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
Daryl at the double as Murphy’s brace in the first half set up a potentially mouthwatering clash with Wales on Monday night as Ireland ran out comfortable 2-0 winners at the Aviva Stadium..
A win at all costs game, with a pre-game air of expectancy may not usually go hand in
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill confirmed his squad ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Round clashes with Moldova and Wales.
Injury rules out goalkeeper Keiren Westwood (ribs), while striker Kevin Doyle has retired due to concussion-related symptoms. A number of players are carrying knocks and will be assessed by
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill unveiled the provisional squad that he has chosen for the final two Group D games as part of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
At a press conference in Aviva's Dublin headquarters, O'Neill announced a 32-man provisional roster for the games at home to
Former League of Ireland star Sean Maguire made it two goals in two for his new club Preston North End as he scored against Cardiff City in the Championship last night.
Maguire has been in flying form since his €150,000 move form Cork City in the summer.
Another one for Sean
“Debutant Richie Towell scores last minute winner for Rotherham.” The headlines that most will have read on the 9th of September with the significance gaining the former Dundalk man a mention.
Over the past couple of years several players have moved across ‘the pond’ and once established, fans seem to forget