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Where are they now? - UCD's 2009 First Division title winners

Thu, May 28 2020

They don’t get the crowds, nor do they get the plaudits they often deserve, but make no mistake about it, ...

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Review: The English Game (Netflix)

Thu, May 28 2020

Julian Fellowes’ Netflix series the English Game attempts to bring the birth of professional football in England to life through ...

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FAI confirm all Covid-19 tests yield negative results as return to football inches closer

Wed, May 27 2020

FAI Medical Director Dr Alan Byrne received the results today of the first batch of tests, carried out on Monday ...

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Former Cork City coach Lisa Fallon joins London City Lionesses as new first-team boss

Wed, May 27 2020

Fallon has worked with Chelsea, Cork City, the Northern Irish senior international side and the 2018 All-Ireland winning Dublin GAA ...

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Stephen Kenny adds to his backroom team with Ruaidhri Higgins departing Dundalk to join the FAI

Wed, May 27 2020

Stephen Kenny was announced as successor to Mick McCarthy at the start of April

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Republic of Ireland set to finish Euro 2021 qualifiers by the end of the year as dates rescheduled

Wed, May 27 2020

Vera Pauw's side sit of the group but have a tough run-in, beginning with an away trip to World Cup ...

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Quiz: How well do you know your League of Ireland Play-Off series?

Wed, May 27 2020

For some, this quiz will bring back some great memories, but for others – this will bring back some unwanted ...

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League of Ireland players begin pilot Covid-19 testing programme as return to football preparations ramp up

Tue, May 26 2020

Players and staff from Shamrock Rovers, Dundalk, Derry City and Bohemians were tested on Monday, with a possible return to ...

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St. Johnstone confirm McMillan departure

Tue, May 26 2020

The former Irish under-21 international began his career with UCD in the League of Ireland in 2008 and won the ...

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Forgotten trophies - The Top Four Cup and FAI Super Cup

Mon, May 25 2020

League champions Dundalk, FAI Cup holders Shamrock Rovers, along with Derry City and Bohemians will take part in a behind ...

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Gallery: extratime in isolation

Mon, May 25 2020

With long lense and camera in hand, our photography team have been out and about to capture some of those ...

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Ex-Derry City striker Mikhail Kennedy retires aged 23

Sun, May 24 2020

The Derry native spent four months on loan with the Candystripes in 2017, where he made just 11 appearances for ...

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Damien Duff leaves role with Neil Lennon's Glasgow Celtic to solely focus on Republic of Ireland post

Sun, May 24 2020

Duff joined the Scottish nine-in-a-row league winners in January 2019, and he will now take a role on Kenny’s backroom ...

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Munster Senior League confirm 2019/20 season will not be completed

Sun, May 24 2020

In a statement released on Saturday, the MSL said that they ‘have concluded that it will not be practical to ...

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Everyone wants to get back playing as long as it is safe - Stephen Bradley

Sun, May 24 2020

COVID-19 testing for the top four clubs will begin on Monday as part of the first tentative steps towards the ...

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Birmingham City recall Joe Redmond from Cork City loan while Corey O'Keeffe is released

Fri, May 22 2020

The Tallaght native joined the Leesiders in January on a short-term loan, where he played five games for Neale Fenn’s ...

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Irish international Robbie Brady extends Burnley stay by a further 12 months

Fri, May 22 2020

Brady has endured an injury ridden spell over the past couple of seasons, which has limited the Dubliner to making ...

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Irish Supporters Network find mixed views on behind closed doors return to action in latest survey

Fri, May 22 2020

52.7% of the 826 respondents said that they were for the behind closed doors proposed return to action, while 47.3% ...

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Tom O'Connor: 'When you go in as a coach now, you're not on your own - it's a staff'

Fri, May 22 2020

This weekend, FAI coaching education tutor and former interim Republic of Ireland Women’s Head Coach Tom O’Connor will be hosting ...

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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2019 League of Ireland season?

Thu, May 21 2020

With talk in recent days and weeks as to how football will get back in some fashion, here’s a quiz ...

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Northern Irish Women's Challenge Cup Cancelled

Thu, May 21 2020

The 2019-20 Women's County Antrim challenge Cup has been cancelled due the Coronavirus Pandemic. The quarter-final stage was scheduled to ...

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extratime.ie Sportscast - from Keane to Klopp and Munich to Saipan with RTE's Tony O'Donoghue

Thu, May 21 2020

Following two lengthy examinations of Ireland’s tumultuous World Cup 2002 campaign, it’s a return to semi-normalcy for the extratime.ie Sportcast.

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AUL cut short 2019/20 season as Covid-19 shutdown wreaks havoc on amateur football

Wed, May 20 2020

This confirmation comes shortly after it was revealed that the Limerick and District League was also cut short

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Celtic declared nine-in-a-row Scottish champions as Hearts mull over legal action following relegation

Wed, May 20 2020

The top-flight in Scotland final standings has been determined by points per game in league matches played to 13 March ...

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Welsh FA agree to curtail domestic season after recent government guidelines

Wed, May 20 2020

The decision has been taken as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with Welsh Government’s lockdown ...

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'The FAI-ETB programme is hugely valuable for young Irish players in their player development pathway' - Stephen Kenny launches FAI Player Development Course

Wed, May 20 2020

The programme will be hosted jointly by the Football Association of Ireland and several Education & Training Boards countrywide

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Bohs loanee Callum Thompson departs Premier League Wolves

Tue, May 19 2020

The former St Joseph’s Boys schoolboy is currently on loan at Premier Division Bohemians after joining the Gypsies in January

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Long Read - Cavan and Collingwood AFL star Aishling Sheridan: 'We tried to explain to the girls in Oz that we don't play for money - they almost can't see the point'

Mon, May 18 2020

Cavan footballer Aishling Sheridan capped off a memorable first season in the AFLW this week as she was voted Best ...

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Darron Gibson released by League Two Salford City

Mon, May 18 2020

The Derry native has also lined out for Everton, Sunderland and most recently Wigan prior to joining Salford

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Government establishes Return to Sport Expert Group

Sat, May 16 2020

The government has established a Return to Sport Expert Group

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FAI publish dates for resumption of adult amateur and underage footballing activity

Fri, May 15 2020

Following lengthy discussions in recent weeks involving numerous stakeholders of the domestic game here in Ireland, the FAI have tonight ...

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Football to re-start with top four League of Ireland competition

Fri, May 15 2020

The FAI have announced their pathway for a safer return to football document

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87% of League of Ireland players back return to training and matches in PFAI survey

Fri, May 15 2020

The PFAI’s study collected the views of 285 players in a ‘return to play survey’ that recently took place

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Derry City encourage rivals 'to join in supporting the possibilities that an All-Island League would release'

Thu, May 14 2020

The club have also said that they are ‘impressed’ with the model proposed that brings together the two leagues to ...

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Extratime.ie Sportscast - Japan/South Korea 2002 World Cup - Big Mick's Pinnacle (Part 2)

Wed, May 13 2020

In contrast to McCarthy's most recent spell in charge, the 2002 World Cup was a time of the most exhilarating, ...

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The biggest factor is player safety - Greg Bolger

Wed, May 13 2020

Hoops midfielder Greg Bolger cannot wait to get back playing

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Tributes pour in following death of Shane Duffy's father, Brian.

Tue, May 12 2020

The FAI has expressed condolences to the family of Republic of Ireland international Shane Duffy after his father passed away.

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FAI seek further clarification from Sport Ireland on three key factors

Tue, May 12 2020

The FAI steering group, led by facilitator Ger McDermott, has asked Government Officials for guidance regarding three key areas surrounding ...

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Famous faces continue to get behind #HeadsUpVariety challenge

Tue, May 12 2020

How would you like to win a football signed by Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo to name ...

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Longread: When the Students came of age - How UCD won the 2009 First Division

Mon, May 11 2020

In 2009 the First Division was potentially the strongest it had ever been as Dermot Keely’s Shelbourne and Liam Buckley’s ...

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extratime.ie Sportscast - Big Mick's Pinnacle Part 1 (WC 2002 Qualifiers)

Fri, May 08 2020

With the end of Mick McCarthy's second spell as Ireland boss, Declan Marron and Macdara Ferris relive his biggest success ...

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Cliftonville's Thomas Maguire signs contract extension

Thu, May 07 2020

Cliftonville have announced that Thomas Maguire has signed a contract extension with the club.

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FAI to celebrate Jack Charlton day

Thu, May 07 2020

Ireland’s legendary manager Jack Charlton will have his very own Jack Charlton Day on Friday 8th of May as the ...

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FAI writes to Sport Ireland regarding the resumption of amateur adult and underage football

Thu, May 07 2020

The FAI have announced that they have written to Sport Ireland to try and get a better understanding of what ...

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Tommy Walsh: For me the worry isn't about the players themselves, it's the risk of bringing it home to a family member with an underlying condition or an elderly parent

Thu, May 07 2020

Kilkenny hurling legend Tommy Walsh believes it would be extremely hard to justify a return to GAA action without the ...

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Waterford become latest club to temporarily lay off its staff amid Covid-19 shutdown

Tue, May 05 2020

As a result of the latest government and HSE guidelines, the FAI has recently extended the cessation of all its ...

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King of the Island - extratime.ie Sportscast Season 8 Episode 16

Fri, May 01 2020

On this week's pod Declan Marron and Andrew Dempsey discuss the first King of the Island since Ruaidhri Ua Conchubair

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Tactics, Taxis and TU - Lee Steacy's Story

Fri, May 01 2020

Speaking with extratime.ie, the Dubliner explained how his career developed to the stage where he’s now playing some of the ...

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League of Ireland clubs receive working document on potential behind closed doors return

Tue, Apr 28 2020

The League of Ireland has been put on hold since March as a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak

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