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Limerick travel to Phibsboro to take on Bohemians

By Adrian Finnin / May 23, 2017 /

Bohemians entertain Limerick FC at Dalymount Park on Tuesday night with the aim of overtaking the Shannonsiders in the table with a victory (kick-off 7.45 pm). The Gypsies lie in seventh place on 16 points with Limerick one place and one point better off. Neil McDonald’s opening game in charge of Limerick certainly did not…

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Limerick defeated in Neil McDonald’s first game in charge

By Adrian Finnin / May 19, 2017 /

It was a frustrating night for Neil McDonald as 10-man Limerick slumped to a 3-0 home defeat. Dundalk eased past Limerick as Neil McDonald’s tenure in charge of the Super Blues began in disappointing fashion. Two goals from Dave McMillan and a late Sean Gannon goal provided Stephen Kenny’s men with the result. In an opening…

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Limerick FC entertain champions Dundalk in McDonald’s first game

By Adrian Finnin / May 19, 2017 /

Neil McDonald will take charge of Limerick FC for the first time when his new side face Dundalk at the Markets Field on Friday night (kick-off 7.45 pm). The new Limerick manager will have to plan without suspended right-back Shaun Kelly. Shane Tracy remains doubtful. There are no other notable injury concerns for the coaching…

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Neil McDonald appointed as new Limerick FC manager

By Adrian Finnin / May 18, 2017 /

Neil McDonald confirmed as new Limerick FC boss. Limerick FC have confirmed that former Blackpool and Carlisle manager Neil McDonald will be the club’s new manager. McDonald has signed a 2 and half year deal which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2019 season. Limerick FC chairman Pat O’Sullivan announced…

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McDonald and Watson on Limerick FC managerial shortlist

By Adrian Finnin / May 16, 2017 /

Experienced coach Neil McDonald and Ex-Newcastle defender Steve Watson are front runners for Limerick FC job. McDonald last managed Blackpool in League One in 2015. The club were relegated to League 2 under McDonald. However, he is remembered more for his various coaching roles at Blackburn Rovers, Bolton Wanderers and Hull City. McDonald had a close…

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Limerick FC welcome Derry City to the Markets Field

By Adrian Finnin / May 12, 2017 /

Limerick FC will take on Derry City at the Markets Field this Saturday evening in a battle between 4th and 5th in the table (kick-off 6.30 pm). This is the second meeting of the sides in two weeks after they played out a 1-1 draw at Maginn Park. Limerick took the lead in that game…

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Limerick FC face Sligo looking to repeat opening night win

By Adrian Finnin / May 5, 2017 /

Limerick FC travel to Sligo Rovers in manager Gerard Lyttle’s first home league game. It is rumoured that the game will be Willie Boland’s last in charge of Limerick after guiding them to two victories and three draws so far. Boland stepped in on a temporary basis following the departure of Martin Russell over a…

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Limerick FC: First Series Review

By Adrian Finnin / May 5, 2017 /

Sporting Limerick’s Adrian Finnin takes a closer look at Limerick’s first series of games in the Airtricity League. At the beginning of the 2017 Airtricity League Premier Division season, many outsiders believed Limerick FC would survive comfortably, mainly due to the emphatic nature with which the Shannonsiders won the First Division title in 2016. Furthermore,…

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Limerick FC aim to retain fourth position against Shamrock Rovers

By Adrian Finnin / April 27, 2017 /

Limerick FC travel to Tallaght on Friday evening with the aim of consolidating fourth position after the first series of games against Shamrock Rovers (kick-off 8pm). Limerick are unbeaten in four games under interim manager Willie Boland. The Super Blues have won against St.Patricks Athletic and Drogheda whilst drawing their last two games against Galway…

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Limerick earn hard-fought draw against Derry in Buncrana

By Adrian Finnin / April 25, 2017 /

Limerick FC picked up a valuable point in Maginn Park against Derry City on Tuesday evening which keeps Willie Boland’s men in fourth position in the Airtricity League Premier Division. Captain Shane Duggan gave the visitors the lead with a fine strike after 12 minutes. However, Barry McNamee produced a fine strike of his own…

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