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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# League One

All time
# 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.
# Wrap
Irish international makes debut as West Brom hammer Mick McCarthy's Cardiff
The Baggies have gone to the top of the table.
In-form Troy Parrott the matchwinner for MK Dons
The Dubliner was on the mark from the spot.
# show of support
Bolton to cut all ties with betting organisations
The League One club will no longer provide on-site betting provision at the University of Bolton Stadium.
# Transfer
League One move for former Ireland U21 and Waterford striker
Courtney Duffus has been signed on a two-year deal by newly-promoted Morecambe.
# Good start
'Troy's adamant he meant the touch' - praise for Parrott after second goal in two games and audacious assist
The Ireland international has started the season brightly.
# Irish Eye
Parrott makes MK Dons bow in thrilling Bolton draw, injury woes strike again for Callum O'Dowda
We round up the headline Irish involvement as the EFL seasons got underway.
# Parrott takes flight
Troy Parrott returns to League One on loan deal from Spurs
The striker will spend next season at MK Dons.
# clarification
'I didn't do anything wrong' - Ireland international Ronan Curtis sets record straight after off-field accusations
Manager Danny Cowley previously defended the player.
# In his pomp
Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu completes season-long loan move to Portsmouth
Pompey manager Danny Cowley described Bazunu as ‘one of the best young goalkeepers in Europe.’
# Time to say goodbye
Veteran Irish midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Fleetwood Town
The 37-year-old signed a contract extension last summer.
# Wrap
Norwich clinch Championship title as relegation fight goes to last day
Ronan Curtis grabbed a goal and assist for Portsmouth in League One.
# In trouble
97th-minute equaliser deals major blow to survival hopes of Barry-Murphy's Rochdale
A 3-3 draw with AFC Wimbledon leaves the Irishman’s side teetering on the brink of League One.
# up and down
Hoolahan's Cambridge made to wait for promotion, Irish international's goal relegates Barton's Bristol Rovers
Hull City, meanwhile, secured promotion to the Championship.
# League One
McGeady hits key goal for Sunderland on a good day for Irish players chasing promotion
Ronan Curtis and Alan Judge also netted today in the League One action.
# Eoin Doyle
Irish striker nets 16th league goal of season, Wes Hoolahan continues to impress
Eoin Doyle scored the only goal of the game as Bolton jumped to third in the table today.
# Going Well
Remarkable turnaround sees Aiden McGeady trail only Harry Kane in assist charts
The Irish winger had been ostracised from the Sunderland side in the early part of the season.
# Wrap
Norwich restore lead at top of Championship as Sunderland continue push for promotion in League One
The Canaries sit 10 points clear at the top of the table.
# Setback
'Quite a blow' - Irish midfielder expected to be ruled out for five weeks with injury
Jack Taylor picked a tendon issue in his hamstring against Wigan last weekend.
# new dawn
23-year-old becomes English football's youngest chairman
Kyril Louis-Dreyfus has completed his takeover of League One side Sunderland.
# judge and jury
Referee squares up to Alan Judge in Ipswich draw
The Irish international was involved in a bizarre confrontation tonight.
# Wrap
Four assists for Aiden McGeady in Sunderland win
The Irish international set up all of his side’s goals, but it was a much quieter day for the Irish players in the Championship.
# Development
Learning from Harry Kane is aiding Troy Parrott 'on and off the pitch'
The 19-year-old attacker is continuing his education in senior football while on loan at Ipswich Town.
# caps off
Salary caps in English Leagues One and Two withdrawn following arbitration panel ruling
The Professional Footballers’ Association had immediately challenged the caps, saying they were “unlawful and unenforceable”.
# Shaugh treatment
Brian Barry-Murphy makes two additions to his growing Irish contingent
Rochdale, who are managed by the Cork native, have signed Conor Shaughnessy and Conor Grant.
# Irish Eyes
Hourihane scores in second straight game for new club while 38-year-old Hoolahan also finds target
And Aiden McGeady grabbed himself a goal for Sunderland.
# loan star
Brighton receive O'Hora bid as Irish youngster impresses out on loan
The former Bohemians player made a temporary move to League One side MK Dons in August.
# In form
Ireland U21 international scores 9th goal of the season for League One leaders
Anthony Scully has impressed for Lincoln City of late.
# another new job
John Sheridan leaves Wigan to become new manager of Swindon Town
The ex-Waterford boss has taken his fourth job of 2020.
# Return
Southampton send Ireland U21 international on loan to League One side
Thomas O’Connor is set for a second spell at Gillingham, where he impressed while on loan last season.
# Mark of quality
Arsenal send promising Irish youngster McGuinness on loan to Ipswich Town
The central defender, who’s an Ireland U19 international, will spend the season with the League One club.
# Potential
6 young Irish players to watch in England this season
We take a look at six young Irish players who might make the breakthrough at club level this season.
# Transfer Talk
Bolger makes League One switch while Byrne joins Shels after 13 seasons in the UK
Experienced Irish defender Cian Bolger has made the move to League One club Northampton Town.
# Nervy Finish
Irish-eligible Harness scores but Portsmouth miss out on play-off final spot after penalties
Oxford United will progress to the final in Wembley later this month.
# in the balance
Curtis angered by play-off 'shambles' after Portsmouth are left frustrated
The Ireland international felt he should have been awarded a penalty against Oxford United.
# One the up
Irish players in Championship chase as League One play-offs begin
There’s plenty of Irish interest, with four clubs vying to secure promotion for the 2020-21 season.
# Going Up
Northampton promoted to League One after thumping play-off final win over Exeter
Northampton Town enjoyed a 4-0 victory at an empty Wembley.
# State of Play
Promotion implications for Irish players as League One and League Two clubs vote to end season
Coventry City and Rotherham United are back in the Championship.
# suspended
Ireland international gets six-game ban for alleged biting incident
Kieran O’Hara denied violent conduct, but the Football Association has punished the goalkeeper.
# promotion race
Joey Barton taunts Sunderland for being 'scared of little old Fleetwood Town'
Barton claimed the Black Cats celebrated ‘like they’d won the World Cup’ after last night’s 1-1 draw.