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 By Chris Wright

Cork City winger scores from own box

Cork City mustered a 3-1 away victory over St. Patrick's on Friday night to keep themselves within two points of the top of the League of Ireland Premier Division.

With their guests already 2-1 up and injury time dwindling away, St. Patrick's sent goalkeeper Tyson Farago up for a corner in desperate search of a late, late equaliser.

Unfortunately, the set piece came to nothing -- well, nothing other than an 80-yard mega goal for Cork winger Kieran Sadlier.

Outrageous strike, but the best part is...

 By Chris Wright

Game on! Match to go ahead despite Storm Ophelia wreaking havoc

Cork City's Turners Cross Stadium suffered severe damage due to Storm Ophelia
Cork City need just one point from the match against Derry to win the Irish title.

Amid all the damage and debris, Cork City felt the full brunt of Storm Ophelia as high winds swept across the Republic of Ireland on Monday.

Thankfully, nobody was injured as Cork's stadium was ravaged by the storm overnight, causing the Derrynane Stand to collapse.

Naturally, this left Cork's Irish Premier League tie against Derry City, scheduled to kick off at 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday night, hanging in the balance.

However, despite the stadium roof lying crumpled atop the terraces, the club confirmed...

 By Chris Wright

Ballymena United ball-boy sees red for over-celebrating a goal

Ballymena United came from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw against Coleraine in their League of Ireland derby clash on Tuesday night.

As is the done thing these days, the match was live-tweeted for the duration, with Ballymena's official account dutifully keeping fans abreast of the action in text form.

 By PA Sport

Derry City captain Ryan McBride dies aged 27

Ryan McBride of Derry City after the match against Shamrock Rovers.
Ryan McBride played for Derry City since 2011.

Derry City FC captain Ryan McBride has died, the Irish Football Association has said.

The 27-year-old's cause of death is not yet known.

The Irish FA tweeted: "Thoughts tonight with the family of Ryan McBride and everyone involved with @derrycityfc."

His death comes a day after McBride led his team to a 4-0 victory over Drogheda United.

Drogheda United said on Twitter that they would "would like to offer our deepest condolences to @derrycityfc on the sudden passing of their captain Ryan McBride."


 By Chris Wright

League of Ireland veteran retires in style with lovely farewell letter

Shamrock Rovers training in Parken Stadium - Pat Flynn
Pat Flynn has had a long career in Ireland.

Bringing an emotional end to his 14-year career, Irish right-back Pat Flynn officially called time on his playing days over the weekend.

Never the most glamorous of players, Flynn still represented most of the League of Ireland's biggest clubs, winning the First Division title with Longford Town in 2014 to add to the two consecutive titles he won with Shamrock Rovers in 2010 and 2011.

He even had the pleasure of marking Cristiano Ronaldo when the Portuguese forward made his Real Madrid debut in...