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First Division Wexford offer free season pass for the remainder of the season to frontline workers amid Covid-19 crisis

Sun, Mar 29 2020

Like their peers in the League of Ireland, Wexford will be hoping to restart their season on June 19th – ...

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Lessons in Football with Tom O'Connor -- Your club, your class

Sat, Mar 28 2020

With schools closed and League of Ireland games postponed, our reporter Tom O’Connor (@LOIMuinteoir) has been hard at work and ...

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The plane that didn't arrive, the stands that did - The story of Longford Town's maiden European voyage of 2001

Sat, Mar 28 2020

Such was the story behind getting the tie played, this trip was never really about the result such was the ...

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Alan Reynolds: You could say that I resigned, but basically I was sacked and rightly so

Sat, Mar 28 2020

A no-nonsense midfielder during his playing days, Waterford boss Alan Reynolds was initially thrown in the managerial deep end at ...

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Former Drogheda United striker Lee Duffy to appear on Late Late Show to discuss Covid-19 battle

Fri, Mar 27 2020

The Dubliner tested positive for the condition three weeks ago and spent eight days in hospital on a ventilator after ...

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James McClean fined two weeks wages by Stoke City

Fri, Mar 27 2020

Stoke City have fined Republic of Ireland International James McClean two weeks wages following a post that appeared on his ...

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Micheal O'Neill urges fans to stay safe in coronavirus pandemic

Fri, Mar 27 2020

His team were due to play in the EURO 2020 playoff this week before its postponement due to COVID-19.

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Champions Dundalk guarantee jobs and wage payment for all employees

Thu, Mar 26 2020

The League of Ireland is currently suspended until at least June 19th and the Premier Division has been cut back ...

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Drogheda United's Jack Tuite staying focused as football gets put on hold until June

Thu, Mar 26 2020

Recent Drogheda United recruit Jack Tuite – who just joined from First Division rivals Cabinteely – is one who has ...

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Former Ireland international Siobhan Killeen urges collective action after positive coronavirus test

Thu, Mar 26 2020

Killeen, a hospital radiographer at the Mater Hospital in Dublin, is self-isolating at home after receiving her test results on ...

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Leeds United staff volunteer to defer wages

Thu, Mar 26 2020

Leeds United's players, coaching staff and senior management have volunteered to take a wage cut due to the impact of ...

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Extratime.ie Sportscast Season 8 Episode 9

Wed, Mar 25 2020

The lads are also joined by Dylan O’Connell for a long discussion on League of Ireland documentaries to fill the ...

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Shelbourne launch Patreon scheme as they confirm they will honour all player contracts

Wed, Mar 25 2020

The club have paid all staff to date and will strive to continue to do so during what it projected ...

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Declan Devine urges people of Derry to 'look after each other' during covid-19 crisis

Wed, Mar 25 2020

“This football club belongs to the whole city. It has come through huge challenges before and it will come through ...

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Extratime.ie esports Cup -- Match Day 2

Wed, Mar 25 2020

After the opening day’s action saw Cork City and Dundalk draw 1-1 while Waterford grabed a dramatic late winner in ...

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Doble Ancho: Luis Felipe Monti, the only man to play in two World Cup finals for two countries

Tue, Mar 24 2020

While there have been numerous players over the years to play in multiple tournaments, and some even lucky enough to ...

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Jason O'Connor: It takes a special type of person to become that special type of player, the striker

Tue, Mar 24 2020

If you see a young player celebrating scoring a goal, encourage it, because you just might have a future Gary ...

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Returning AFL star Sarah Rowe: 'One of the things I feel will happen after all of this is that it will give us all a new appreciation and new perspective on life'

Tue, Mar 24 2020

The Mayo native was forced to cut short her time in Melbourne with AFLW club Collingwood after the season was ...

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Six Northern Irish football documentaries to see during the football shutdown

Tue, Mar 24 2020

So with no domestic football set to be played until June at the very earliest, why not check out some ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo donates equipment to Portuguese Hospitals

Tue, Mar 24 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo and his agent Jorge Mendes have helped fund three intensive care Units in Portuguese hospitals.

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FAI extends ban on all football from grassroots up until April 19th

Tue, Mar 24 2020

The League of Ireland has already set a conservative return date of June 19th following consultation between the FAI and ...

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Lucy Bronze wins BBC Women's Footballer of the Year

Tue, Mar 24 2020

Lucy Bronze has been named BBC Women's Footballer of the Year for 2020.

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Mick McCarthy urges public to follow HSE advice as he self-isolates after neighbours contact covid-19

Mon, Mar 23 2020

McCarthy had planned to be in Bratislava this week for the scheduled Euro 2020 play-off against Slovakia on Thursday night.

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extratime.ie e-sports Sportscast special

Mon, Mar 23 2020

It is an e-sports bonanza with our upcoming extratime.ie e-sports Cup for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland discussed in detail on the ...

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UEFA postpone Champions League and Europa League finals

Mon, Mar 23 2020

The competitions have been suspended since March 13th as a result of the covid-19 pandemic which has spread across the ...

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Eir Sport to show all nine classic Setanta Sports Cup finals this week

Mon, Mar 23 2020

The cross-border competition took place over nine seasons between 2005 and 2014 with Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United each picking ...

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Ireland captain Seamus Coleman makes generous 20,000 euro donation to Feed the Heroes

Mon, Mar 23 2020

More than 7,000 people have donated a total in excess of €300,000 to the campaign, which provides food for doctors, ...

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O'Donovan and Hoolahan star as Newcastle Jets return to winning ways at home to Melbourne City

Mon, Mar 23 2020

Newcastle Jets responded to defeat to Brisbane Roar with a 2-1 victory over second placed Melbourne City in the A ...

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Bohemians to honour all contracts with players and staff in full amid Covid-19 shutdown

Sun, Mar 22 2020

The outbreak of the pandemic has seen League of Ireland football put on hold until at least June 19th, with ...

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Ten Irish football documentaries to keep you entertained

Sun, Mar 22 2020

If you are stuck for a sporting fix during these times of social distancing, there is a rich catalogue of ...

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Drogheda United offer free entry for home and away fans for their first home game when the league resumes

Sun, Mar 22 2020

The County Louth outfit have also offered free publicity to local businesses on the night as they look to bring ...

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Former Drogheda United striker Lee Duffy warns peers 'not to take this lightly' after being hospitalised with Covid-19

Sun, Mar 22 2020

The Dubliner doesn’t fit the profile of those most vulnerable to the disease – a young, healthy athlete with no ...

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FIFA World Cup 1994 Report: Italy 0 - 1 Republic of Ireland

Sat, Mar 21 2020

The Republic of Ireland recorded a historic first-ever victory at the World Cup finals after Ray Houghton’s early goal stunned ...

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Cork City to stop paying players and some staff from next week due to difficulties caused by Covid-19 shutdown

Sat, Mar 21 2020

The Rebel Army follow the lead of Sligo Rovers, who confirmed earlier this week that all staff and players have ...

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Yokohama FC - a fan-owned oasis in the J.League's corporate top flight

Sat, Mar 21 2020

Shunsuke Nakamura made a cameo role towards the end of last season as Yokohama won promotion from the J. League ...

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Simon Cox sets up late equaliser as West Sydney Wanderers hold A-League leaders Sydney

Sat, Mar 21 2020

Wanderers grabbed an equaliser when Cox’s shot from the edge of the box deflected off Yeboah and bounced over Redmayne ...

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Derby bragging rights on the line as Extratime.ie esports cup draw made

Sat, Mar 21 2020

The draw for the extratime.ie esports Cup has been made and it has thrown up some exciting derby clashes.

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League of Ireland suspension set to last until June 19th as EA Sports Cup is cancelled

Fri, Mar 20 2020

The EA Sports Cup will be deferred for a year, while First Division clubs explore the possibility of fulfilling their ...

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Wes Hoolahan and Jay O'Shea feature as Robbie Fowler's Brisbane Roar end Newcastle Jets' unbeaten run

Fri, Mar 20 2020

Bobby Burns and Roy O’Donovan featured for the losing side as the Roar won three in a row under Fowler’s ...

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Vinny Perth issues message to Dundalk supporters

Thu, Mar 19 2020

As it stands, all League of Ireland football has been suspended until March 29th – and it is expected that ...

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Professional football in England suspended until May following latest joint statement

Thu, Mar 19 2020

The bodies had announced on Friday that the sport would be suspended until April 4th at the earliest following confirmed ...

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Sligo Rovers forced to temporarily lay off all players and staff due to Coronavirus shutdown

Thu, Mar 19 2020

Manager Liam Buckley, his coaching staff and playing squad have all been informed that they will be paid in line ...

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ET Connects: Tell us about your highlights and lowlights of the 2020 season so far

Thu, Mar 19 2020

Whether it’s Jordan Flores’ viral sensation Puskas contender against Rovers, or Jack Byrne’s winner in the same game, or something ...

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James McClean makes generous donation to Covid-19 relief efforts in Derry

Thu, Mar 19 2020

Purchases of nappries, medicines and baby supplies will be distributed at the Corned Beef Tin in the city.

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How to help your League of Ireland club financially during the Coronavirus shutdown - a guide

Wed, Mar 18 2020

First-team and academy training has been suspended across the board as clubs put the health of their players and staff ...

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Longford Town's Dean Byrne continues recovery following successful surgery

Wed, Mar 18 2020

In a tweet released by Longford Town, the club have wished the forward well in his recovery

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Domestic rivalry resumes online with launch of the extratime.ie esports Cup

Wed, Mar 18 2020

League of Ireland stars including Jack Byrne, Dano Kelly and Keith Ward have banded together to raise money for Cystic ...

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Leyton Orient launch 128-team Ultimate Quaranteam virtual tournament

Wed, Mar 18 2020

Mirroring the launch of the first-ever extratime.ie eSports Cup in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, which will feature League of ...

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