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"We showed something different" says Hoops boss Bradley

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.

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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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McEneff reveals Panenka thinking

A former player coming back to score against his old club is nothing new in the era of modern football, particularly in the League of Ireland, however, there can’t be too many cases of a new star signing putting his local club to the sword, in front of a packed out stadium, through the genius improvisation of a Penenka penalty kick! That is exactly what Shamrock Rovers star, Aaron McEneff achieved last Friday, as his cheeky chip from twelve-yards captured the imagination, as well as drawing fire his way with followers of the “Candystripes” labeling McEneff’s lob and subsequent penalty as the ultimate disrespect.

However, speaking on last night’s Between the Stripes LOI podcast, McEneff revealed a simple explanation for the exuberant finish, that sent Rovers on their way to a well earned three points against Declan Devine’s charges.

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"I want to hit double figures" says refreshed Town striker Dean Byrne

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.

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"Why can't we win the league" says new Longford keeper Lee Steacy

New Longford Town FC goalkeeper, Lee Steacy sat down exclusively with Betweenthestripes.ie founder Kieran Burke this afternoon to discuss the twenty-five-year-old’s big shot at first-team football in the Midlands next season.

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Shaw should be number one target for Fenn

Gary Shaw has this morning announced his three-year association with Shamrock Rovers has come to an end. Betweenthestripes.ie reporter, Kieran Burke outlines the reasons that Longford boss Neale Fenn should be straight on the phone to the former Longford Town striker.

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Longford supporters raise concerns regarding cost of TV coverage 

OPINION PIECE: Kieran Burke reacts to the Longford Town FC Supporters Club statement that is taking social media by storm. The Midlands outfit host Cork City in the live TV game on Friday night but find out why the extra exposure may not necessarily be welcome by the First Division side.

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Goalkeepers won't cost Bradley, his decision making will

On last Monday's Soccer Republic, former Sligo and Dundalk player and current pundit, Alan Cawley labeled Shamrock Rovers goalkeeping situation a "shambles" and that it will end up costing "Hoops" boss Stephen Bradley his job at the Tallaght Stadium. Although Horgan has ironically been Shamrock Rovers best of a bad bunch in the past two displays, which resulted in humiliating defeats to struggling duo Bohemians and Bray Wanderers, Cawley is correct in his assessment of the Dublin clubs goalkeeping crisis.

However, the RTE pundit was slightly off the mark when he concluded that the shambolic performances of Horgan and his counterpart Tomer Chencinski would cost under-fire Bradley his position. For it is the rookie managers mind-boggling decision making that has landed Rovers in the position they currently find themselves, eight points off the pace set by a Dundalk team yet to truly click and with two games more played by the Dublin club. READ ON....

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Daire Doyle expresses his delight upon O'Connor's arrival

Speaking exclusively to Between the Stripes earlier today, Longford Town's new assistant manager Daire Doyle expressed his delighted following last nights capture of former Ipswich Town and Waterford FC midfielder Shane O'Connor.

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