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Ireland To Debut At Amputee Football World Cup

Ireland are set to compete in their first ever Amputee Football World Cup, which is being hosted in Culican, Mexico and kicks-off in just five days time.  The eight day tournament will see Ireland make their debut in the Amputee World Cup. Ireland will be up against 22 other countries, including the current World Champions Uzbechistan. Ireland are set to fly out to Mexico on the 28th of …

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Chris Forrester Re-Signs For St. Pat’s

Saint Patrick’s Athletic have today confirmed the re-signing of one of the Premier Division’s hottest young prospects, Chris Forrester. Only 21, he’s already won a league title & an FAI Cup. Back for more next year – @ChrisForrester1 has signed back! pic.twitter.com/9nbY01Solw — St Patrick’s Ath (@stpatsfc) November 24, 2014   The 21-year-old joined the Saints from Bohemians in 2011 …

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Groundhoppers: Are You One?

Here we take a look at the phenomenon of groundhopping which has swept across Europe in recent decades. This is the pastime of visiting as many stadia as possible, particularly football grounds. Are you a groundhopper? Or maybe there’s a groundhopper in all of us? For the hardcore groundhoppers of the world however, this is certainly a hobby that takes a …

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How The FAI’s €1.2 Million Grant Effects The LOI

Michael Ring, the Minister of state for Tourism and Sport has granted the FAI €1.2 million in funding for six footballing projects across the country, including two which directly impact the League of Ireland. The two projects which directly influence the League of Ireland are at Galway’s Eamonn Deacy Park and Cork City’s stadium in Turner’s Cross. According to the FAI’s …

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Derry City Make Two New Signings

Derry City have announced the signing of two new players in the form of Cillian Morrison from Cork City and 19-year-old Shaun Patton from Finn Harps. Frontman Morrison, 23 joins Derry City having signed with the Rebel Army only just last June. Goalkeeper Shaun Patton as well as Morrison have joined the Candystripes on one year deals. Commenting on Morrison’s departure from …

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Pat Hoban Switches Dundalk For Oxford United

Dundalk’s top scorer last season – Pat Hoban has put pen to paper on a deal with English League Two side Oxford United. The striker has been top scorer for the Louth club in the last two seasons and wrote his name into the club’s history books with a record breaking 20 league goals this season and 17 goals the …

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Cork City Sign Kieran Djilali From Limerick

Kieran Djilali is the latest new recruit to join up with the Rebel Army and just another indication that Cork City boss John Caulfield is looking to get as much transfer business done as early as possible.  The 23-year-old has spent the majority of his career upto this point playing in England with the likes of Crystal Palace, AFC Wimbledon and …

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McMillan Nearing Bohemians Switch

Rumours are abound that Sligo Rovers defender and fan favourite Evan McMillan is the latest victim of the Owen Heary clear out at the Showgrounds. Big Evan is rumoured to have re-signed for his former side Bohemians. It was Bohemians that McMillan signed for the Bit O’ Red from in January 2013 after turning down advances from Scottish Premier Division …

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North Heads East To Join Fenlon Revolution

Danny North has today been unveiled as Shamrock Rovers’ latest addition for the coming season. The former Sligo Rovers, St Pats and Grimbsy Town striker has been training with his home side Grimsby for the last few weeks, but has decided to put pen to paper with Shamrock Rovers for the coming season. At 27, North becomes Fenlon’s second high-profile …

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Breaking: Richie Towell Has Made Up His Mind

Richie Towell looks set to put pen to paper on a new contract with Dundalk FC in the coming weeks, sources have told Pundit Arena LOI. After trials with Cardiff City over the last few weeks, the 23-year-old looks set to return to the league champions for the 2015 campaign. Sources close to the club told Pundit Arena LOI that …

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