Following last weekend’s positive showing against league leaders Waterford FC and Tuesday night’s thrilling EA Sports Cup victory over local rivals Athlone, Longford Town will travel to Ferrycarrig Park this Friday night hopeful of well and truly kick-starting their 2017 First Division campaign. Continue reading “Wexford FC v Longford Town Match Preview”
The dates and times for the 2nd round of the EA Sports Cup have been confirmed. All the ties will be played on Monday April 17th.
Some cracking ties are anticipated, with Limerick hosting Cork City in the Munster Derby, Galway United hosting Derry City, Finn Harps and Sligo Rovers in a North-West Derby, holders St Patrick’s Athletic facing a tough task against Bray Wanderers and finally the big Dublin Derby between Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians. Let battle commence.
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Galway United have announced the appointment of Martin Devlin as the club’s Under-15 manager. Devlin joins Galway United from local side Galway Hibernians, where he was Head of Underage Coaching. Continue reading “Underage Managerial Appointment at Galway United”
Shamrock Rovers made it two wins from two with a whopping 7-0 win over Cobh Ramblers, while last season’s champions St Patrick’s Athletic began their campaign with a very impressive 5-0 win over Shelbourne. Continue reading “Under 17 League Round-Up”
League of Ireland Premier Division clubs have struck the panic button this week, after Limerick’s ‘mutual’ termination of Martin Russell’s contract, Sligo Rovers have today parted company with Dave Robertson. Continue reading “Robertson dismissed by Sligo Rovers”
St Patrick’s Athletic winger Conan Byrne is our SSE Airtricity League Premier Division Player of the Week, after his wonderful performance in their 4-0 victory over Bohemians at Dalymount Park. Continue reading “Premier Division Player of the week – Conan Byrne (St Patrick’s Athletic “
Galway United and Sligo Rovers played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in the Western Derby at Eamonn Deacy Park last night. That game was re-scheduled due to the torrential rain on Friday night which led to the game being called off. Continue reading “Spoils shared in the Western Derby”
Derry City really wanted to win Friday night’s match against Bray Wanderers, to say farewell to their club captain Ryan McBride. But unfortunate is was in vain, as Bray stung the home side with a late injury time winner at Maginn Park. Continue reading ““We tried so hard, but it wasn’t to be” Lukas Schubert “
Week three of the Under 19 league has seen Sligo Rovers take the lead in the Northern Elite Division, while in the Southern Elite Division its a tie at the top as both UCD and Cobh Ramblers are top on seven points. Continue reading “Under 19 League Round-up”
Limerick have made the shock decision to Part company with manager Martin Russell after only six games. It seems an extremely rash decision so early in the season, after two wins in their opening six matches. The club were only promoted into the Premier Division last season after winning the First Division in style. Continue reading “Russell leaves Limerick “