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It says in the papers and on the podcast - Ophelia drops, Cork finally pop as league crops up in unexpected places
Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, was something of a theme in Irish football this week and not just because of ...Read More
Those hoping for a return to the normal round of moaning about refereeing/the FAI/league reconstruction and an end to betting ...Read More
Match-going fans listening to Newstalk en route to Friday’s fixtures were treated to Ger Gilroy questioning why the televised clash ...Read More
As fans of Dundalk and Cork will no doubt tell you, the League of Ireland Premier Division can quite happily ...Read More
Following last week’s successful treble, ExtraTime.ie today handed over a three figure sum to the Sophia Housing Association in Cork.Read More
Dave Donnelly: The financial benefit of summer friendlies is obvious - the costs are more difficult to quantify
It's long been a point of contention, even before Dermot Keely's infamous '42,000 morons' comment after Shamrock Rovers' 4-0 defeat ...Read More
Growing up in the 1980's, the weekly pilgrimage a League of Ireland ground wasn’t the only vital football related journey ...Read More
Garry Haylock: Should the league consider taking the top four teams and making them play off to win the Championship?
Just imagine Dundalk, Cork, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City taking part (sorry Bray!): packed stadiums, live on TV and, hopefully, ...Read More
Garry Haylock: The raw talent is there in the League of Ireland but to compete at the top level requires more than just talent
There has been an increasing clamour for players from the League of Ireland to be honoured with a call up ...Read More
In addition to once gracing the League of Ireland as a player and being a former PFAI Chairman, nowadays, Stephen ...Read More
There is so much luck involved in football that when you get such a good run of it, there is ...Read More
The rather contentious issue of penalties has dominated the headlines around the League of Ireland in the last few days. ...Read More
While Robertson's departure was inevitable, it was still a shock, coming so quickly as it did after ye Galway match.Read More
Garry Haylock: What happens intelligent, resourceful businessmen when they become chairmen of football clubs?
If I went to doctor who had spent 30 years practising medicine and told him that what he was doing ...Read More
It’s something that won’t bear fruit immediately but Rovers have the right idea. Hopefully their fans will appreciate the investment ...Read More
Garry Haylock: 'I can only imagine what my career would have looked like if I had trained like players today'
In the dark distant past, when I had more hair and less of a gut, my feeling approaching the first ...Read More