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Ireland’s Cyrus Christie Set To Swap Championship Clubs

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 11/6/2017 Ireland vs Austria Ireland's Cyrus Christie

Ireland international Cyrus Christie looks set to leave Derby County in the coming days. The right-back looks surplus to requirements at Pride Park following the £4.5m acquisition of Liverpool’s Andre Wisdom at the weekend, and as such has been attracting interest from Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday. Indeed, it looks as though the former have won the race for his signature. …

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PFAI Chief On Bray Situation: ‘We’ve Wandered From One Issue To Another’

Following the emergence of financial difficulties at Bray Wanderers in the last number of days, PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness spoke to RTÉ’s Tony O’Donoghue about the escalating situation at the club. Last Friday, at half-time in their clash with Dundalk, the Seagulls released a statement indicating all was not right at the club and that attendances would need to improve …

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Watch: Dundalk’s Patrick McEleney Scores Yet Another Screamer Against Bray Wanderers

Dundalk McEleney

undalkDundalk midfielder Patrick McEleney continued his amazing run of form with a brilliant strike against Bray Wanderers on Friday night. On his day, the 24-year-old former Derry City man is one of the best talents in the League of Ireland, and while accusations of inconsistency have plagued him, scoring four goals in his last four games will have gone some way …

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Done Deal: Cork City’s Kevin O’Connor Follows Sean Maguire To The Championship

2017 President's Cup, Turner's Cross, Cork 17/2/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Kevin O'Connor celebrates scoring their second goal from a free kick

Cork City defender Kevin O’Connor has become the latest League of Ireland star to depart for England. The 22-year-old will follow City teammate Sean Maguire in moving to Championship side Preston North End at the end of July for an undisclosed fee. SQUAD NEWS | @kevoconnor12 to join @pnefc: https://t.co/39JhbcpG4o #CCFC84 pic.twitter.com/UJybeA50yG — Cork City FC (@CorkCityFC) June 30, 2017 …

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Ten Of The Greatest Results By League Of Ireland Clubs In Europe

UEFA Europa League Group Stage, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 29/9/2016 Dundalk vs Maccabi Tel Aviv Dundalk's Ciaran Kilduff celebrates scoring a goal with Robbie Benson

Three League of Ireland sides begin their European campaigns this week, in Estonia, Iceland and Denmark respectively. How Cork City, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City fare on the road this week will have a massive bearing on their chances of progression when their opponents all come to Ireland for the return legs of their respective Europa League first qualifying round …

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