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#League of Ireland

# league-of-ireland - Today’s News

Bray Wanderers label Wicklow 'the North Korea of Ireland' in bizarre statement on club future

The good news is the club seems to be financially secure.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

St Pat's bolster their squad by signing former Limerick and Cork City midfielder

The Premier Division club have announced Ian Turner’s arrival this afternoon.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 24 July, 2017

Derry City bag two goals at the death to snatch derby victory over Finn Harps

Goals from Darren Cole and Aaron McEneff meant there was a sting in the tail in Ballybofey.

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 22 July, 2017

FAI boss insists Bray turmoil was 'unforeseeable', defends current licensing system

The association’s director of competitions Fran Gavin says they will meet with the club next week to receive assurances on its financial stability.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 21 July, 2017

12-year-old Cork City fan rewarded for using confirmation money to get to Cyprus

What a memento for young Connor O’Brien.

Here's how much the 4 League of Ireland clubs earned from Europe this season

The journey was short and sweet compared to 2016, but relatively lucrative nevertheless.

Cork City handed difficult draw to start their FAI Cup defence

Featuring 32 clubs, the draw for the first round of the competition was made this morning.

'I didn’t really stand out because there were a lot of boys bigger, stronger and quicker than me'

We speak to Derry City midfielder Barry McNamee about his career to date and dealing with the loss of a friend and team-mate.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Parting gift from Maguire can send Cork City down Cyprus avenue to success

Cork City will need to come from behind tonight in Larnaca to stay in the Europa League.

# league-of-ireland - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Drogheda midfielder Sean Thornton retires from football with immediate effect

The Ireland underage international has called time on his 16-year playing career.

Champions League heartbreak for Dundalk as Kenny's men suffer extra-time defeat

The Lilywhites pushed Rosenborg all the way but their European campaign is over for another season.

Bray chairman O'Connor resigns but uncertainty over the club's future remains

Denis O’Connor has stepped down from his post this evening.

Dundalk must play 'the game of their lives' to set up mouth-watering Champions League tie with Celtic

The Lilywhites are in Norway for this evening’s second leg against Rosenborg.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Sean Russell may have wrapped up the goal of the season award with a debut screamer Foot Like A Traction Engine This post contains videos

Sean Russell may have wrapped up the goal of the season award with a debut screamer

Not a bad start to life at Drogheda United.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 17 July, 2017

'Incredible' Maguire needed less than two-thirds of the season to equal club record

“The thing you must remind Pat Morley of is that there’s still 12 games to go,” said John Caulfield.

# league-of-ireland - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'It was weeks before I realised that it was actually Eusebio' LOI Legends This post contains videos

'It was weeks before I realised that it was actually Eusebio'

Brendan Bradley on his remarkable League of Ireland legacy and playing alongside a footballing icon.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 14 July, 2017

Finn Harps pick up vital win over Bohs to boost hopes of avoiding relegation

Eddie Dsane and Sean Houston were on target in a 2-1 victory for Ollie Horgan’s side.

'The way they celebrated, they think it's over... it's far from over'

Cork City’s Greg Bolger believes they’re capable of overturning the deficit away to AEK Larnaca next week.

Irish sides discover potential Europa League third-round opponents

Trips to Macedonia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Albania are all possible destinations for Cork City and Shamrock Rovers.

'Their physio didn't come on the pitch once and I think they went down 18 times'

John Caulfield was frustrated after Cork City’s defeat to AEK Larnaca last night in the Europa League.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 13 July, 2017

No fairytale farewell for Maguire and O'Connor as Cork City's 29-game unbeaten run ends

The Leesiders will have to come from behind next week in Cyprus.

'When we won the title, I didn’t really feel part of it but the bonus wasn’t bad because I went to Thailand'

After plenty of ups and downs in football, Keith Ward is shining brightly for Bohemians this season.

As it happened: Shamrock Rovers v Mlada Boleslav, Cork City v AEK Larnaca, Europa League

Check out how the League of Ireland sides get on in Europe tonight.

Dundalk disappointed but remaining confident of another big Champions League result

Stephen Kenny’s side were held at home to Rosenborg.

Dundalk striker McMillan becomes LOI's all-time leading Champions League goalscorer

He is now only behind Roy Keane in the Irish goalscoring charts in the competition.

Cork City bidding to upset a side featuring a couple of players Ireland fans may remember

Turner’s Cross plays host to Europa League football again tonight.

# league-of-ireland - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Dominant Dundalk left frustrated by Rosenborg

The League of Ireland side were the better team for long periods, but had to settle for a draw in this evening’s Champions League qualifier.

'We have high hopes for him' - Young defender commits to Cork City until 2019

Three days after making his full league debut, Conor McCarthy has signed his first professional contract.

As it happened: Dundalk v Rosenborg, Champions League qualifier

Dundalk took on Rosenborg in the first leg of their second-round Champions League qualifier at Oriel Park.

'Phenomenal unsung hero' bids farewell to Cork City with Spanish inquisition

Kevin O’Connor will play his final home game for the club tomorrow night before moving to Preston North End.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

City boss believes playing in Cork has cost McNulty an Ireland call-up

John Caulfield feels Mark McNulty wouldn’t have missed out if he represented Dundalk or a club in Dublin.

After lighting up the League of Ireland, Patrick McEleney named POTM Standing Out This post contains videos

After lighting up the League of Ireland, Patrick McEleney named POTM

The 24-year-old has been a key part of some impressive Dundalk performances.

# league-of-ireland - Sunday 9 July, 2017

"I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya" Interview This post contains videos

"I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya"

Eamon Zayed chats to The42 about a remarkable career in the League of Ireland and beyond.

Derry City get over Europa League disappointment in emphatic fashion

After a run of four straight defeats, the Candystripes overcame Sligo.

'I felt like I wanted to give up... I rang my ma and told her I was done with football'

Eighteen months since he considered quitting, Sean Maguire’s being hailed as Cork City’s greatest ever player.

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Watch: Jonny Hayes on target as Celtic put 9 past Shamrock Rovers Friendly Fire This post contains videos

Watch: Jonny Hayes on target as Celtic put 9 past Shamrock Rovers

The Irish side played a second-string team following their midweek Europa League exploits.

'Manipulating matches' among 3 charges brought against Athlone Town members

A statement added that a hearing with the Independent Disciplinary Committee will take place on 3 August.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 7 July, 2017

'I know one day that I will put on the Irish jersey and show them how good I am'

Sean Maguire took his tally for the season to 22 with a Europa League hat-trick last night.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Hat-trick hero Maguire breaks club record as Cork City advance in Europe

Levadia Tallinn scored twice at Turner’s Cross but it wasn’t enough for the Estonians.

‘Everything went really well… Then I got the reality and the cruelty of the big time'

Owen Garvan tells The42 about the bittersweet life of a professional footballer living away from home in England.

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