Posts tagged finn harps
WATCH: Between the Stripes TV pre-season special

Featuring highlights and exclusive interviews from Dundalk V Longford Town, Athlone Town V Finn Harps, Bray Wanderers V Bohemians & Longford V Sligo Rovers, Kieran Burke & Jonathan Brier preview the new LOI season in depth with some wonderful insight, debate and analysis ahead of Friday's big kick-off. Featuring interviews with Neale Fenn, John Gill, Sean Gannon, Terry Butler, Liam Buckley, Dylan McGlade & Gary Cronin.

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Sam Verdon: “I felt it was the right thing to do but, still, it was difficult to leave Longford”

During his one-and-a-half-year stint at First Division Longford Town, Sam Verdon established himself as one of the key men keeping Neale Fenn’s side ticking over as the now 41-year-old Londoner sought to revolutionise a product lacking side languishing in the First Division.

The former St Patrick’s Athletic recently caught up with BetweenTheStripes.ie reporter Andrew Dempsey to look back on League of Ireland adventure to date while also looking to an exciting 2019 in the Premier Division with newly-promoted Finn Harps.



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Seven First Division talents capable of Premier step-up

With the 2018 First Division regular season already set to reach a conclusion across the country tomorrow night, Kieran Burke highlights the top seven second-tier players who he feels are more than capable of playing in the top-flight next season.

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Building bridges within the community is key to Irish clubs survival.

League of Ireland football has faced many challenges of criticism down the decades ranging from financial instability, outdated training facilities and stadia, a lack of advertising and perhaps most damming of all, little to no connection at many clubs between local communities and the clubs themselves.

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Darren Dennehy joins his brother Billy at Limerick FC

new Limerick FC boss Tommy Barrett has acted quickly in building a squad capable of competing in the Premier Division with the capture of former Cork City central defender Darren Dennehy on a one-year deal.

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