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Galway United Owners Vote In Favour Of Saudi Takeover

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Eamonn Deacy Park, Galway 27/10/2017 Galway United vs Dundalk A view of Eamonn Deacy Park

In a move that could have massive consequences for Irish football, Galway United have voted to accept an off ser from Saudi Arabian investors for a majority stake in the club. The First Division side have responded favourably to the investment proposal, on that is set to see the potential buyers invest €500,000 into the club in the next few days. A …

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Two Irish XIs MON Could Deploy Using Just Premier League Players

Greg Cunningham’s move to Cardiff City saw a welcome Irish addition to the Premier League following several seasons of an increasingly weakened Irish contingent in the league. In recent years, Irish numbers have dwindled in England’s top flight mainly owing to less talented individuals emerging and the wider net of scouting systems within Britain. Another major blow to the number …

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Cork City Discover Their Five Potential Champions League Opponents

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Showgrounds 9/6/2018 Sligo Rovers vs Cork City Cork City manager John Caulfield Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Evan Logan

Cork City’s list of potential Champions League first qualifying round opponents has been reduced to five. Ahead of Tuesday’s draw, UEFA have divided the list of teams into smaller groups, making it less of a free-for-all and giving John Caulfield’s double-winners more of an idea of who they might be coming up against next month. While the grouping means that …

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What If: Roy Keane Had Never Been Sent Home From Saipan?

It was the moment that defined a sporting generation. Sixteen years on from Saipan, we ask the burning question on every Irish footballing mind in the summer of 2002; what if Roy Keane played? _____ The Build-Up A key reason behind Keane’s departure from the Irish squad in Saipan was the substandard conditions in which the Irish team were subjected to …

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Confirmed: Greg Cunningham Will Be Playing In The Premier League Next Season

Greg Cunningham’s reported move to the Premier League has now been confirmed. Cunningham will leave Preston North End and join top-flight newcomers, Cardiff City, on a three-year-deal for an undisclosed fee. This is the second signing in two days for Cardiff, who acquired Norwich winger Josh Murphy on Tuesday. Second signing in two days Defender Greg Cunningham signs a three-year …

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Report: Greg Cunningham On The Verge Of Premier League Move

Irish defender Greg Cunningham is set for a move to Premier League newcomers Cardiff City according to reports. The Lancashire Post are reporting that the Preston defender has undergone a medical and agreed personal terms with Cardiff ahead of the proposed four million pound move. The 27-year-old was given permission by North End to speak with the Bluebirds on Tuesday …

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Watch: Ireland’s Georgie Poynton Scores Stunner Against France

Georgie Poynton’s stunner capped off a fantastic result for the Irish Colleges and Universities team in Longford on Tuesday. The long-range free-kick proved to be the difference as Greg Yelverton’s side beat the French 2-1. To put the victory into context, Ireland had never beaten France prior to Tuesday’s victory, and Les Bleus currently sit at #2 spot in the …

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Confirmed: Damien Delaney Has Signed With Cork City

Airticity League Champions Cork City have confirmed the signing of Irish international defender Damien Delaney. Delaney, who was a free agent after leaving Crystal Palace this month, rejoins the club after a successful spell in England. The 36-year old has joined John Caulfield’s men until the conclusion of the 2019 campaign, as Cork City bid to retain their Airtricity League …

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