Manager Colin Fortune has seen Athlone Town put back-to-back victories together to begin the 2017 season in style. His club sit proudly at the top of the First Division table alongside UCD after two games. Continue reading ““Winning brings confidence” says Athlone boss Fortune”
Derry City today released a statement on the abandonment, due to floodlight failure, of their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Limerick FC in Maginn Park on Friday night. Continue reading “Statement on floodlight failure by Derry City”
UCD went top of the League of Ireland First Division table after a 4-0 win over Shelbourne in Belfield. UCD boss Collie O’Neill was delighted with the win and how they played. He’s also thrilled with the talent at his disposal. Continue reading “UCD boss O’Neill “Not getting carried away” after superb start”
UCD, who many observers didn’t give much chance to, had a superb 4-0 win over a hugely disappointing Shelbourne side to go top of the table after two successive victories. Continue reading “First Division Round-Up”
Friday night’s action saw lots of goals, pitch inspection drama, a Dublin Derby, a floodlight failure (again!) and plenty of controversy.
It all started with pitch inspections all over the country in the afternoon, as Mother Nature just wouldn’t play ball! Two games were under severe threat, in Turners Cross and in the big one at Tallaght Stadium. Continue reading “Premier Division Round-Up”
Shelbourne manager Owen Heary certainly pulled no punches in his after-match interview on Shels TV, after they went down 4-0 to the students of UCD in Belfield last night.
In it, he labelled his side ‘absolutely disgraceful, no work-rate, no desire.’
Things will need to improve quickly for Heary’s side, as they play Cobh Ramblers next weekend.
Check out the full interview below;
Longford Town will host Cobh Ramblers on Saturday night, weather permitting, at the City Calling Stadium as they look to grab three points in their home opener. After relegation last season, Manager Alan Mathews has assembled a squad which many believe is good enough to bounce back at the first attempt. Continue reading “Longford after a home win”
Sligo Rovers head in Saturday night’s huge game against champions Dundalk with doubts over goalkeeper Michael Schlingermann, who picked up a ground injury following their 5-1 humiliation in Limerick. He will have a late fitness test prior to kick-off. Continue reading “Robertson looks for focus from his players against Dundalk”
St Patrick’s Athletic will hope to kick-start their season with a win over newly promoted Drogheda United at United Park tonight.
After a hugely disappointing opening day defeat to big-spenders Bray Wanderers, Liam Buckley and his charges will see tonight’s game as an opportunity to right the mistakes they made last week. Continue reading “Pats looking for a win in Drogheda”
The big Dublin Derby, Shamrock Rovers v Bohemians, takes centre-stage tonight with a 7.30 kick-off due to RTE’s live TV coverage of the game.
Rovers, off the back of a 2-1 defeat to champions Dundalk last Friday, come into the game fully prepared for a battle, but a battle they’re sure they can overcome. Continue reading “Bohs looking to surprise Rovers in the Derby “