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# loi - Friday 2 April, 2021

Long-range strikes hand Shamrock Rovers victory over Dundalk
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Long-range strikes hand Shamrock Rovers victory over Dundalk

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:48 PM 19,218 Views 17 Comments

Danny Mandroiu and Dylan Watts scored for the champions in a crucial early-season win.

'I want to prove myself in Ireland before I go back to England'
# AIM
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# AIM

'I want to prove myself in Ireland before I go back to England'

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,739 Views 0 Comments

Sam Bone on battling injury and starting again at St Pat’s.

LOI title race may be far more open than before as the big two clash at Tallaght
# Talking Point
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# Talking Point

LOI title race may be far more open than before as the big two clash at Tallaght

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:45 AM 3,035 Views 2 Comments

Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk meet at Tallaght Stadium tonight.

# loi - Sunday 28 March, 2021

League of Ireland newcomers hold on with 10 men for draw in historic first game
# Treaty United
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# Treaty United

League of Ireland newcomers hold on with 10 men for draw in historic first game

Mar 28th 2021, 6:44 PM 8,638 Views 2 Comments

A scoreless draw for Treaty United in their first game today, away to Bray Wanderers.

# loi - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Last-minute Billy King goal seals Pat's win over Drogheda
# King Billy
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# King Billy

Last-minute Billy King goal seals Pat's win over Drogheda

Mar 27th 2021, 6:46 PM 2,307 Views 0 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell’s side were 2-1 winners at Richmond Park.

Longford complete improbable comeback to earn point at Bohemians
# Comeback Kids
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# Comeback Kids

Longford complete improbable comeback to earn point at Bohemians

Mar 27th 2021, 6:18 PM 3,146 Views 3 Comments

The newly-promoted side came from 2-0 down at Dalymount Park this afternoon.

# loi - Friday 26 March, 2021

Parkes and Gibson on target as Sligo Rovers rally from behind to defeat Waterford
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# LOI

Parkes and Gibson on target as Sligo Rovers rally from behind to defeat Waterford

Mar 26th 2021, 10:06 PM 3,484 Views 2 Comments

Cian Kavanagh had Waterford in front after five minutes but it was the visitors who took all three points.

# loi - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Dundalk sign 'attacking player of real quality' in South Korean winger
# A Helping Han
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# A Helping Han

Dundalk sign 'attacking player of real quality' in South Korean winger

Mar 25th 2021, 5:10 PM 6,684 Views 10 Comments

Han Jeongwoo is available to play for the Lilywhites in tomorrow night’s game against Finn Harps.

# loi - Sunday 21 March, 2021

'He controlled the game. It was played at his tempo'
# Impact
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# Impact

'He controlled the game. It was played at his tempo'

Mar 21st 2021, 7:30 AM 7,853 Views 4 Comments

Stephen Bradley praised Chris McCann for his performance against St Patrick’s Athletic on Friday night.

'People were saying we couldn't do it and we haven't added enough, but we shut a few people up'
# Reaction
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# Reaction

'People were saying we couldn't do it and we haven't added enough, but we shut a few people up'

Mar 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 4,028 Views 2 Comments

Longford Town midfielder Aodh Dervin reflects on his side’s impressive 2-0 win over Derry City on the opening weekend of the Premier Division season.

# loi - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Foley the Harps hero again as Bohemians falter at Finn Park
# Oliver's Army
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# Oliver's Army

Foley the Harps hero again as Bohemians falter at Finn Park

Mar 20th 2021, 8:47 PM 3,849 Views 4 Comments

Adam Foley took advantage of James Finnerty’s backpass to score the winner for the Donegal side.

New-look Dundalk hold on to start 2021 campaign with a draw
# Honours Even
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# Honours Even

New-look Dundalk hold on to start 2021 campaign with a draw

Mar 20th 2021, 8:23 PM 5,430 Views 1 Comment

Sligo Rovers came from behind after Patrick McEleney gave the visitors an early lead.

Superb Longford Town beat Derry City on return to Premier Division
# Back In The Big Time
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# Back In The Big Time

Superb Longford Town beat Derry City on return to Premier Division

Mar 20th 2021, 7:56 PM 3,886 Views 2 Comments

Daire Doyle’s side were 2-0 winners at Bishopsgate.

# loi - Friday 19 March, 2021

Late drama sees Greene rescue Shamrock Rovers as Pat's left frustrated in season opener
# Report
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# Report

Late drama sees Greene rescue Shamrock Rovers as Pat's left frustrated in season opener

Mar 19th 2021, 9:51 PM 17,571 Views 17 Comments

The reigning champions were moments away from losing to the Saints.

Late own goal helps Drogheda grab opening night win over Waterford in dramatic fashion
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# LOI

Late own goal helps Drogheda grab opening night win over Waterford in dramatic fashion

Mar 19th 2021, 8:16 PM 3,161 Views 0 Comments

Cameron Evans deflected the ball into his own net late on to hand Drogheda all three points on offer.

The League of Ireland is back – but not as we once knew it
# Comment
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# Comment

The League of Ireland is back – but not as we once knew it

Mar 19th 2021, 10:55 AM 6,656 Views 3 Comments

‘I can certainly attest to absence rendering the heart all the fonder in Galway,’ writes Johnny Ward.

Title winners? Relegation candidates? Our 2021 League of Ireland predictions
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Title winners? Relegation candidates? Our 2021 League of Ireland predictions

Mar 19th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,288 Views 1 Comment

The42′s writers preview the new season.

# loi - Thursday 18 March, 2021

'We had three days to get a team together' - The story of how a new Irish football club was born
# Challenge
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# Challenge

'We had three days to get a team together' - The story of how a new Irish football club was born

Mar 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,811 Views 4 Comments

Tommy Barrett and Conn Murray discuss the formation of Treaty United.

# loi - Monday 15 March, 2021

Sligo Rovers to provide free jerseys to all babies born locally
# Baby In Red
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# Baby In Red

Sligo Rovers to provide free jerseys to all babies born locally

Mar 15th 2021, 5:27 PM 4,562 Views 4 Comments

‘Sligo Rovers has existed through 93 years because each generation has passed their love of the club on to the next.’

# loi - Sunday 14 March, 2021

The Harvard graduate aiming to become a League of Ireland star
# Hot Prospect
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# Hot Prospect

The Harvard graduate aiming to become a League of Ireland star

Mar 14th 2021, 12:13 PM 28,084 Views 5 Comments

Taner Dogan on the convoluted process that eventually saw him sign for Dundalk and his loan stint with Athlone.

# loi - Friday 12 March, 2021

10-man Dundalk hold nerve to see off Rovers on penalties and win President's Cup
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# LOI

10-man Dundalk hold nerve to see off Rovers on penalties and win President's Cup

Mar 12th 2021, 10:00 PM 7,520 Views 4 Comments

The league champions were beaten 4-3 on spot kicks after a 1-1 draw at Tallaght.

# loi - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'We’re probably in their heads more than we know' - Rovers boss dismisses Hoban's 'proper league' claim
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# LOI

'We’re probably in their heads more than we know' - Rovers boss dismisses Hoban's 'proper league' claim

Mar 11th 2021, 12:08 PM 4,507 Views 1 Comment

The Dundalk forward disputes the validity of Rovers’ title triumph last year, but it’s not cutting ice with Stephen Bradley.

Clubs' gambling partnerships not at odds with FAI stance - LOI chief
# LOI
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# LOI

Clubs' gambling partnerships not at odds with FAI stance - LOI chief

Mar 11th 2021, 7:15 AM 2,583 Views 1 Comment

The FAI last month confirmed they have decided not to strike commercial deals with betting firms.

# loi - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

FAI 'very comfortable' with new Dundalk coaching set-up that sees Giovagnoli take reduced role
# LOI
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# LOI

FAI 'very comfortable' with new Dundalk coaching set-up that sees Giovagnoli take reduced role

Mar 10th 2021, 1:52 PM 3,341 Views 0 Comments

Dundalk may face punishment if Giovagnoli is deemed to be performing managerial duties, however.

# loi - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'Filippo does not pick the team' - Giovagnoli set for reduced role at Dundalk
# Change Of Plan
From The42
# Change Of Plan

'Filippo does not pick the team' - Giovagnoli set for reduced role at Dundalk

Mar 9th 2021, 6:25 PM 11,029 Views 1 Comment

Shane Keegan has been named as team manager ahead of the start of the new SSE Airtricity League season.

# loi - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Cork City complete signing of Finnish defender Jonas Häkkinen
# My Name Is Jonas
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# My Name Is Jonas

Cork City complete signing of Finnish defender Jonas Häkkinen

Mar 7th 2021, 3:55 PM 4,761 Views 2 Comments

The Finland U21 international joins the Leesiders from FC Haka ahead of the 2021 season.

# loi - Friday 5 March, 2021

Drogheda United's ground renamed to promote mental health awareness
# Head In The Game
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# Head In The Game

Drogheda United's ground renamed to promote mental health awareness

Mar 5th 2021, 12:43 PM 3,800 Views 3 Comments

The Drogs will play their home games at Head in the Game Park for their return to the Premier Division.

# loi - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Kennedy consoled by the prospect of a more secure future after retiring at 23
# Starting Over
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# Starting Over

Kennedy consoled by the prospect of a more secure future after retiring at 23

Feb 28th 2021, 10:00 AM 33,922 Views 2 Comments

Mikhail Kennedy, who was 19 when he played in the English Championship, quit professional football last year.

The Premier League club Ireland might have had: an oral history of the Dublin Dons
# A Saga Retold
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# A Saga Retold

The Premier League club Ireland might have had: an oral history of the Dublin Dons

Feb 28th 2021, 9:29 AM 26,098 Views 17 Comments

More than 25 years ago, an Irish consortium led by Eamon Dunphy tried to buy Wimbledon FC and move it to Dublin. Some of the key players recall the story, and wonder what Irish football might look like now had it happened.

# loi - Friday 26 February, 2021

Son of ex-Scotland midfielder Barry Ferguson joins Waterford
# New Recruit
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# New Recruit

Son of ex-Scotland midfielder Barry Ferguson joins Waterford

Feb 26th 2021, 4:32 PM 9,416 Views 4 Comments

21-year-old Kyle Ferguson has spent time in Sweden and the US but joins up with Kevin Sheedy’s squad for the 2021 campaign.

New FAI boss yet to meet Robbie Keane to resolve his future
# Still On The Sidelines
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# Still On The Sidelines

New FAI boss yet to meet Robbie Keane to resolve his future

Feb 26th 2021, 3:28 PM 9,347 Views 10 Comments

New CEO Jonathan Hill spoke to the Irish press today, where he revealed the FAI are saying no to a gambling sponsor, and that he has yet to read Champagne Football.

# loi - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Another new addition for St Pat's as Reading striker arrives on loan
# By Royals Appointment
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# By Royals Appointment

Another new addition for St Pat's as Reading striker arrives on loan

Feb 25th 2021, 3:38 PM 4,322 Views 1 Comment

Nahum Melvin-Lambert made three first-team appearances for the Royals earlier this season.

# loi - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Dundalk add former LOI Premier Division top scorer Ogedi-Uzokwe to their ranks
# Depth
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# Depth

Dundalk add former LOI Premier Division top scorer Ogedi-Uzokwe to their ranks

Feb 24th 2021, 4:05 PM 4,231 Views 1 Comment

The Londoner arrives at Oriel Park after recent stints with Derry and Sligo, with a brief spell in Israel sandwiched between.

# loi - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

St Pat's sign 'technically gifted' midfielder on loan from West Ham
# Hammer Time
From The42
# Hammer Time

St Pat's sign 'technically gifted' midfielder on loan from West Ham

Updated Feb 23rd 2021, 3:05 PM 7,693 Views 1 Comment

Stephen O’Donnell has also added ex-Dundalk defender Paddy Barrett to the squad.

# loi - Monday 22 February, 2021

Preston North End youngster O'Reilly joins Waterford on loan
# Underage International
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# Underage International

Preston North End youngster O'Reilly joins Waterford on loan

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 2:09 PM 4,535 Views 1 Comment

Blues boss Kevin Sheedy has called the 19-year-old midfielder ‘a great addition’ to his squad.

# loi - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Swansea City youngster joins Waterford FC on season-long loan
# Cameron Evans
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# Cameron Evans

Swansea City youngster joins Waterford FC on season-long loan

Feb 21st 2021, 1:03 PM 5,406 Views 0 Comments

Cameron Evans ‘has everything in his locker to make a huge impact’, according to Kevin Sheedy.

# loi - Saturday 20 February, 2021

No place for Shamrock Rovers II, Treaty United confirmed as new entry to League of Ireland
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

No place for Shamrock Rovers II, Treaty United confirmed as new entry to League of Ireland

Feb 20th 2021, 9:04 PM 7,743 Views 10 Comments

10 teams have been confirmed to compete in the First Division in 2021.

# loi - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season

Feb 18th 2021, 10:51 PM 1,885 Views 0 Comments

The FAI explained the process in a statement this evening.

# loi - Monday 15 February, 2021

Waterford sign up midfielder Oscar Brennan
# LOI
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# LOI

Waterford sign up midfielder Oscar Brennan

Feb 15th 2021, 5:12 PM 3,034 Views 0 Comments

The midfielder is relishing the chance to play full-time football.

# loi - Saturday 13 February, 2021

17 years ago, he was the first Nigerian to represent Ireland and wanted by Man City. Now, he has a new purpose
# Trailblazer
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# Trailblazer

17 years ago, he was the first Nigerian to represent Ireland and wanted by Man City. Now, he has a new purpose

Feb 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 66,252 Views 15 Comments

Emeka Onwubiko on his past and future in football.