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Five Things We Learned From The League Of Ireland Opening Weekend

League of Ireland Week 1

The return of the SSE Aitrticity League Premier Division this weekend saw no end of drama in the five opening matches. On the opening night, defending champions Cork City threw away a two-goal lead before winning late on at St. Pat’s, Bohemians stunned Shamrock Rovers with three goals in ten second half minutes to win the Dublin derby, newly-promoted Waterford …

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League of Ireland 2018: Pundit Arena Writers’ Season Predictions

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 SSE Airtricty League roars back into life on Friday night as the first round of Premier and First Division fixtures get underway. After a season that saw Cork City end their twelve-year wait for a league title, three teams suffer the heartbreak of relegation and an endless amount of drama and brilliant goals, anticipation is high that the 2018 …

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Derry City FC Could Be Making A Brilliant Tribute To Ryan McBride

Ryan McBride

Last March, the passing of Ryan McBride shook Derry City FC and indeed Irish football to the core. The beloved captain was an inspirational figure at the Brandywell for the League of Ireland side, and his was a life taken too young. As we look ahead to the new League of Ireland season, which was launched at the Aviva Stadium yesterday, …

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In Pictures: Some Of The Biggest Football Stories Of 2017

2017 saw another packed year in the football calendar, with any number of records broken and Ireland’s World Cup hopes torn apart at the Aviva. The Champions League was retained for the first time in its current format, the transfer record was shattered and Lionel Messi’s ongoing battle with Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player ever continued. At …

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Cork City, Sligo Rovers And Waterford Unveil Stylish New Kits For 2018

League of Ireland 2018 Kits

With preparation for the 2018 League of Ireland season now fully underway, clubs have been in the process of unveiling their new kits for the coming campaign. Three more Premier Divison sides released new kits on Friday – namely Sligo Rovers, newly-promoted Waterford and double winners Cork City. To City first and their much-publicisied new deal with manufacturing giant Adidas, …

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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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