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Ireland Move Up In The FIFA World Rankings

Ireland have moved up two places in the latest FIFA world rankings as the sport’s world governing body updated the list today.  During the summer, Ireland lost to France in a friendly while they recorded a 2-1 win over the USA. Ireland are now 29th in the world, moving up two places from 31. Martin O’Neill’s side return to action …

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Cathal O’Hanlon On The Dark Side Of The Football Dream

We all know the narrative. Promising young Irish footballer attracts the eyes of cross-channel scouts. He gets that elusive trial and then an academy contract is dangled in front of the 15 year old prodigy. Family and friends are left behind. A new life is created, based around his English club. The next few years feature injuries, home-sickness and the …

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Liam Miller Tribute Match Is Officially Sold Out

The decision to move Liam Miller’s tribute match to Páirc Uí Chaoimh has been vindicated to the fullest as organisers have confirmed this afternoon that the match is fully sold-out.  The game, as you will probably know by now, was originally due to take place in the 7,000 capacity Turner’s Cross, home to Cork City FC. However, pressure from a …

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Breaking: Preston Announce The Immediate Departure Of Daryl Horgan

Daryl Horgan’s time with Preston North End has come to an end as the Deepdale outfit announced today that the former Dundalk player has departed the club.  Horgan will now ply his trade with Scottish Premier League outfit, Hibernian. The Irish international joins the Edinburgh club for an undisclosed fee and could make an appearance for Neil Lennon’s side in …

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More Chaos For Bray Wanderers As Interim Manager Departs

Caretaker manager Graham Kelly has departed Bray Wanderers after four years involved with the club. Kelly had a number of various roles at Bray Wanderers before stepping into as caretaker manager following the resignation of Martin Russell last month. A huge thank you to everyone who I have had the pleasure to work with over the past four years @BrayWanderers, Staff, …

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