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Watch: Bray Wanderers’ Gary McCabe Scores Near-Perfect Free Kick Vs St Pat’s

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Bray Wanderers’ problems continued against St. Patrick’s Athletic on Friday night, but there was a brief moment of relief via Gary McCabe. Harry Kenny’s side suffered their third defeat in a row against a backdrop of financial uncertainty and the resignation of chairman Denis O’Connor, but McCabe’s 36th-minute strike had looked like setting them on the path to some sort …

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Martin O’Neill Hints At New Ireland Role For Jeff Hendrick

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has backed Jeff Hendrick to put his recent troubles behind him and return to form. The Burnley midfielder emerged as one of the national side’s better performers in the run-up to Euro 2016, but his form since has been far below the standard he had set for himself. O’Neill believes that the recent assault case against …

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The Draw For The FAI Cup First Round Has Been Made

Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/11/2016 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Greg Bolger lifts The FAI Cup

Cork City’s defence of the FAI Cup will begin in Bray next month, as the draw for the first round took place in Kilkenny on Friday morning. John Caulfield’s side and Dundalk have contested the last two finals at the Aviva Stadium, and will be the favourites to do so again this November (provided they don’t meet each other before …

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Bray Wanderers Ordeal Takes New Twist As Chairman Denis O’Connor Resigns

Trevor Croly Unveiled as new Bray Wanderers Manager 11/5/2015 Bray Wanderers Chairman Denis O'Connor

The Bray Wanderers saga took a new turn on Wednesday night as the club confirmed that chairman Denis O’Connor had resigned. In a statement released on Bray Wanderers’ website, O’Connor announced his resignation amidst a backdrop of financial turmoil at the Carlisle Grounds. The statement reads:  “I have resigned my position as Chairman/ Director of Bray Wanderers FC and also as …

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Rising Irish Star Ryan Manning Rewarded By QPR After Breakout Season

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Ryan Manning of Queens Park Rangers celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Fulham at Loftus Road on January 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Irish under-21 international Ryan Manning has been rewarded for his fine form at Queens Park Rangers last season with a new contract. The former Galway United midfielder broke into the QPR first team under manager Ian Holloway last December, going on to score one goal in 18 appearances for the Championship side. The 21-year-old also made his first appearance for …

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