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#League of Ireland

# league-of-ireland - Yesterday’s News

More problems for Athlone Town as forward handed seven-match ban for betting

Jason Lyons has been sanctioned by the FAI.

# league-of-ireland - Sunday 17 September, 2017

This smashing goal from a former Celtic player needs to be watched again and again Lovely Footwork This post contains videos

This smashing goal from a former Celtic player needs to be watched again and again

McCourt’s effort couldn’t protect his Finn Harps side from suffering defeat at the hands of Sligo Rovers.

'I was actually offered a new contract but that was taken away when Souness left'

Gavin Peers looks back on a decorated career that saw him win ever major honour in Irish football.

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Waterford confirmed as First Division champions after Cabinteely win in Cobh

Alan Reynolds’ side have made it to the top flight with two games to spare.

Late drama as Sligo Rovers triumph in relegation six-pointer

It seemed as though Paddy McCourt’s goal eight minutes from time would’ve salvaged a draw for Finn Harps.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 15 September, 2017

Waterford on the brink of promotion to Premier Division after comfortable win

Meanwhile, Shelbourne overcame Athlone 4-1 at Tolka Park.

Bray secure hard-earned point after difficult week as pressure increases on Limerick

The Wicklow side have been at the centre of match-fixing allegations in recent days.

Galway give their survival hopes a shot in the arm with late winner LOI

Galway give their survival hopes a shot in the arm with late winner

Shane Keegan’s side edged past Derry out west tonight.

Two sent off as 4-star Bohs push Drogheda closer to the drop

A Keith Ward hat-trick helped Bohemians earn a convincing victory tonight.


Shamrock Rovers receive €180,000 support from FAI for new academy

The Football Association of Ireland has approved funding for the initiative.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'That feeling and desire had left me through injuries and the different setbacks I had in England'

After feeling disillusioned abroad, Ronan Murray is enjoying his football again with Galway.

'I’d be walking past Henry and Vieira, players I grew up idolising. It was unbelievable for a 15-year-old'

Shane Tracy grew up dreaming of Arsenal and the Premier League. After a career plagued by injury, he found stardom much closer to home.

Galway United hitman picks up Player of the Month after a free-scoring August

Ronan Murray notched three goals in the Premier Division and three more in the FAI Cup.

'Patrick has to work harder than other players at his fitness. He wasn’t born a natural athlete'

Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny is hoping his star man can put a run of games together for the business end of the season.

# league-of-ireland - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

FAI launch investigation into Bray-Waterford match-fixing allegations

Further details surrounding the case have yet to be made clear.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'From some of the cells, they could see the Dalymount floodlights. It'd nearly break your heart'

League of Ireland club Bohemians has expanded its relationship with the nearby Mountyjoy Prison.

Cork City FC will be back in adidas kits for the 2018 season

Nearly two decades since their last partnership, the two parties have signed a three-year agreement.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 11 September, 2017

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Holders Cork City handed Munster derby in the FAI Cup semi-final

Meanwhile, Dundalk will face Shamrock Rovers.

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Sheppard scores a brace as Cork City cruise past Longford Town

It was all too easy for Cork City as they booked their place in the semi-final of the FAI Cup.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 8 September, 2017

'This is probably the biggest game in our history'

Bluebell United’s Shane Stritch chats to The42 ahead of their FAI Cup quarter-final against Shamrock Rovers tonight.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 7 September, 2017

'I was never going to come to a club like this and walk straight into the team'

After speculation in the past, Dundalk’s Sean Hoare still has ambitions of playing in England.

Two Athlone Town players handed 12-month bans for 'manipulating matches'

Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan both face a year out of the game.

# league-of-ireland - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League team of the month?

Seven different clubs are represented in the starting line-up as we reflect on who was in form in August.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 4 September, 2017

Former Dundalk star Richie Towell makes League One debut

The Dublin-born midfielder recently joined Rotherham on loan from Brighton.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 1 September, 2017

5 winners and losers from the latest transfer window

It’s been a hectic summer with some Premier League teams getting on better than others.

‘It was a huge shock… I had been told I was getting a new contract’

Niall Maher on the heartbreak of having to leave Bolton after 14 years, and making a fresh start with Galway United.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Rovers boss Bradley hits out at 'disgraceful' dismissal of Ronan Finn

The midfielder was shown a second yellow card for diving against Shelbourne last Friday night.

# league-of-ireland - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

City boss takes swipe at Rovers over 'gamesmanship' and 'lads who pretend to be hard'

It’s set to be feisty when the teams meet on Friday night.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

You could part own a League of Ireland club for just €200 a year

Wexford FC, run by a committee of volunteers, is moving to a supporters’ trust model.

Finn Harps and Derry City to play friendly to raise funds for north-west flood victims

Almost 50 families in the region were left homeless following last week’s flash floods.

# league-of-ireland - Sunday 27 August, 2017

‘I was confident that I was good enough… But I was worried about having a nightmare’ LOI Legends This post contains videos

‘I was confident that I was good enough… But I was worried about having a nightmare’

Neale Fenn tells The42 about making his debut against Manchester United and winning titles at Cork, Bohs and Rovers.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 25 August, 2017

Delaney eyes double delight at home as return to English Championship beckons

The focus shifts back to the FAI Cup tonight for the Cork City defender and his team-mates.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'Our character was questioned but I never doubted these guys'

John Caulfield was full of praise for his Cork City side after they edged closer to the Premier Division crown.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 21 August, 2017

Cork close in on Premier Division title after hard-fought win in Ballybofey

Garry Buckley’s 70th-minute goal helped earn John Caulfield’s side all three points.

# league-of-ireland - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'This is Cork... there's no way those f**kers are coming down and taking the league from us'

From the Cork minor football panel to the first team at Brighton and success in the League of Ireland.

Free-scoring Dundalk trounce Derry for the second time in a week

It’s now four clean sheets and 14 goals for the Lilywhites in their last four outings.

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Caulfield apologises to Cork City fans as life after Maguire brings another defeat

The Leesiders have now lost three of their six games since their star striker’s departure for England.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 18 August, 2017

'I was thinking ‘Why did I leave?’ because underneath it all I’m a Sligo man'

Sligo Rovers’ favourite son Raffaele Cretaro chats to us about his beginnings in football and the battle to beat the drop this season.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'The whole league's up in the air' - Bray players determined to plough on despite uncertain futures

Seagulls captain Conor Kenna chats to The42 about a difficult few weeks for his club.

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