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Ten Of The Greatest Results By League Of Ireland Clubs In Europe

UEFA Europa League Group Stage, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 29/9/2016 Dundalk vs Maccabi Tel Aviv Dundalk's Ciaran Kilduff celebrates scoring a goal with Robbie Benson

Three League of Ireland sides begin their European campaigns this week, in Estonia, Iceland and Denmark respectively. How Cork City, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City fare on the road this week will have a massive bearing on their chances of progression when their opponents all come to Ireland for the return legs of their respective Europa League first qualifying round …

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Dundalk Set To Weaken Bray Threat By Poaching One Of Their Best Players

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Carlisle Grounds, Bray, Co. Wicklow 13/3/2017 Bray Wanderers vs Drogheda United Dylan Connolly of Bray celebrates scoring his sides second goal

Dundalk look set to significantly strengthen their own squad, at the expense of their biggest rivals for a European spot. Reports on Monday suggested that the reigning Premier Divison champions were in the process of bringing Bray Wanderers midfielder Dylan Connolly to Oriel Park, and although manager Stephen Kenny was giving nothing away after his side’s 2-0 against Galway United …

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The Mixer: Danny Morrissey On His New Adventure At Harps & LOI Clubs In Europe

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Richmond Park, Dublin 13/3/2017 St. Patrick's Athletic vs Finn Harps St. Patrick's Athletic's Patrick Cregg with Danny Morrissey of Finn Harps Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

This week on Pundit Arena’s Irish football podcast The Mixer, we speak with Finn Harps’ Danny Morrissey on his new adventure in Donegal, look ahead to the LOI’s European adventure, which begins next week, and, as usual, review all of last week’s action and look ahead to this weekend’s match-ups in the Premier Division.  We kick-off the show by discussing Dundalk’s …

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Shamrock Rovers Star Trevor Clarke Attracting Premier League Interest [Report]

Shamrock Rovers Media Event, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 9/3/2016 Trevor Clarke

With Sean Maguire (and probably Kevin O’Connor) moving to England next month, another League of Ireland star could also be set to move across the water. According to Neil O’Riordan of the Irish Sun, Shamrock Rovers may lose Trevor Clarke this summer, with Premier League side Southampton considering a move for the 19-year-old. Clarke has been in tremendous form at Tallaght …

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Video: Patrick McEleney Scored A Stunning Individual Goal For Dundalk In Louth Derby

Dundalk produced a fantastic team performance on Friday night to batter their local rivals Drogheda United 6-0, with one strike from Patrick McEleney in particular making it a special night for the Lilywhites.  Despite the Louth club having a disappointing season so far, when compared to the heights they’ve reached throughout the last three years, the Derry native has popped up …

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Five Teams The League Of Ireland Sides Will Want To Avoid In Monday’s Europa League Draw

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 16/6/2017 Cork City vs Limerick Cork's Stephen Dooley celebrates scoring his sides second goal with Gearoid Morrissey

Even though it is barely a month since Manchester United lifted the Europa League trophy in Solna, the new European season is just around the corner. League of Ireland sides Derry City, Shamrock Rovers and Cork City will all be beginning their Europa League adventure again, with the latter looking to take their storming domestic form into Europe and progress …

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