Greg Bolger of Sligo Rovers has been named SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers Ireland Player of the Month for May.

  The Bit O’Red captain has been central to their rise to the top of the Premier Division table, particularly impressive in midfield against his former side Shamrock Rovers. 32-year-old Bolger, a league winner with the Hoops, Cork City and St Patrick’s Athletic, previously claimed the award in June 2016. “I think there

League of Ireland launch new streaming service

  The SSE Airtricity Premier Division is set to launch on LOITV with all three divisions now available on one streaming platform. The Premier Division will join the SSE Airtricity First Division and the SSE Airtricity Women's National League on after the mid-season break, with the 2021 season set to continue

Quigley on Monday – Advantage Shelbourne

  As the First Division heads into its two-week mid-season break, Shelbourne sit proudly on top. Unbeaten and with a five-point cushion, who would bet against an immediate, automatic return to the Premier Division for the Tolka Park side? Friday night’s 4-0 home win over Galway was emphatic, the kind of

Kenny names Mandroiu and McGrath in Ireland squad

  Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has named a 27-man squad for the upcoming international friendlies against Andorra and Hungary. Ireland will travel to Barcelona, Spain to face Andorra on Thursday, June 3 before travelling to Budapest to take on Hungary on Tuesday, June 8. Shamrock Rovers midfielder Daniel Mandroiu receives his

Bircham has his work cut out

  Last week Marc Bircham took over a Waterford FC side rock bottom of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division. Things didn’t get any better after his first brace of games in charge – at home to Derry City on Friday and at home to Finn Harps on Monday – ended