# SSE Airtricity League First Division

Last year
Waterford take control of Treaty tie but Galway and Longford on a knife edge
First Division playoff series underway as season reaches a thrilling conclusion.
'The potential here is enormous' - Waterford taken over by Fleetwood Town owner
English businessman Andy Pilley has given his vision for the Blues after agreeing a deal with Richard Forrest.
Cork City grind out Wexford win to keep their advantage in promotion race
Elsewhere in the First Division, there were wins for Galway United, Cobh Ramblers and Longford Town.
All time
Former Shels manager Morris takes over at relegated Waterford
The 34-year-old won the First Division title last season.
'A once in a lifetime opportunity' - Bray Wanderers and Cabinteely agree merger
The merged club will apply to compete in the SSE Airtricity League First Division next season.
Ahead of the play-offs, what do the numbers tell us about this year's First Division?
With the semi-final first legs being played tonight, Shane Keegan looks at the key statistics from the 2021 season.
Mahdy's late equaliser stops UCD from spoiling Shels' title party
First Division champions held at home in manager Ian Morris’s final game in charge.
Cobh Ramblers appoint Murphy as permanent manager
The former U19s boss took charge on an interim basis in July.
John Caulfield pens new deal with promotion-chasers Galway United
The ex-Cork City boss has signed up until the end of 2023.
Cork City sign Celtic youngster Coffey on loan
The Ireland underage international joins the Leesiders until the end of the season.
Positive Covid-19 case sees Cabinteely v Galway United called off
John Caulfield’s side were due to face the First Division leaders at Stradbrook tonight.
'TBC' team included as First Division fixtures are released
A 10th team will be added to the division once the licensing process is complete.
Ireland underage international Kavanagh joins Bray on season-long loan from Shamrock Rovers
The 20-year-old midfielder was shortlisted for the PFAI’s Young Player of the Year and First Division Player of the Year last season.
Wexford win appeal over fielding ineligible player, Galway United replace Cabinteely in play-offs
Pat Devlin’s side are set to lose out after today’s decision.
'Some of them couldn't even raise their arms afterwards ' - Rovers II and Galway players treated for hypothermia
Stephen McGuinness is seeking clarification from the FAI after the SSE Airtricity League First Division match was played during Storm Jorge.
Limerick eligible to apply for SSE Airtricity League licence, FAI confirms
The club had taken legal action over the threat of exclusion from the competition.
Drogheda and Longford close the gap on Shels with big away wins
There were four matches in the League of Ireland First Division on Friday night.
Shelbourne announce 31-year-old Bohs defender as their new manager
Ian Morris has been named as Owen Heary’s permanent replacement today.
Drogheda captain suffers broken leg after 'cowardly tackle'
Jake Hyland was stretchered off during last night’s play-off tie against Shelbourne.
Former Reading forward nets hat-trick as UCD take one step closer to First Division title
There were big wins for UCD and Finn Harps on a busy night in the SSE Airtricity League First Division.
UCD extend First Division lead as Harps and Shels play out third draw of the season
Cabinteely moved further clear of Cobh Ramblers in midtable with a 2-0 home win.
Galway rein in league leaders UCD, Drogheda take advantage to go second
Tonight’s 2-0 defeat is only UCD’s second loss of the season.
After one point from 10 games, struggling Athlone confirm appointment of new manager
Terry Butler has agreed to take charge of the First Division club.
Shels make their move at the summit as Wexford reach seventh heaven
Here’s what happened in the First Division this evening.
UCD climb to the top of the First Division after prevailing in South Dublin Derby
Meanwhile, Galway and Drogheda played out a 2-2 draw at United Park.
There were four sending offs, 22 goals and a seven goal drubbing in the First Division tonight
There were plenty of talking points in the SSE Airtricity League First Division on Friday night.
Shelbourne's new jersey pays lovely tribute to U16 player who tragically passed away
The club’s sponsorship with Dublin City University was also officially unveiled on the kit.
Galway United fans plan to play at all 20 League of Ireland grounds in 24 hours tomorrow
The 1,200km round trip will begin and end at Eamonn Deacy Park.
Terrific scenes in the south-east as Waterford finally get their hands on the First Division title
Elsewhere, Cabinteely put six past a hapless Athlone Town.
Cobh close the gap on leaders Waterford after last-gasp win over Roddy Collins' Athlone
The side from the south-east were held to a 1-1 draw by Shelbourne.
Roddy Collins' Athlone slip to bottom of the First Division without even kicking a ball
Wexford Youths’ win over Cabinteely enough to move them off the foot of the table for the first time since March.
Waterford and Cobh Ramblers seal victories to maintain places at the top of the table
Both sides were in action in the SSE Airtricity League First Division tonight.
Waterford strengthen grip on promotion place as UCD and Cobh slip up
The Blues are six points clear at the top.
Three goals put Cobh three points off top as Longford deliver under new manager
There were two games down for decision in the SSE Airtricity League First Division tonight.
Longford Town snap up Neale Fenn as their new manager
Fenn targets Premier Division return as he takes over at City Calling Stadium.
UCD close the gap on leaders Waterford after 5-goal thriller
Two goals from Jason McLelland initially put the Students in command.
Roddy returns to the dugout but he can't prevent Athlone losing at Shels
Waterford remain top of the First Division, while second-placed Cobh Ramblers also had a win this evening.
Problems worsen for Athlone Town as two more matches now under investigation
The FAI has released a statement containing an update on the situation this evening.
Cobh Ramblers go top after seeing off Shels thanks to Caulfield's brilliant lob
Elsewhere, Waterford and UCD shared the spoils while Wexford and Cabinteely also drew in the First Division.
'People told me I was mad when I bought Swindon and it's the same with Waterford'
Waterford FC owner Lee Power outlines his ambitions for the League of Ireland club.