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Non-League CIE Ranch Almost Cause Almighty Shock In FAI Cup

A monumental upset almost took place on Friday night in the FAI Cup. The second round of the tournament saw two non-league sides in Maynooth University Town and CIE Ranch visit Premier Division champions Cork City and First Division leaders UCD respectively. While Maynooth expectedly lost out 4-0 to Cork, CIE Ranch pushed UCD all the way in normal time of …

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Watch: Graham Burke Fires Home Lovely Volley Against Stoke

Graham Burke’s good start to life at Preston north End continues in earnest. The Irishman joined the Deepdale side from Shamrock Rovers in the summer, and already has a goal under his belt, coming against Morecambe in the Carabao Cup during the week. His second goal for Preston came against much stronger opposition in the form of Premier League veterans …

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Cathal O’Hanlon On The Dark Side Of The Football Dream

In association with  As part of our search for the Vodafone X Irish University Sports Journalist Of The Year, Thomas Stafford interviewed UCC goalkeeper Cathal O’Hanlon about the negative side of professional football in England. Thomas Stafford, along with three other finalists, is vying to be crowned ‘Vodafone X Irish University Sports Journalist Of The Year’. The final stage of the competition …

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Preston Manager Reveals Why Daryl Horgan Left The Club

Former Dundalk star Daryl Horgan joined Hibernian from Preston North End at the weekend. Horgan had joined the Championship side in 2017, and made a series of appearances in the latter half of the 2016/17 season. But after the appointment of Alex Neil as manager, the 26-year-old was restricted to making substitute appearances last season. This loss of game time …

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Plenty Of Irish Goalscoring In The Football League On Matchday Two

It’s still early August, but the domestic season in England is already in full swing. A host of Irish players are making their presence felt in clubs across the Football League. In the Championship, two players on the fringes of the Ireland squad had crucial roles in their teams’ respective wins. Having arrived from Ipswich Town in the summer, David …

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Irish Youngster Signs First Professional Contract With Arsenal

Arsenal continue to place emphasis on youth after the departure of Arsene Wenger. The Frenchman was renowned for both his academy graduates and bringing aboard young players in the transfer market, and that academy tradition carries on in earnest. Three Arsenal academy graduates have signed their first professional contracts with the Gunners, including Irish midfielder Jordan McEneff. Per Arsenal’s statement on their official …

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