Adrian Finnin

Limerick FC return to the Markets Field for the 2018 season with a stern test against Bohemians

By Adrian Finnin / February 22, 2018 /

Limerick FC welcome Bohemians to the Markets Field on Saturday evening for the club’s first home game of the 2018 Airtricity League season (kick-off 6.30 pm). Both sides began with impressive victories last weekend. Limerick defeated Sligo Rovers 0-1 at the Showgrounds thanks to a second half header from debutant Darren Dennehy. Bohs picked up…

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Action packed weekend ahead as junior soccer clubs face fixture congestion

By Adrian Finnin / February 20, 2018 /

There is another packed schedule for Limerick junior soccer clubs this weekend as the postponement of the majority of matches for the last three months leaves a large pile-up of fixtures to be played over the next three months. On this occasion, the weather forecast is promising which brings a certain level of optimism. However,…

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Limerick FC announce the departure of Freddy Hall

By Adrian Finnin / February 19, 2018 /

Limerick FC have released the news that goalkeeper Freddy Hall has left the club following over two years service with the Super Blues. A statement on the club’s official website and Facebook page thanked Hall for his dedication and contribution during his time with the club. The statement read; “We place on record our sincere…

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Limerick FC secure massive victory in Sligo in Airtricity League Premier Division opener

By Adrian Finnin / February 18, 2018 /

Limerick FC secured a crucial three points at the Showgrounds on Saturday night as a headed goal from centre-back Darren Dennehy midway through the second half was enough to gain the narrow victory. It was a performance filled with determination, work-rate and heart which will please both the management and supporters equally as the club…

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Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett speaks to Sporting Limerick ahead of visit to Sligo Rovers

By Adrian Finnin / February 16, 2018 /

Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett has been busy preparing his players for the opening game of the Airtricity League season on Saturday. The new manager took time out to speak to Sporting Limerick reporter Adrian Finnin before training on Friday afternoon. The former Limerick midfielder stated that he did not have any second thoughts about…

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Limerick FC face tough trip to Sligo in Airtricity League opener

By Adrian Finnin / February 15, 2018 /

Limerick FC make the long trip to the north-west on Saturday night as they face Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds in the opening weekend of the 2018 Airtricity League Premier Division season(kick-off 7.45 pm). Both clubs have had contrasting preparations for the new campaign. Sligo Rovers undertook a pre-season trip to the Netherlands and played…

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Eddie Hickey leaves Limerick FC three days before the beginning of the Airtricity League season

By Adrian Finnin / February 14, 2018 /

Long serving goalkeeping coach Eddie Hickey has left Limerick FC just three days before the beginning of the Airtricity League season against Sligo. Hickey announced his departure on his personal twitter account on Wednesday afternoon. In his statement, Hickey said it was not his decision to leave the club; “I didn’t think that with a…

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Busy weekend ahead for Limerick junior soccer clubs with fixtures in various competitions taking place

By Adrian Finnin / February 14, 2018 /

The Limerick junior soccer schedule kicks off on Wednesday night at Jackman Park with the second Tuohy Cup semi-final to be decided between Carew Park and Aisling Annacotty (kick-off 7pm). Aisling Annacotty are the holders of the competition and it was the first major senior trophy that the club won in 40 years. It would…

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Limerick FC focus on Airtricity League Premier Division opener after a turbulent pre-season

By Adrian Finnin / February 13, 2018 /

The long and arduous four month wait for the return of the Airtricity League season is over as Limerick FC travel to the Showgrounds to take on Sligo Rovers on Saturday night (kick-off 7.45pm). It has been a hectic period for the club with a managerial change and a large player turnover which is far…

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Pike Rovers and Janesboro advance to the quarter-finals of the Munster Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / February 12, 2018 /

Pike Rovers and Janesboro will represent Limerick in the last eight of the Munster Junior Cup after comprehensive victories over Sporting Ennistymon and Pearse Celtic respectively. Pike defeated the Clare based outfit 3-7 with goals from Eoin Hanrahan (3), Paddy O’Malley (2) and Stephen McGann (2) to advance. It is the second major quarter final…

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