# Sky Bet League 1

Last year
# january window
Ex-Ireland U21 international Sadlier joins Bolton from fellow League One side
The former Sligo Rovers and Cork City attacking midfielder has signed a two-and-a-half year deal.
All time
# highly rated
Ireland U21 star Ronan leaves Slovakian side to join Blackpool on loan
A key member of Stephen Kenny’s team, the playmaker has been farmed out again by parent club Wolves.
# Painful
Irish winger Forde hospitalised with four broken ribs and a punctured lung
The Limerick native suffered the injuries in Oxford United’s League One game over the weekend.
# Across the water
Ireland U21 and Shamrock Rovers full-back completes move to England
Trevor Clarke has joined Rotherham United on a three-year deal.
# forde focus
'Pulling on that green shirt and playing for the senior side? It would be a dream come true'
Limerick’s Anthony Forde is heading for the League One play-offs with Rotherham but he’s not only keen on a return to the Championship.
# the impossible job
Sunderland sack Chris Coleman after relegation as owner Ellis Short finally sells up
The 47-year-old left the Wales job to take over back in November, but couldn’t prevent the Black Cats dropping down to League One.
# bouncebackability
Blackburn Rovers are heading straight back to the Championship
Captain Charlie Mulgrew struck the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over Doncaster Rovers to secure promotion from League One.
# Never a dull moment
Joey Barton to take over as manager of League One club when betting ban ends
The former Manchester City and Newcastle United midfielder will replace ex-Ireland international John Sheridan at Fleetwood Town.
# patriot games
On the Hunt: Irish interest grows at Wigan as a familiar face puts pen to paper
Noel Hunt has joined on a season-long deal.
# pigs did fly
In the midst of a surreal fan protest, Coventry's plight continues with relegation to fourth tier
The Sky Blues were in the Premier League as recently as 2001 but the club has been devastated by off-field issues.
# Clashing
Why football teams should never wear the same colours as the stewards
Peterborough United’s luminous change strip resembles the high-visibility jackets worn by stadium staff.
# Ex-pats
Ex-LOI star Chris Forrester still has a knack for scoring special goals in England
The Peterborough United captain has found the back of the net this afternoon.
# Championship wrap
Ireland goalkeeper an injury worry after being taken to hospital with bruised kidney
Meanwhile, Chris Hughton’s Brighton sit top of the Championship as the only club in the division with a 100% record.
# U-turn
Referee sends off Sheffield United player, awards penalty... then changes his mind
Blades defender Kieron Freeman was heading for an early bath before being told he could play on.
# heartwarming
Irish teenager scores first ever goal for Notts County, celebrates with Dad
Jack Grealish slalomed through the Gillingham defence to score before running to embrace his proud father.
# insanity
Swindon fan loses his marbles and punches Leyton Orient goalkeeper
O’s manager Russell Slade has called for the aggressive pitch invader to be banned from attending matches for life.
# Irish Eyes Are Smiling
3 Irishmen pack their bags for Wembley as Yeovil stun Blades
Sam Foley, Kevin Dawson and Paddy Madden all started in The Glovers’ 2-0 win over Sheffield United.
# Great Friday
12-leg soccer accumulator nets £24,546 for £1 bet
One English punter stuck a £1 bet on the outcome of all 12 games in League 1 this weekend – and they all came in.