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# loi - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Dundalk confirm sale of Serbian winger Stefan Colovic
# Exit
# Exit

Dundalk confirm sale of Serbian winger Stefan Colovic

Thu 7:28 PM 7,689 Views 3 Comments

After a season in the League of Ireland, Colovic returns home to join top-flight outfit FK Cukaricki.

Consortium claims 'financial gift' was made to secure Beattie signing but Cork City deny any involvement
# Donation
# Donation

Consortium claims 'financial gift' was made to secure Beattie signing but Cork City deny any involvement

Thu 1:49 PM 8,110 Views 2 Comments

The 32-year-old rejoined the club earlier this month after a spell in the US.

# loi - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

'You recognised his talent from day one' - Rovers captain Finn backs Inter-bound Zefi for international cap
# One To Watch
# One To Watch

'You recognised his talent from day one' - Rovers captain Finn backs Inter-bound Zefi for international cap

Wed 5:43 PM 8,349 Views 1 Comment

15-year-old Kevin Zefi is expected to seal a move from Shamrock Rovers to Inter Milan next month.

Inter Milan front-runners to sign highly rated Irish underage international
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

Inter Milan front-runners to sign highly rated Irish underage international

Wed 12:41 PM 29,100 Views 14 Comments

Kevin Zefi has already made his senior debut with Shamrock Rovers II.

Major boost for Irish football as title sponsor commits to League of Ireland and Women's National League
# Welcome News
# Welcome News

Major boost for Irish football as title sponsor commits to League of Ireland and Women's National League

Wed 11:58 AM 9,758 Views 11 Comments

SSE Airtricity’s new deal runs for two years and it will be the first time that the men’s and women’s elite leagues have shared a sponsor.

# loi - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Ireland underage international Kavanagh joins Bray on season-long loan from Shamrock Rovers
# Farmed Out
# Farmed Out

Ireland underage international Kavanagh joins Bray on season-long loan from Shamrock Rovers

Tue 3:17 PM 3,700 Views 1 Comment

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.

# loi - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack

Jan 17th 2021, 9:30 PM 42,248 Views 3 Comments

Ex-Shamrock Rovers player Peter Eccles is the latest to feature in our League of Ireland Legends series.

Karl Sheppard forced to retire from football at 29
# Premature End
# Premature End

Karl Sheppard forced to retire from football at 29

Jan 17th 2021, 2:58 PM 10,807 Views 4 Comments

The striker has called it a day having been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis.

# loi - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Bohemians pull off significant coup with signing of Bastien Hery
# Gypsy King
# Gypsy King

Bohemians pull off significant coup with signing of Bastien Hery

Jan 16th 2021, 1:10 PM 8,654 Views 2 Comments

The former Limerick and Waterford midfielder is a ‘high-quality’ player, according to Keith Long.

# loi - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Casey bids Bohs farewell as he opts to take his career to California
# The Casey For The Defence
# The Casey For The Defence

Casey bids Bohs farewell as he opts to take his career to California

Jan 13th 2021, 8:30 PM 7,945 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old former Ireland youth international has joined Sacramento Republic in the USL Championship.

Hull City snap up Puskas Award nominee Jordan Flores from Dundalk
# Tiger King
# Tiger King

Hull City snap up Puskas Award nominee Jordan Flores from Dundalk

Jan 13th 2021, 5:08 PM 7,261 Views 6 Comments

The 25-year-old is returning to his native England after spending two seasons in the League of Ireland.

# loi - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Sheffield United winger joins Bohemians
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Sheffield United winger joins Bohemians

Jan 12th 2021, 6:39 PM 7,815 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Mallon has signed for Keith Long’s side.

Coleman welcomes new partnership unveiled by Sligo Rovers and Everton
# Come Together
# Come Together

Coleman welcomes new partnership unveiled by Sligo Rovers and Everton

Jan 12th 2021, 5:00 PM 18,547 Views 15 Comments

The clubs will join forces on initiatives such as marketing, coaching and pre-season training.

Ex-Shamrock Rovers midfielder Bone joins St Pat's after acrimonious departure from Waterford
# On The Dotted Line
# On The Dotted Line

Ex-Shamrock Rovers midfielder Bone joins St Pat's after acrimonious departure from Waterford

Jan 12th 2021, 11:39 AM 4,771 Views 2 Comments

The versatile 22-year-old can play in a number of positions and is excited to get going at Richmond Park.

# loi - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Dundalk confirm signing of Faroese international defender
# Sonni Delight
# Sonni Delight

Dundalk confirm signing of Faroese international defender

Jan 10th 2021, 7:44 PM 7,138 Views 7 Comments

Sonni Ragnar Nattestad has previously played for clubs in Denmark, Norway and Iceland and has represented the Faroes on 31 occasions.

The story of one of Irish football's greatest servants and how he almost chose GAA
# LOI Legends
# LOI Legends

The story of one of Irish football's greatest servants and how he almost chose GAA

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 3:00 PM 32,305 Views 2 Comments

Dundalk legend Gary Rogers reflects on his distinguished career.

# loi - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Bohs' precocious teenage striker Evan Ferguson joins Brighton
# Remember The Name
# Remember The Name

Bohs' precocious teenage striker Evan Ferguson joins Brighton

Jan 9th 2021, 7:36 PM 7,488 Views 4 Comments

Ferguson made his senior debut for Bohs at the age of 14.

Irish midfielder set for 'possibly the biggest game in the club's 73-year history'
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Irish midfielder set for 'possibly the biggest game in the club's 73-year history'

Jan 9th 2021, 8:00 AM 34,958 Views 8 Comments

Adam McDonnell could feature for Boreham Wood in the FA Cup today.

# loi - Friday 8 January, 2021

Shelbourne forward joins Livingston while 22-year-old UCD striker links up with Reds
# Player Movement
# Player Movement

Shelbourne forward joins Livingston while 22-year-old UCD striker links up with Reds

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 9:15 PM 5,081 Views 2 Comments

Jaze Kabia is heading over to Scotland as Yoyo Mahdy is going to Drumcondra.

Massey makes move to newly-promoted Drogheda after leaving rivals Dundalk
# New Challenge
# New Challenge

Massey makes move to newly-promoted Drogheda after leaving rivals Dundalk

Jan 8th 2021, 4:25 PM 3,688 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old full-back will be a welcome addition to Tim Clancy’s squad.

Benson and Desmond give St Pat's a double dose of good news for 2021
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

Benson and Desmond give St Pat's a double dose of good news for 2021

Jan 8th 2021, 1:44 PM 2,526 Views 0 Comments

The pair have signed new contracts to stay at Richmond Park for another League of Ireland season.

Dundalk complete deal for Latvian international defender
# Arrival
# Arrival

Dundalk complete deal for Latvian international defender

Jan 8th 2021, 9:31 AM 6,014 Views 3 Comments

Raivis Jurkovskis is the latest addition as the Lilywhites overhaul their squad.

# loi - Thursday 7 January, 2021

End of an era as Dane Massey parts company with Dundalk after eight years
# Great Dane
# Great Dane

End of an era as Dane Massey parts company with Dundalk after eight years

Jan 7th 2021, 11:05 PM 6,445 Views 2 Comments

The 32-year-old left-back won five Premier Division titles and three FAI Cups with the Lilywhites.

St Patrick's Athletic sign midfielder Mountney after nine trophy-laden years at Dundalk
# Major Coup
# Major Coup

St Patrick's Athletic sign midfielder Mountney after nine trophy-laden years at Dundalk

Jan 7th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,832 Views 2 Comments

The 27-year-old is excited to link up with former Lilywhites team-mate Stephen O’Donnell at Richmond Park.

# loi - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup

Jan 6th 2021, 3:47 PM 9,428 Views 0 Comments

Gary Rogers on his decision to become Monaghan GAA’s goalkeeper coach.

# loi - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Albanian keeper completes Dundalk transfer while McNulty pens new Cork City deal
# Signed Up
# Signed Up

Albanian keeper completes Dundalk transfer while McNulty pens new Cork City deal

Jan 5th 2021, 4:03 PM 5,605 Views 4 Comments

It’s been another busy day of transfer action in the League of Ireland.

# loi - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Dundalk star Duffy signs new contract ahead of 2021 campaign
# On The Dotted Line
# On The Dotted Line

Dundalk star Duffy signs new contract ahead of 2021 campaign

Jan 3rd 2021, 9:06 PM 3,639 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old has played a huge role in the club’s success since his arrival in 2017.

# loi - Friday 1 January, 2021

Ireland international Jack Byrne announces Shamrock Rovers departure
# Nicosia Later
# Nicosia Later

Ireland international Jack Byrne announces Shamrock Rovers departure

Jan 1st 2021, 4:34 PM 57,609 Views 43 Comments

The 24-year-old playmaker enjoyed a hugely successful two-year spell with the League of Ireland club.

The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing

Jan 1st 2021, 3:29 PM 12,690 Views 1 Comment

Veteran player Raff Cretaro has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

# loi - Thursday 31 December, 2020

4 Irish players who made the move abroad in 2020 and 3 who could follow next year
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

4 Irish players who made the move abroad in 2020 and 3 who could follow next year

Dec 31st 2020, 2:30 PM 35,567 Views 13 Comments

Jamie McGrath and others who opted to try their luck further afield.

An A-Z of the Irish football year in 2020
# The Year That Was
# The Year That Was

An A-Z of the Irish football year in 2020

Dec 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 7,625 Views 0 Comments

We run through what has been a fairly desperate 12 months for Irish football, on and off the pitch.

# loi - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Bray Wanderers boost promotion hopes with signing of Conor Clifford
# Cliff Of Bray
# Cliff Of Bray

Bray Wanderers boost promotion hopes with signing of Conor Clifford

Dec 29th 2020, 2:21 PM 7,362 Views 2 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland U21 international makes the move after a season with Derry City.

Sligo Rovers bolster defensive options as Blaney returns from England
# Rovers Return
# Rovers Return

Sligo Rovers bolster defensive options as Blaney returns from England

Dec 29th 2020, 12:44 PM 3,550 Views 0 Comments

Former Finn Harps man Shane Blaney is back in the League of Ireland after leaving Doncaster Rovers.

# loi - Saturday 26 December, 2020

FAI to present Uefa with range of Aviva capacity scenarios in hope to hold on to Dublin's Euro 2020 games
# Grounds For Concern
# Grounds For Concern

FAI to present Uefa with range of Aviva capacity scenarios in hope to hold on to Dublin's Euro 2020 games

Updated Dec 26th 2020, 11:59 AM 14,789 Views 12 Comments

The governing body are set to make a decision on whether to retain the 12-nation hosting arrangement in March.

Shamrock Rovers condemn 'hateful' racist and sexist abuse of their U17 players
# Unacceptable
# Unacceptable

Shamrock Rovers condemn 'hateful' racist and sexist abuse of their U17 players

Dec 26th 2020, 11:55 AM 5,294 Views 3 Comments

A series of appalling comments appeared beneath a YouTube livestream of the teams’ respective national league finals.

# loi - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

‘The problem you had is that clubs relied on the FAI for a lot of things’
# Dependence
# Dependence

‘The problem you had is that clubs relied on the FAI for a lot of things’

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 4,724 Views 0 Comments

In part 3 of our series on the legacy of the old FAI, we chat to St Patrick’s Athletic Director of Football and former player, Ger O’Brien.

# loi - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Cliftonville confirm signing of McCarey, meaning there are currently no senior goalkeepers at Dundalk
# Moving North
# Moving North

Cliftonville confirm signing of McCarey, meaning there are currently no senior goalkeepers at Dundalk

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:07 PM 6,828 Views 9 Comments

The 28-year-old former Republic of Ireland underage international will ply his trade in the Danske Bank Premiership.

Two significant League of Ireland moves as Bohs and Pat's swoop for strikers
# Forward Planning
# Forward Planning

Two significant League of Ireland moves as Bohs and Pat's swoop for strikers

Dec 22nd 2020, 4:04 PM 7,137 Views 3 Comments

Georgie Kelly has joined the Gypsies, while the Saints have snapped up Ronan Coughlan.

# loi - Monday 21 December, 2020

Ex-Ireland striker Daryl Murphy commits to Kevin Sheedy's Waterford for 2021
# Forward Thinking
# Forward Thinking

Ex-Ireland striker Daryl Murphy commits to Kevin Sheedy's Waterford for 2021

Dec 21st 2020, 2:21 PM 6,915 Views 2 Comments

Murphy is set to play beyond his 38th birthday after his hometown club announced a contract extension today.

Dundalk bid farewell to their joint-longest servant
# Mounts
# Mounts

Dundalk bid farewell to their joint-longest servant

Dec 21st 2020, 1:49 PM 10,760 Views 1 Comment

John Mountney is moving on to ‘pastures new’ after making over 300 appearances for the Lilywhites.

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