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Celtic E-Sports League: Wednesday Night Review #9

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Mark Paston of Wellington dives to make a save during the round 21 A-League match between Sydney FC and Wellington Phoenix at Sydney Football Stadium on February 25, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Wednesday night’s games featured Linfield (Jordan Geary) versus The New Sainst (Ellis Chapman) and Hamilton (Jake Beasley) against Hibernian (Graham McIntyre). The first fixture was the most important game for both players in this league so far. Ellis Chapman was the new man at TNS and he was looking to get their first points on the board and propel them …

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Deal Struck Between FAI And Women’s National Team

FAI Republic of Ireland Women's Press Conference, Liberty Hall, Dublin 4/4/2017 PFAI's Ollie Cahill, PFAI Solicitor Richard Gilhooly and SIPTU Services Division Organiser, Ethel Buckley Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

In the early hours of this morning, mediators between the Football Association of Ireland and the Women’s National Soccer Team arrived at an agreement. The sensational press conference and threat to boycott Monday’s game versus Slovakia appears to have worked for female internationals. In a statement from the FAI, they announced that “all ‘issues to be addressed’, as outlined by …

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Sligo Rovers Part Company With Manager Dave Robertson

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, The Showgrounds, Sligo 4/3/2017 Sligo Rovers vs Dundalk Sligo’s manager Dave Robertson after the game

Sligo Rovers have announced that manager Dave Robertson has left the club by mutual consent with immediate effect. The Bit o’ Red confirmed the news on Tuesday afternoon, bringing an end to Robertson’s 16-month spell at the Showgrounds. We have parted company with our first team manager @DaveRobertson11 We would like to thank Dave for all of his work with …

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Limerick Name Interim Manager To Replace Martin Russell

LONDON - OCTOBER 1: Milenko Acimovic of Spurs tussles with Willie Boland of Cardiff during the Worthington Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and Cardiff City at White Hart Lane, London, England on October 1, 2002. (Photo by Craig Prentice/Getty Images)

Limerick have announced an interim replacement for Martin Russell following his dismissal on Monday. The Munster outfit were without a manager following Russell’s departure by mutual consent this week having struggled so far this term with only seven points from their opening six SSE Airtricity League matches. His departure was most likely decided after a 3-0 hammering at the hands …

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Celtic E-Sports League: Monday Night Review #9

OXFORD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 30: Detail shot of a Mitre Oxford United Sky Bet League Two match ball and Nike boots during the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Dagenham & Redbridge at Kassam Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Oxford, England. (Photo by Martin Willetts/Getty Images)

Monday night’s games included Dundalk (Kevin Connolly) against Shamrock Rovers (Jake Roberts) and Crusaders (Nathan Dodds) versus Wolves (Chappers) The first game was dominated by Jake Roberts as he won all three legs in this fixture. He stuck to his tried and tested teams (for example, France) and was much more comfortable on the ball compared to his opposition player, Kevin Connolly. …

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Eamon Dunphy And John Giles Call For Roy Keane To Stop Giving Ireland Press Conferences

Ireland’s recent World Cup qualifier seems to have devoted as much attention to the managers’ media comments than the actual game itself, and now the legendary punditry duo Eamon Dunphy and John Giles have given their take. Seamus Coleman’s broken leg aside, the biggest talking points to come from that match at the Aviva were in relation to Roy Keane’s …

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Five Potential Limerick Managers To Replace Martin Russell

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk 26/6/2015 Dundalk vs Limerick Limerick manager Martin Russell

Limerick confirmed the departure of Martin Russell on Monday by mutual consent, making him the first managerial casualty of the new League of Ireland season. The 49-year-old has left Markets Field after almost three years at the club, and although it is being painted as a mutual decision, it seems more likely that Russell has paid the price for Limerick’s …

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James McCarthy Could Miss Ireland’s Tie With Austria

Everton's James McCarthy during Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at White Hart Lane, London, 05 Mar 2017 (Photo by Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

James McCarthy is already a doubt for Ireland’s clash against Austria in June. According to the Irish Independent, the Everton midfielder could be ruled out for the Dublin clash with his ongoing hamstring injury again playing havoc with his season. McCarthy missed Ireland’s draw against Wales after aggravating the problem during the warm up for the game. The ex-Wigan man …

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