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Five things we learned this weekend in the Airtricity League
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Five things we learned this weekend in the Airtricity League

May 9th 2011, 10:47 AM 183 Views 0 Comments

With three Airtricity League games scheduled for this evening, Alan Smith looks over the weekend’s action for any clues about what to expect.

Five questions ahead of the League of Ireland weekend
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Five questions ahead of the League of Ireland weekend

May 6th 2011, 10:46 AM 141 Views 0 Comments

We’re into the second round of Airtricity League fixtures. And Alan Smith has more questions than answers.

Five things we learned – so far – this weekend in the Airtricity League
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Five things we learned – so far – this weekend in the Airtricity League

May 2nd 2011, 10:30 AM 136 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of tonight’s programme of Bank Holiday fixtures, Alan Smith reflects on the League of Ireland action.

Questions and Answers: five things to watch out for in the League of Ireland this weekend
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Questions and Answers: five things to watch out for in the League of Ireland this weekend

Apr 29th 2011, 10:53 AM 166 Views 0 Comments

In a new-look weekly feature, Alan Smith flags the major talking points ahead of the weekend’s football.

Seagulls continue to soar with win over Galway
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Seagulls continue to soar with win over Galway

Apr 25th 2011, 11:12 AM 136 Views 0 Comments

Bray moved into second place with a 2-0 win over Galway United, writes Alan Smith in his round-up of Easter weekend’s Airtricity League action.

The west's awake as Gypsies in town
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The west's awake as Gypsies in town

Apr 22nd 2011, 11:06 AM 217 Views 0 Comments

Alan Smith previews a packed weekend of League of Ireland soccer.

League of Ireland preview: focus on Dalymount for Dublin derby From The42
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League of Ireland preview: focus on Dalymount for Dublin derby

Sligo make no mistake as Rovers slip-up From The42
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Sligo make no mistake as Rovers slip-up

Fenlon still the boss as Bohs' woes continue
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Fenlon still the boss as Bohs' woes continue

Apr 4th 2011, 10:47 AM 178 Views 0 Comments

Nutsy looks like he’s staying for the moment but Bohs were lucky to escape with a point on Friday, writes Alan Smith.

League of Ireland preview: Gypsies on a roll
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League of Ireland preview: Gypsies on a roll

Mar 18th 2011, 9:37 AM 186 Views 0 Comments

Alan Smith previews the weekend’s League of Ireland action, starting with Bohemians’ trip to Oriel Park.

Clarninbridge seal historic title
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Clarninbridge seal historic title

Mar 17th 2011, 3:59 PM 132 Views 0 Comments

Between Hackers and Hoggers, life in the AUL
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Between Hackers and Hoggers, life in the AUL

Mar 17th 2011, 9:04 AM 207 Views 0 Comments

It’s the glamour of the cup for Paul Ring this week – but there’s no dressing-rooms in Millstreet.

Hoops and Bohs preserve unbeaten starts
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Hoops and Bohs preserve unbeaten starts

Mar 14th 2011, 10:30 AM 261 Views 0 Comments

The off-season may have been chaotic but things are looking rather familiar at the top of the table. Alan Smith fills us in on the second weekend of League of Ireland action.

League of Ireland preview: big two meet early
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League of Ireland preview: big two meet early

Mar 11th 2011, 10:18 AM 208 Views 0 Comments

After last weekend’s kick-off, two two title hopefuls meet in an early showdown.

Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL
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Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL

Mar 10th 2011, 9:00 AM 220 Views 0 Comments

He hasn’t gone away you know. We’ve thawed out Paul Ring and he’s found his missing football boot after a winter of discontent for the country’s Sunday footballers.

Twigg picks up where he left off as Rovers up and running
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Twigg picks up where he left off as Rovers up and running

Mar 7th 2011, 11:29 AM 156 Views 0 Comments

Missed any of the action as the League of Ireland kicked off? Alan Smith fills us in.

The big kick-off: all your League of Ireland club profiles
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The big kick-off: all your League of Ireland club profiles

Mar 5th 2011, 10:18 AM 57 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how the league table will finish. Fact.

League of Ireland kick-off: is the west awake for Galway United?
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League of Ireland kick-off: is the west awake for Galway United?

Mar 4th 2011, 5:56 PM 300 Views 0 Comments

In our final installment of League of Ireland club profiles, Galway United take a seat in our front room and tell us what they’re intentions are.

League of Ireland kick-off: Rovers the team to beat in 2011
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League of Ireland kick-off: Rovers the team to beat in 2011

Mar 4th 2011, 5:32 PM 326 Views 0 Comments

Shamrock Rovers kick-off their title defence later on this evening with a tricky fixture at home to Dundalk. Can Michael O’Neill’s team carry on where they left off last year?

Living the Hoop dreams as champions the one to beat this season
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Living the Hoop dreams as champions the one to beat this season

Mar 4th 2011, 9:00 AM 178 Views 0 Comments

Alan Smith tugs on his boots, slips in the shin-guards, does a few cursory stretches and kicks off his League of Ireland column. It’s going to be another mad season, isn’t it?

League of Ireland kick-off: Dundalk looking to kick on
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League of Ireland kick-off: Dundalk looking to kick on

Mar 3rd 2011, 7:00 PM 208 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty of firepower at Oriel Park this year after some high-profile recruits were drafted.

League of Ireland kick-off: Bray set for another wet and windy year by the sea
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League of Ireland kick-off: Bray set for another wet and windy year by the sea

Mar 3rd 2011, 5:34 PM 277 Views 0 Comments

Bray Wanderers are next up in our League of Ireland preview series. Are Pat Devlin’s men facing another relegation scrap or are things looking up for the Seagulls?

League of Ireland kick-off: UCD's students far from bottom of the class
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League of Ireland kick-off: UCD's students far from bottom of the class

Mar 3rd 2011, 3:12 PM 345 Views 0 Comments

The Students plan without some of their best players once again after a close season full of movement.

League of Ireland kick-off: new-look St. Pat's not quite there yet
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League of Ireland kick-off: new-look St. Pat's not quite there yet

Mar 3rd 2011, 12:25 PM 451 Views 0 Comments

We continue our League of Ireland preview series with a look at another of the Dublin clubs. St. Pat’s have brought in a lot of new faces, but will they be able to mount a title challenge?

League of Ireland kick off: Derry City back where they belong
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League of Ireland kick off: Derry City back where they belong

Mar 2nd 2011, 1:45 PM 335 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kenny brings a nice blend of youth and newly-recruited top-flight experience to the table. As well as that unique Brandywell atmosphere. It could be an interesting season for the Candystripes.

League of Ireland kick-off: is the west awake for title hopefuls Sligo?
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League of Ireland kick-off: is the west awake for title hopefuls Sligo?

Mar 1st 2011, 4:30 PM 341 Views 0 Comments

Alan Smith reckons Sligo will fall just short in their pursuit of Shamrock Rovers this season. Do you agree?

League of Ireland build-up: Bohs happy to be in the race
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League of Ireland build-up: Bohs happy to be in the race

Feb 28th 2011, 9:13 AM 345 Views 0 Comments

In the first of our club profiles, ahead of the Airtricity League’s return on Friday night, Alan Smith expects the Gypsies to be off the pace this year.