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A League of Ireland Anecdote by Lewis Kenny

Lewis Kenny. Most of you reading may not know who this guy is. But to a League of Ireland fan, he is better known as the Bohemians resident poet. His latest piece about the #GreatestLeagueintheWorld is gaining alot of traction online. Back in February of this year, Bohemians celebrated their 125th year in existence. Some feat by a League of …

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Watch: Finn Harps Promo Video for First Division Play-off 2nd Leg

Just 1 goal separates both sides so far, with Finn Harps having the upper hand over UCD going into Friday’s First Division Play-off Second Leg at Finn Park. Watch the video below of Finn Harps brilliantly put together ‘Promotion’ video as they aim for promotion to the SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Premier Division. #GreatestLeagueintheWorld

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Watch: Contender for Team Goal of the Year (Galway United)

We’ve witnessed several outstanding team goals scored in the past, most notably at international level, such as Argentina versus Serbia & Montenegro in 2006 or Egypt versus Algeria in 2010.  However, on Saturday there were incredible scenes at Eamonn Deacy Park when Galway United’s Jake Keegan finished off a goal which had built up 27 passes before the ball was stuck in the back of the …

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Match Report: UCD 0 – 1 Shelbourne

UCD fell to their second one odd goal defeat in a week as Shelbourne kept their unbeaten start to their Division One campaign alive. A lively game was settled by a set-piece, with Sean Heaney sweeping home Jake Donnelly’s corner, after the referee controversially overruled his linesman.  UCD almost caught the visitors napping inside 5 minutes, as a short free kick …

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Debutante Daryl Wins it For Drogheda

A debut goal from Daryl Kavanagh was enough to earn Johnny McDonnell his first competitive win as Drogheda United manager. It was Bray who were on top in the early stages in what was a scrappy but physical encounter. The home side should have taken the lead just 4 minutes in as Chris Lyons found himself one on one with Michael …

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League of Ireland Match Officials Appointed for Gameweek 1 (2015)

The 2015 SSE Airtricity League Premier and First Divisions kick-off on Friday with six games being played and the remaining four taking place on Saturday. Newcomers Cabinteely, who will be playing in the First Division, begin with a home game against Wexford Youths on Friday evening at Stradbrook. A total of 10 games will be played between Friday and Saturday …

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2015 Season Preview: Bohemians

There’s plenty of change around Dalymount Park ahead of the new season with Keith Long taking the reins for his first season in charge at the club. Here, Brendan Graham previews Bohemians 2015 season. With a mixed pre-season behind them and a number of new additions to the squad, fans and players will both be hopeful of a similar season …

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Provisional Ireland Squad Announced For Gibraltar & Germany Games

Martin O’Neill has announced his 37 man provisional Republic of Ireland squad for games versus Gibraltar & Germany. The squad for the Euro 2016 Qualifiers includes five goalkeepers, eleven defenders, thirteen midfielders and eight strikers.  Joey O’Brien does not feature while Paul Green is included. The below is the full provisional squad: Goalkeepers David Forde, Shay Given, Keiren Westwood, Darren Randolph, Rob Elliot Defenders Richard …

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League of Ireland Match Officials Appointed for Gameweek 27 / 28

Match officials have been appointed for this weekend’s SSE Airtricity League Premier and First Division matches. There are games on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, with all clashes kicking off  at 7.45pm unless stated.   Date Comp Home Club Away Club Venue Referee Assistant 1 Assistant 2 Fourth Official 05/09/14 Premier Bohemians Bray Wanderers Dalymount Park Kevin O’Regan Ciaran Delaney Lee Bevans Ben …

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League of Ireland Suspension List Gameweek 27 /28

This weekend’s Suspension List for this week’s League of Ireland games has been released, with Bray Wanderers featuring heavily. Automatic Suspension in next SSE Airtricity League match Conor Dunne (Shamrock Rovers)  _____ First team competitive match as and from Monday, September 1 Ismahil Akinade  (Bray Wanderers)              1 MATCH – 4 Yellow Cards Michael Barker …

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