Andrew Dempsey


Andrew Dempsey Info

Role: Reporter

Start Date: Oct. 29, 2016, 7:34 p.m.


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Andrew joined in October 2016 and he is a Dublin-based Longford Town supporter still dreaming of watching another back-to-back winning FAI Cup side bring back the famous old trophy to the Midlands. As well as writing for, Andrew is also a contributor for fellow League of Ireland website Between the Stripes alongside being an online reporter for Longford Town’s official website and he also frequently has feature pieces in the Red and Black’s matchday programme.

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League Report: Cabinteely 2 - 2 Drogheda United

Ciaran Kelly snatched a late, late point for Drogheda United as Cabinteely were left ruing missed chances on a frustrating night for the South Dublin side.

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Watch: Derry City put 12 past Blarney United to equal FAI Cup record

Ally Roy scored four as Ronan Hale, Aaron McEneff, Shane McNamee (two each), Cathal Farren and Kevin McHattie all got in on the act to complete the rout for the ruthlessly-efficient Candystripes.

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Longford Town

Galway United will be acutely aware that it is either win or lights out in terms of their outside chance of making the playoffs when they host Longford Town on Friday night (kick-off 7.45pm).

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FAI Cup Report: UCD 2 - 0 Pike Rovers

UCD have reached the second round of the FAI Cup for the first time since 2015 following a comfortable win over Limerick side Pike Rovers at a sunkissed UCD Bowl.

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FAI Cup Preview: UCD -v- Pike Rovers

UCD will look to get through a round of the FAI Cup for the first time in two years when they host Limerick District League Side Pike Rovers on Friday evening at the UCD Bowl (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Athlone Town

City Calling Stadium will host of a tantalising Midlands El Clasico as Longford Town know it's win or bust in terms of their playoff hopes when they take on near neighbours Athlone Town (kick-off 7.30pm)

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Wexford

Looking to benefit from any potential slip up from UCD, Finn Harps host second from bottom Wexford at Finn Park on Friday evening (kick-off 8pm).

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League Preview: UCD -v- Cabinteely

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

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Holders Cork City face Sunday afternoon trip to Whitehall as FAI Cup first round fixtures confirmed

Last year’s runners up Dundalk home clash is still up in the air, depending on whethe the Lilywhites qualify for the Europa League third qualifying round at the expense of AEK Larnaca.

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Sue Ronan returns to international coaching set-up with Ireland women's under 16 team

After a two year hiatus from the international managerial scene, former Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team Head Coach Sue Ronan has taken charge of the Ireland Women’s Under 16 side.

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Longford Town

Hoping to shake off their recent malaise, Shelbourne will look to all but confirm their promotion playoff spot with a big win over playoff rivals Longford Town at Tolka Park (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Conor Kearns: "So many teams who have so much to play for and every game matters"

UCD goalkeeper Conor Kearns has established himself as one of the SSE Aitricity League First Division’s most consistent shot stoppers in 2018 with some fine displays of maturity throughout the season.

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Midfielder Philly Gannon leaves Bohemians by mutual consent

The 21-year-old West Bromwich Albion academy graduate departs the Gypsies having made 29 appearances for the club after arriving from Longford Town in 2017.

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Republic of Ireland defender Marc Wilson joins Bolton Wanderers

Sky Bet Championship side Bolton Wanderers have confirmed that they have signed Irish international Marc Wilson on a one-year deal to take him to the Macron Stadium.

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Republic of Ireland winger James McClean signs for Stoke City from West Bromwich Albion

The 59-times-capped Derry native has forged a reputation as one of the most committed Ireland players while donning the green shirt under Giovanni Trappatoni and Martin O’Neill.

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League Report: UCD 2 - 0 Galway United

Some inspired goalkeeping from Conor Kearns ensured UCD ran out comfortable two-goal winners over a disappointing Galway United at the UCD Bowl on Friday evening.

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Athlone Town

After defeating Shelbourne last weekend via a dramatic last gasp free-kick from Sean Brennan, Drogheda United will be hoping to make it two wins from two as they look to solidify their solid promotion hopes at United Park on Friday ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Shelbourne

After impressively swatting aside the rather disappointing challenge of Longford Town last weekend at Finn Park, Finn Harps will be looking to make it four wins from four when they play host to 4th placed Shelbourne on Friday evening. (Kick-off ...

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Argentina remove Sampaoli as head coach after World Cup failure

The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) over the weekend announced unsurprisingly that they have parted ways with manager Jorge Sampaoli following their dissappointing World Cup campaign in Russia.

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FIFA World Cup Final Report: France 4 - 2 Croatia

France secured their second ever World Cup title with an efficient showing to dispose of the Croatian challenge at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

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Finn Harps sign Irish underage international Sobowale from Spanish club Hercules

Sobowale made his Harps debut in the 3-0 home win against Longford Town on Friday evening, and the Waterford native grabbed a debut goal for Ollie Horgan’s side.

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League Report: Shelbourne 0 - 1 Drogheda United

Sean Brennan popped up with an 89th minute free-kick winner to send the small travelling army of Drogheda supporters into a state of delirium on the far side of the age-old Drumcondra ground.

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League Preview: Finn Harps - v - Longford Town

Harps will be looking to make it two wins from two against their First Division promotion rivals when they play host to Longford Town at Finn Park on Friday evening (kick-off 8pm).

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League Preview: Shelbourne - v - Drogheda United

Sitting second in the table Shelbourne will be hoping that they extend their one point lead ahead of third placed Drogheda United on Friday night when they host Tim Clancy’s side at Tolka Park (kick-Off 7.45pm).

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Winger Danny Kearns joins Linfield after cutting ties with Limerick

26-year-old Kearns returns to his home city after a spell away from the Northern Irish football in the League of Ireland with Sligo Rovers and Limerick in the Premier Division.

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