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Gary Cronin: 'All you can do really is turn up and win your games - we'll see where that takes us'

Sat, Jun 15 2019

Sub Hugh Douglas scored the winner in the 92nd minute to secure a much-needed three points for Gary Cronin’s side

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Watch: Stunning strike from Danny Mandroiu sees Bohemians maintain their hoodoo over rivals Shamrock Rovers

Sat, Jun 15 2019

The Dubliner’s stunning strike on the hour mark, his second from the game after netting from the spot in the ...

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Premier Division Round-up: Bohs reign supreme in the capital as Pats leave it late to overcome Finn Harps

Sat, Jun 15 2019

Rovers' defeat ensures Dundalk remain five points clear at the top of the table without playing a game as the ...

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League Report: Bohemians 2 - 1 Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Keith Long’s men made it seven wins from the last eight league meetings against Shamrock Rovers as a Danny Mandroiu ...

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League Report: St Patrick's Athletic 1 - 0 Finn Harps

Fri, Jun 14 2019

St. Patrick’s Athletic ran out 1-0 winners against a frustrated Finn Harps side at Richmond Park.

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Stuey Byrne: 'It's finally dawning on Shamrock Rovers that they're in a league title challenge'

Fri, Jun 14 2019

The former Shelbourne midfielder backed Rovers to rediscover their early-season form.

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Republic of Ireland under-21 Aaron Drinan returns to Ipswich Town following Waterford loan spell

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Cork native Drinan, who joined Ipswich from Waterford in January 2018, scored seven goals in 18 league appearances for Alan ...

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Cork City

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Sligo Rovers’ final game before the summer break sees the visit of Cork City to the Showgrounds (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Jun 14 2019

After five games without a win, Bohs have won their last two on the spin with wins over Cork City ...

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League Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Finn Harps

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The mid-season break looms but there’s still a little bit of business to be attended to. St. Patrick’s Athletic play ...

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Josh Kerr ends Derry City loan spell to join Scottish League One side Airdrie

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The 21-year-old was on loan at the Candystripes from Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion before joining the Scottish ...

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The Extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 149 - Stuart Featuring Coolio

Wed, Jun 12 2019

After some terrible international football, Dave Donnelly meeting Coolio is the main point of focus for Macdara Ferris and host ...

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Three Premier Division games rescheduled

Tue, Jun 11 2019

Three of the six SSE Airtricity League Premier Division matches that were postponed because of the Toulon tournament have been ...

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Northern Ireland under-21 international Ally Roy joins Airdrie

Tue, Jun 11 2019

The former Derry City and Sligo Rovers striker joins his hometown club with three U21 caps to his name after ...

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Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe extends Derry City loan deal

Tue, Jun 11 2019

Junior has established himself as a fans favourite at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium since his arrival from Colchester United

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Ciaran Coll extends stay at Derry City for another year

Tue, Jun 11 2019

Coll joined the Candystripes during the off-season from local rivals Finn Harps after the Co. Donegal side won promotion back ...

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Keto, Simpson and Twine all depart Waterford FC

Mon, Jun 10 2019

Keto and Twine both return to their parent clubs Brighton & Hove Albion and Swindon Town respectively while Simpson has ...

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Paul Keegan: To stabilise the club is a good thing, but the aim is to get promoted

Sun, Jun 09 2019

Two stints in England, regular silverware with Drogheda United and Bohemians, in addition to vying for promotion to the Premier ...

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League Report: Shamrock Rovers 2 - 2 Derry City

Sun, Jun 09 2019

A battling away point for the Candystripes who came from two goals down to salvage a point at the expense ...

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League Report: Finn Harps 0 - 3 Dundalk

Sun, Jun 09 2019

Dundalk extended their lead at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division table to five points on Saturday ...

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Derry City

Sat, Jun 08 2019

Shamrock Rovers have an immediate opportunity to restore parity with Dundalk at the top of the Premier Division as they ...

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- St Patrick's Athletic

Sat, Jun 08 2019

A true mid-table clash sees sixth-placed Sligo Rovers entertain St Patrick’s Athletic at the Showgrounds on Matchday 20 (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Dundalk

Sat, Jun 08 2019

Having lost three games on the bounce, SSE Airtricity League basement club Finn Harps face a difficult task on Saturday ...

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Derry City's first summer signing sees forward Darren McCauley return on 18-month deal

Fri, Jun 07 2019

The 27-year-old was in talks with the Candystripes during the winter as he weighed up his future with Coleraine before ...

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Mitchell Beeney leaves Sligo Rovers

Fri, Jun 07 2019

The 23-year-old ‘keeper departs the Showgrounds having made 13 appearances so far this term for the Bit O’Red

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Shane Daly-Butz departs Cork City

Fri, Jun 07 2019

The Irish Colleges and Universities International leaves the club after his contract was mutually terminated due to a lack of ...

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Sam Warde to stay with Sligo Rovers following end of loan spell

Fri, Jun 07 2019

The Colchester United loanee has signed a deal until the end of the 2019 campaign with Liam Buckley’s side

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extratime.ie is looking for you to join our reporting team

Thu, Jun 06 2019

With the new League of Ireland season due to kick-off next month, extratime.ie are doing our annual recruitment drive for ...

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Rob Harvey to take charge of Euro 2020 qualifier between Sweden and Malta in Solna

Wed, Jun 05 2019

The Dubliner has been rewarded with his first qualifying assignment following an impressive performance in the UEFA Nations League tie ...

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Niall Quinn's meagre plan for Irish football will need more than soft media coverage to pass muster

Tue, Jun 04 2019

Red Strike is the marketing company that underwrote the ‘Visionary Group’ blueprint for the future of Irish football presented at ...

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Cork City to host Preston North End in July mid-season friendly

Mon, Jun 03 2019

The Rebel Army will welcome one of English football’s oldest and most storied sides to Turner’s Cross on Monday, July ...

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League Report: Bohemians 5 - 3 Finn Harps

Sat, Jun 01 2019

Bohemians got back to winning ways in what was an efficient performance from Keith Long’s men as they ran out ...

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League Report: Dundalk 4 -0 Sligo Rovers

Fri, May 31 2019

Dundalk extended their unbeaten run in the SSE Airtricity League table and opened up a three-point gap at the top ...

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Bohemians' Scott Allardice: 'Trevor Croly improves me every day even when I'm not playing - that's why I'm so happy'

Fri, May 31 2019

When Scott Allardice cancelled his contract with Dundee United to join Bohemians at the start of the season, the Scot ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Finn Harps

Fri, May 31 2019

Bohemians welcome bottom-placed Finn Harps to Dalymount Park with their eyes on ending a run of five league games without ...

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League Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Cork City

Fri, May 31 2019

Inchicore will see a battle between fifth and eighth as St. Patrick’s Athletic play Cork City at Richmond Park (kick-off ...

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- Sligo Rovers

Fri, May 31 2019

Dundalk could make it ten wins from 11 in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division should they take all three ...

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Match Officials Appointed - 30th May 2019

Thu, May 30 2019

With Waterford and UCD on a break due to U21 call-ups there are just the three Premier Division games taking ...

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Suspension List - 30th May 2019

Thu, May 30 2019

A number of players and managers will be in the stands for their side's game this weekend as the FAI ...

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extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 147 - Swing when you are winning (Amber Barrett and John Cotter)

Thu, May 30 2019

This week Declan Marron and Dave Donnelly debate the pros and cons of Niall Quinn and Co's plans (or lack ...

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Dundalk players and staff donate a day's wages to Temple Street Children's Hospital

Tue, May 28 2019

The Lilywhites also conducted a bucket collection at Monday’s night’s EA Sports Cup win over UCD (coincidentally, Temple Street is ...

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EA Sports Cup Report: Dundalk 3 - 1 UCD

Mon, May 27 2019

Dundalk reached the semi-finals of the EA Sports Cup for the fifth time in six years, after goals from Brian ...

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Suspension List - 27th May 2019

Mon, May 27 2019

A Monday night slate of EA Sports Cup fixtures has rolled around but Bohs will be without Derek Pender for ...

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Bohemians goalkeeper James Talbot called up to Ireland squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers

Sat, May 25 2019

Bristol City stopper Max O’Leary, who qualifies through his Kerry-born grandfather, has also been added to the training squad but ...

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TV Review: Division: The Irish Soccer Split (RTÉ)

Sat, May 25 2019

Narrated by a husky-sounding Aidan Gillen, who seems to drift in and out of his ‘John Boy’ Power persona, Division: ...

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League Report: Shamrock Rovers 2 - 0 Cork City

Sat, May 25 2019

Second-half goals from Joey O’Brien and Roberto Lopes kept Shamrock Rovers joint-top of the Premier Division as the Hoops enjoyed ...

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League Report: Derry City 4 - 0 Finn Harps

Sat, May 25 2019

Derry City have claimed local bragging rights for the second time this season with a 4-0 win over Finn Harps ...

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