogheda United closed the gap to league leaders UCD to four points with a 2-1 win over Cobh Ramblers at ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Wexford

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Athlone Town welcome second-from-bottom Wexford to Lissywollen in search of their first win in more than a year (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Mid-season Report Card - Drogheda United

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Drogheda are currently second in the First Division, level on points with third-placed Shelbourne.

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Drogheda United will look to return to both winning and goalscoring ways when they face Cobh Ramblers on Friday evening ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Longford Town

Fri, Jun 29 2018

UCD will look to strengthen their already solid title aspirations with a home win over Longford Town at the UCD ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Jun 28 2018

The Tribesmen will be looking for an upturn in their fortunes in their first game back after the mid-season break ...

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Aodh Dervin: 'I always dreamt of making my debut for Longford Town - I had to pinch myself when it happened'

Thu, Jun 28 2018

After honing his undoubted talent in the Longford and District Schoolboys League as a fresh-faced novice, Aodh Dervin has established ...

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Mid-season Report Card - Shelbourne

Mon, Jun 25 2018

There was a real sense of anticipation at Tolka Park before the season began as the Reds looked, for the ...

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Mid-season Report Card - Longford Town

Mon, Jun 25 2018

There was a genuine feeling before the start of the season that Longford Town were title contenders before a ball ...

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Mid-Season Report Card - UCD

Wed, Jun 20 2018

UCD sit atop of the First Division table at the mid-way point but can they sustain it in the second ...

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Mid-Season Report Card - Galway United

Wed, Jun 20 2018

Galway United may be about to have new owners but they are also in search for a new a manager ...

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Galway United members vote in favour of proposed Saudi takeover

Mon, Jun 18 2018

The investors, believed to be led by the former Al-Hilal vice chairman Abdulrahman Al-Nemer, reportedly plans to invest €500,000 even ...

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Galway United part company with manager Shane Keegan

Mon, Jun 18 2018

The Laois man had five months left to run on a two-year deal.

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Multiple comings and goings take place at Athlone Town Stadium

Sun, Jun 17 2018

Athlone Town have announced that no less than ten players who have all departed the club this week for various ...

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Conor Keeley:'We didn't let late French tackles affect our performance - we stood up and showed no fear'

Sun, Jun 17 2018

Cabinteely defender Conor Keeley spoke proudly after playing his part in Ireland’s College and University team earning their first-ever win ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- UCD

Fri, Jun 15 2018

Fourth-in-the-table Harps play host to table-topping UCD at Finn Park on Friday night (kick-off 8pm).

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Jun 15 2018

Cobh currently sit in eighth, three points behind fellow county men Cabinteely, as they prepare to host Athlone Town at ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Galway United

Fri, Jun 15 2018

A heavily depleted Galway United make the trip southwards to Wexford on Friday night in the SSE Airtricity First Division ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Drogheda United

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Longford Town play host to First Division promotion rivals Drogheda United at the City Calling Stadium in a mammoth First ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne v Cabinteely

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Shelbourne will be looking to build on last weekend’s thumping of basement side Athlone Town with a Dublin derby win ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Finn Harps

Thu, Jun 07 2018

With seven wins, four draws and four losses apiece in the First Division, Galway United and Finn Harps face each ...

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