Soccer

FAI CEO admits ‘video-gate’ was a factor in Damien Duff’s departure

By Ronan Calvert / February 26, 2021 /

New FAI CEO Jonathan Hill spoke to the media today to speak about a number of matters in Irish football ahead of Ireland’s World Cup qualifiers next month. One thing that the CEO was asked about was the departure of Damien Duff. The former Ireland winger was part of Stephen Kenny’s original coaching team alongside…

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FAI Announce New Broadcast Deals for Three Senior Leagues

By Adrian Finnin / February 25, 2021 /

The Football Association of Ireland have announced a new deal which will allow supporters to watch Airtricity League Premier and First Division along with Airtricity Women’s National League games. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, supporters will not be permitted to attend matches and the deals will offer the opportunity to keep up to date with…

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Gary Spain Added to Treaty United Ranks

By Adrian Finnin / February 24, 2021 /

Lifelong Limerick soccer supporter Gary Spain has been announced as Treaty United’s new club historian. The club who were recently accepted into the Airtricity League First Division, announced the popular news on social media. Gary Spain has been supporting the club all around the country for decades and is also heavily involved with Irish fan…

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DEPTH CHART: How Treaty United could shape up in their debut season

By Ronan Calvert / February 22, 2021 /

LAST weekend Treaty United were officially accepted into the League of Ireland First Division by the FAI after a long process. Former Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett will take the reigns at the new club and faces the difficult task of assembling a squad capable of competing at League of Ireland level in advance of…

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21 Year-Old Limerick Winger Will Fitzgerald Signs For Derry City

By Ronan Calvert / February 22, 2021 /

DERRY City have today announced the signing of Limerick’s Will Fitzgerald from Waterford FC on a 12-month contract. The Raheen man previously played for Mungret Regional and Limerick FC before joining Waterford in 2019. The 21 year-old is recognized as a pacey and hard-working winger and has gone from strength to strength at League of…

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Treaty United Fixtures Announced For 2021 First Division Season

By Ronan Calvert / February 22, 2021 /

There was great reason for Limerick soccer fans to get excited this afternoon as the SSE Airtricity League revealed Treaty United’s fixtures for the upcoming season. Treaty United competed in the Women’s National League last season and were last week rewarded with a license for the men’s League of Ireland First Division by the FAI…

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Opinion: “Sustainability” Needs To Be More Than A Buzzword For Treaty United to Succeed

By Jason O'Connor / February 20, 2021 /

With the confirmation on Saturday evening that Treaty United have been granted a licence to compete in the Airtricity League First Division, sustainability is the buzzword in soccer circles. Sustainability is defined as “meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” and after so many false dawns…

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Treaty United Confirmed as 10th Team in Airtricity League First Division

By Adrian Finnin / February 20, 2021 /

Senior soccer will return to Limerick in 2021 with confirmation that Treaty United will be the tenth team competing in the Airtricity League First Division. The FAI confirmed the news on Saturday night. The FAI released the decision on their official Twitter page. “Licences for the 2021 season were awarded by the Independent Licensing Committee…

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Reports: Treaty United and Dublin County to Join First Division

By Adrian Finnin / February 20, 2021 /

It is being reported by sports outlets including the Airtricity League’s leading reporter Extratime.ie that both Treaty United and Dublin County will join the Airtricity League First Division for the 2021 season. Also, Shamrock Rovers B will contest in the second tier for the second consecutive season under the stewardship of former Limerick FC player…

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Pat O’Sullivan Re-iterates Limerick FC Desire to Return to Senior Soccer

By Adrian Finnin / February 18, 2021 /

With many expecting Treaty United to be confirmed as the final team to compete in the 2021 Airtricity League First Division in the coming weeks, it would be easy to forget that another soccer entity in the city are also awaiting the results of the licensing application process. Limerick FC have applied for an Airtricity…

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