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.Read More
Listen back to Between the Stripes Match Day Live’s commentary as a Ryan Brennan first-half headed goal sent Shelbourne to the submit of the First Division, thanks to a 1-0 win over Cobh Ramblers at Tolka Patk on Friday night.Read More
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.Read More
An update on the Limerick FC players strike thanks to BetweenTheStripes.ie sources and quotes from Tommy Barrett.Read More
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.Read More
Listen to Kieran Burke’s interview with Cork journalist, John O’Shea on the breaking news that Cobh Ramblers FC will address online speculation regarding irregular betting patterns, following last night’s 3-2 defeat at home to crisis club, Limerick FC.Read More
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
Details on our next live match commentary.Read More
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
A decade had passed since every home team in the League of Ireland all won on the same weekend, but that ultra unlikely outcome did indeed come to pass this weekend as all ten home sides claimed three points over their visitors.
Normally you would say "nobody saw that coming" but quite incredibly that wasn't the case for the hosts of Between the Stripes LOI podcast as Kieran Burke & Jon Brier landed an astonishing 200/1 ten fold accumulator on Saturday night.
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