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Bohemians sign Ex-Celtic Goalkeeper Until The End Of The Season

Goalkeeper Colin McCabe has joined Bohemians for the remainder of the season. The former Celtic Academy stopper has joined Keith Long’s side on a short term contract until the end of the current campaign. Ex-Celtic goalkeeper Colin McCabe has joined #Bohs until the end of the season: https://t.co/HdBd8a7sSf pic.twitter.com/bb9E0PgRWG — Bohemian FC (@bfcdublin) August 17, 2017 McCabe joined the Celtic …

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Sligo And Bray Discover Scottish Challenge Cup Opposition

League of Ireland sides face novel opposition following the announcement in February that teams from the Airtricity League would be invited to take part in the Scottish Challenge Cup. Sligo Rovers and Bray Wanderers have discovered their fate in the IRN-BRU sponsored competition. While Bray will feel they have the potential to overcome League Two side Elgin City, Sligo will face …

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Do League Of Ireland Fans Have A Right To Feel Aggrieved At The Timing Of Sean Maguire’s Ireland Call-Up?

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Martin O’Neill caught many on the hop on Monday afternoon by naming Preston North End striker Sean Maguire in his latest Ireland squad. It wasn’t that the 23-year-old didn’t deserve it – the opposite was true in fact as Maguire has been lethal all season – but the timing seemed a bit off for those following the narrative of this …

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The FAI Cup Second Round Draw Has Been Made

Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup Draw & Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Springhill Court Hotel, Co. Kilkenny 21/7/2017 A view of the FAI Senior Cup

The draw for the FAI Cup second round has taken place during RTE’s Soccer Republic on Monday evening. With eight Premier Divison teams, four First Divison teams and four non-league sides remaining it was finely poised to produce some intriguing ties and it did not disappoint in that regard. Shocks were in short supply in the last round despite the four …

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Shamrock Rovers’ Stephen Bradley Re-Ignites War Of Words With Cork City’s John Caulfield

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Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley has branded Jonc Caulfield’s defence of Alan Bennett as “disgraceful” after a fiery encounter in Tallaght this week. Bradley’s reaction stems from comments made by his Cork City counterpart earlier in the week in which he claimed that Rovers defender Dave Webster deceived the referee into sending Bennett off during Monday night’s EA Sports Cup …

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Dundalk Manager Stephen Kenny Commits His Future To The Club

Dundalk Squad Training, Lerkendal Stadion, Trondheim, Norway 18/7/2017 Manager Stephen Kenny

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny has outlined his commitment to the club by signing a contract extension. The reigning Premier Divison champions made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon, confirming that Kenny had signed on to extend his deal at Oriel Park until the end of the 2020 season. ✍️ #DundalkFC are delighted to announce that Stephen Kenny has extended his contract …

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Done Deal: Highly-Rated St. Pat’s Goalkeeper Completes England Move

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Maginn Park, Buncrana, Co. Donegal 28/4/2017 Derry City vs St. Patrick's Athletic St. Patrick's Conor O'Malley

St. Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Conor O’Malley has agreed a move to Peterborough United. The 23-year-old is one of the League of Ireland’s best goalkeepers and has been a key player for Pats since joining from fellow Dublin club Shamrock Rovers. A native of Mayo, the shot stopper had previously been on the books of Mervue United. He won back to …

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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Month: July 2017

July saw the League of Ireland Premier Divison really begin to take shape, as gaps started to appear (or widen further) at both ends of the table. Dundalk’s patchy domestic form this month (though their Champions League exertions disrupted that somewhat) allowed Cork City to edge that bit closer to the title – though John Caulfield’s side did lose their first …

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