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LOI Previews

The League of Ireland Premier Division returns after the international break with five matches and LOI TV commentator and host of Between the Stripes LOI podcast Kieran Burke has previewed the action for us. Cork…

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LOI Premier Division Previews (GW3)

LOI TV commentator & host of Between the Stripes LOI podcast, Kieran Burke previews gameweek three in the LOI Premier Division which is headlined by the clash of potential title rivals Shamrock Rovers and Derry…


LOI First Division Previews (MD1)

The League of Ireland First Division returns this weekend with great excitement and intrigue surrounding the 2023 campaign as Kerry FC make their LOI bow while Waterford FC are the title favourites. LOI TV commentator…


LOI Premier Division Previews (Game week 1)

The greatest league in the world is back! You can read my season preview here. There are four games in the Premier Division on the first Friday night of the new season while champions Shamrock…


Rovers still the team to beat as LOI returns for 2023

Shamrock Rovers go into the new League of Ireland season still the team to beat as the Hoops seek a historic fourth consecutive league title. Despite securing three-in-a-row last year and qualifying for the group…



Newcastle v Southampton – Preview

Unbeaten at home this season and carrying a 1-0 aggregate advantage into this semi-final second leg, Newcastle fans may feel their side have one foot in the league cup final already. Hopes of brushing Southampton…


Man City v Arsenal – Preview

The top two in the Premier League clash for the first time this season on Friday night but it’s FA Cup progression that is the prize on offer as opposed to three Premier League points….


Liverpool v Chelsea – Preview

Who would have thought we’d be describing the meeting of Liverpool and Chelsea at this stage of the season as a mid-table battle but with Chelsea struggling to score goals and Liverpool looking wide open…


Man City v Spurs – Preview

Manchester City will be looking to capitilise on Man United’s Selhurst Park slip up last night with a win at home to a Tottenham side who proved to be something of a bogey opponent last…