Tosi treble leads Limerick stroll
The boy from Brazil struck a hat-trick as Limerick routed Sligo at the Markets Field.
The boy from Brazil struck a hat-trick as Limerick routed Sligo at the Markets Field.
Gareth McCaffrey scored the winning goal as Drogheda United got their Premier Division campaign off to the perfect start with a win at Eamonn Deacy Park.
Sean Maguire spoiled Paddy McCourt's League of Ireland return last night.
Debutants Anthony Flood and Gary McCabe gave Bray Wanderers an opening-night win as St Pat's finished with nine men at Inchicore.
Nathan Boyle proved Derry's supersub with a brace off the bench as they routed hapless Bohs at Dalymount.
The new pitch at Oriel Park looks like it needs time to bed in and, on this evidence, the same can be said for Shamrock Rovers.
The Aitricity League roared back into action tonight and and their were six winners and six losers on the opening night of the 2017 season.
New season, new pitch, new faces - but the same old story at the top of the Irish football tree as talk of Dundalk's demise looks, already, to be wide of the mark.
Last season's race for the First Division title was over after a couple of weeks when Limerick's superiority was clear.
It's the perfect fixture to kick off the new campaign.
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Anto Flood has swapped the sun-kissed Sydney Harbour for another seaside location this season - Bray.
Damien Duff is set to take another step up the coaching ladder after agreeing to become head coach of the Shamrock Rovers U-15 team.
Ex-Celtic attacker Paddy McCourt has been announced as Finn Harps' newest signing ahead of the start of the Airtricity League Premier Division.
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Ten years after the FAI took over the running of the League of Ireland, another campaign begins with a debate over structures and direction.
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CORK City boss John Caulfield says that the Leesiders agreed to allow key defender Kenny Browne make a shock move down a division to join Waterford because uncertainty over his future was in danger of affecting other players.
There was something grimly defiant about this day which, like 1996, saw St Pat's clinch a league title, not in Dublin, and certainly not at home, but in Co Louth.
Cork's year will be defined by their league finish but this was an enjoyable start to business for Turner's Cross regulars.
There will be a trophy presented at Turner's Cross tonight but the President's Cup is effectively a warm-up for the start of proper business next week.
Shamrock Rovers are still on the lookout for a striker after recruiting Graham Burke and Sam Bone yesterday ahead of next week's league kick-off.
Shamrock Rovers have unveiled two more exciting young prospects ahead of the new League of Ireland season.
Post-match recovery for League of Ireland players has come a long way since Roy Keane’s time in the league.
"We are where we are." League of Ireland chief Fran Gavin kept returning to those five words at the official launch of the new campaign at the Aviva Stadium yesterday.
Roy Keane was in town to discuss the start of the Airtricity League season on February 24.
Roy Keane has told the 2017 crop of League of Ireland players that they can aspire to working their way up the ladder and into the senior international squad.
Sligo Rovers and Bray Wanderers will take part in the Scottish Challenge Cup next season, it was announced today.
The high point of Dundalk's pre-season trip to Spain was an outing to the Nou Camp to watch Barcelona's stars stroll past Athletic Bilbao.
Advice from Arsene Wenger and regular texts from Michael O'Neill have helped Stephen Bradley to prepare for his first season as Shamrock Rovers manager.
UEFA has shared a record £32.8million of revenue from Euro 2016 with Sligo Rovers the sole beneficiary from Ireland.
New Dundalk signing Michael Duffy flew to Spain to link up with his team-mates last night after completing a permanent move from Celtic.
When branding guru JJ Gabay delivered a memorable presentation on the League of Ireland before Christmas, some reasonable ideas were overshadowed and outnumbered by strange ones.
There have been better Celtic sides - most notably the team whose record of 26 successive undefeated domestic games was overtaken with this comfortable victory - but Brendan Rodgers and his squad have placed their name in the pantheon with a remorseless application to...
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Paddy McCourt is training with League of Ireland champions Dundalk and could pen a deal if he impresses.
Former Ireland striker Stephen Elliott has signed for League of Ireland side Drogheda United.
League of Ireland champions Dundalk will install a new £300,000 artificial pitch at Oriel Park in time for the opening of their title defence against Shamrock Rovers on February 24.
There have been times when football has sapped the enthusiasm out of Conor Clifford. Days where the solitary nature of a ruthless profession left him disillusioned.
Jason Byrne will have one last crack at Brendan Bradley's League of Ireland goalscoring record by reuniting with his first League of Ireland manager Pat Devlin at Cabinteely.
Dundalk new boy Conor Clifford says that the Oriel Park experiences of his old Crumlin United pals Richie Towell and Andy Boyle influenced his decision to come home to Ireland.
Dundalk have completed the signing of former Chelsea FA Youth Cup winning captain Conor Clifford.
An official from Wexford Youths Football club was surprised to discover his club is facing a €200,000 debt, allegedly owed to bankrupt TD Mick Wallace.
The FAI will meet barrister Michael Cush and a three-man delegation from the Premier Clubs Alliance (PCA) today to discuss changes to the structure of the League of Ireland.
Stephen Kenny added to his awards haul for a remarkable 2016 when he was named as the Airtricity/SWAI Personality of the Year last night.
The reliance on the revenue generated from gate receipts in the League of Ireland has been highlighted by a new UEFA report on the finances of the game around the continent.
League of Ireland champions Dundalk are in talks with former Chelsea FA Youth Cup winning captain Conor Clifford about a move to relaunch his career at Oriel Park.
St Patrick’s Athletic have added former Liverpool prospect Alex O’Hanlon to their squad as yet another new signing ahead of the 2017 season.
Ambitious Waterford FC have made a significant statement of intent by completing the signing of experienced striker Mark O'Sullivan after his departure from Cork City.
Waterford FC have confirmed the appointment of Pat Fenlon as director of football and the return of Alan Reynolds as head coach.
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