Gary Rogers completes his League of Ireland medal set

Dundalk FC goalkeeper has completed his League of Ireland medal set as he collected his EA Sports Cup winning medal on Saturday. Having started his League of Ireland career in 2001 with Drogheda United, the Meath man has had a long career winning many titles and trophies but the League Cup

Bohemian FC and Cork City selected by FAI for new ‘More Than A Club Initiative’

The Football Association of Ireland has launched a new initiative, More Than A Club, that aims to help facilitate SSE Airtricity League clubs in further developing links within their local communities. The project, which is jointly run with the Welsh social enterprise Vi-Ability and funded by the European Regional Development Fund,

Big weekend ahead in the SSE Airtricity League

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There are nine games in the SSE Airtricity League on Friday evening and following this week’s draw for the second round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup there will be even more interest in the meeting of St Patrick’s Athletic and Shamrock Rovers at Richmond Park. The two South

Cabinteely next up for Ollie Horgan's unbeaten Finn Harps

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Finn Harps make their first trip to Stradbrook on Friday evening as they face league newboys Cabinteely who will be looking to bounce back after a 7-0 defeat at the hands of Wexford Youths last. While Harps were cementing their place at the top of the First Division table against Shelbourne

Education is key for League of Ireland players

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Football in this country is moving into an era in which players are beginning to demand an educational ‘exit route’. Football cannot guarantee a successful professional playing career anymore and it must not hinder a player’s social and educational development. The seductive nature of soccer success can make schoolwork seem irrelevant, especially

Has the league lost its competitive edge?

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Competitiveness is and will remain the big issue for Irish soccer. If clubs lose credibility then players, staff and administrators’ jobs are inevitably put in jeopardy. If we are selling soccer as a brand in this country, we have to compete with many other sports in a struggle that is becoming more

Cork City to take on Longford Town & Dundalk at Turners Cross this week

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Cork City face the first of two home games in a week tomorrow night, as they welcome Longford Town to Turner’s Cross. Friday night’s win away to Drogheda United moved City back into second place in the table, closing the gap on leaders Dundalk, who visit Turner’s Cross on Friday night,