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Video: The People, Passion & Perseverance Behind Dundalk Football Club

Dundalk Football Club have released a series of videos detailing the passion and perseverance behind the Irish football cornerstone that is the Lilywhites.  In a brilliantly produced series, in association with the club’s main Sponsor, Fyffes, we learn about how some of the fans of the club came to be supporters and just how much Dundalk, as a club and as an …

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Battle For Survival Goes On As Derry Host Struggling Drogheda

Drogheda United, now under the management of former Republic of Ireland international Mark Kinsella, travel to the Brandywell for the second time in 15 days to take on Peter Hutton’s Derry City. City will be hoping for a repeat of the result from when these sides faced each other at the Brandywell just over two weeks ago in the FAI Cup. The …

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Premier Division Preview: Dundalk To Continue March Towards Title

With Ireland facing Gibraltar tonight in the first of two massive games for Martin O’Neill’s men in their push for Euro 2016 qualification, all six Premier Division games have now been pushed back to Saturday night. The standout match this weekend has to be the Dublin derby between Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians, who go to war for the final time this year …

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Galway United Land Former Chelsea Trainee

Galway United have announced the signing of ex-Chelsea trainee Tomi Saarelma. The 26-year-old winger joins the EA Sports Cup finalists from his home club in Finland, FC Lahti; the same club from which Chelsea acquired his services as a schoolboy in 2005 on a two-year scholarship. There, he made 35 appearances, scoring on three occasions for the Chelsea under-18 squad. However, he …

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Johnny McDonnell Departs Drogheda United

Drogheda United today announced that Johnny McDonnell has departed the club by mutual consent. The announcement comes just two days after a 4-1 defeat to bottom of the table Limerick, a result which has left the Boynesiders sitting in the relegation play-off spot, just four points clear of the side that beat them on Friday night. Drogheda are without a …

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Limerick Run Riot Against Incompetent Drogheda

Four first-half goals, including three in the first twelve minutes, gave Limerick a straightforward 4-1 victory over a poor Drogheda United side at United Park on Friday evening. It took the visitors just five minutes to break the deadlock from their first real noteworthy chance as Vinny Faherty timed his run perfectly to head home unmarked from a Sean Russell …

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Drogheda & Limerick Ready For Battle In Relegation Six-Pointer

Drogheda United and Limerick go to battle in United Park on Friday night in a match that can only be described as a relegation six-pointer. The Boynesiders are currently just one point clear of the relegation play-off spot, while the Shannonsiders are six points adrift of the play-off spot, which is currently occupied by Sligo Rovers. Drogheda are without a league …

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FAI Cup Quarter-Final Draw: 2 All-Premier Division Ties Up For Decision

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup took place live on Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 this afternoon. The draw was conducted by Noel King, the Republic of Ireland u-21 international team manager and Fran Gavin, FAI director of competitions. There are two all-Premier Division ties in the quarter-final draw as last season’s runners-up, Derry …

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Depleted Galway Host Drogheda United In Relegation Six-Pointer

Four defeats in their last five league games, coupled with the improvement in form of Derry, Limerick and now Sligo, who beat Drogheda 4-0 on Friday, means that both sides are now just three points above the relegation play-off spot and well and truly involved in a dogfight to stay in the Premier Division. Galway United have not won a league …

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