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Dublin: 10°C Friday 30 October 2020


# loi - Yesterday’s News

Filippo Giovagnoli praises Dundalk on a night they made Europa League history

The Lilywhites became the first team not to concede a foul over the 90 minutes since the competition began.

As it happened: Arsenal v Dundalk, Europa League

Arsenal hosted Dundalk, as the Irish side prepared for their biggest game in recent memory.

Cork City vote overwhelmingly in favour of selling club to owner of Preston North End

A supporters’ trust established in 2007 has controlled the club since the beginning of the 2010 season.

# loi - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Finn Harps boost survival hopes with dramatic - and rare - home win over St Pat's

Ryan Connolly was the match-winner as Harps won in Ballybofey for just the second time this season.

'The pinstripe punk' urges Dundalk to 'be brave' in tomorrow's clash with Arsenal

‘We come here to play and not just to defend,’ insists Lilywhites boss Filippo Giovagnoli.

Cork City set to vote today on €1 takeover bid by Preston North End owner

The Foras board of management and the club’s administrative staff have both publicly backed a yes vote.

# loi - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Drogheda seal promotion to Premier Division

Tim Clancy’s men have pipped Bray Wanderers to the title.

Derry City's league trip to Rovers cancelled, Cup quarter-final postponed due to positive Covid tests

The Candystripes could face disciplinary action due to their inability to fulfil Wednesday night’s fixture in Tallaght.

# loi - Monday 26 October, 2020

Derry City announce positive Covid-19 cases ahead of game with Shamrock Rovers

Derry City stated one squad member and one of their backroom team tested positive.

# loi - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Waterford take the points as Dundalk turn their focus towards Arsenal clash

John Martin’s second-half header saw Waterford move up into fourth place.

From 'peak Rovers' to Hoop Dreams: Shamrock Rovers' long road back to the top

Author and Hoops fan Macdara Ferris reflects on a long nine years for the newly-crowned League of Ireland champions.

# loi - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Shamrock Rovers crowned champions and Cork City relegated after Finn Harps win over Bohs

A 2-0 win for Finn Harps tonight had a big impact at the top and bottom of the table.

Drogheda go top in push for Premier Division promotion as Bray slip up against Galway

Drogheda are a point clear going into the final round of games on Tuesday night.

Cork City face the drop after Coughlan hits winner for Sligo Rovers

The Leesiders were defeated 2-1 at The Showgrounds.

# loi - Friday 23 October, 2020

Derry City move up to fifth with comfortable win over Shels

Joe Thomson and Walter Figueira struck in a 2-0 win for the hosts.

QPR snap up Shamrock Rovers striker who made his first-team debut at 15

London-bound Sinclair Armstrong has been capped by the Republic of Ireland up to U17 level.

# loi - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Molde's defensive issues give Dundalk glimmer of hope as unlikely European campaign begins

The Lilyhwites are back in the big time, in arguably their most improbable Europa League run yet.

# loi - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Hero of 2016 envious as Dundalk aim to create more magic moments in Europe

Ciarán Kilduff: ‘There’ll be others writing new headlines during this campaign and I wish them the very best.’

# loi - Monday 19 October, 2020

Murray and Flores on target as much-changed Dundalk see off Derry

The Lilywhites will carry winning form into Thursday’s Europa League clash with Molde.

# loi - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Shels all but secure top-flight status as Deegan strike delivers massive three points against Sligo

The 10-man Reds were 1-0 winners at Tolka Park.

# loi - Friday 16 October, 2020

Bohs' winning run ended with draw at Dundalk

Keith Long’s side are now guaranteed to finish in the top two after a goalless draw at Oriel Park.

Drogheda United v Wexford postponed due to Covid case

The First Division clash is the latest fixture to be called off.

# loi - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Hoban scores twice in three minutes against struggling Cork City as Dundalk climb from sixth to third

The reigning Premier Division champions took all the spoils from their trip to Turner’s Cross.

# loi - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Brennan header sees Shels pull away from relegation places

Waterford’s European hopes took another hit in a 1-0 home defeat.

League of Ireland season extended in response to Covid outbreaks

The Premier Division will now finish up on 8 November, as outbreaks left the calendar too squeezed.

Daire O'Connor 'baffled' by surprise exit in week of upheaval at Cork City

The winger left Cork in mysterious circumstances at the start of a difficult week for the club.

# loi - Friday 9 October, 2020

Longford Town bounce back against Cabinteely while Cobh put four goals past Wexford Youths

There were three games down for decision in the First Division this evening.

Bohs smash three goals past struggling Cork City to secure European football and cut gap on Rovers Emphatic This post contains videos

Bohs smash three goals past struggling Cork City to secure European football and cut gap on Rovers

Andre Wright scored twice while Danny Grant was also on target for the winners in Dalymount Park.

# loi - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'I don't see why we would change our philosophy when we're top of the group'

Darragh Leahy has played down talk of change within the Irish U21 set-up.

Neale Fenn departs Cork City as Colin Healy tasked with managing survival bid

The decision was ‘mutually agreed’ the club say.

Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker Legend This post contains videos

Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker

55 years ago, Frank O’Neill was part of the Irish team that fell narrowly short of reaching the 1966 World Cup.

# loi - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Premier Division clash between St Pat's and Dundalk postponed over Covid-19 case

A new date for the fixture will be announced in due course.

# loi - Monday 5 October, 2020

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move Done Deal This post contains videos

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move

The 23-year-old has joined Jagiellonia Bialystok for an undisclosed fee.

Harps earn precious point at much-changed Dundalk

Harps move a point further clear of Cork City in the battle for Premier Division survival.

# loi - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Grant hat-trick helps Bohs to comfortable win and keep slim title hopes alive Goals Galore This post contains videos

Grant hat-trick helps Bohs to comfortable win and keep slim title hopes alive

Keith Long’s side came away with a 3-1 win against Shelbourne at Tolka Park.

Cork City's relegation fears worsen after latest loss Trouble This post contains videos

Cork City's relegation fears worsen after latest loss

Two early goals were ultimately enough for St Pat’s to seal a victory.

'I may have been laughed out of the bank if I had been a League of Ireland footballer looking for a mortgage'

Former Ipswich and Bohs goalkeeper Shane Supple on life after sport.

# loi - Friday 2 October, 2020

More First Division drama as Athlone upset leaders Drogheda

Bray’s win over UCD allowed them leapfrog Drogs at the top of the table.

Jack Byrne dazzles again as Shamrock Rovers move closer to title with Sligo win The Byrne Supremacy This post contains videos

Jack Byrne dazzles again as Shamrock Rovers move closer to title with Sligo win

The Irish international scored once and produced a stunning assist in a comfortable 4-0 win.

Dundalk to face Arsenal in Europa League

Filippo Giovagnoli’s side secured their passage in the group stages after beating Faroese outfit KI Klaksvik last night.

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