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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# League Two

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# Sacked
Dubliner Joe Dunne sacked as manager of Cambridge United after five wins in 20 games
The 45-year-old took over at Abbey Stadium in May but has endured a difficult season.
# hot prospect
Former Limerick and Cork City youngster drops to League Two in search of first-team football
Chiedozie Ogbene has joined Exeter on loan from Championship side Brentford.
# Irish Abroad
Liverpool defender and Ireland international Corey Whelan joins Crewe Alexandra on loan
The 20-year-old defender was appointed Liverpool’s U23 captain last season.
# Transfer News
Ireland U21 striker links up with Harry Kewell in League Two
Reece Grego-Cox has officially signed for Crawley Town.
# we are going up
Joy for veteran Irish midfielder as he captains Coventry to Wembley play-off triumph
Michael Doyle helped the Sky Blues overcome Exeter City today.
# Chance
'I honestly think if I stayed in England, I wouldn't have become a professional footballer'
Ex-Sligo star Séamus Conneely footballers and depression, his second chance in English football and captaining Accrington Stanley to glory.
# Leading With Luton
Athlone roots, 14 seasons in England, 10 clubs and league promotion at last
It’s been a season to savour for Alan Sheehan at Luton Town.
# Star Man
Athlone native selected in League Two team of the year as Luton close in on promotion
Alan Sheehan has been a regular at centre-half for promotion chasing Luton Town.
# Equality
English football clubs bring in rainbow-coloured corner flags
Their introduction is ‘the biggest ever show of support’ for Stonewall’s LGBT campaign.
# Potential
Chelsea sign 16-year-old Welsh prodigy
Ethan Ampadu has already played 13 times for English fourth-tier side Exeter.
# Great Escape
Watch: Irish defender the hero as 89th minute goal keeps Newport in the Football League
Mark O’Brien is unlikely to ever score a more important strike.
# Aston Villa
'There were fans crying on the pitch and crying in your arms, it means so much to them'
A rejuvenated Enda Stevens is making waves on England’s south coast.
# Irish Eye
Two Irish players selected in League Two Team of the Year
Enda Stevens and Graham Carey have been recognised for their impressive seasons.
# standing out
Former underage GAA star wins League Two Player of the Month
Shay McCartan’s impressive form with Accrington Stanley has been recognised.
# recognition
Three Irish players named in League Two TOTY and Hoolahan up for EFL goal of the year
David Forde, Enda Stevens and Graham Carey have all had fine seasons.
# naughty list
You come at Santa, you best not miss! Notts County reveal Sheridan lost his job for Christmas present rant
The club’s owner has today confirmed it was that, not nine consecutive losses, that cost the former Ireland international.
Football League rules out possibility of incorporating the Old Firm or Premier League 'B' teams
Celtic and Rangers, as well as Premier League ‘B’ teams, will not be included in changes to the English league pyramid, the EFL has confirmed.
# Pat Hoban
Plenty of confusion as former League of Ireland star finds a new home
Pat Hoban had a number of clubs interested in his signature and seemed set to join Lincoln City.
# snakes and ladders
Football League: Which Irish players are fighting for promotion or battling relegation?
It’s nearly squeaky bum time for the Irish players across the water.
# unsavoury scenes
FA investigating claims Mansfield striker urinated as he warmed-up on touchline
The alleged incident happened last weekend.
# Done Deal
Ex-Limerick star Gaffney seals Bristol Rovers move
The former Limerick striker scored five goals in seven games during a prolific loan spell at the club.
# off form
Villa taken to FA Cup replay by lowly Wycombe
The Premier League side have now gone 16 games without a win.
# Pastures new
Ireland U21 winger and Gareth Bale look-a-like finds a new home after leaving Spurs
Kenny McEvoy has joined York City after being left frustrated due to lack of opportunities at Tottenham.
# clear your lines
For Barnet's free-kick defending in 2016, see Zaire at the 1974 World Cup
That’s one way to deal with Northampton’s intricate training ground routines.
# like a fine wine
Five months short of turning 50, this Premier League legend is coming out of retirement
The former Manchester United and Tottenham striker has been in charge of the club since May.
# A wanted man
Bristol Rovers declare their interest in Richie Towell but would he go there?
One of the SSE Airtricity League’s top players is a target for the League Two outfit.
# enda the rainbow
'I got stuck in a rut at Aston Villa but now it's a new season, a new club and a fresh start'
We look ahead to the Football League season with Portsmouth’s Enda Stevens.
# Happy Days
Good news football hipsters, the 'Derry Pele' has found a new club
Paddy McCourt will be playing his football in League Two next season.
# Oh Teddy Teddy
A Man United legend has taken his first managerial job in League Two
Teddy Sheringham has left West Ham’s coaching staff to become the new boss of Steveange.
# enthusiasm
Jeff Stelling went a bit mad the other day on 'Soccer Saturday'
The Sky host got more than a little excited when Hartlepool scored.
# Backtrack
Hartlepool rule out signing convicted rapist Ched Evans
New boss Ronnie Moore had seemingly opened the door to an deal yesterday.
# Across the water
Dundalk's top scorer Patrick Hoban has agreed to join Oxford United
The 23-year-old striker will sign for the League Two outfit in January.
# Toffees
Darron Gibson returns from injury lay-off as Tranmere hold Everton
The Ireland midfielder hasn’t played since he injured his cruiciate while on duty in Dublin.
# fine wine
Terry bags brace as Chelsea labour to win over AFC Wimbledon
Jose Mourinho’s men were up against it as Alan Bennett scored inside the first minute.
# mixed emotions
The agony and ecstasy as the English lower leagues near their conclusion
Pitch invasions, karate kicks and champions being crowned all marked an exciting day of football in England’s lower leagues.
# Moron
Another idiotic fan shoved a goalkeeper to the ground in League Two tonight
This time it was Wycombe goalkeeper Jordan Archer who was targeted.
# cup shock
Carl McHugh puts one past fellow Donegal man Shay Given on another bad night for Villa
Bradford earned a famous 3-1 first-leg win.
# FA Cup
And they're off: Everton win at a canter against Cheltenham
Seamus Coleman got back on the scoresheet with a cheekily lobbed goal while Alan Bennett gave away a penalty.
# Opinion
Wenger lucky to avoid sack, says Ian Wright
The Arsenal legend believes any other manager would have been sacked for going so long without success.
Irish Eye: Nobody tell Trap how good Wes Hoolahan is
It was another fine display from the former Shelbourne man against Aston Villa on Saturday.