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# loi - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Karl Sheppard forced to retire from football at 29
# Premature End
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# Premature End

Karl Sheppard forced to retire from football at 29

Sun 2:58 PM 10,676 Views 4 Comments

The striker has called it a day having been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis.

# loi - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Bohemians pull off significant coup with signing of Bastien Hery
# Gypsy King
From The42
# Gypsy King

Bohemians pull off significant coup with signing of Bastien Hery

Sat 1:10 PM 8,636 Views 2 Comments

The former Limerick and Waterford midfielder is a ‘high-quality’ player, according to Keith Long.

# loi - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Casey bids Bohs farewell as he opts to take his career to California
# The Casey For The Defence
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# The Casey For The Defence

Casey bids Bohs farewell as he opts to take his career to California

Wed 8:30 PM 7,927 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old former Ireland youth international has joined Sacramento Republic in the USL Championship.

Hull City snap up Puskas Award nominee Jordan Flores from Dundalk
# Tiger King
From The42
# Tiger King

Hull City snap up Puskas Award nominee Jordan Flores from Dundalk

Wed 5:08 PM 7,252 Views 6 Comments

The 25-year-old is returning to his native England after spending two seasons in the League of Ireland.

# loi - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Sheffield United winger joins Bohemians
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Sheffield United winger joins Bohemians

Jan 12th 2021, 6:39 PM 7,801 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Mallon has signed for Keith Long’s side.

Coleman welcomes new partnership unveiled by Sligo Rovers and Everton
# Come Together
From The42
# Come Together

Coleman welcomes new partnership unveiled by Sligo Rovers and Everton

Jan 12th 2021, 5:00 PM 18,529 Views 15 Comments

The clubs will join forces on initiatives such as marketing, coaching and pre-season training.

Ex-Shamrock Rovers midfielder Bone joins St Pat's after acrimonious departure from Waterford
# On The Dotted Line
From The42
# On The Dotted Line

Ex-Shamrock Rovers midfielder Bone joins St Pat's after acrimonious departure from Waterford

Jan 12th 2021, 11:39 AM 4,761 Views 2 Comments

The versatile 22-year-old can play in a number of positions and is excited to get going at Richmond Park.

# loi - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Dundalk confirm signing of Faroese international defender
# Sonni Delight
From The42
# Sonni Delight

Dundalk confirm signing of Faroese international defender

Jan 10th 2021, 7:44 PM 7,135 Views 7 Comments

Sonni Ragnar Nattestad has previously played for clubs in Denmark, Norway and Iceland and has represented the Faroes on 31 occasions.

The story of one of Irish football's greatest servants and how he almost chose GAA
# LOI Legends
From The42
# LOI Legends

The story of one of Irish football's greatest servants and how he almost chose GAA

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 3:00 PM 32,213 Views 2 Comments

Dundalk legend Gary Rogers reflects on his distinguished career.

# loi - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Bohs' precocious teenage striker Evan Ferguson joins Brighton
# Remember The Name
From The42
# Remember The Name

Bohs' precocious teenage striker Evan Ferguson joins Brighton

Jan 9th 2021, 7:36 PM 7,423 Views 4 Comments

Ferguson made his senior debut for Bohs at the age of 14.

Irish midfielder set for 'possibly the biggest game in the club's 73-year history'
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Irish midfielder set for 'possibly the biggest game in the club's 73-year history'

Jan 9th 2021, 8:00 AM 34,947 Views 8 Comments

Adam McDonnell could feature for Boreham Wood in the FA Cup today.

# loi - Friday 8 January, 2021

Shelbourne forward joins Livingston while 22-year-old UCD striker links up with Reds
# Player Movement
From The42
# Player Movement

Shelbourne forward joins Livingston while 22-year-old UCD striker links up with Reds

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 9:15 PM 5,042 Views 2 Comments

Jaze Kabia is heading over to Scotland as Yoyo Mahdy is going to Drumcondra.

Massey makes move to newly-promoted Drogheda after leaving rivals Dundalk
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Massey makes move to newly-promoted Drogheda after leaving rivals Dundalk

Jan 8th 2021, 4:25 PM 3,684 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old full-back will be a welcome addition to Tim Clancy’s squad.

Benson and Desmond give St Pat's a double dose of good news for 2021
# We Go Again
From The42
# We Go Again

Benson and Desmond give St Pat's a double dose of good news for 2021

Jan 8th 2021, 1:44 PM 2,525 Views 0 Comments

The pair have signed new contracts to stay at Richmond Park for another League of Ireland season.

Dundalk complete deal for Latvian international defender
# Arrival
From The42
# Arrival

Dundalk complete deal for Latvian international defender

Jan 8th 2021, 9:31 AM 6,010 Views 3 Comments

Raivis Jurkovskis is the latest addition as the Lilywhites overhaul their squad.

# loi - Thursday 7 January, 2021

End of an era as Dane Massey parts company with Dundalk after eight years
# Great Dane
From The42
# Great Dane

End of an era as Dane Massey parts company with Dundalk after eight years

Jan 7th 2021, 11:05 PM 6,440 Views 2 Comments

The 32-year-old left-back won five Premier Division titles and three FAI Cups with the Lilywhites.

St Patrick's Athletic sign midfielder Mountney after nine trophy-laden years at Dundalk
# Major Coup
From The42
# Major Coup

St Patrick's Athletic sign midfielder Mountney after nine trophy-laden years at Dundalk

Jan 7th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,828 Views 2 Comments

The 27-year-old is excited to link up with former Lilywhites team-mate Stephen O’Donnell at Richmond Park.

# loi - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup

Jan 6th 2021, 3:47 PM 9,414 Views 0 Comments

Gary Rogers on his decision to become Monaghan GAA’s goalkeeper coach.

# loi - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Albanian keeper completes Dundalk transfer while McNulty pens new Cork City deal
# Signed Up
From The42
# Signed Up

Albanian keeper completes Dundalk transfer while McNulty pens new Cork City deal

Jan 5th 2021, 4:03 PM 5,596 Views 4 Comments

It’s been another busy day of transfer action in the League of Ireland.

# loi - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Dundalk star Duffy signs new contract ahead of 2021 campaign
# On The Dotted Line
From The42
# On The Dotted Line

Dundalk star Duffy signs new contract ahead of 2021 campaign

Jan 3rd 2021, 9:06 PM 3,635 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old has played a huge role in the club’s success since his arrival in 2017.

# loi - Friday 1 January, 2021

Ireland international Jack Byrne announces Shamrock Rovers departure
# Nicosia Later
From The42
# Nicosia Later

Ireland international Jack Byrne announces Shamrock Rovers departure

Jan 1st 2021, 4:34 PM 57,600 Views 43 Comments

The 24-year-old playmaker enjoyed a hugely successful two-year spell with the League of Ireland club.

The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing

Jan 1st 2021, 3:29 PM 12,679 Views 1 Comment

Veteran player Raff Cretaro has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

# loi - Thursday 31 December, 2020

4 Irish players who made the move abroad in 2020 and 3 who could follow next year
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

4 Irish players who made the move abroad in 2020 and 3 who could follow next year

Dec 31st 2020, 2:30 PM 35,534 Views 13 Comments

Jamie McGrath and others who opted to try their luck further afield.

An A-Z of the Irish football year in 2020
# The Year That Was
From The42
# The Year That Was

An A-Z of the Irish football year in 2020

Dec 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 7,623 Views 0 Comments

We run through what has been a fairly desperate 12 months for Irish football, on and off the pitch.

# loi - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Bray Wanderers boost promotion hopes with signing of Conor Clifford
# Cliff Of Bray
From The42
# Cliff Of Bray

Bray Wanderers boost promotion hopes with signing of Conor Clifford

Dec 29th 2020, 2:21 PM 7,357 Views 2 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland U21 international makes the move after a season with Derry City.

Sligo Rovers bolster defensive options as Blaney returns from England
# Rovers Return
From The42
# Rovers Return

Sligo Rovers bolster defensive options as Blaney returns from England

Dec 29th 2020, 12:44 PM 3,545 Views 0 Comments

Former Finn Harps man Shane Blaney is back in the League of Ireland after leaving Doncaster Rovers.

# loi - Saturday 26 December, 2020

FAI to present Uefa with range of Aviva capacity scenarios in hope to hold on to Dublin's Euro 2020 games
# Grounds For Concern
From The42
# Grounds For Concern

FAI to present Uefa with range of Aviva capacity scenarios in hope to hold on to Dublin's Euro 2020 games

Updated Dec 26th 2020, 11:59 AM 14,773 Views 12 Comments

The governing body are set to make a decision on whether to retain the 12-nation hosting arrangement in March.

Shamrock Rovers condemn 'hateful' racist and sexist abuse of their U17 players
# Unacceptable
From The42
# Unacceptable

Shamrock Rovers condemn 'hateful' racist and sexist abuse of their U17 players

Dec 26th 2020, 11:55 AM 5,290 Views 3 Comments

A series of appalling comments appeared beneath a YouTube livestream of the teams’ respective national league finals.

# loi - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

‘The problem you had is that clubs relied on the FAI for a lot of things’
# Dependence
From The42
# Dependence

‘The problem you had is that clubs relied on the FAI for a lot of things’

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 4,717 Views 0 Comments

In part 3 of our series on the legacy of the old FAI, we chat to St Patrick’s Athletic Director of Football and former player, Ger O’Brien.

# loi - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Cliftonville confirm signing of McCarey, meaning there are currently no senior goalkeepers at Dundalk
# Moving North
From The42
# Moving North

Cliftonville confirm signing of McCarey, meaning there are currently no senior goalkeepers at Dundalk

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:07 PM 6,828 Views 9 Comments

The 28-year-old former Republic of Ireland underage international will ply his trade in the Danske Bank Premiership.

Two significant League of Ireland moves as Bohs and Pat's swoop for strikers
# Forward Planning
From The42
# Forward Planning

Two significant League of Ireland moves as Bohs and Pat's swoop for strikers

Dec 22nd 2020, 4:04 PM 7,126 Views 3 Comments

Georgie Kelly has joined the Gypsies, while the Saints have snapped up Ronan Coughlan.

# loi - Monday 21 December, 2020

Ex-Ireland striker Daryl Murphy commits to Kevin Sheedy's Waterford for 2021
# Forward Thinking
From The42
# Forward Thinking

Ex-Ireland striker Daryl Murphy commits to Kevin Sheedy's Waterford for 2021

Dec 21st 2020, 2:21 PM 6,911 Views 2 Comments

Murphy is set to play beyond his 38th birthday after his hometown club announced a contract extension today.

Dundalk bid farewell to their joint-longest servant
# Mounts
From The42
# Mounts

Dundalk bid farewell to their joint-longest servant

Dec 21st 2020, 1:49 PM 10,759 Views 1 Comment

John Mountney is moving on to ‘pastures new’ after making over 300 appearances for the Lilywhites.

# loi - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Irish U21 international Danny Grant leaves Bohs for Huddersfield Town
# Grant Opportunity
From The42
# Grant Opportunity

Irish U21 international Danny Grant leaves Bohs for Huddersfield Town

Dec 19th 2020, 7:48 PM 5,049 Views 3 Comments

The PFAI Young Player of the Year has signed a contract running to 2023 with the Championship club.

# loi - Friday 18 December, 2020

Jack Byrne scoops top soccer writers' award
# The Byrne Supremacy
From The42
# The Byrne Supremacy

Jack Byrne scoops top soccer writers' award

Dec 18th 2020, 2:42 PM 2,178 Views 1 Comment

The award completes an outstanding 2020 for the Rovers’ attacker.

# loi - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Ireland U21 winger bids farewell to Bohemians ahead of move abroad
# Danny Boy
From The42
# Danny Boy

Ireland U21 winger bids farewell to Bohemians ahead of move abroad

Dec 17th 2020, 10:58 PM 8,897 Views 1 Comment

PFAI Young Player of the Year Danny Grant has confirmed that he is to leave the League of Ireland club.

Cork City takeover hits the rocks and club faces possibility of move away from Turner's Cross
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

Cork City takeover hits the rocks and club faces possibility of move away from Turner's Cross

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 8:00 PM 22,114 Views 12 Comments

Grovemoor Ltd were unable to agree a lease with the Munster Football Association, who own the club’s home ground, and have thus pulled out of the move.

Shamrock Rovers' Alan Mannus wins prestigious soccer writers' Goalkeeper award
# Top Man
From The42
# Top Man

Shamrock Rovers' Alan Mannus wins prestigious soccer writers' Goalkeeper award

Dec 17th 2020, 12:02 PM 3,411 Views 1 Comment

He finished ahead of Sligo’s Ed McGinty and Drogheda’s David Odumoso.

# loi - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Shamrock Rovers snap up Bohs star Mandroiu and Dundalk full-back Gannon ahead of new season
# On The Dotted Line
From The42
# On The Dotted Line

Shamrock Rovers snap up Bohs star Mandroiu and Dundalk full-back Gannon ahead of new season

Dec 16th 2020, 6:19 PM 6,207 Views 9 Comments

The pair have both signed for the Hoops, it has been announced today.

Bohs pay tribute to Dalymount's floodlights with new home jersey
# Shining Brightly
From The42
# Shining Brightly

Bohs pay tribute to Dalymount's floodlights with new home jersey

Dec 16th 2020, 3:09 PM 9,376 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin club have released their first-choice kit for the 2021 season today.

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