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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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Live and exclusive commentary for Midlands derby

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.

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Clubs must keep pace with social media or become forgotten forces

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?

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BetweenTheStripes.ie launches online commentary service

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.

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Gill praises players character after Tallaght stalemate

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.”

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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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Salthill's "favourable commercial rates" comments leave a sour taste

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.

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