Between the Stripes Match Day Live was present at Tolka Park last night, as Shelbourne ran out deserved 2-0 winners against a well below par Limerick side in a crucial First Division tie. However, while taking nothing away from what Shelbourne boss, Ian Morris described as the “Reds” best performance of the season, Limerick’s well below par showing may be explained by a breaking news story on the night regarding issues surrounding players wages at the Munster club. READ ON for more…Read More
It’s been a below par start to the new season for St.Patrick’s Athletic as BetweenTheStripes.ie reporter, Kieran Burke explains why a lack of discipline has cost Harry Kenny dear in his new role as Pats boss.Read More
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John Delaney has “offered to voluntarily step aside from carrying out his role as Executive Vice-President with immediate effect pending the completion of an independent investigation by the Association into issues of concern to the Board". However, tonight’s FAI statement has far from ended the former CEO’s days at the FAI. Read on for more…Read More
BetweenTheStripes.ie founder, Kieran Burke outlines his frustrations at the lack of a coherent response from the League of Ireland clubs on the on-going John Delaney/FAI governance scandal, while also explaining why co-operation between the clubs could play a vital role in shaping the future of the national league.Read More
This Friday’s hottest ticket in town showdown between Dublin rivals, Bohemians and St.Patrick’s Athletic is the latest game to receive the Between the Stripes Match Day Live treatment with Kieran Burke & James Donnelly set to bring listeners live online commentary from Dalymount Park from 7:40PM on MIXLR.COM/BETWEENTHESTRIPES - Sign up now totally free!Read More
A man of the match display from Conor Kenna in the Midlands derby left Longford Town manager, Neale Fenn piling the praise on the shoulders of the veteran defender, who has been displaying the art of defending to its absolute finest degree since arriving at the Midlands club during the close season. Fenn spoke to BetweenTheStripes.ie and Shannonside FM reporter, Kieran Burke regarding Kenna’s latest premium performance after Friday nights El Clasico derby victory away to Athlone Town.Read More
Between the Stripes Match Day Live brings you exclusive full match commentary from the Midlands derby on Friday, March 22nd, as old foes Athlone Town and Longford Town go in search of a crucial three points and the claim to local bragging rights.
Kieran Burke & Ger Brilly go live from Lissywoolen at 7:30pm, with kick off in the game known as “El Clasico” at 7:45pm.Read More
As we roll into week five of the new domestic football season, the usual surge in attendances associated with the start of a new campaign has once again been prevalent throughout the country. However, this year it seems to be different. Traditionally, the early season buzz would soon fade away, and quite rapidly in some cases, with only those maintaining a position at the top of the table maintaining any sort of swell in attendance and interest figures.
However, this season the general excitement levels and interest in the League of Ireland seems to have found an extended breath to kickstart the 2019 campaign. Already this season we have seen sold out signs erected at the likes of Dalymount Park, Richmond Park and this weekend it seems the Brandywell will do like wise as the defending Champions, Dundalk visit Derry City. But why the extended period of seemingly main stream interest in the league?Read More
St.Pat’s boss, Harry Kenny was asked on star signing, Chris Forrester’s slow start to life back in the League of Ireland, following Friday’s sickening derby day defeat at the hands of Dublin rivals and current league leaders, Shamrock Rovers.Read More
Shamrock Rovers boss, Stephen Bradley expressed his natural delight on Friday night, after the Tallaght club overcame their Dublin rivals, St.Patrick’s Athletic, to retain an early grasp on pole position in the 2019 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division. An Aaron McEneff penalty was enough to separate the Capital clubs in front of a bumper crowd at Richmond Park.
Speaking to Between the Stripes TV reporter, Gerard Browne after the game, Stephen Bradley expressed his satisfaction in the manner of the “Hoops” display.Read More
On Monday evening, BetweenTheStripes.ie founder, Kieran Burke made a major announcement regarding a new layer of coverage coming to the Between the Stripes brand imminently. Already boasting the BetweenTheStripes.ie website, a weekly podcast and as of this season an online TV channel, BetweenTheStripes.ie is now set to add live online match day commentary to its ever growing arsenal.
Between the Stripes Match Day Live will come to followers of the domestic game via popular online audio streaming service, Mixlr and will feature a live game every week from around the country, with both the Premier and First Divisions of the League of Ireland covered.Read More
Following Friday nights scoreless draw at the Tallaght stadium between defending double champions, Dundalk and 2019 title hopefuls Shamrock Rovers, “Lilywhites” first-team coach, John Gill praised the charterer of the Dundalk players, stating “We came up to the home of Rovers, we took the game to them and it says a lot about this group of players that we are disappointed we haven’t come away with three points.”Read More
Monday night’s Dublin derby hero and current Premier Division leading goalscorer, Dinny Corcoran last night hailed Bohemians boss Keith Long, with the Dalymount Park favorite claiming the “Gypsies” boss is overachieving and deserves “huge amounts of credit.”Read More
Despite the positive news breaking tonight of Salthill Devon’s agreement to lease the facilities of Drum to Galway United as a training base for the 2019 League of Ireland season, BetweenTheStripes.ie reporter, Kieran Burke has hit out at the junior club over what he describes as a tasteless statement regarding “favourable commercial rates” by the Devon.Read More
Fresh from a spell back with Harwicke Town, the club where Dean Byrne was first spotted by Longford Town boss Neale Fenn, the twenty-three-year-old striker talks exclusively to BetweenTheStripes.ie.Read More
Following the Students pre-season friendly against 2019 First Division title favorites Shelbourne at the UCD Bowl, BetweenTheStripes.ie reporter, Andrew Dempsey caught up with UCD’s Conor Kearns, fresh off the back of a call up to Stephen Kenny’s home based Republic of Ireland under-21 squad.Read More
Following the news that Galway United were forced to conduct a pre-season training session in Athlone due to an on-going row with local junior sides, BetweenTheStripes.ie’s Kieran Burke delved deeper into the conflict as well as offering some much needed analysis on the situation.Read More