It’s been a busy few days in the SSE Airtricity League as the preparation for the 2019 season continues to increase!
We know how difficult it is to keep track of all the news, features and transfers from across the Premier and First Division so here are five things you might have missed!
1. Ronan Finn on his Shamrock Rovers teammates
The Shamrock Rovers skipper Ronan Finn has been under the spotlight in a fantastic teammates feature!
Finn exposes all on his Rovers team-mates and has revealed who he thinks would make a great ‘Future Gaffer’ during the entertaining feature.
2. Brennan announces his retirement
A true SSE Airtricity League great has announced his retirement from football today.
Killian Brennan has called time on a trophy-laden career with saw him play for St. Patrick’s Athletic, Drogheda United, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians, Derry City and Dublin City.
His list of honours is quite impressive! Enjoy your retirement Killian…
FAI Cup : 2006
League of Ireland Cup : 2005, 2006, 2007
League of Ireland: 2008, 2009
FAI Cup: 2008
League of Ireland Cup: 2009
Setanta Sports Cup: 2009–10
Leinster Senior Cup: 2012
St Patrick’s Athletic
League of Ireland: 2013
FAI Cup: 2014
League of Ireland Cup: 2015
FAI President’s Cup: 2014
Leinster Senior Cup: 2014
PFAI Players’ Player of the Year: 2013
League of Ireland Player of the Month: May 2008, May 2013
PFAI Team of the Year: 2008, 2013
FAI National League Player of the Year: 2013
3. Sligo Rovers snap up Jamaican international
Sligo Rovers have announced the signing of Romeo Parkes, subject to international clearance.
The 28-year old forward joins Rovers from Pittsburgh Riverhounds in America and he has also had spells in the top flight in El Salvador where he helped Isidro Metapán to the league title.
4. Wexford announce re-signing of Chris Kenny
SSE Airtricity League First Division Wexford have announced the re-signing of influential midfielder Chris Kenny.
The 28-year old made seven appearances for the Ferrycarrig Park club last season before leaving for a tour of duty with the Irish Defence Forces and has signed for the 2019 campaign.
5. Fantasy Premier League hijack Shels signing
When Shelbourne announced the signing of the Darragh Noone, the SSE Airtricity League First Division club could hardly have thought the news would have been spread worldwide.
After announcing the signing yesterday, Fantasy Premier League praised the signing on Twitter.