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Conor McManus

Conor McManus
Conor McManus is a Dublin based reporter. He has been a Shelbourne supporter since he was a child and was previously involved with The 1895 Trust, a supporter’s trust aimed at promoting the needs and interests of Shelbourne FC supporters. Conor writes on various topics including the League of Ireland and the Irish International Senior squad. Conor is on twitter under the handle @ConorMcManus87.

Republic Of Ireland: Rob Elliot Injury Sours O’Neill’s Night

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 29: Rob Elliot of the Republic of Ireland suffers a suspected serious injury during the international friendly match between the Republic of Ireland and Slovakia at Aviva Stadium on March 29, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

The Republic of Ireland shared the spoils with their Slovakian visitors on a night that was overshadowed by what looks like a season-ending injury to Newcastle Untied goalkeeper Rob Elliot and denting his chances of a place in the Irish squad heading to France this summer. The Slovakians kept the hosts busy throughout the game. However, star player Marek Hamšík had a …

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Walters The Star As Ireland Book Place At Euro 2016

Jonathan Walters booked the Republic of Ireland’s place at next summer’s European Championships in France with a fine display against a lacklustre Bosnian side in Dublin on Monday night. After a solid performance last week in Sarajevo, Martin O’Neill’s men knew that either a goalless draw or a win would seal their destiny. It was to be the Stoke man’s …

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Shelbourne Win To Keep Pressure On UCD

Shelbourne came away from Tolka Park with a deserved three points against an ill-disciplined Waterford United. At this stage of the season and with a dog fight on their hands with UCD for the final play off spot, Kevin Doherty’s squad knew that they couldn’t let any precious points slip through the cracks. The home side dominated the first half …

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Ireland Overcome Tricky Georgia, Set Sights On Euro 2016

Republic of Ireland manager, Martin O’Neill, admitted that his side will need to find a win in their next two matches, against Germany and Poland respectively, to secure at least a playoff spot for next summer’s European Championship finals in France despite earning three points over Georgia in Dublin on Monday night. The pace in the first half suggested this …

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Wexford Youths Take A Point Despite Shels Onslaught

Wexford Youths will be counting themselves lucky after leaving Tolka Park with a point after an entertaining, albeit one-sided goaless draw in the capital. Shelbourne dominated the possession from the start and had numerous efforts to take all three points but they just could not break the deadlock and will be left fuming with this result as they push towards the …

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Shelbourne Take All Three Points From Athlone Visit

Shelbourne secured a 3-1 win on a chilly summer’s night at Tolka Park. The match had its share of controversy but a fine display by the hosts meant they took all three points and kept their sights firmly on the promotion race back to the Premier Division. It was the home side that got off to a flying start after …

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Shels Defeat Harps In Tolka Thriller

Shelbourne came away from a dramatic affair at Tolka Park with all three points after a 3-2 win against promotion rivals Finn Harps. The game was topsy turvy and had the fans out of their seats on more than one occasion, mostly due to the actions of the referee. The home side started brightly in the game with some well …

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