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#League of Ireland

# league-of-ireland - Yesterday’s News

Longford and Cabinteely win on the road in First Division

There was also a big home win for a new-look UCD team.

Cork pick up first points of season as Byrne goal proves decisive against Finn Harps

City are off the mark after a dramatic night at Turner’s Cross.

Derry record comfortable win over wasteful Bohemians

The Candystripes showed three changes from last week’s draw with Finn Harps.

Kabia goal hands Shelbourne derby win over 10-man St Pat's

Rory Feely was sent-off after picking up two yellow cards.

Watch: Dundalk's Jordan Flores scores stunning volley in front of record Tallaght Stadium crowd

Dylan Watts had opened the scoring for Shamrock Rovers just two minutes previously.

Sligo Rovers-Waterford game postponed as Storm Jorge closes in

Tomorrow’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division fixture will not go ahead due to ‘extreme weather conditions’.

Revenge, pride and sellouts are just some of the storylines to follow tonight

The top two teams in the country face off at Tallaght Stadium but, away from the RTÉ cameras, there is plenty of intrigue.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Dundalk star hoping to boost Ireland international prospects with another stellar season

Michael Duffy is aiming to impress, as the two title favourites prepare to do battle in front of what is expected to be a record Tallaght crowd.

Austrian forward Kogler joins Finn Harps

The 22-year-old arrives in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division from Grazer AK.

Cobh Ramblers attacker has red card rescinded after case of mistaken identity

Lee Devitt was sent off during the 2-0 defeat to Drogheda United, despite picking up just one yellow card.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'I love this city. It’s nice to reconnect with Dublin after so long because there's nothing like home'

Ahead of Friday’s derby with St Patrick’s Athletic, Shelbourne captain Gary Deegan explains how he hopes to make a difference on his return to the League of Ireland.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 24 February, 2020

Goal-of-the-season contender helps Dundalk overcome Cork

Efforts from Michael Duffy, Patrick Hoban and Jordan Flores ensured that the Lilywhites kept up the pace with Shamrock Rovers.

Shamrock Rovers maintain 100% record as new signing watches on

Rory Gaffney will have been impressed by what he saw at the RSC.

Shamrock Rovers sign striker Gaffney from Salford City

The 30-year-old Galway native has been on loan at Walsall this season.

# league-of-ireland - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'Only one team can win a league or a cup, but everyone can do good things in their area'

Bohemians and Derry City are just two of many League of Ireland clubs doing good work in their local communities.

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 22 February, 2020

'We showed real determination... The game became a bit of a farce'

Vinny Perth was pleased to see Dundalk overcome Shelbourne in difficult conditions at Tolka Park.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 21 February, 2020

Bohemians up and running thanks to 2-0 win at Waterford

Keith Long’s side picked up their first win of the season at a wet and windy RSC.

Dundalk spoil the party as top-flight football returns to Tolka

A stunning strike from Gary Deegan set up a tense finish.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 20 February, 2020

'It was said the first day I came here: We don't mind you using us as a stepping stone'

Norwegian striker Tim Nilsen on his decision to join Derry City ahead of the new season.

# league-of-ireland - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

From North London to the North Georgia Mountains: Cameron Saul's adventures continue in Donegal

Finn Harps’ new striker has experienced a lot in his career so far and now the 24-year-old is ready to start a new one with Finn Harps.

Six different League of Ireland clubs to be shown live on television next month

Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians, Sligo Rovers, Shelbourne and St Patrick’s Athletic all picked by eirSport in March.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 17 February, 2020

'Newcastle and clubs like that are paying £30 million for an unheard-of striker. We might have unearthed one'

Derry boss Declan Devine was full of praise for striker Tim Nilsen after his debut on Friday night.

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'We've got to put pressure on our TDs... Football is a window for changing the whole country'

Vinny Perth feels both Dundalk and the game in general could do with more political support.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 14 February, 2020

Massey the unlikely hero as Dundalk leave it late to beat Derry

The full-back scored a 79th-minute winner from a corner.

From Dortmund to Dalyer: George Hamilton walks through his love affair with football

“I could never walk away from this, I love it too much. The League of Ireland, it’s like a family, there is a connection there and I want to maintain it. That’s important to me.”

Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions

Can Dundalk retain their title or could Shamrock Rovers usurp them?

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'The last couple of seasons didn’t really go as well as I would’ve liked'

Robbie McCourt on disappointing stints at West Brom and Bohs, and a new start with Waterford.

How well do you know your League of Ireland history?

Ahead of the new season, we look back at previous years.

'What does the League of Ireland mean to me? Everything. I'd be homeless and unemployed without it'

With the 2020 season about to get underway, The42 asked some of those players, managers and volunteers on the coalface one simple question…

# league-of-ireland - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Brian Murphy returns home to Waterford FC following long career in English football

‘I’m happy to be back,’ says veteran keeper.

Shamrock Rovers II in, but no Limerick FC, as 10-team LOI First Division confirmed

FAI confirm that ‘all applicants have been awarded licences’ for the 2020 campaign.

'I've been told a life away from football hits you hard. It's scary so I'm making sure I'll be ready for it'

Sligo Rovers midfielder David Cawley explains how a part-time job in retail has helped open his eyes to a future without League of Ireland.

A league of our own: why Irish football can't afford to neglect the domestic game

Fans of the League of Ireland recognise its flaws, but the blemishes will never obscure its greatness.

A life in corporate banking beckoned before a twist of fate turned Alan Mathews' world upside down

The new St Patrick’s Athletic boss insists the club are taking a ‘collaborative approach’ with their management structure for this season.

23 of the best League of Ireland players under 23

Neil Farrugia, Daniel Mandroiu and Conor Davis are among those to feature.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

38-year-old ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ returns for his 20th League of Ireland season

Raf Cretaro has put retirement on hold, after penning a deal that will keep him at Finn Harps for the 2020 season.

'Golden handcuffs' deal rules Brian Kerr out of televised League of Ireland coverage this season

The popular pundit and commentator is tied to Virgin Media for all TV work in 2020.

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

President's Cup final unlikely to be rescheduled this season

Sunday’s curtain-raiser between Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers was postponed.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 10 February, 2020

League of Ireland newcomers to look out for during the 2020 season

We profile some of the recent arrivals ahead of the start of the new campaign this Friday.

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