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Watch: Ireland Hopeful Liam Kelly Scored Two Peaches Last Night

Liam Kelly scored two wonderful goals as Reading defeated Gilligham in the League Cup Tuesday night. The 21-year-old established himself in Reading’s first team and has become a firm favourite of Jaap Stam. Kelly was one of the more experienced heads in an experimental Reading side that dispatched their League 1 opponents 2-0 with Kelly grabbing both goals in stunning …

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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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Our “Irish XI” From The Last 25 Years Of The Premier League

5 May 1999: Denis Irwin of Manchester United celebrates his goal with team mate Roy Keane during the FA Carling Premiership match against Liverpool played at Anfield in Liverpool, England. The game ended in a 2-2 draw. Mandatory Credit: Ross Kinnaird /Allsport

It’s 25 years since the concept of the Premier League first came into practice, and in that time there have been a number of prominent Irish players lining out for clubs. Granted, that number has started to dwindle as the number of players from further afield have gone to English shores, but the Premier League’s Irish legacy is still a …

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A Very Promising Irish Youngster Made His Bow For Leeds Today

Promising Irishman Conor O’Shaughnessy made his debut off the bench as Leeds United began the season in style by defeating Bolton Wanderers 3-2. Leeds were 2-0 up after just half an hour following goals from Kalvin Phillips and Chris Wood before Gary Madine pulled one back. Phillips added his second just minutes later before former Premier League super sub Adam …

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Is It Time For James McCarthy To Leave Everton?

Everton have been one of the busiest clubs in Europe in this summer’s transfer market – but one name that seems to have remained out of the picture is that of James McCarthy. With Morgan Schneiderlin, Idrissa Gueye, Davy Klaassen, Gareth Barry and Tom Davies to now compete with – one must ask is it time for McCarthy to look …

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Burnley Reward Irish Defender Kevin Long After A Whirlwind Few Months

Pre-Season Friendly, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 14/7/2017 Shamrock Rovers vs Burnley Burnley's Kevin Long

Burnley defender Kevin Long’s summer just keeps getting better. The 26-year-old has been handed a new three-year contract by manager Sean Dyche ahead of the new Premier League season, after establishing himself as an important member of the squad in a short amount of time. The former Cork City defender, who is the longest-serving player of the current squad having …

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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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SSE Airtricity League Premier Divison Predictions: Week 25

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Magian Park, Donegal 19/5/2017 Derry City vs Shamrock Rovers Shamrock Rovers's Gary Shaw and Derry's Aaron Barry

This weekend sees a full complement of fixtures in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division including a huge match in the battle for European football as well as two relegation six-pointers. (All kick-offs are 7:45pm unless specified) FRIDAY  Bohemians -v- Bray Wanderers This time last week, Bohs were anxiously looking over their shoulders but two away wins in the space of …

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