Drogheda United 2-0 Finn Harps: Markey, Rooney on target as Drogs end disappointing season on a high

Louth , Ireland - 1 August 2022; Darragh Markey of Drogheda United in action against Michael Gallagher of UCD during the SSE Airtricity League...

Goals from Darragh Markey and Dayle Rooney saw Drogheda United finish the Premier Division campaign victorious with a 2-0 home win over already-relegated Finn Harps tonight. While they were comfortable early on and created chances aplenty during a busy second-half showing, this morale-boosting result doesn’t mask the fact there’s much to improve before 2023. Continue reading

Drogheda United vs. Finn Harps: Both playing for pride in dead rubber to finish the campaign

Dublin , Ireland - 7 October 2022; Winning goalscorer Dayle Rooney of Drogheda United celebrates after the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division...

Two sides struggling for wins this term collide at United Park: Drogheda United host already-relegated Finn Harps in Sunday’s 7pm KO – the visitors’ final top-flight clash as the First Division awaits them in 2023. Will it be a happy end for Harps, or can the Drogs finish strong? Continue reading

Djurgardens 1-0 Shamrock Rovers: Eriksson on target as Blue Stripes finish group unbeaten

Djurgardens Magnus Eriksson celebrates scoring the 1-0 goal with teammates during the UEFA Europa Conference League group G match between Djurgardens...

Magnus Eriksson’s well-worked first-half finish saw Group F winners Djurgardens end their UEFA Europa Conference League group unbeaten after a 1-0 win over Shamrock Rovers at Tele2 Arena – a cagey affair their Irish visitors hope can prove the springboard to better displays in European competition next season and beyond after recording a paltry two points in six games.
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Djurgardens vs. Shamrock Rovers: Hoops keen to finish poor UECL campaign on a high in Sweden

After lifting a third consecutive Premier Division title on Sunday, Shamrock Rovers play for pride in Thursday’s 5.45pm KO from the Tele2 Arena against Group F winners Djurgardens – their final UEFA Europa Conference League fixture. Will they leave Sweden with a morale-boosting victory among European competition, or do the hosts have a surprise in store for tomorrow’s guests? 
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Bohemians 2-2 Finn Harps: McDaid’s contentious 89th-minute equaliser stuns wasteful visitors

Dublin , Ireland - 21 October 2022; Declan McDaid of Bohemians in action against Ethan Boyle of Finn Harps during the SSE Airtricity League Premier...

Declan McDaid’s 89th-minute equaliser saw Bohemians snatch a point vs. relegation-threatened Finn Harps at Dalymount Park in their first match under new boss Declan Devine. The result, coupled with UCD’s 2-1 comeback win over Drogheda on a busy MD34 tonight, has confined Finn Harps to rock bottom of the Premier Division with two league fixtures left to play.
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Preview – Bohemians vs. Finn Harps: Must-win territory for relegation-threatened visitors

Donegal , Ireland - 14 October 2022; Rob Jones of Finn Harps celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the SSE Airtricity League Premier...

Relegation-threatened Finn Harps look to end their six-match winless run away at Dalymount Park in Friday’s 7.45pm KO against a Bohemians side with nothing left to play for – besides pride and potentially impressing new manager Declan Devine as they look with renewed optimism towards 2023. Can their visitors spring a surprise, or will their poor form continue? Continue reading

Dundalk 1-2 St. Patrick’s Athletic: O’Reilly’s stoppage-time winner keeps European hopes alive

Louth , Ireland - 7 October 2022; Adam O'Reilly of St Patrick's Athletic celebrates with teammate Harry Brockbank and supporters after scoring their...

Adam O’Reilly was the stoppage-time hero as St. Patrick’s Athletic snatched all three points at Casey’s Field, stunning third-placed Dundalk with a much-needed 2-1 away win tonight. The result means the gap between them has been cut down to just a point, with four league fixtures remaining, as both remain firmly in the hunt for a UEFA Conference League qualification berth.
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Preview – Dundalk vs. St Patrick’s Athletic: European hopefuls collide in Friday’s crunch clash

Louth , Ireland - 30 September 2022; Runar Hauge of Dundalk celebrates after scoring his side's first goal, a penalty, during the SSE Airtricity...

Having found themselves locked in a game of the season contender at Shelbourne on Monday night, St Patrick’s Athletic travel to fellow European hopefuls Dundalk keen for better fortunes in Friday’s 7.45pm kick-off from Oriel Park: 3rd vs. 4th. So then, who will hold their nerve as the prospect of a top-three place intensifies, with only five matches of the season remaining? Continue reading

Shelbourne 1-1 Bohemians: Farrell’s penalty sees shares spoiled in ill-tempered Dublin Derby

Dublin , Ireland - 19 August 2022; Shane Farrell of Shelbourne shoots to score his side's first goal, from a penalty, during the SSE Airtricity...

Shane Farrell’s second-half penalty ensured a share of the spoils from an ill-tempered Dublin Derby for Damien Duff’s side, as ten-man Shelbourne recovered to stifle Bohemians and earn a gritty point at Tolka Park. Tyreke Wilson’s early free-kick finish and two defensive injuries in the first 20 minutes suggested it’d be a long night ahead, but they rallied against the odds to draw. Continue reading

CSKA Sofia vs. St Patrick’s Athletic: First part of final UECL qualifying assignment up next

Dublin , Ireland - 21 July 2022; Chris Forrester celebrates with St Patrick's Athletic team-mates after scoring their side's first goal during the...

Can St Pats quickly forget their preventable cup defeat as they prepare for a tough task away in Bulgaria, or will CSKA Sofia take a commanding first leg lead with them to the Tallaght Stadium, firmly placing one foot in this season’s UEFA Europa Conference League group stages? Read this match preview, ahead of tonight’s compelling 6pm KO from Stadion Balgarska Armia. Continue reading