Sean Thornton retires from football

Drogheda United midfielder Sean Thornton has today confirmed his retirement from professional football with immediate effect. The 34-year-old returned home to his local club in 2015 where he made 73 appearances for Drogheda, scoring 14 goals. Sean began his career across the water with Tranmere Rovers where he would make 11 appearances

A Valuable three points for Horgan’s men at United Park

Ollie Horgan’s Finn Harps side picked up their sixth win of the campaign just north of the capital. An explosive start saw Sean Houston break down the left before delivering a low cross, subsequently dealt with but only as far as the edge of the box, with Harps rewarded with a

Killian Brennan & Marc Griffin leave Drogheda United

Drogheda United's relegation fears seem to have increased over the weekend with the announcement that two of their more experienced and pivotal players Marc Griffin & Killian Brennan have left the club. Both players stated that they asked to leave and were not released. The pair failed to nail down a consistent

Kenny speaks highly of Mahon’s values ahead of the Louth Derby

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny believes that Drogheda United boss Pete Mahon’s longevity in the game is something that young manager’s and coaches should take note of. Speaking to dundalkfc.com ahead of tonigts night’s Louth derby Kenny spoke of the values that Mahon has instilled in his teams throughout his career. “Pete Mahon’s

2017 League of Ireland Premier Division predictions

With the 2017 season nearly upon us, we at LeagueofIreland.ie wanted to give our season predictions for the Premier& First Divisions this season. This article will feature the Premier Division predictions and as you can see below we feel that the title will head to Leeside this season. The re-signing of Sean

Former Ireland International Stephen Elliott signs for Drogheda United

Former Ireland International Stephen Elliott has signed up with Drogheda United for the 2017 season. The 33 year old former Sunderland & Man City player joins the Drogs after training with the squad for the last few weeks. Elliott played for Shelbourne last season before leaving the club through mutual consent. Pete