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Langhammer: ‘It’s time for an all-Ireland league’

Mark Langhammer, Vice-Chairman of Crusaders FC asks: “Why was the all-island League rejected?” Football enjoys mass, engaged and fanatical support across Ireland. Yet with a population of nearly 6.6 million people, why do leagues in countries with similar populations, like Denmark, grossly out-perform Irish clubs in European competition? That’s the question Kerry tech-entrepreneur Kieran Lucid […]

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Aquinas members complete 36 marathons in 21 days

FOR three weeks now, the boys from the Aquinas’ senior team have been pushing themselves to the limit in order to raise a £1000 for the NHS on their Just Giving page. All that work paid dividends with the current count showing they had more than doubled up on their target. On completion of the […]

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Celtic crowned SPFL champions as Lennon targets a perfect 10

CELTIC have been crowned Ladbrokes Premiership champions for a ninth successive time and their manager, Neil Lennon, is already thinking about an unprecedented 10th consecutive title. On Monday, SPFL clubs reached a unanimous decision that the season could not be concluded in the mist of the global Covid-19 pandemic, with Celtic crowned champions while Hearts […]

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Belfast Celtic announce link-up with Glasgow cousins

BELFAST Celtic has announced a new partnership with Scottish Premiership champions Celtic in a move which will see the local club benefit from the coaching expertise of one of European football’s most revered clubs. Earlier this week, Neil Lennon’s men were crowned Scottish champions for the ninth successive season and the link-up is a massive […]

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Ballymena and Provincial Intermediate League defend decision as clubs ponder appeals process

BELFAST Celtic and St James’ Swifts will consider their options before launching any appeals following on from the decision to award Dunloy FC the coveted Ballymena and Provincial League title. The league winners have an opportunity to move into the Premier Intermediate League – the third tier of local football. However, Dunloy will require an […]

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Dual dilemma

DAMNED if you do, damned if you don’t. Matthew Fitzpatrick knew he had a tough decision to make: Continue to battle for club and county with St John’s and Antrim or take on a new challenge? Growing up in West Belfast, Fitzpatrick had always a keen interest in soccer having played with Immaculata, while he also […]

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