League of Ireland fixture changes

There have been several fixture changes in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division. Current leaders Cork City are set to host Bohemians on Monday, July 31st, with kick-off at 7.45pm, having been originally scheduled for Friday, June 30th. Also, Cork City will now travel to Finn Harps on Monday, August 21st

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