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Athlone Town announce list of July friendly fixtures

Thu, Jul 09 2020

Athlone Town have announced a number of behind closed doors friendly games for the coming weeks as they step up ...

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FAI board approve plans to resume SSE Airtricity League season on July 31

Thu, Jul 02 2020

The National League Executive Council (NLEC) last week voted in favour of a truncated season of 18 league games to ...

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Gallery: Athlone Town return to training

Fri, Jun 26 2020

Athlone Town returned to training on this week and on Wednesday evening our photographer Gary Shanahan took a trip out ...

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FAI steering group to meet to consider early resumption of football

Fri, Jun 05 2020

The FAI have this evening welcomed the speeding up of the Government’s roadmap and will now meet tomorrow morning to ...

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Athlone Town 'in no way supports, shares nor endorses any of the concerns expressed by Mr Morton' - Athlone publicly react to concerns raised by FAI Council member

Thu, Jun 04 2020

The Athlone board also said that the timing of the letter ‘is regrettable’ amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic which has ...

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League of Ireland clubs receive working document on potential behind closed doors return

Tue, Apr 28 2020

The League of Ireland has been put on hold since March as a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak

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FAI to seek clarification from Department of Sport on mass gatherings ruling

Thu, Apr 23 2020

The FAI will seek meetings with Government and Department of Sport officials on new proposals to ban mass gatherings of ...

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FAI joins reconvened 'working group' to plot a future for the League of Ireland

Thu, Apr 16 2020

The working group was previously convened in July while the association was under the temporary management of Noel Mooney, though ...

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FAI extends suspension of football until May 5th

Fri, Apr 10 2020

An agreement between the FAI and clubs last month saw a provisional date of June 19th announced for the return ...

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How to help your League of Ireland club financially during the Coronavirus shutdown - a guide

Tue, Apr 07 2020

First-team and academy training has been suspended across the board as clubs put the health of their players and staff ...

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FAI extends ban on all football from grassroots up until April 19th

Tue, Mar 24 2020

The League of Ireland has already set a conservative return date of June 19th following consultation between the FAI and ...

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League of Ireland suspension set to last until June 19th as EA Sports Cup is cancelled

Fri, Mar 20 2020

The EA Sports Cup will be deferred for a year, while First Division clubs explore the possibility of fulfilling their ...

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ET Connects: Tell us about your highlights and lowlights of the 2020 season so far

Thu, Mar 19 2020

Whether it’s Jordan Flores’ viral sensation Puskas contender against Rovers, or Jack Byrne’s winner in the same game, or something ...

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EA Sports Cup Report: Galway United 2 - 0 Athlone Town

Wed, Mar 11 2020

Galway United dumped Athlone Town out of the EA Sports Cup first round for the second year in a row ...

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EA Sport Cup Preview: Galway United - v - Athlone Town

Mon, Mar 09 2020

Galway United will finally play their first competitive home fixture of 2020 when they host Athlone Town in the first ...

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League of Ireland Attendances 2020 -- Gameweek 2

Sat, Feb 29 2020

Gameweek 2 featured nine games after the Galway United versus Athlone Town fixture was postponed due to adverse weather conditions. ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Cabinteely

Fri, Feb 28 2020

Cabinteely enter tonight's proceedings off the back of an opening day win over Bray Wanderers

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Full schedule for the first round of the EA Sports Cup confirmed as Cabinteely host Crumlin United in the opening game

Wed, Feb 26 2020

Cabinteely will welcome Leinster Senior League champions Crumlin United to Stradbrook Park on the afternoon of Sunday, March 8th with ...

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Live Updates - 2020 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 2

Fri, Feb 21 2020

Friday night sees the beginning of the 2020 SSE League of Ireland First Division with two games taking place as ...

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Galway United v Athlone Town falls foul of the weather but Sligo-Saints clash to go ahead

Fri, Feb 21 2020

Heavy rain on the west coast has left the Eamonn Deacy Park surface waterlogged and unplayable, and a call was ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Athlone Town

Thu, Feb 20 2020

While a large contingent from last year’s squad has been retained at Galway, manager Alan Murphy has also strengthened his ...

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Champions Peamount United kick off their 2020 season with a trip to Cork City while new kids Bohemians and Athlone Town face off

Thu, Feb 20 2020

The Peas clinched their first title in seven years with an 8-1 victory over the same opposition at Greenogue on ...

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First Division Alliance confirm no boycott to take place but will play 'under protest'

Thu, Feb 20 2020

The clubs, after discussions with FAI CEO Gary Owens and Deputy CEO Niall Quinn – have confirmed that no boycott ...

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First Division Athlone confirm details of 28-man squad for 2020

Thu, Feb 20 2020

Athlone begin their First Division campaign with a trip to Éamonn Deacy Park on Friday evening – with a kick-off ...

Read More staff predictions - First Division 2020

Thu, Feb 20 2020

Have we wrote off Cabinteely once again? – Maybe, but it appears our writers have backed Drogheda United to lift ...

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EA Sports Cup First Round Draw Made

Tue, Feb 18 2020

The draw for the First Round of the EA Sports Cup took place today.

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Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers - Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Sat, Feb 15 2020

The FAI Cup champions travel the short distance to their biggest rivals with far more than just three points at ...

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First Division Athlone re-sign goalkeeper Myles and underage star Carmody

Sun, Feb 09 2020

Aaron Myles and Joe Carmody have re-signed with the club and will be part of Adrian Carberry’s squad this season

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2020 Season Preview: Athlone Town

Sat, Feb 08 2020

Entering into his 15th League of Ireland season, Meenan is one of the few stand out names at Athlone Town ...

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Athlone unveil landmark signing of Joel Coustrain as former Hoop Harry Cornally joins

Sat, Feb 08 2020

The Limerick native began his career with Sheffield United’s academy where he spent four years, departing Bramall Lane in 2016

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Athlone sign three as First Division campaign edges closer

Wed, Feb 05 2020

News of the trio’s return to Lissywoolen comes shortly after it was confirmed that Darren Meenan has also committed to ...

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Aaron Brilly concludes Athlone spell as he joins Terry Butler at Leixlip United

Sun, Jan 26 2020

In addition, United have also confirmed the signing of former Home Farm star Ciaran O’Sullivan along with Brilly

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Draft First Division fixture list drawn up

Fri, Jan 24 2020

The draft fixture list is in line with the dates previously advised and based on 11 teams competing in the ...

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Darren Meenan re-signs for Athlone as Adrian Carberry's side take shape for 2020

Tue, Jan 21 2020

News of Meenan’s re-signing for the Blue and Black of the Midlands follows the news that John Morgan has also ...

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Athlone bring in five more players ahead of opening Women's National League campaign

Mon, Jan 20 2020

Sisters Leah and Kayla Brady, Clodagh Dillon, Bronagh Kane and Angelina De Rosa have all committed to the Midlands club ...

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First Division Athlone begin off-season recruitment drive with three new recruits

Thu, Jan 16 2020

Galway United duo Ronan Asgari and Joshua Keane Quinlivan, along with Irish Defence Forces international Scott Delaney have all signed ...

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Athlone Town ramp up Women's National League preparations with three new signings

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Fiona Owens, Laura Mathews and Jessica Hennessy have all committed to The Town for the 2020 season

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Opinion: The First Division Alliance is a necessary front amid the backdrop of blatant disrespect from the FAI and NLEC

Sat, Jan 11 2020

However, in light of the Shannonsiders’ exit from the League of Ireland, a vacancy of sorts had been created – ...

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Opinion: The First Division Alliance are wrong on Shamrock Rovers II - but the dictatorial approach must stop

Sat, Jan 11 2020

Why they chose a nine-team division as their hill to die on is anybody’s guess. When the next crisis arrives, ...

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Longford Town the first to host Shamrock Rovers II as new promotion play-off structure revealed

Fri, Jan 10 2020

The Hoops’ reserve side will line out as the tenth side in the league following the dissolution of Limerick but ...

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Shamrock Rovers II set to take part in the 2020 First Division

Thu, Jan 09 2020

News of the Hoops second-string’s admittance to the second tier comes amid the backdrop of strong opposition to the proposal ...

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Quiz: Can you name the last 10 top scorers in the First Division?

Wed, Jan 08 2020

And to make it a bit more challenging (if it wasn’t hard enough!), you'll have to answer them in order

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Warrenpoint bolster their ranks with the signing of former Athlone and Longford midfielder Kealan Dillon

Fri, Jan 03 2020

The 25-year-old spent the 2019 League of Ireland season at Athlone Town, where he made 26 appearances for the Blue ...

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First Division Alliance calls for nine-team First Division amid efforts to enter Shamrock Rovers B side in second tier

Tue, Dec 31 2019

Clubs had been due to vote on whether to admit Rovers B in recent days but it appears the decision ...

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New Athlone boss Adrian Carberry: 'It's a huge club with a massive history - It's important that the players are made aware of that'

Sat, Dec 21 2019

Carberry – a UEFA Pro Licence holder – will combine the role as Athlone boss with his position as the ...

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Terry Butler appointed Leixlip United boss after Athlone departure

Fri, Dec 20 2019

Butler saw his rein in charge of First Division ended last week, before Adrian Carberry was installed as the new ...

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Adrian Carberry appointed new Athlone Town boss

Thu, Dec 19 2019

The UEFA Pro Licence holder takes over the reins at Lissywoolen having played with the club previously

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Terry Butler departs Athlone by mutual consent

Sat, Dec 14 2019

Assistant Mitch Whitty and first team coach Aaron Shanahan have also both departed the club in light of Butler’s exit.

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Parents - It's never too late to educate

Mon, Dec 09 2019

If, as the majority of parents, you want to find out more, in order to make a more informed decision ...

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Athlone Town latest club to join So Hotels Women's National League

Wed, Nov 20 2019

The Midlander’s, who already have had a team playing in the Women's under-17 National League for the last two seasons, ...

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