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Michael O’Connor Confirms He Will Switch Allegiance To Northern Ireland

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Michael O’Connor has announced his intention to switch allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland.  The former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker is currently plying his trade at Linfield represented the Republic of Ireland at under-19 level where he scored in a win over Austria back in 2016. Many are surprised by O’Connor’s intentions given that his former …

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Shamrock Rovers Snap Up Former Manchester City Prospect Jack Byrne

Shamrock Rovers have completed the signing of former Manchester City and Blackburn midfielder Jack Byrne, after the 22-year old was released by Scottish side Klimarnock. Byrne who was once considered one of Manchester City’s brightest young talents, impressed during a loan spell in Holland but struggled to nail down a club in England before eventually finding his way to Kilmarnock. …

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Johnny Dunleavy Departs Cork City With Glowing Tribute To Club

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Johnny Dunleavy has announced he is set to depart Cork City and in typical fashion paid a fitting tribute to the club and supporters who have followed him for the last seven years. The defender joined Cork City in 2012 following spells across the water with Wolves and Barnet. The Donegal defender eventually returned to play in the League of …

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Damien Delaney Has Left Cork City Via Mutual Consent

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Former Irish international, Damien Delaney has left Cork City after the player and club mutually agreed to terminate his contract.  The Cork native returned to the League of Ireland club in July, 20 years after moving to England where he represented, Hull City, Queens Park Rangers, and Crystal Palace among many others.   Delaney released a statement via CorkCity.ie thanking …

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St Pats Release Statement Endorsing Stephen Kenny For Ireland Job

St Patrick’s Athletic FC have released a public statement endorsing Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny in his bid to take the reins over the Irish national team. It does seem to be something of a two-horse race as speculation over the identity of the next Ireland manager continues to dominate the headlines. Managerial duo Martin O’Neil and Roy Keane stepped down …

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Ayman Ben Mohamed: From Longford Town To Champions League Winner

Two weeks ago, in front of 60,000 fans, Tunisian side Espérance de Tunis defeated Egypt’s Al-Ahly 3-0 to win the African Champions League for only the third time in their history. So frequently the bridesmaids and so rarely the brides, Espérance have reached the last four of tournament ten times in their last 16 appearances, but have only won the …

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Niall Quinn Wants FAI To Prioritise LOI In O’Neill Fallout

Former Ireland international Niall Quinn has had his say on the state of Irish football. The post-mortem continues after the departure of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane from the Irish managerial set-up. Attention has focused on the senior level, with some clamouring as always for either a change in playing style or the dropping of FAI chief executive John Delaney. …

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Kieran Sadlier: I’m More Than Capable Of Playing For Ireland

As far as breakout seasons go, they don’t come much better than Kieran Sadlier’s first full campaign for Cork City. Twenty-six goals in all competitions and a place in the PFAI Team of the Year, the 24-year old has been one of City’s standout performers this season, despite the Leesiders relinquishing both their Airtricity League and FAI Cup crowns to …

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O’Neill Confirms Dundalk Standout Has Chosen To Represent Ireland

Irish manager Martin O’Neill has confirmed that Dundalk standout Michael Duffy has decided to declare for the Republic over Northern Ireland. Duffy who has been one of the domestic double winning Dundalk side’s finest players throughout the season has lined out for both the Republic and Northern Ireland at underage level and had also previously been called up to the …

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