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Watch: Nine years ago, Paddy McCourt produced a moment of pure wonderment to finish off the Faroe Islands

Mon, Aug 10 2020

The ‘Derry Pele’ had built himself a reputation as a scorer of outstanding goals during his time with Celtic and ...

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Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians and Derry all learn Europa League fate after first-round qualifying draw

Mon, Aug 10 2020

All of the ties will take place on August the 27th, with kick-off times and venues to be confirmed

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Extra-time Bruno Fernandes penalty sees Manchester United into Europa League semis while Lukaku fires Inter through

Mon, Aug 10 2020

The Portuguese kept his nerve from the spot to register his 11th goal of the season as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s ...

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Dundalk to face either Molde or KuPS if they win first-round Champions League tie

Mon, Aug 10 2020

Vinny Perth’s side – should they see off their Slovenian opponents – will host either Molde (Norway) or KuPS (Finland).

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Rovers, Derry and Bohs learn potential Europa League opponents ahead of Monday's draw

Sun, Aug 09 2020

Shamrock Rovers will be seeded for the draw while both Derry and Bohs have been placed in the unseeded half.

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Cabinteely underage duo Jamie Egan and Leigh Whelan make cross-channel moves to England

Sun, Aug 09 2020

Egan – who has previously represented Wales at underage level – joins Bristol Rovers, while Leigh Whelan links up with ...

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Dundalk's Champions League qualifier with NK Celje moved to neutral venue in Hungary

Sun, Aug 09 2020

The Slovenians have opted for the Szusza Ferenc Stadium in Újpest, a suburb of the Hungarian capital city and approximately ...

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Dundalk set to face NK Celje of Slovenia in Champions League first-round tie

Sun, Aug 09 2020

The Lilywhites will be away from home against the Slovenian champions, although it is not yet known where the game ...

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Andrea Pirlo handed first managerial job as Sarri pays the price for Champions League elimination

Sun, Aug 09 2020

41-year-old Pirlo spent four years with the Bianconeri between 2011 and 2015, winning four Serie A titles after helping the ...

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Irish international Cyrus Christie helps Fulham back to Premier League with play-off win over Brentford

Tue, Aug 04 2020

A goal in either half of extra time from left-back Joe Bryan sealed the Cottagers’ return to the top flight ...

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Jack Byrne named SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year

Tue, Aug 04 2020

The Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne has been announced as the SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year for 2019.

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Former Hoop Gavin Bazunu called to Man City's Champions League squad

Tue, Aug 04 2020

Bazunu replaces Leroy Sane in the Manchester City squad, who has recently transferred to German side Bayern Munich.

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Northern Irish international Bobby Burns joins Barrow

Tue, Aug 04 2020

Barrow won promotion to League Two from the National League on a points-per-game game basis but led the table by ...

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Bournemouth part company with manager Eddie Howe 'by mutual consent'

Sat, Aug 01 2020

The 42-year-old departs having led the club from the basement of League Two to the top level of English football ...

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Enda Stevens staying on the green list

Fri, Jul 31 2020

With the EURO 2020 playoff against Slovakia set for early October, Republic of Ireland defender Enda Stevens is hoping the ...

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Ireland international Aiden O'Brien signs for Sunderland

Thu, Jul 30 2020

He joins the Black Cats after a nine year spell at Millwall.

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Aaron Connolly signs four-year deal with Brighton

Thu, Jul 30 2020

Irish international Aaron Connolly has signed a new four year contract extension with Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion. ...

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Greek international goalkeeper Vasilis Barkas joins Celtic on four year deal

Thu, Jul 30 2020

The deal between the Scottish champions and AEK Athens sees Barkas move to Glasgow on a four-year deal. AEK have ...

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Irish international Louise Quinn signs one-year deal with Fiorentina

Wed, Jul 29 2020

Having spent the last three years at Arsenal winning the WSL and a Conti Cup, she has been a free ...

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Wes Hoolahan continues football career by signing with Cambridge

Wed, Jul 29 2020

Cambridge United have signed Republic of Ireland international Wes Hoolahan ahead of the 2020/21 League 2 season.

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Irish goalkeeper Danny Rogers joins Kilmarnock

Tue, Jul 28 2020

Goalkeeper Danny Rodgers has joined Kilmarnock on a one year deal after his departure from Aberdeen.

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Teenager arrested after Dublin native Peter Kioso is racially abused amid Luton Town's great escape celebrations

Mon, Jul 27 2020

It comes in the same month that a 12-year-old was arrested for racially abusing Crystal Palace winger Wilfred Zaha online, ...

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Former England international Leighton Baines retires from football after 13 year spell at Everton

Mon, Jul 27 2020

Everton full-back Leighton Baines has retired from professional football.

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Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Federico Bernardeschi see Juventus to a ninth successive Scudetto

Sun, Jul 26 2020

Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Federico Bernardeschi saw the Old Lady to the title with two games to spare.

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Conor Hourihane helps Aston Villa to Premier League survival as Watford and Bournemouth are relegated

Sun, Jul 26 2020

They held on for the point they needed to stay ahead of Bournemouth, who won 3-1 away to Everton, while ...

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Top Dutch Eredivisie club eye up Bohemians and Ireland under-21 star Danny Mandroiu

Sat, Jul 25 2020

The Enschede-based club, who finished 14th in the 18-team league after it was curtailed due to the Coronavirus, have marked ...

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Tom Flanagan signs new two year deal with Sunderland

Fri, Jul 24 2020

Northern Ireland international Tom Flanagan has put pen to paper on a new two year deal at Sunderland.

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Three-time Europa League winner Unai Emery unveiled as Villarreal manager following Arsenal exit

Thu, Jul 23 2020

The Spanish manager will steer the Yellow Submarine for the next three years after agreeing terms with the side who ...

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Matt Doherty makes donation to Cabra's FAI ETB Programme

Thu, Jul 23 2020

The donation will see Gestifute, the agency which represents Doherty, cover the cost of new IT and training equipment for ...

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Joel Cooper agrees to join Oxford United from Linfield

Thu, Jul 23 2020

The winger, who helped Linfield to the 2019/2020 NIFL title by scoring 13 goals and assisting 17 times for Linfield ...

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Dubliner Sean Roughan signs first professional contract with Lincoln City

Thu, Jul 23 2020

The former Phoenix FC schoolboy joined Lincoln City last year and has impressed suitably to earn himself a three-year deal ...

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Glentoran youngster Jamie McDonnell joins Nottingham Forest on three-year deal

Thu, Jul 23 2020

McDonnell becomes the latest youngster to come through the ClubNI programme, which was set up to educate young, elite players ...

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Northern Irish international Ciaron Brown joins Livingston on loan from Cardiff City

Thu, Jul 23 2020

Brown made his international debut in September's 1-0 over Luxembourg at Windsor Park as he was drafted in from the ...

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Northern Ireland under-19 manager Stephen Frail leaves to take up Dundee United position

Wed, Jul 22 2020

Frail, who held both managerial posts, leaves to take up the role of assistant manager at Dundee United, who won ...

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Ireland under-19 international Ryan Cassidy signs new two-year deal with Premier League Watford

Tue, Jul 21 2020

The 19-year-old Dubliner is a product of the St Kevin’s Boys schoolboy system and joined the Hornets in July 2017

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Aiden O'Brien to leave Millwall at the end of the Championship season

Mon, Jul 20 2020

Ireland International Aiden O’Brien looks set to leave Millwall at the end of the 2019/2020 season after the ‘Tigers’ confirmed ...

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2019/20 Leinster Senior Cup abandoned due to Covid-19

Sun, Jul 19 2020

All teams who have progressed through the preliminary and early rounds will be accommodated in the 2021/21 edition, the make-up ...

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Ben Pierce signs new Ports deal

Sun, Jul 19 2020

Portadown goalkeeper Ben Pierce has signed a new contract to keep him at Shamrock Park for another season.

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Watch: Ireland under-21 Conor Masterson scores his first senior goal in dramatic win for QPR

Sat, Jul 18 2020

Masterson’s close-range strike opened the scoring for QPR over Millwall – a game that QPR eventually won 4-3.

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Former Leixlip United schoolboy Josh Giurgi pens new deal with Norwich City

Sat, Jul 18 2020

The Ireland under-18 international Josh Giurgi is one of a number of Norwich City Academy players to have signed professional ...

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FAI call on Irish supporters to salute Jack Charlton next Tuesday

Fri, Jul 17 2020

The FAI are calling on Irish fans to give Jack Charlton a fitting send off next Tuesday by wearing green ...

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Former World Cup winner with Germany Andre Schurrle retires from football aged 29

Fri, Jul 17 2020

The 29-year-old’s contract at Borussia Dortmund was cancelled earlier this week.

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Republic of Ireland U21 international Danny McNamara signs on loan with St Johnstone

Wed, Jul 15 2020

Scottish side St Johnstone have announced the signing of Isaac Olaofe and Republic of Ireland U21 international Danny McNamara on ...

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Kick off times for 2022 Qatar World Cup announced

Wed, Jul 15 2020

The Qatar World Cup may be still well over two years away, but today Fifa announced further details around the ...

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Watch: Former Cabinteely schoolboy Jason Knight scores again as Derby suffer costly defeat

Wed, Jul 15 2020

However, Knight’s first-half strike was not enough to earn Derby a point against Cardiff City, with Phillip Cocu’s side falling ...

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Five substitute option rule to continue until end of summer 2021

Wed, Jul 15 2020

Fifa have given permission for the continuation of the temporary five substitutes rule to continue for another 12 months.

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Treaty City to the Terriers: Playing, Premier League and the return to the League of Ireland (Part Two)

Wed, Jul 15 2020

This second part takes a look at life in the Academy, the changes that occurred and how they all ended ...

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Irish under-17 international Calum Kavanagh signs first pro deal with Middlesbrough

Tue, Jul 14 2020

The son of former Ireland international Graham Kavanagh was a regular feature in the club’s under-18 side last season

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Stephen Ward signs short term extension with Stoke City until end of season

Tue, Jul 14 2020

Stoke City have announced that Stephen Ward has penned a new contract at the Bet 365 stadium until the end ...

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