Sligo bounce back and now eye top four spot
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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A sublime first league goal of the season from Greg Bolger, with topscorer Anto Flood adding a second, duly sealed the deal on a first Premier Division title in 14 years for St. Patrick’s Athletic, as they beat Sligo Rovers 2-0 to jubilant scenes at Richmond Park.
Sun, 13 Oct, 2013
Goals from Raffaele Cretaro and Kieran Djilali gave Sligo Rovers a 2-0 win over Bray Wanderers at the Showgrounds to move the champions back up to third place in the Premier Division table.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013
Molde 2 Sligo Rovers 0 (Molde win 3-0 on Agg)
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013
Sligo Rovers face an uphill task if they are to progress in the Champions League qualifiers after losing 1-0 to Ole Gunnar Solskjær's Molde in their second round, first leg at the Showgrounds tonight.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2013
Evan McMillan hit a late equaliser for champions Sligo Rovers to deprive St. Patrick's Athletic of a big win as the top of the table clash finished 1-1 at the Showgrounds.
Sun, 14 Jul, 2013
Michael Duffy hit a late double to give Derry City a 2-0 victory over Bohemians at Dalymount Park as the 10-times record winners of the competition deservedly advanced to the semi-finals of the EA Sports Cup.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2013
Having claimed sole ownership of top spot on Friday with a convincing win away to Shelbourne, St Patrick’s Athletic will be looking to remain at the summit when they face UCD at Richmond Park tonight.
Tue, 28 May, 2013
Cork City have been fined by the FAI after one of its supporters racially abused Bray Wanderers player Ismahil Akinade at last week’s home game at Turners Cross.
Fri, 24 May, 2013
Cork City overcame last Friday’s horror show at home to Bray Wanderers to record an impressive 4-0 win and book their place in the third round of the EA Sports Cup at Wexford Youths last night.
Tue, 21 May, 2013
Chris Lyons dumped his home town club out of the EA Sports cup with a double at Dalymount Park as Bohemians beat Bray Wanderers 4-2 in extra-time to make the quarter-finals.
Tue, 21 May, 2013
St. Patrick's Athletic ended champions Sligo Rovers' eight-match winning start to the season with an emphatic 2-0 win at Richmond Park to firmly throw down their own title credentials with a fourth straight victory.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2013
Anthony Elding scored his ninth goal of the season as Sligo Rovers equalled the Premier Division record of eight straight wins in beating Cork City 2-0 in a generally dour contest at the Showgrounds.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2013
It's shaping up to be an all Airtricity League last four in the Setanta Sports Cup for the first time in the competition's history following last night's action north and south of the border.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2013
It was a season where Sligo exploded with joy after ending a 35-year wait for the title, Shamrock Rovers relinquished their crown without a whimper and Drogheda United exceeded all expectations.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2012
As he did on his final home appearance last week, Gary Twigg signed off on the double for Shamrock Rovers as they beat their title successors Sligo Rovers 2-0 at the Showgrounds.
Fri, 26 Oct, 2012
Derry City completed a good week as they celebrated making the FAI Cup final by stunning in-form Shamrock Rovers with a 3-1 win at Tallaght Stadium tonight.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2012
Sligo Rovers moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier Division table, even though they had to settle for a frustrating 0-0 draw at second-bottom Bray Wanderers.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2012
Shelbourne put their poor display in losing at home to Derry City last week behind them as they frustrated champions Shamrock Rovers to earn a 2-2 draw at Tallaght Stadium.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2012
Sligo Rovers moved nine points clear at the top of the Premier Division table with a 0-0 draw at St. Patrick's Athletic.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2012
Keith Ward scored a stoppage time penalty to salvage a point for Bohemians in a rollercoaster of a Dublin derby at Dalymount Park.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2012
In-form Mark Quigley scored for the sixth match running as Sligo Rovers moved a big step closer to a first league title since 1977 with a 3-0 win over UCD at the Showgrounds.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
Declan O’Brien’s spot kick separated the sides at Hunky Dorys Park last night as Drogheda United hung on for all three points against a spirited Bohemians side.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2012
Being bottom of the table without a goal five games into the season is but a distant memory for Bohemians as a third win in four games over Dundalk at Dalymount Park last night moved them into fifth, their highest placing of the season.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2012
A terrific second half goal from Ronan Finn earned Shamrock Rovers a vital 1-0 win at Derry City to relief the pressure on under fire manager Stephen Kenny.
Fri, 27 Jul, 2012
Evan McMillan’s first goal of the season beganBohemians’ healing process following their Europa League humbling at Thór Akureyri.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2012
Drogheda United added further credence to their unlikely title credentials with a 2-0 win over St Patrick’s Athletic at Richmond Park today to leapfrog the Inchicore side into second in the table, six points behind leaders Sligo Rovers.
Sun, 15 Jul, 2012
Despite the frustrations of a first leg they dominated, Bohemians are quietly confident they can keep a clean sheet and score a potentially crucial away goal against Thor Akureyri on the edge of the Arctic circle tonight.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012
Utter frustration was all Bohemians had to show for their effort at Dalymount as they failed to breakdown their dogged Icelandic visitors.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2012
Frustration was the order of the night for the Airtircity League clubs in the Europa League as they had to settle for just one goal between them in their first qualifying round, first legs against Icelandic opposition.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2012
Bohemians will be hoping to have Owen Heary back from a hamstring injury when they look for their first win in three games tonight.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2012
Derry City head to Turner’s Cross for tonight’s Premier Division clash with Cork City desperate for a win to stay in touch with the leading pack in the Airtricity Premier Division.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2012
Sligo had to settle for a point from a match they could so easily have lost as their mid-season blip continued at Dalymount Park.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2012
Danny North scored twice for the third game running as Sligo Rovers beat Shelbourne 3-0 to go eight points clear at the top of the table.
Fri, 18 May, 2012
Shamrock Rovers maintained their unbeaten start to the Airtricity League Premier Division campaign with Gary Twigg’s fifth goal of the season and an injury-time second from Billy Dennehy helping the champions grind out victory at Tallaght Stadium last night.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2012
Shelbourne recorded their first win of the season, riding their luck in accounting for Bohemians in their Airtricity League Premier Division encounter at Dalymount Park last night.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012
Rory Patterson scored twice as Derry City cruised to a 4-0 win over Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds to take an early lead at the top of the Premier Division table.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2012