Shels boss Owen Heary “I’ll sit down and talk to the fans no problem” 

By Aaron Clarke (@Aaron_c91)

On Friday evening, Shelbourne extended their winless run at home to five games after Owen Heary’s side squandered a first-half lead before drawing 1-1 against UCD. An early Chris Lyons goal was cancelled out by a second-half looping headed effort from Georgie Kelly, and after the game the Shels boss spoke about his side’s performance. Continue reading “Shels boss Owen Heary “I’ll sit down and talk to the fans no problem” “

A place in the EA Sports Cup Final as stake as Galway United host Dundalk

Eamonn Deacy Park Galway United
Eamonn Deacy Park looks in pristine condition ahead of tomorrow’s game

An opportunity to get to the league cup final for the fifth time, having won the trophy in both 1986 and 1997, is what faces Shane Keegan’s men when they host 5-time winners Dundalk at Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow afternoon. Dundalk last won the trophy in 2014. Continue reading “A place in the EA Sports Cup Final as stake as Galway United host Dundalk”

Under 17 League Round-Up (Southern Elite Division)

Waterford FC U-17's
Waterford U-17’s
In the Southern Elite Division Waterford have gone clear at the top after a 3-1 win over Galway United. Scorers for Waterford were Colm Whelan, Sean Tracey and Ciaran Brennan, while Wilson Waweru kept up his goalscoring form for United with their goal.  Continue reading “Under 17 League Round-Up (Southern Elite Division)”

Under 17 League Round-Up (Northern Elite Division)

St Patrick's Athletic U-17's
St Patrick’s Athletic U-17’s

St Patrick’s Athletic bounced back from their mid-week cup defeat to Waterford with a comfortable 4-1 win over Athlone Town as they continue to set the pace at the top of the Northern Elite Division of the Under 17 league.  Continue reading “Under 17 League Round-Up (Northern Elite Division)”

Bohemians trio commit for 2018

Bohemians manager Keith Long and players Oscar Brennan, Fuad Sule and Warren O'Hora
Keith Long, Oscar Brennan, Fuad Sule and Warren O’Hora

After beating both Shamrock Rovers and Champions-elect Cork City last weekend Bohemians have received a further boost today with the news that talented trio Warren O’Hora, Fuad Sule and Oscar Brennan have signed new contracts to remain at the club until the end of the 2018 season. Continue reading “Bohemians trio commit for 2018”

Another sold-out meaningless pre-season friendly as League of Ireland clubs suffer! 

A packed Aviva Stadium in Dublin
Aviva Stadium

By Aaron Cawley (@TheMoanyOne)

On Saturday the 5th of August an unusual spectacle is going to take place in Dublin. English giants Liverpool will take on Spanish club Athletic Bilbao in a pre season friendly. While these types of friendlies are starting to become common place worldwide the fact that this match is being played in the ‘home’ of Irish football and no League of Ireland club is involved makes it an unusual spectacle. Continue reading “Another sold-out meaningless pre-season friendly as League of Ireland clubs suffer! “

Under 19 League Round-Up (Southern Elite Division)

UCD

UCD continue to dominate the Southern Elite Division of the Under 19 league and they beat Cabinteely 4-0 to move four points clear of Cobh Ramblers at the top of the table. Kevin Coffey scored twice along with goals from Yoyo Mahdy and Neil Farrugia. Continue reading “Under 19 League Round-Up (Southern Elite Division)”