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League Of Ireland Format For 2018 Has Been Confirmed

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 27/10/2017 Cork City vs Bray Wanderers Cork City players celebrate with the trophy

The FAI have released details of the coming League of Ireland Premier and First Division structures, with the start date confirmed the middle of February. With a more packed 36-game Premier Division season (despite two fewer teams), the league will now start on Friday, February 16th, with the curtain-raising President’s Cup between Cork City and Dundalk taking place at Oriel …

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Aston Villa Enter The Race For Highly-Rated Limerick Forward

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Richmond Park, Dublin 7/10/2017 St. Patrick's Athletic vs Limerick Limerick's Chiedozie Ogbene celebrates after the game

English side Aston Villa have reportedly entered the race to sign highly sought-after Limerick forward Chiedozie Ogbene. The Irish Examiner have reported on Thursday morning that the Championship side have even gone as far as preparing a January bid for the promising 20-year-old to, whose contract at Markets Field expires at the end of 2018. Ogbene has just come off …

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Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Derry City & Waterford Confirm New Signings On Busy Day Of Transfers

League of Ireland Transfers

There was a flurry of transfer activity in the League of Ireland Premier Division on Tuesday afternoon as a number of players were confirmed to have changed clubs. By far the busiest of the lot were Derry City, who confirmed the arrivals of Gavin Peers, Armin Aganovic, David Hopkirk, John Cofie & Conor Agnew. FB: https://t.co/phxXgzO43Y 5 New Signings For …

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FAI Respond To Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill’s Everton Speculation

Copenhagen , Denmark - 10 November 2017; Manager Martin O'Neill during a Republic of Ireland press conference at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The FAI have responded to speculation over the weekend that manager Martin O’Neill could be in line to return to the Premier League. The odds had shortened dramatically by Saturday morning on O’Neill leaving his post as Ireland boss after four years to replace Ronald Koeman at Everton, though those rumours have since died down somewhat. In any event, O’Neill …

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The 15 Brightest Irish Prospects According To Football Manager

Football Manager Ireland

With Ireland having missed out on World Cup qualification, the future of Irish football has once again come under scrutiny. Long-serving players such as Wes Hoolahan, Glenn Whelan, John O’Shea and Daryl Murphy are all at the tail-ends of their careers and could well have retired from the national side by the time the Euro 2020 qualifiers roll around. This, …

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Ireland’s Martin O’Neill Emerges As Strong Favourite For Premier League Job

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - NOVEMBER 11: Martin O’Neill, Manager of The Republic of Ireland looks on during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier Play-Off: First Leg between Denmark and Republic of Ireland at Telia Parken on November 11, 2017 in Copenhagen, . (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

The odds have tumbled on Republic of Ireland Ireland manager Martin O’Neill making a return to the Premier League. With Everton struggling to fill the managerial vacancy left by Ronald Koeman last month, strong speculation over the past 48 hours has linked O’Neill with a move to Goodison Park. The betting markets have reflected this, with the former Aston VIlla …

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