DUNDEE will replace Rangers in the Scottish Premier League after the Gers demotion to the Third
Division following their financial woes . . .
LIMERICK FC will host Premier League champions Manchester City in a glamour friendly at Thomond Park on August 5 . . .
FORMER Irish international defender Alan Maybury is talking to Hibs boss Pat Fenlon about a move to Easter Road . . .
BLACKBURN Rovers, Middlesbrough and Birmingham have been linked with West Brom’s Irish striker Simon Cox . . .
IRISH defender Paddy McCarthy is to sign a new contract with English Championship side Crystal Palace . . .
DEFENDER Cliff Byrne has signed for Oldham Athletic after 10 years with Scunthorpe United . . .
SEAN McCaffrey has left his job as manager of cash strapped Dundalk by mutual consent . . .
SLIGO Rovers striker Danny North has signed a new contract with the club.