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  • Team of the Week

    Premier Division Team of the Week


    This will be the start of a season long team of the week and is yet another new thing to the League of Ireland Blog as we strive to improve our service for you the reader. Of course this is only our suggestion as to wh...

  • Team of the Week

    First Division Team of the Week

    Players from seven of the eight First Division clubs are represented in this week's Team of the Week. Players from Cobh Ramblers, Wexford Youths, Longford Town, Shamrock Rovers B, Shelbourne, Finn Harps and Galwa...

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    Pressure mounting on Tony Cousins

    Pressure is this morning mounting on Longford Town FC manager, Tony Cousins following a humiliating defeat at the hands of Shamrock Rovers ‘B’ at the Tallaght Stadium yesterday afternoon. Goals from Chris...

  • Match Preview

    City entertain Sligo Rovers at the Cross.


    Cork City the current table toppers of the SSE Airtricity league play host to Sligo Rovers in Turners Cross tomorrow night. Cork City goes into this game on a high after beating Shamrock Rovers. Sligo Rovers form isn&r...

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    Changes to SSE Airtricity League Fixture List


    The SSE Airtricity League have made several changes to the 2014 Fixture List.

    The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division fixture (Series 6) between Limerick and Cork City originally scheduled for Monda...

  • Q&A with Liam Kearney


    There have been many factors in Cork City’s early rise to prominence under local legend, John Caulfield. However, the return of Liam Kearney to left f...

  • Robbie Horgan Post Match Interview


    Robbie Horgan's thoughts on his side's win over Athlone Town on Gameweek 5. Although they bagged the 3 points, The Drogs made hard work of it. After b...

  • Future is bright at Longford Town


    Pic from L-R
    Top: Mark Connors, Derek McDonnell
    Front: Dylan Nolan, Giordano Cinelli, Craig Fitzgerald, Lee Higgins

    With Long...

  • The Goalkeepers Union - Stephen Henderson


    The new RTE League of Ireland show Soccer Republic is top class in my humble opinion. I find the production very slick, informative and varying whi...

  • David Meier's Weekly Refereeing Column


    Last weekend I was due to attend the top of the table clash in Division One between Shelbourne and Finn Harps, but my plans were thrown all over the place whe...

  • Craig Walsh Diary April 4th 2014


    So it's nearly 3 weeks since my last piece and there's being lots to talk about ....

    Throwing a 2 goal lead away against Drogheda to a few ...

  • David Meier's Weekly Refereeing Column


    Last Friday I sat down to watch, what on paper was to be the match of the season so far Shamrock Rovers v Sligo Rovers. Now before I talk about issues in the ...

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