Former Cork City striker Sean Maguire has penned a new three year deal with Preston North End of the English Championship.
Despite four months out injured last season Maggie’s was still the clubs top scorer and made his international debut the same year.
Speaking to the official Preston site he said “I
It's been a memorable couple of months for Sean Maguire. The striker has netted five goals in four games for Preston North End since returning from injury and the former Cork City finisher has been rewarded with another call-up to Martin O'Neill's Republic of Ireland squad. His success in the
Sean Maguire has been named in the Ireland starting line up for the first time as Martin O'Neill's men take on Turkey at 5.30pm.
He starts up top with Scott Hogan in a very attacking line up.
BREAKING: Seamus Coleman returns to captain the side while Declan Rice and Scott Hogan
The League of Ireland is now quite obviously blooding higher quality players as a third of Martin O'Neill's provisional squad for the Turkey friendly has come from the League of Ireland.
Seamus Coleman (Sligo Rovers)
Matt Doherty (Bohemians)
Kevin Long (Cork City)
Shane Long (Cork City)
Enda Stevens (Shamrock Rovers,UCD, St Patrick's Athletic)
David Meyler (Cork
Former League of Ireland star Sean Maguire scored a brace on his return (from the bench) for Championship side Preston North End today.
Here are the two goals.
He must be a certainty for Martin O'Neill's squad for Turkey now?
GOAL @Seani_Maguire_ #PNEFC 🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪 pic.twitter.com/J0stvZCM3c— chris (@ChrisPitcher) March 3, 2018
Sunday’s President’s Cup match was a game of two halves and four seasons.
We had snow, sunshine, six goals and so much left for rumination. The competition, introduced in 2014, has developed into an endearing appetiser and Sunday’s game felt much closer to a league match than a pre-season irrelevance.
Shamrock Rovers defender Trevor Clarke has won the LeagueofIreland.ie player of the year for 2017.
Clarke won the vote on our website that launched for 24 hours & won with a huge 51% of the vote with Sean Maguire finishing second with 20% and Bohemians Fuad Sule finishing third with 14%.
The 2017 League of Ireland season is coming to an end and we want to know who you think deserves to be the LeagueofIreland.ie Player of the season.
There are seven worthy candidates up for this seasons award that represent four clubs in Cork City, Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers & Bohemians.
As a healthy 55,000+ people packed into the Aviva on Friday to watch Ireland's crunch game against Moldova. Less than 6,000 made it to League of Ireland games the next day.
Normally, when you ask a non-league of Ireland football fan would they be interested in going to a game the
Darren Randolph: 6. Comfortable enough night. Pulled off a top class save on 26 minutes to deny Dedov and quick off the line to save Meylors soft back pass.
Cyrus Christie: 6. Quiet enough night but energetic enough when in possession, although a lot of the play came down the left