Conor Clifford was sitting in an office at Oriel Park and broke down in tears after being informed that he was suspended for six months for betting offences.
Dundalk had just contested the Leinster Senior Cup final and Clifford had netted a cracking free-kick. They lost the game but that was
Sligo Rovers can confirm the loan signing of Chelsea goalkeeper Mitchell Beeney until 30 June.
The 22-year-old, who has already had loan spells at Newport County and Crawley Town, is a member of the Blues’ Under-23 squad.
He has won the Under-21s Premier League and the FA Youth Cup with Chelsea
Chelsea have recalled ex-Dundalk FC player Michael Hector from a loan spell at Reading.
Hector was sold to Chelsea in January for £4m but was allowed to stay at Reading on loan until the end of the season.
The centre back played League of Ireland football with Dundalk FC in 2011 playing