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Jack Doherty Pens Deal For Another Spell In The Southeast

Waterford United last night confirmed the signing of Jack Doherty ahead of the 2015 season. The skilful winger spent the first half of last season with the Southeast Club as part of a loan deal with Ipswich Town, before signing a deal with Limerick FC for the latter half of the season. Doherty rejoins Tommy Griffin’s Blues from local Waterford …

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Pros Interviewing Pros: Graham Cummins Speaks To Gearóid Morrissey

Graham Cummins of Exeter City FC interviews newly-signed Cambridge United midfielder Gearóid Morrissey, a player who is looking to grab his second chance in England with both hands.  In January Morrissey completed his move to Cambridge from Cork City and the player believes that he is a more mature footballer than the one who left Blackburn Rovers five years ago. “In hindsight …

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Damien Duff’s Injury Puts LOI Retirement Plan In Jeopardy

Ex-Ireland international Damien Duff has previously claimed that he would relish finishing his career off in the League of Ireland but that dream could now be in jeopardy after Duff suffered ankle and calf injuries while playing for Melbourne City. Duff injured his ankle injury while playing against Wellington at the weekend and he now awaiting results on a scan …

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Three Clubs Yet To Awarded SSE Airtricity League Licences

Three clubs have yet to be awarded licenses for the impending League of Ireland season, resulting from a meeting of the FAI’s Independent Club Licensing Committee.    The three clubs who have yet be awarded a licence are Premier Division club Bray Wanderers, and First Division sides Cobh Ramblers and Athlone Town. The Independent Club Licensing Committee is awaiting a further …

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Drogheda Appoint Pete Mahon As Assistant Manager

Pete Mahon - Drogheda United manager.

Drogheda United have announced the appointment of Pete Mahon as assistant manager at the Louth club.  Having previously declared that former Irish international Mark Kinsella would be right hand man to Johnny McDonnell, Drogs have confirmed that Mahon will take up this position, however Kinsella will continue as part of the Drogheda coaching staff. Mahon comes into the role with …

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WNL Report: Cork City WFC 1 – 11 Raheny United

A masterclass from Katie McCabe saw Raheny United tear apart Cork City in a dreary Bishopstown Stadium on Sunday in which the Dubliners hit eleven goals to leave the Leesiders reeling. The Cork side started well, and actually took the lead when Shannon Carson chased down the Raheny defence and her persistence allowed Katie McCarthy to stab the ball beyond Niamh Reid-Burke in …

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The Rebirth Of Irish International Daryl Murphy

From struggling with homesickness early in his career, to becoming the Championship’s top scorer this season, Irish international Daryl Murphy has had to deal with a variety of ups and downs in his lengthy career.  Here Rob Lyons charts the rebirth of the Ipswich Town goal machine. Recalled to the Ireland squad in March 2014, Murphy has fully-deserved his place back …

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Cork City Tie Down Alan Smith & Josh O’Shea

Josh O’Shea and goalkeeper Alan Smith have both been confirmed as the latest additions to John Caulfield’s Cork City side.  O’Shea re-signs for the club having joined the Leesiders last summer. The pacey midfielder made most of his appearances on the wing last year, providing crosses and an outlet for his teammates, however O’Shea told corkcityfc.ie that he now hopes …

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Pre-Season Friendly Report: Galway United 0-0 Finn Harps

On a frosty Friday evening in the Moyne Villa sports complex in Headford, Galway, two old foes – Galway United and Finn Harps did battle in what was the Tribesmen’s pre-season opener. Finn Harps came into the game having overcome the challenge of the Inishowen League and Coleraine in their early pre-season games. Galway United lined out with PSC Academy player …

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