Kaleem Simon signs back as Town look to topple Shels

IMG_8832 (1)Longford Town vs Shelbourne Preview by Andrew Dempsey (@AndrewDempsey2)

Shelbourne make the trip to face Longford Town in the SSE Airtricity League First Division at the City Calling Stadium (Kick-Off at 7.30pm).  Continue reading

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Between the Stripes LOI podcast episode 8

It’s a European/FAI cup special on episode 8 of ‘Between the Stripes LOI podcast’ as co-hosts Kieran Burke and Jonathan Brier are joined by former Cork City chairman, John O’Sullivan. Also on the phoneline is Longford Town legend, Pat Flynn while the lads are also joined by an Italian based LOI fan! Finally, Ballincollig AFC captain, David Sweeney talks about the huge FAI cup tie coming up against Roddy Collins Athlone Town. All this and much much more on episode 8 of ‘Between the Stripes’ LOI podcast.

Between the Stripes charity fantasy football league launched!

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Check out the Attic House Facebook page here –https://www.facebook.com/attichouselongford/

Off the back of last seasons hugely successful and ultra competitive Between the Stripes fantasy football league, the competitiveness is set to increase ten-fold with our newly launched charity league! This pay to play league will see prize money on offer with the remainder of the proceeds split between a local charity and the upkeep of this very website and our LOI podcast (check it out on http://www.mixcloud.com/BetweenTheStripes).

The entry fee for the Between the Stripes charity league is €10 and this years chosen charity is the Attic youth cafe in Longford Town. For anyone who is unaware of what the Attic do, The Attic House Teen Project provides a safe environment for young people to meet where they are encouraged to engage in constructive, developmental activities leading to their own personal development and enabling them to involve themselves consciously in their own community. Unbelievably, they receive no government funding so it is our aim at ‘Between the Stripes’ to not only raise some funds for the Attic Youth Cafe but to increase awareness of the amazing work they do for the youth of both Longford Town and the entire county.

To enter the Between the Stripes charity fantasy football league simply email betweenthestripes1924@gmail.com where you will be given details on how to pay the entry fee via PayPal and once complete you will be given the entry-code.

We appreciate any and all support.

Kind regards,

The Between the Stripes team.

Town 19’s claim late point on emotional day

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Today’s LTFC team.

It was an emotional day at the City Calling Stadium as Longford Town’s under 19’s claimed a last-gasp equaliser from the spot against the Cavan/Monaghan football partnership. It’s been a tragic week in the Midlands, following the passing of seventeen-year-old Demola Adetosoye, with a number of “De Town’s” young stars attending his funeral on the same day as this very match. Continue reading

Between the Stripes LOI podcast MEGASHOW – Episode 7

MEGASHOW: 6 guests, 2 co-hosts, 1 megashow as Burke & Brier speak to Longford Town’s new signings, Paul Finnegan and Sam Verdon. Dan Gorman is on the phone line to talk Denis O’Connor and Bray Wanderers, while there are passionate fan interviews from Galway United and Drogheda. Finally, Johnny from Junior Soccer Portal has all the latest non-league news for followers of the junior leagues. All this and much much more on episode 7 of Between the Stripes LOI podcast. Please listen, like, share & follow us on Mixcloud! #BTSLOIPOD

Town looking for bounce back win away to Wexford

Wexford FC vs Longford Town Preview 

By Andrew Dempsey (@Andrewdempsey2)

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Longford Town travel down to Ferrycarrig Park in the SSE Airtricity League First Division on Friday night looking to bounce back from defeat against the other South-East based club, Waterford FC. (Kick-Off 8pm). Continue reading

“Fabio” O’Brien: “I was asked to play for Town in 2016” – Between the Stripes LOI podcast episode 6

Drogheda United and League of Ireland legend, Declan “Fabio” O’Brien was the star guest on this weeks show as host Kieran Burke talked to the new manager of Leinster Senior League club, Verona FC. “Fabio” talked Europe, Drogheda, his time with Longford and working on Soccer Republic in an insightful interview.

Also on this weeks show, Extratime.ie reporter, Dave Donnelly debate the recent Shamrock Rovers and Celtic friendly match with Burke, who also had Sligo fan Shane Morrison on the show to discuss the “Bit O’Reds” latest struggles.