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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# League of Ireland

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2022
# widening the net
Bohemians to end partnership with St Kevin's Boys as they reshape academy structure
The League of Ireland side will abandon the exclusive alliance next year in favour of a broader affiliate model.
# Tallaght to Inchicore
Shamrock Rovers full-back Cotter makes loan move to St Pat's
The 23-year-old has joined the Saints until the end of the season.
# adding to the squad
Shelbourne sign Ireland underage international Josh Giurgi from Norwich City
The 20-year-old Dubliner joins until the end of the season.
# ComoCalling
Zoom with Dennis Wise and backed by Indonesia's richest man - Why Liam Kerrigan signed for Como
The Republic of Ireland U21 international has gone from southern Sligo to northern Italy after agreeing a three-year deal with the ambitious Serie B club.
# bohs bohs bohs
Burt chips in to give Bohs all three points in Drogheda
Keith Long’s side made it back-to-back league wins with a 1-0 victory.
# LOI
League of Ireland founding member St James Gate fold after 120 years in action
“We’ve been fighting the wolves from the door since day one,” says vice-chairman Alan Sexton.
# Dublin Derby
Bohemians overcome slow start to pass latest UCD test
Keith Long’s side were 3-1 winners at the UCD Bowl.
# Realism
‘If we’re being frank and honest, it’s about the money’
Shane McEleney is hoping Derry City can secure a financial boost with a good run in the Europa Conference League.
# doubt
Keith Long addresses uncertainty over Dawson Devoy's future amid talk of move to England
MK Dons have once again been linked with the young midfielder recently.
# In form
Shelbourne left frustrated by 3 disallowed goals as Sligo stay unbeaten under new boss
It was the ideal preparation for the Bit O’Red’s upcoming European game against Bala Town.
# Report
Resurgent Derry overcome Bohs in 5-goal thriller at Dalymount
The win enabled the Candystripes to keep pace with Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk at the top.
# Upset
Former Bohs youngster grabs brace as Longford stun title-chasing Galway
Two second-half goals from Cristian Magerusan saw the hosts prevail.
# Leaders
Shamrock Rovers go 10 points clear amid Dublin derby win
Andy Lyons’ sixth goal of the season and a piece of individual brilliance from Aaron Greene took the game away from St Patrick’s Athletic
# Late Drama
Incredible scenes as 96th-minute goal stuns St Pat's
Tim Clancy’s men were cruising against Finn Harps with only three minutes to play.
# Patched Up
Patching converts from the spot to end Derry's drought and get back on track
Candystripes finally win after horror run of four points from seven games saw their title challenge go up in smoke.
# uneventful
Drogheda and Sligo play out forgettable scoreless draw
Neither team were truly deserving of all three points at the end of a mostly dour game.
# TITLERACE
Treaty defiant to frustrate Galway as Cork capitalise to go top
It was a disappointing outcome for John Caulfield’s title-chasing side, who came close to netting in stoppage time.
# Stalemate
Dundalk lose ground in title race amid Shelbourne setback
There was a real lack of cutting edge in the final third as defences came out on top.
# Out the door
Canadian striker Hamilton departs Sligo Rovers
The 26-year-old made 13 appearances for the Bit O’Red, scoring two goals.
# Pot Luck
Shamrock Rovers paired with non-league outfit in FAI Cup draw
Bangor Celtic host Stephen Bradley’s men while holders St Pat’s face Waterford.
# perspective
'Now, I look back on my time at Man United as a success. When I came home, I felt like a failure'
Anthony Whelan looks back on his career as a footballer.
# Challenge
St Pat's look ahead to potential Euro date with Tottenham's conquerors
Tim Clancy’s side could be set for a tricky tie with Slovenian club Mura.
# saints
St Pat's learn their fate in the Europa Conference League draw
Tim Clancy’s side will play either Sfintul Gheorghe of Moldova or Slovenian club Mura.
# teenager arrested
Teenager arrested following public order incident at League of Ireland match in Longford
The incident itself occurred within the away section of the stadium.
# future plans
Kerry Football Club's ambition to join the League of Ireland moves a step closer
The group behind the initiative includes former League of Ireland star and Tralee native Billy Dennehy.
# bit o' rusty
John Russell appointed new Sligo Rovers manager
Formerly assistant manager, the Showgrounds favourite takes over from Liam Buckley on a permanent basis.
# Upset
Jack Byrne injured and Danny Mandroiu sent off as Shamrock Rovers suffer surprise loss to Drogheda
Ryan Brennan hit his fourth goal of the season to stun the reigning champions.
# getting better
Dundalk close the gap on top two with win at Finn Harps
The Lilywhites have registered 16 points from their last six outings.
# Boost
Local lad Keogh grabs dramatic late winner as managerless Sligo secure first win in 6
It was a disappointing night for second-place Derry City.
# Going Well
In-form Shelbourne earn fourth win on the bounce
Sean Boyd and Jack Moylan were on target in a comfortable win over UCD.
# Potential
'I’ve faith in Max and I think he will learn'
Keith Long has backed the Bohemians youngster after he came back from a difficult moment in their recent Dublin Derby to produce a solid display against Sligo.
# Change Of Plan
'Moving him centrally caused them problems and we capitalised on it'
Keith Long says the tactical switch that saw Promise Omochere and Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe swap positions paid dividends.
# Comeback
10-man Drogheda come from behind to beat Finn Harps
The Donegal side also had a man sent off in stoppage time as Drogheda claimed a 3-1 win.
# Tight Affair
Hoban's late strike hands Dundalk victory in Derry
The Lilywhites have picked up their first win of the season on the road.
# Report
Junior and Devoy goals see Bohs past Sligo
Adam McDonnell’s fine late strike set up a tense finale.
# Operation Brookweed
One man remains in custody in League of Ireland match-fixing investigation
A further four men have been released without charge.
# Operation Brookweed
Five remain in custody as probe into alleged match-fixing in League of Ireland continues
Five men have been released without charge by detectives investigating alleged football match-fixing.
# big win
UCD earn first win of campaign in mid-season six-pointer against Finn Harps
Liam Kerrigan was the match-winner on 83 minutes.
# resilience
Dundalk come from behind to maintain Oriel Park unbeaten run
Bohs had led at the break, through Ciaran Kelly.
# Tolka tussle
Duff's Shelbourne eke out narrow win over Drogheda thanks to Boyd header
Sean Boyd’s goal was the difference between the teams at Tolka Park.