Posts tagged kieran burke
They bled the game dry and for what? FAI to miss 2020 Aviva target

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.

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Listen back as Douglas winner breaks Longford hearts

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.


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NIFL Euro woes could open the door to fresh enthusiasm for All-Ireland league

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.

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Morris favors dugout cameras

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.

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EXCLUSIVE: Derry close to agreeing Junior loan extension

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.

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Fenn targeting summer additions

With the summer transfer window fast approaching, Longford Town boss Neale Fenn has admitted he will look to bolster his squad during the mid-season break. Defeating Midland rivals Athlone Town 3-1 at the City Calling Stadium on Saturday night, to move back to within a single point of league leaders Shelbourne, Fenn admitted he could be forced to let a number of players leave “De Town” due to a lack of minutes this season.

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Henderson declares an end to Ramblers play-off hopes

Despite showing plenty of positives during Friday nights narrow 1-0 defeat away to Shelbourne at Tolka Park, Cobh Ramblers manager, Stephen Henderson declared post-match “we’re out of this, we’re not going for any play-offs” as the “Rams” fell to eighth place in the SSE Airtricity League First Division standings.

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First Division clash selected for Between the Stripes Match Day Live coverage as Shels host Cobh

Between the Stripes Match Day Live will make its second visit of the season to Tolka Park on Friday night to bring League of Ireland fans live and exclusive online commentary as Shelbourne host Cobh Ramblers in the First Division.

Not only that, but BetweenTheStripes.ie founder, Kieran Burke will be joined on commentary by former “Reds” goalkeeper and current Longford Town FC star, Lee Steacy.

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Wages issue arises again at Limerick FC

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…

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Clubs self interests come to the fore once more during Delaney scandal

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.

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Bohemians V St.Pat's chosen for live match commentary

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!

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Fenn heaps praise on Kenna after derby day masterclass

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.

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