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Live Updates - 2020 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Restart - Day 1

Fri, Jul 31 2020

The first “Behind Closed Doors” SSE Airtricity League of Ireland matches take place this evening as the Irish domestic season ...

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Treaty City to the Terriers: Part Three

Fri, Jul 17 2020

In this concluding piece, we hear about how the moves back home came about, life in the league since returning ...

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Treaty City to the Terriers: One trip, multiple trophies and a talented trio! (Part One)

Mon, Jul 13 2020

Told in three parts, this is the story of how they signed for Huddersfield, the details of life as an ...

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Chiedozie Ogbene declares for the Republic of Ireland

Wed, Jul 08 2020

Rotherham United winger Chiedozie Ogbene has committed his international future to the Republic of Ireland.

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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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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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From the Archive - Brendan Clarke: It was embarrassing. There was anger, hatred, every emotion, really

Wed, Jun 03 2020

Brendan Clarke's recollections of a commendable career to date.

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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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Eoin Wearen: I look back on Sligo as a period of 'what if

Sun, Apr 19 2020

A domestic footballer's career can be short and precarious at the best of times, but throw in serious injuries and ...

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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 ...

Read More esports Cup -- Match Day 2

Wed, Mar 25 2020

After the opening day’s action saw Cork City and Dundalk draw 1-1 while Waterford grabed a dramatic late winner in ...

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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 ...

Read More Sportscast Season 8 Episode 7 - Treaty Utd, Cork City's Takeover and The Secret Life of Tony Cascarino

Tue, Mar 17 2020

Declan Marron and Macdara Ferris bring you a sort of sequel to our Christmas book special to suggest some good ...

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John O'Flynn: 'It was only when Pat Dolan came in, that he instilled there was no ceiling to where we could go'

Mon, Mar 09 2020

A natural goalscorer, John O'Flynn could have emulated some of his more illustrious former Cork City teammates had injuries not ...

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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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Former Limerick and Waterford midfielder Bastien Hery called up to Madagascar squad to face Cote d'Ivoire

Sat, Feb 29 2020

Madagascar face the Ivorians in Abidjan on Friday, March 23rd before hosting the same opposition in Antananarivo four days later.

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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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Harps strengthen with the signing of Shaun Kelly

Fri, Jan 31 2020

Kelly is the fourth defender to join Ollie Horgan’s side following the arrivals of Shane McEleney, David Webster and Kosovar ...

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Pike Rovers unveil signing of former Limerick FC youngster Colm Walsh O'Loghlen

Sun, Jan 26 2020

Walsh O’Loughlen joins Pike having last featured for Limerick in June, prior to the mid-season break to join his former ...

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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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Former Limerick midfielder Shane Tracy joins Aisling Annacotty

Wed, Jan 22 2020

The 31 year old joins the club as a player and strength and conditioning coach

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Limerick FC eligible to apply for SSE Airtricity League licence, the FAI confirm

Fri, Jan 17 2020

A statement from the FAI read; “The Football Association of Ireland confirms that Limerick Football Club can apply for a ...

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Finn Harps re-sign Mark Russell as ex-Limerick winger Karl O'Sullivan joins

Tue, Jan 14 2020

Scotsman Russell played a key role in the Co. Donegal’s side Premier Division survival last term, making 25 appearances for ...

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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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Big Sam Allardyce at Limerick FC

Mon, Dec 23 2019

Those who say Big Sam has never won a trophy are disrespecting the First Division.

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Sean Russell forced to retire as a result of devastating knee injury sustained with Limerick

Tue, Dec 17 2019

Russell cited his "health, physically and mentally" as his priority after his recovery was complicated by the club's inability to ...

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FAI lament 'no contact' from Limerick owner Pat O'Sullivan as Munster club looks set for liquidation

Wed, Dec 11 2019

Limerick have been in examinership since September and owner Pat O’Sullivan has sought investors to revive the club but, with ...

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Nine-team First Division on the horizon as Limerick FC set for liquidation

Wed, Dec 11 2019

The 2020 First Division is likely to proceed with nine teams as clubs are reportedly unhappy at suggestions a Shamrock ...

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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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Limerick retroactively deducted 26 points following examinership

Wed, Nov 06 2019

The Blues were beset by financial problems during the season and multiple instances of unpaid wages led players to vote ...

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Jack Brady: 'We just totally shunned the idea away and got on with it on the pitch'

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Brady impressed for the Shannonsiders this term, with some superb showings earning the 22-year-old a move to Shelbourne ahead of ...

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PFAI First Division Team of the Year released with five Longford and two Shelbourne representatives

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Shelbourne duo Ryan Brennan and Luke Byrne have both made the cut, along with the Drogheda United pairing of Sean ...

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First Division Round-up: Shels cap off title-winning campaign in style as Drogheda falter in Bray

Sun, Sep 22 2019

Dean Delany also brought the curtain down on an illustrious 23-year career as he lifted the trophy with Shelbourne supporter’s ...

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League Report: Shelbourne 7 - 0 Limerick

Sat, Sep 21 2019

Jaze Kabia opened the scoring halfway through the opening period, before Conan Byrne struck just before the break

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Limerick

Sat, Sep 21 2019

The Reds secured their first ever First Division crown last week with a dramatic 3-1 win away to nearest challengers ...

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Sean Russell: 'You do miss playing, but you do try to stay positive when you set goals and targets'

Wed, Sep 18 2019

The 25-year-old appeared on the Sportscast this week – where he emphasised his recent plight which has seen him ...

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League Report: Galway United 3 - 2 Limerick

Mon, Sep 16 2019

This one came to life in the second half with Galway taking the lead twice, only to be pegged back ...

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Former Limerick striker Rory Gaffney joins Walsall on loan from Salford City

Sun, Sep 01 2019

Gaffney joins the Saddlers having played for Salford three times already this season

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Limerick

Thu, Aug 29 2019

United go into this fixture full of confidence after their cup exploits last weekend and aim to finish their disappointing ...

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FAI Cup round-up: Four red cards in bad-tempered thriller in Sligo while Waterford edge past Glengad United

Sat, Aug 24 2019

Limerick finished the game with eight men following red cards for Shaun Kelly, Clyde O’Connell and Jason Hughes, while Sligo ...

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Limerick's Jack Brady relishing FAI Cup crack at Sligo after a difficult year on Shannonside

Fri, Aug 23 2019

Until the defeat versus Cobh Ramblers in July, the Super Blues were motoring along quite nicely – with an unlikely ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Aug 16 2019

The Super Blues have been on a slump of late and will be looking for a much needed home win ...

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Three non-league sides join heavyweights in the hat for tonight's FAI Cup last 16 draw

Mon, Aug 12 2019

Inishown League side Glengad United join Leinster Senior League champions Crumlin United and Lucan United in the draw for the ...

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WNL Report: Shelbourne 4 - 2 Limerick

Sat, Aug 10 2019

Shels recorded a big two goal win over a spirited Limerick

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FAI Cup Preview: Cobh Wanderers -v- Limerick

Thu, Aug 08 2019

The Super Blues have been in freefall as of late and will see the FAI Cup as a welcome distraction ...

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