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# loi - Thursday 9 July, 2020

From The42 LOI clubs' European qualifiers to be held behind closed doors Empty Grounds

LOI clubs' European qualifiers to be held behind closed doors

The games have already been reduced to one-legged ties.

From The42 Boost for Cork City ahead of season restart as Arsenal allow Olowu to return Above Average Joe

Boost for Cork City ahead of season restart as Arsenal allow Olowu to return

The 20-year-old centre-back made a good impression on Leeside before the campaign was paused.

# loi - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

From The42 Ex-Irish international John Sheridan appointed Waterford manager LOI

Ex-Irish international John Sheridan appointed Waterford manager

Owner Lee Power has also scotched ‘silly rumours’ doubting his family’s commitment to the club.

# loi - Thursday 2 July, 2020

From The42 Derry City sign Scottish midfielder and extend loan of Irish U21 international from Sheffield United Candy Shop

Derry City sign Scottish midfielder and extend loan of Irish U21 international from Sheffield United

Former Celtic player Joe Thomson joins the Candystripes, who have also tied down Stephen Mallon until the end of the season.

# loi - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

From The42 LOI restart saga takes another twist as Premier clubs call for investigation into relegation decision Return To Play

LOI restart saga takes another twist as Premier clubs call for investigation into relegation decision

The FAI board will now review the restarted league format that they announced yesterday.

# loi - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

From The42 31 July restart confirmed for amended League of Ireland season We Go Again

31 July restart confirmed for amended League of Ireland season

Results from the campaign so far will stand, with each team to play a total of 18 games for the regular season.

# loi - Sunday 28 June, 2020

From The42 'The highs are so short-lived and the lows last so much longer' - New film reveals the tough reality of a LOI footballer On The Box

# loi - Friday 26 June, 2020

From The42 ‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League Interview

‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming on emerging from a challenging upbringing to carve out a career across the water.

# loi - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

From The42 US international winger who played under Solskjaer signs for Dundalk Lilywhites

US international winger who played under Solskjaer signs for Dundalk

Joshua Gatt has arrived at Oriel Park on a short-term deal.

From The42 Dundalk bring in Reynolds after losing Higgins to new Ireland set-up Rennie

Dundalk bring in Reynolds after losing Higgins to new Ireland set-up

Former Waterford boss Alan Reynolds is Vinny Perth’s new assistant manager at Oriel Park.

# loi - Saturday 20 June, 2020

From The42 FAI suspend Covid-19 testing programme LOI

FAI suspend Covid-19 testing programme

The FAI’s Medical Doctor is optimistic a testing regime won’t need to be introduced when games resume.

# loi - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

From The42 Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia refixed for October Rejig

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia refixed for October

Uefa have also confirmed the Irish sides have seen their Champions League and Europa League qualifiers reduced to one-legged ties.

# loi - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

From The42 Reynolds steps down as Waterford boss Rennie

Reynolds steps down as Waterford boss

The 46-year-old brought his hometown club back to the top flight for the first time in a decade.

From The42 FAI stand by Gary Owens and Niall Quinn as St Pat's chairman brands them a 'failure' Discord

FAI stand by Gary Owens and Niall Quinn as St Pat's chairman brands them a 'failure'

The tortured saga that is the restart of the League of Ireland took another twist last night.

# loi - Monday 15 June, 2020

From The42 Bohemians donate jersey profits to advocacy group calling for end to Direct Provision Initiative

Bohemians donate jersey profits to advocacy group calling for end to Direct Provision

The initiative runs until Thursday, 18 June.

From The42 Derry City unconvinced by finances of FAI's restart plan Return To Play

Derry City unconvinced by finances of FAI's restart plan

The club say their decision to retain players and staff on full pay has not been properly recognised.

# loi - Friday 12 June, 2020

From The42 Talks to continue today in bid to rescue League of Ireland season In The Balance

Talks to continue today in bid to rescue League of Ireland season

Yesterday’s talks, billed as make-or-break, saw little progress made.

# loi - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From The42 All Covid-19 tests come back negative for Bohemians staff and players Ready To Go

All Covid-19 tests come back negative for Bohemians staff and players

FAI Medical Director Dr Alan Byrne received the results on Monday evening.

# loi - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

From The42 Wexford's new jersey features an image of Che Guevara Revolutionary

Wexford's new jersey features an image of Che Guevara

The SSE Airtricity League First Division club have released pictures of their latest home shirt.

# loi - Monday 8 June, 2020

From The42 In pics: Four League of Ireland clubs return to training as part of return to play programme First Steps

In pics: Four League of Ireland clubs return to training as part of return to play programme

Bohemians, Shamrock Rovers, Derry City and Dundalk were all back out on the pitch today.

# loi - Thursday 4 June, 2020

From The42 FAI accept Bohemians' apology over breach of training guidelines during Covid-19 pandemic Return To Play

FAI accept Bohemians' apology over breach of training guidelines during Covid-19 pandemic

The club have been following government advice rather than the FAI’s by returning to training in small groups.

# loi - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

From The42 Dundalk record losses of more than €1.2m for 2019 Financial Matters

Dundalk record losses of more than €1.2m for 2019

The SSE Airtricity Premier Division club released their accounts today.

# loi - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

From The42 Scottish Premiership club announce departure of ex-Dundalk star McMillan Exit

Scottish Premiership club announce departure of ex-Dundalk star McMillan

The striker is moving on from St Johnstone, who he joined from the Lilywhites in January 2018.

# loi - Monday 25 May, 2020

From The42 Jack Byrne among players tested as Irish football nears return Ready To Go This post contains videos

Jack Byrne among players tested as Irish football nears return

Shamrock Rovers, Dundalk, Bohemians and Derry City are set to take part in a four-team tournament during the summer.

# loi - Sunday 24 May, 2020

From The42 ‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’ Dreams This post contains videos

‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’

Stephen Rice on how he recovered from difficulties early in his career to enjoy a memorable time at Shamrock Rovers.

# loi - Thursday 21 May, 2020

From The42 Supporters split on prospect of behind-closed-doors LOI games Return To Play

Supporters split on prospect of behind-closed-doors LOI games

A survey found a slight majority in favour of games happening in empty grounds.

# loi - Monday 18 May, 2020

From The42 LOI clubs face further delay in learning fate of European qualifiers Waiting Game

LOI clubs face further delay in learning fate of European qualifiers

Uefa have delayed a decisive Committee meeting to solve outstanding issues over three Euro 2020 host cities.

# loi - Sunday 17 May, 2020

From The42 'I think we win it by a fraction of a point which is a bit weird' - Doyle's Swindon set for League Two coronation Abrupt End

'I think we win it by a fraction of a point which is a bit weird' - Doyle's Swindon set for League Two coronation

The former Sligo striker is set to earn a third winners’ medal, with clubs voting to end the season and decide it using points-per-game.

# loi - Friday 15 May, 2020

From The42 Quiz: Can you identify these League of Ireland grounds? Name That Gaff

Quiz: Can you identify these League of Ireland grounds?

Step right up and be a contestant on our domestic football-themed episode of ‘Where in the World?’

# loi - Thursday 14 May, 2020

From The42 Derry City declare support for all-island league, urge other clubs to follow Scenario 4

Derry City declare support for all-island league, urge other clubs to follow

‘We would encourage other clubs to acknowledge the fragility of the present arrangements,’ say the Candystripes as they give unwavering support for a new format.

# loi - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

From The42 FAI trying to find 'soft landing' for League of Ireland but uncertainty reigns over its return - Quinn Forward Thinking

FAI trying to find 'soft landing' for League of Ireland but uncertainty reigns over its return - Quinn

The Interim Deputy CEO of the FAI was speaking on RTÉ 2fm’s Game On this evening.

# loi - Sunday 3 May, 2020

From The42 'Dad got me a guitar to keep me out of pubs at Blackburn. Who knew it would put me in them 20 years later' Performer

'Dad got me a guitar to keep me out of pubs at Blackburn. Who knew it would put me in them 20 years later'

Ex-League of Ireland forward Robbie Doyle has moved into the music industry since retiring from football at 28.

From The42 'I was shaking and crying. But I somehow managed to ask: ‘Can I still play sport?’' Pain This post contains videos

'I was shaking and crying. But I somehow managed to ask: ‘Can I still play sport?’'

Cork City Women’s coach Áine O’Donovan on being diagnosed with JIA.

# loi - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

St Pat's open Richmond Park as food bank for local community

The club have teamed up with local volunteers to arrange deliveries of essentials to vulnerable members of the community.

# loi - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

From The42 League of Ireland clubs to consider proposal for games behind closed doors Plan B

League of Ireland clubs to consider proposal for games behind closed doors

Working document ‘offers a real platform for debate about a return to football’, says Niall Quinn.

# loi - Friday 24 April, 2020

From The42 Bohemians offer fans the chance to buy a piece of Dalymount Park history Support Your Club

Bohemians offer fans the chance to buy a piece of Dalymount Park history

A dressing room brick will set you back €59.

# loi - Thursday 23 April, 2020

From The42 Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall Restart Options

Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall

St Patrick’s Athletic president Tom O’Mahony believes playing behind closed doors is not an option, however.

# loi - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

From The42 Going behind closed doors a possibility as clubs and FAI bid to save LOI season Measures

Going behind closed doors a possibility as clubs and FAI bid to save LOI season

A number of different options are now on the table, including a curtailed season to begin in the Autumn.

From The42 'There's no security' - Testing times for Irish footballers Worry

'There's no security' - Testing times for Irish footballers

Shelbourne’s Karl Moore on the difficulties facing domestic players.

From The42 St Patrick's Athletic forced to lay off players and coaching staff temporarily Financial Strain

St Patrick's Athletic forced to lay off players and coaching staff temporarily

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division club has released a statement after yesterday’s government announcement.

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