Friday night sees the beginning of the 2020 SSE League of Ireland First Division with two games taking place as well as five Premier Division games and two Intermediate Cup matches. Galway United versus Athlone Town has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch. Extratime.ie will provide minute-by-minute updates from all four grounds as well as line-ups, match reports, photo galleries and post-match reaction.
In each of our match previews, our reporters have given their predictions. Each week we will put a small wager on their combined efforts and see just how wise our team is. You can follow the results of our wagers on twitter by searching the #ETPredicts hashtag.
This week our bet is as follows:
Waterford 1-1 Bohemians
Sligo Rovers 1-1 St. Patrick’s Athletic
Shelbourne 1-2 Dundalk
Derry City 2-2 Finn Harps
Shamrock Rovers 2-0 Cork City
Wexford 1-3 UCD
Cabinteely 1-2 Bray Wanderers
The accumulator odds for this bet is 2.8mil to 1 and our bet is now on!
Light Reading before Kick-Off
Check out our the extratime.ie reporting team see the league season panning out with our staff predictions.
Podcast for your journey
Maybe you have a long walk to the grounds or you are driving, well we have you covered there too with our latest Extratime.ie Sportscast which you can listen to on our web player, tuneIn radio, itunes, Spotify or on any alexa enabled devices. The links are in the tweet below!
Season 2 - Episode 3 - First Division Preview - New Kids In Town— Extratime.ie (@ExtratimeNews) February 19, 2020
Web Player - https://t.co/j1dv7JtMdz
TuneIn - https://t.co/FEHP5ey8z3
iTunes - https://t.co/YQA0eHgzWF
Spotify - https://t.co/SNBsBaFm57
Alexa-"ask AnyPod to play Extra Time Sportscast" pic.twitter.com/KvUyc4i1Jo
Season 2 - Episode 2 - The Wind That Shakes The Derby— Extratime.ie (@ExtratimeNews) February 17, 2020
Web Player - https://t.co/ozr8RIzw2z
TuneIn - https://t.co/FEHP5ePJqB
iTunes - https://t.co/YQA0eGYYy5
Spotify - https://t.co/kNhGVQOOMD
Alexa-"ask AnyPod to play Extra Time Sportscast" pic.twitter.com/i3pfr6pfq9