Please read an announcement regarding Between the Stripes by our founder, Kieran Burke.Read More
It appears as if former League of Ireland striker, Ishmael Akinade has rapidly found a new club, following his swift exit from the league this week.Read More
Ali Reghba has said goodbye to his Bohemian FC team-mates and will sign for Leicester City according to BetweenTheStripes.ie sources.Read More
Off the back of FAI president, Donal Conway’s declaration that the association will fail in it’s long-term goal of being debt free by 2020, BetweenTheStripes.ie founder, Kieran Burke asks what the last decade of cost cutting at grassroots, womens and League of Ireland was all for, while also examining the long term damage and potential future challenges for said groups given the on-going chaos within the FAI. Hard hitting views as always from our team of BTS writers.Read More
Kieran Burke & Stephen McDonnell called the action live from one of the games of the season on Friday night as Bray Wanderers stunned Longford Town with two late set-pieces at the Carlise Grounds. Here's a commentary highlight reel of the five goals.
Dundalk CEO, Mark Devlin appeals for patience, as small improvements to Oriel Park suggested by the former Brentford & QPR man.Read More
Should the league spread out its match days across the weekend in the summer months? Are we missing out on the chance to draw in English football fans who miss that Saturday 3pm buzz? Ciaran Duffy of Post to Post Sport thinks so.
Off the back of today’s major news headline that the Northern Irish Football League will be restricted to just two European qualifications places from 2020/21 onward, Kieran Burke examines the possibility of renewed enthusiasm for an All-Ireland league from both sides of the border and what said league may look like.Read More
New opinion writer, Michael Hayes outlines his feelings on why Niall Quinn’s thirty-page document resembles a shoddy college assignment as opposed to the blueprints for the future of Irish football. Big hitting stuff from our new man.Read More
In his first piece for BetweenTheStripes.ie, Joe Scully sat down with rising Drogheda United star, Stephen Meaney to discuss injury woes, the season so far and international dreams of the future.Read More
Despite question marks surrounding the quality or standard of play in the First Division, there is no doubt that there are some very talented players (and strikers in particular) currently plying their trade in the second tier. With that in mind, here are five players our reporter, Kieran Burke has identified as potential big movers over the coming weeks.
Off the back of his roadtrip to a Welsh Premier League game earlier this season, Kieran Burke tells us why the LOI should take lessons from a league very similar in stature and challenges at a time when the LOI is looking to rebrand itself.Read More
New BetweenTheStripes.ie writer, Ciaran Duffy of Post to post sport pens his first piece for us to discuss the possibility of introducing a European place for the winners of the EA Sports Cup.Read More
BetweenTheStripes.ie is currently recruiting writers, TV reporters and match day reporters to join our team. Read on for more details.Read More
Speaking exclusively on Series 3-Episode 14 of Between the Stripes LOI podcast last night, Shelbourne boss Ian Morris revealed he is one of an ever growing number of League of Ireland managers that favors the instillation of pitch-side cameras in order to record exchanges involving match-officials and members of clubs technical staff.Read More
Derry City’s on loan attacking sensation, Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe revealed exclusively on last nigh't’s Series 3-Episode 14 of Between the Stripes LOI podcast that a deal is very “close to being agreed “ between the “Candystripes” and his parent club, Colchester United, over an extension to his current loan deal.Read More
Bohemians title chances look to be dead in the water, following an unlikely home defeat against Sligo Rovers on Friday night. Result aside, this game was overshadowed by serious injuries to players from both sides with eighteen additional first-half minutes played as a result of a serious clash of heads involving Sligo ‘keeper, Ed McGinty and his defender, Dante Leverock while “Bohs” centre-forward, Dinny Corcoran sustained a serious looking ankle injury.Read More
Despite extending their uneaten run to seven games on Friday night with a 2-1 victory over Bohemians at Dalymount Park, Sligo Rovers manager Liam Buckley admitted his side were fortunate to come away with the three points in a game overshadowed by serious injuries to Bohemians Dinny Corcoran and Sligo defender, Dante Leverock.Read More