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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# League One

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# new chapter
Duncan Ferguson lands first head coach role with League One side
The former Everton player has been appointed as head coach of Forest Green.
This month
January 2023
# Transfer News
Ireland star Knight not for sale, his club insists
The 21-year-old has been in impressive form for Derby in League One of late.
Last year
2022
# Progress
1,000 minutes and counting for Dublin teenager emerging in League One
Lincoln City’s Seán Roughan boasts an appearance record this season that owes as much to his own mentality as his mother’s fitness plans.
# Take a Bow
Former Ireland international hails memorable cup triumph
Mark Kenndy’s Lincoln side pulled off a Carabao Cup third-round shock at Ashton Gate.
# Wrap
Mandroiu scores the winner for Lincoln City, Wright nets for Bradford City
Elsewhere, Finn Azuz was taken off in the first half due to an injury.
# COYBIG
Irish international on target in Championship, ex-Shamrock Rovers star scores in League One
CJ Hamilton and Danny Mandroiu both found the net today.
# Take a Bow
Irish defender O'Connell stars as Charlton earn 7th consecutive home win
In addition, a number of Ireland internationals were in action in the Women’s Championship.
# looking ahead
Repaying Wayne Rooney's faith and closing in on Irish football history
Eiran Cashin on his chaotic year and the crucial upcoming playoff games against Israel.
# League One
Hourihane bags brace to lead Irish-heavy Derby County to come-from-behind win
Tyreik Wright was on target in League Two.
# Irish Eye
Late, late show as McGoldrick and Knight seal comeback win for Derby County
Will Keane, Harriet Scott and Jamie Finn were on target in the men’s and women’s Championship.
# Irish Eye
Ogbene scores again in Rotherham victory, Obafemi creates winner for Swansea
Will Keane was also on the scoresheet and Robbie Brady again influential in the Championship.
# Settling in
'There's no panic. I see the talent every day' - Conor Grant embracing life with MK Dons' Irish quartet
The Dubliner scored his side’s first goal of the season last night and has some familiar – and new – faces as teammates.
# Solidarity
Why Irish football must unite when it comes to selling players to England
Bohemians’ Chief Operating Officer Daniel Lambert chats to The42 about the contentious issues of transfers to clubs across the water.
# Irish Eye
Ogbene finds net on Rotherham's Championship return, Hourihane scores winning goal for Derby
A round-up of the opening-day action in the Championship and League One.
# Another departure
Bohemians and Fleetwood Town confirm deal for Promise Omochere
The 21-year-old forward has completed his switch to the League One outfit.
# LOI Exodus
Derry City captain Toal agrees three-year deal with Bolton Wanderers
‘Eoin ticks all of those boxes,’ says Trotters boss Ian Evatt.
# Irish Eye
Ireland U21 midfielder Grant joins MK Dons
The Dubliner made 38 appearances for Rochdale last season.
# hit and miss
Bazunu and Keane recognised by peers in League One but McClean and Ogbene miss out
The Wigan forward scored 26 goals to help push the Latics to the title, finishing two points ahead of Rotherham, but there was no place for teammate James McClean.
# Drama
Stoppage-time goal sees Sunderland book place in Wembley play-off final
Patrick Roberts grabbed the late goal to ensure a 2-1 aggregate win over Sheffield Wednesday.
# Georgie Kelly
'I don’t want to change who I am to try and be more successful in football'
Georgie Kelly talks to The Football Family podcast about his Rotherham heroics, self-doubt, and how football’s macho atmosphere is changing.
# Climax
Joy and despair for Irish stars as League One season concludes
Will Keane registered a brace while there was a debut goal for Georgie Kelly.
# squekybumtime
From Ogbene to Parrott, Ireland's stars primed for final-day rollercoaster
Everything still to play for as English football’s third-tier reaches a dramatic conclusion.
# Hard done by
Bazunu's omission from Team of the Season labelled 'one of the most ridiculous decisions ever'
Bazunu didn’t make the League One Team of the Season, much to the surprise of his manager Danny Cowley.
# Green shoots
Ireland's Troy Parrott on target but MK Dons suffer blow in promotion chase
Elsewhere, it was a good day for Chiedozie Ogbene.
# wobbling
Rotherham's promotion push dealt blow by Bazunu's Portsmouth
Chiedozie Ogbene’s side remain outside the promotion places in a League One promotion race with plenty of Irish interest.
# League One
Ireland duo Parrott and Coventry net to boost MK Dons promotion hopes
Will Keane was also on the mark in League One tonight.
# Wrap
Travers impresses again as Bournemouth secure crucial win over Rooney's Derby
A round-up of the action in the English Football League.
# Wrap
Irish U21 international scores terrific goal in Cardiff win, James McClean on target in Wigan victory
Joel Bagan scored a beauty in the Championship tonight.
# wessi
League One: Contested Hoolahan goal from a corner as Sunderland humiliated by Bolton
A round up of the day’s League One action.
# Aiming high
Irish rivals in League One promotion race bonded by a common goal
They may be at different stages of their careers, but these players in the third tier of English football are all looking to climb the ladder, writes David Sneyd.
# League One
Ireland U21 midfielder Coventry loaned out to MK Dons for the rest of the season
The West Ham player spent the first half of the current campaign at Peterborough United.
# In form
Irish U21 striker Scully on target in Lincoln victory, Sunderland miss chance to go top of League One
Scully hit his 12th goal of the season.
# League One
Controversial ex-Wallabies star Folau set for return to rugby union in Japan
The 32-year-old has been picked to start for Rob Penney’s Shining Arcs this weekend.
# LOI
James Brown set to seal short-term Blackburn deal as goalkeeper Odumosu goes on trial with Bolton
Defender Brown is set to sign an initial six-month deal with the Championship high-flyers.
All time
# Black Cats
Sunderland improve promotion prospects with commanding win
The Black Cats moved into the Sky Bet League One automatic promotion plac
# Irish Eye
Cork-born striker Drinan hits double as phenomenal season continues, good night for Ogbene in League One
Elsewhere, Galway native Conor Shaughnessy scored his third goal of the season.
# Growing pains
Manager criticises 'lack of discipline' as Troy Parrott sees red for MK Dons
The Irish international was given a straight red card in the dying minutes of his side’s penalty shootout victory over Leyton Orient last night.
# Wrap
Bournemouth blow chance to go top of Championship, Andy Carroll and Danny Drinkwater deny Manning's Swansea
In League One, Irish striker Will Keane inspired Wigan to victory at the end of a difficult week.
# Wrap
Irish strikers on target for Birmingham and Wigan as Sheffield United's struggles continue
Elsewhere, Neil Warnock’s record-setting 1,602nd game as a manager was ruined by Luton.
# down the leagues
James McClean scores again, Drinan bags hat-trick in bizarre League Two clash
Elsewhere in League One, Aiden McGeady was sent off for two separate rash challenges on Chiedozie Ogbene.