Finn Harps American midfielder Pat McCann (right) in action against Shelbourne. McCann is excited about the prospect of being involved in what will be his biggest game for the club since arriving in Ballybofey a little over a year ago. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic will be without Greg Bolger and Aaron Greene for the first of tomorrow’s semi-finals, with the pair suspended and cup-tied resp(...)

Cork City  goalkeeper Mark McNulty celebrates saving a late penalty with John Dunleavy, Michael McSweeney and Dan Murray during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Sligo Rovers at  Turner’s Cross. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

UCD 0 Dundalk 2With their main title rivals showing some real character to win and keep up the chase, this was an important win for league leaders Dun(...)

Limerick FC striker  Rory Gaffney with his SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for August at Thomond Park, Limerick. Photo:  Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Conan Byrne wants St Patrick’s Athletic’s form and focus to ensure they move a major step closer to securing a European place next summer when Shamroc(...)

Sligo’s Evan McMillan outjumps Rosenborg’s Andre  Helland during last night’s clash at the Lerkendal Stadion, Trondheim, Norway. Photograph: Ned Alley/Inpho

Rosenborg 1 Sligo Rovers 2 Alan Keane and Danny North grabbed the crucial goals on a famous night for Sligo Rovers in Europe yesterday.Sligo shocked R(...)

Dundalk’s Patrick Hoban  celebrates  his side’s third goal with team-mates. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 3 (Horgan 23, Byrne 48, Hoban 60), Sligo Rovers 0 Free-scoring Dundalk sent out another statement of intent with a comprehensive dismantling (...)

Sligo Rovers players celebrate on the rain soaked pitch after their victory over Dundalk in  the Setanta Sports Cup Final at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sligo Rovers 1 Dundalk 0 Sligo Rovers won their sixth trophy in four years this afternoon in Tallaght where they beat Dundalk 1-0 thanks to an early P(...)

Joseph Ndo’s 88th-minute corner caused confusion in the home area and went in off a defender.

Cork City 1, Sligo Rovers 1 It was honours even after la(...)

St. Patrick’s Athletic’s manager and SWAI personality of the year Liam Buckley flanked by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill (right) and Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane (left) at the   Airtricity/SWAI Personality of the Year Awards 2013 at The Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Photograph: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley has been named Airtricity / Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland personality of the year.After a memorab(...)

Goalkeeper Gary Rogers hopes to be getting his hands on the FAI Ford Cup trophy at the end of tomorrow’s final at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

If it was meant as a wind up, then Gary Rogers wasn’t biting when it was put to him that Declan “Fabio” O’Brien thinks Sligo Rovers are a team that ca(...)

Anto Flood of St Pat’s celebrates scoring his side’s second goal of the game by lifting up a young supporter who ran on to the pitch at Richmond Park.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Sligo Rovers 0: The guy in charge of the music at Richmond Park seemed anxious to get the celebrations started early y(...)