SSE Airtricity League

  • There's a Munster derby in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division this afternoon.

    Waterford welcome basement side Cork to the R-S-C for a 2pm kick-off.

    Shelbourne will move into the top-four if they win at Sligo this evening.

    Elsewhere, Galway United travel to Cobh Ramblers this evening in the First Division at 7pm.

  • Bohemians will look to end a run of back-to-back defeats in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division tonight when they travel to Sligo Rovers.

    Before that, Derry City take on St. Pat's.

    Elsewhere, in the First Division Galway United return to league action at Eamonn Deacy Park tonight when the Tribesmen welcome Wexford FC to the west. Kick-off: 7.45pm.

    John Caulfield's side grabbed their first home win of the season against Shamrock Rovers II last week with a hard-fought 2-1 win.

  • In the SSE Airtricity League, Sligo Rovers will look to bounce back from a disappointing defeat to Derry City when they host Bohemians tonight, in the Showgrounds, at eight o’clock.

    Currently sixth in the top flight, the clash with Bohs has been set us as a season defining match for Liam Buckley’s side.

    There’s a question over the fitness of Ronan Murray and Johnny Dunleavy for the home side, while Niall Morahan returns from international duty and new signing Niall Watson has also received clearance. 

    In the First Division, Galway United travel to Longford town at half past seven.

    Despite being facing relegation, Galway drew against promotion-chasing Bray Wanderers last Friday 2-2.

    Alan Murphy's coming side will look to make a big push to carry into next season, as their under 17s and 19s consolidate places.

  • Sligo Rovers suffered a disappointing 3 nil defeat at the hands of Cork City tonight in the Premier Division.

    The result leaves Rovers sitting second from bottom.

    Meanwhile, Galway United also recorded a loss tonight as Longford defeated the Tribesmen by a goal to nil at Eamon Deacy Park to move to second in the First Division.

  • The first-ever streaming service for the SSE Airtricity League has been officially launched by the FAI.

    Watch-L-O-I will have season passes available from 55 euro while fans outside Ireland will have to pay 69 euro.

    More than 55 matches will be shown on the platform with all games being played behind closed doors due to COVID-19.

    The F-A-I are covering all costs to broadcast the games and all of the revenue from the service will be split between the league's clubs.

    The Premier Division season is due to resume on Friday the 31st of July with the meeting of Derry City and Sligo Rovers.

  • Galway United have replaced Cabinteely in the SSE Airtricity First Division playoffs.

    It's after Wexford won their appeal to an independent arbitrator over a player eligibility issue.

    The original results from the four games played by Ola Adeyemo have been reinstated, meaning Cabinteely drop from fifth to sixth.

    Galway will be away to Bray on Saturday, while UCD will face Longford.

  • Galway United travel to Stradbrook Road tomorrow night in search of their first victory of the season against an unbeaten Cabinteely outfit.

    The Tribesmen will be aiming to bounce back from a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Athlone Town last Friday in Lissywollen.

    Cabinteely have started the season impressively, defeating Wexford and Cork City in their opening two fixtures.

    Pat Devlin's side currently sits in first place on the First Division league table heading into the third round of fixtures.

    United manager John Caulfield knows that it will be a difficult encounter against the Dublin side but is determined for his team to bounce back after last week's game.

  • Longford Town are 90-minutes away from a place in next season’s SSE Airtricity Premier Division.

    Goals from Karl Chambers and Aodh Dervin gave them a 2-1 win over Galway in the First Division playoff.

    Vinny Faherty netted for the Tribesmen but it wasn’t enough on the night.

    Longford will play the Premier Division’s 9th place side for a place in next season’s top flight.

  • Drogheda United will play in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division next season

    A 2-0 win away to Cabinteely last night saw them promoted as First Division champions.

    In the playoffs, Bray will play Cabinteely, and UCD will take on Longford Town.

    Galway just missed out on a playoff spot by drawing 2-2 with UCD last night.

  • Galway United F.C is delighted to announce Sweeney Oil, a local and family-owned oil supplier in the West of Ireland, as official partners for the upcoming season.

    Sweeney Oil and Galway United’s partnership will involve growing brand awareness in both Galway City and County and giving back to the communities that have supported our journey and business over the years.

    The independently owned, award-winning oil supplier has service stations located in Clifden, Headford, Moycullen and Oranmore, while their quality home heating oil is available throughout Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

  • Tonight's SSE Airtricity First Division meeting of Galway United and Athlone has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

    The games involving Cabinteely and Bray, and Wexford and UCD go ahead.

    Sligo's Premier Division meeting with St. Pat's has gotten the go-ahead following a pitch inspection at the Showgrounds.

    Shamrock Rovers welcome Cork to Tallaght.

    Derry City entertain Finn Harps.

    Shelbourne face champions Dundalk

    While Bohemians are away to Waterford.

  • Cork City continued their winning start to the new SSE Airtricity Premier Division season last night.

    A Graham Cummins hat-trick eased John Caulfield's side to a 4-1 win away to Sligo Rovers.

    The hosts ended that game with ten men following the dismissal of Rhys McCabe.

    Shamrock Rovers picked up a first win of the season and in emphatic style with a 6-0 win over Bray Wanderers in Tallaght.

    Brandon Miele bagged a brace for the Hoops in that one.

    While Waterford are up to second in the embryonic table courtesy of a 2-nil win at home to St. Pat's.

    Tonight, Derry City will look to end a run of back-to-back defeats when they travel to Dalymount to face unbeaten Bohemians.

    While Dundalk are another side awaiting their first win of the campaign, and Stephen Kenny's side welcome Limerick to Oriel Park this evening.

  • League of Ireland clubs are set to weigh up FAI proposals this weekend about the possible resumption of the Airtricity League.

    Irish football's governing body are hopeful of securing government funding but Derry, Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians are also being asked to share their European prize money with the league.

    Cork City say they're considering the proposals but their priority is safeguarding the "financial viability" of the club.

  • The players and staff at Bohemians, Derry City, Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers will undergo another round of COVID-19 screening next Monday.

    There were no positive results from the first round of screening, which took place earlier this week.

    It's hoped those four European qualified clubs can resume training on June the 8th.

  • The FAI have announced that all adult amateur and underage football matches have been put on hold with the exception of elite football in line with Level 3 COVID regulations.

    Elite football matches - those of the SSE Airtricity League, the Women’s National League and all five underage National Leagues - will continue, however.

    The Mayo League has confirmed to Midwest Sport that their Leagues will also come to a standstill until the Government advise otherwise.

    The Leagues will continued where they left off when the action recommences.

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  • In the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tonight, leaders Dundalk welcome Finn Harps to Oriel Park for an 8pm start.

    The other matches begin at 7.45.

    Shamrock Rovers, who lie second, are away to Derry City.

    Bohemians host UCD at Dalymount Park,

    It's St Patrick's Athletic to take on Sligo Rovers at Richmond Park,

    And Waterford go head to head with Cork City at the RSC.

  • The new SSE Airtricity League Premier Division season gets underway this evening.
    Champions Shamrock Rovers host St. Pats at Tallaght Stadium from 7.45.
    Before that at 5.45, newly promoted Drogheda United are at home to Waterford.

    Galway United begin their First Division campaign with a home game against Shelbourne next weekend.

    Tomorrow night in the Premier Division Sligo Rovers begin with a home clash against Dundalk at 6pm.

    There is a whole host of Mayo players involved with League of Ireland Clubs over the weekend and we will have a round up of the action on Sunday Sport this weekend.

  • There is renewed hope that the SSE Airtricity Premier Division can resume in early August.

    Positive talks between the clubs and the FAI were held yesterday, with the financial package on offer reportedly increased.

    It's believed clubs have been offered a package of 191-thousand euro each to resume the current season.

  • Sligo Rovers and Bohemians shared the spoils as they played out a 1-1 draw in the Showgrounds lastnight.

    Galway United suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Longford Town in the League of Ireland First Division, continuing their poor run of form at the bottom end of the second tier.