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Doherty and Farren promoted from Harps under-19s to senior set-up

Tue, Dec 10 2019

Both featured in first team squads last season – with manager Ollie Horgan keen to keep a hold of his ...

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Conor Clifford makes Derry switch from St Patrick's Athletic

Tue, Dec 10 2019

The 28-year-old joins the Candystripes from the Athletic – having also had stints with Limerick and Dundalk previously

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Mark Timlin extends Finn Harps stay

Mon, Dec 09 2019

Harps stayed up by the skin of their teeth at the conclusion of the 2019 season – with a win ...

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McGinley commits to another year at Finn Park after breakthrough 2019

Mon, Dec 09 2019

The Creeslough native was called-up to join the squad after Ciarán Gallagher picked up a serious injury in a Premier ...

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Parents - It's never too late to educate

Mon, Dec 09 2019

If, as the majority of parents, you want to find out more, in order to make a more informed decision ...

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American Will Seymore joins Liam Buckley's Sligo ahead of 2020 campaign

Mon, Dec 09 2019

Seymour joins the Bit O’Red after a stint with both Reno 1868 and FC Cincinnati, having featured in the middle ...

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Conor McDermott makes Cliftonville move permanent from Derry City

Sun, Dec 08 2019

The full-back joined the Reds on loan from the Candystripes in June – where he has suitably impressed at Solitude

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Cork unveil double signing of Rob Slevin and Charlie Fleming

Sat, Dec 07 2019

Cork City have confirmed the double signing of defenders Rob Slevin and Charlie Fleming on one-year deals.

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Mikey Place leaves Harps to make Galway arrival

Sat, Dec 07 2019

The 21-year-old proved his weight in gold in 2018 in Ballybofey, scoring 10 goals on Harps way to promotion

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Harkin extends Harps stay for 2020

Sat, Dec 07 2019

Harkin endured an injury-ravaged 2019 at Finn Park, and he is the first to put pen to paper on a ...

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Former Liverpool forward Glen McAuley makes Dalymount switch

Wed, Dec 04 2019

McAuley spent the closing months of the 2019 campaign with St Patrick’s Athletic, where he scored once in eight appearances ...

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Lee Grace signs three-year contact extension as Hoops provide squad update ahead of 2020

Wed, Dec 04 2019

Bradley was speaking to RTÉ’s Game On, where he revealed that Grace had rejected three offers from elsewhere to re-sign ...

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Ollie Horgan signs two-year contract extension with Finn Harps

Wed, Dec 04 2019

However, Horgan knows he has work to do in attracting new players and rebuilding the team, but he is positive ...

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extratime.ie League of Ireland Attendance Report 2019

Mon, Dec 02 2019

For the third season in a row, the SSE Airticity League of Ireland has seen an increase in attendances. The ...

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Paul O'Conor announces retirement from League of Ireland football

Sun, Dec 01 2019

Paul O’Conor has announced his retirement from the League of Ireland after ten years.

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Captain Ian Bermingham re-signs with St Patrick's Athletic for 2020

Sun, Dec 01 2019

Ian Bermingham has re-signed with St Patrick’s Athletic for the 2020 season in a welcome boost for the Richmond Park ...

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Keith Cowan joins Glentoran after Harps exit

Fri, Nov 29 2019

The 34-year-old made 56 appearances for Harps in the past two campaigns, after missing out on the 2017 season entirely

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Conor Kenna brings the curtain down on distinguished League of Ireland career

Thu, Nov 28 2019

Kenna concluded his League of Ireland career with Longford Town, with his final appearance coming against Cabinteely

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Dean Jarvis ends two-year Oriel Park stay

Thu, Nov 28 2019

Jarvis spent the previous two years at the Co. Louth venue, winning two league titles, the FAI Cup and the ...

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Sligo Rovers unveil double capture of Garry Buckley and Darragh Noone

Thu, Nov 28 2019

Garry Buckley joins the Bit O’Red from Cork City, while Noone makes the move west after winning the First Division ...

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O'Brien-Whitmarsh signs first professional deal as Hurley re-signs for Cork City

Thu, Nov 28 2019

O’Brien-Whitmarsh is a graduate of the Leesiders under-19 set up, as is Hurley – with both making their mark towards ...

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Derek Foran: 'I could definitely say that I could go back and do more - I didn't have a full-on love for football and saw it as a job'

Thu, Nov 28 2019

Six domestic trophy wins and a USL Western Conference title with Sacramento Republic still wasn't enough to persuade the Dubliner ...

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Stephen O'Donnell's Saints snap up Conor Kearns from UCD

Wed, Nov 27 2019

Kearns joins the Saints from relegated UCD – after being thrusted into a regular senior first-team environment for the first ...

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Liam Scales joins Shamrock Rovers from relegated UCD

Wed, Nov 27 2019

Scales joins the Hoops after completing his studies at UCD, during a time where he also won the First Division ...

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Bohemians release new jersey with Des Kelly as main sponsor

Tue, Nov 26 2019

Des Kelly were previously main jersey sponsors of the club from 2002 to 2011, and they will sponsor the club’s ...

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Bohemians unveil signings of Breslin, Lunney, Twardek and McGuinness as preparations ramp up for 2020

Tue, Nov 26 2019

Breslin makes the move from First Division Longford Town, while McGuinness also makes the move to Dalymount from the First ...

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Former Republic of Ireland underage international Kevin Toner joins Kilmore Celtic

Sun, Nov 24 2019

The 23-year-old joins Kilmore after spending the previous two years at St Pats, after returning home from Villa Park

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Hull City boss Grant McCann confirms club are unlikely to offer a deal to Shamrock Rovers' Lee Grace

Fri, Nov 22 2019

The Tipperary man has spent the past few days on trial at the Yorkshire club and impressed the management team ...

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Dundalk snap up former Manchester City youngster Will Patching

Wed, Nov 20 2019

Patching has made 25 underage international appearances for England – and also played for the Three Lions at the 2017 ...

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Shels continue off-season recruitment drive with the signing of Georgie Poynton from Waterford

Wed, Nov 20 2019

Poynton joins the Richmond Road outfit after spending much of the 2019 season at the RSC with Waterford, after departing ...

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Walter Figueira swaps Waterford for Declan Devine's Candystripes

Wed, Nov 20 2019

The 24 year old scored twice in an earlier trip to the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium this year – after ...

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Rory Feely makes Saints return after two year spell at Waterford

Wed, Nov 20 2019

Feely is a graduate of the Saints academy, playing for the Inchicore outfit’s under-19 side in 2015 – and winning ...

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Gary Shaw returns to the Seagulls

Wed, Nov 20 2019

After initially playing with Bray, Shaw made the move to Longford Town where he worked with current Bray boss Gary ...

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Drogheda unveil signing of Brandon Bermingham from Bohemians

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Bermingham previously was on the books of St Patrick’s Athletic at under-19 level, before he joined forces with Bohs where ...

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Ethan Boyle set to join Linfield after two-year spell with Shamrock Rovers

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Boyle struggled to make his mark at Tallaght Stadium in the final months of the 2019 campaign – and was ...

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Shamrock Rovers members approve investment proposal from Dermot Desmond

Sat, Nov 16 2019

A vote was put in front of the club’s members on Saturday afternoon – in a motion that was passed ...

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Daniel O'Reilly makes Shelbourne move after helping Harps secure survival

Sat, Nov 16 2019

The 24-year-old played a key role as Harps secured survival in heroic fashion, with an unlikely defeat of Drogheda United ...

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Leinster Senior Cup Final Report: St Patrick's Athletic 4 - 0 Athlone Town

Sat, Nov 16 2019

Shorn of all their senior players, a team made up of under-17 and under-19 players triumphed thanks to goals from ...

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Derek Prendergast departs Shels to join Tim Clancy's Drogheda

Fri, Nov 15 2019

Prendergast returns to the Boynesiders having departed the club after the conclusion of the 2013 campaign

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Leinster Senior Cup Final Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Nov 15 2019

The Saints saw off Sheriff YC in the last round of the competition, as extra-time goals from substitutes Kyle Robinson ...

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Robbie Benson makes switch to Saints after departing Dundalk

Wed, Nov 13 2019

Benson revealed on Monday evening that he played his final game for the Lilywhites, ending a trophy-laden stint at Oriel ...

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Hoops confirm departure of trio of strikers

Wed, Nov 13 2019

Cummins had been signed from Cork City on loan during the summer. He scored three league goals for the Hoops ...

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Galway unveil capture of former Waterford midfielder Shane Duggan

Sat, Nov 09 2019

The experienced midfielder makes the move west from Premier Division side Waterford where he spent the 2019 season.

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Jay McClelland departs UCD to join St Patrick's Athletic

Sat, Nov 09 2019

After a four-year stint at UCD, the winger joins forces with Stephen O’Donnell’s side after impressing on the Students ill-fated ...

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The Extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 167 - Tactics Truck 3.0 (Deirdre Duke, Gary O'Neill, Robbie Benson)

Fri, Nov 08 2019

Irish Field Hockey International Deirdre Duke joins us (45.01) to reflect on the team’s dramatic Olympic qualification and look ahead ...

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Greg Sloggett departs Derry to join Dundalk

Fri, Nov 08 2019

The 23-year-old Meath native joins the champions following an excellent campaign with Derry City which saw him play 34 times ...

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Cian Coleman makes Cork City return after three-year spell away from Turners Cross

Thu, Nov 07 2019

The midfielder is manager Neale Fenn’s first signing since taking over Cork City in August, with the 22-year-old returning to ...

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We need to talk about Alan

Wed, Nov 06 2019

We are going to go against the general grain here and say we should be talking about Alan Mannus.

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Former Saints striker Aidan Keena among three new faces in Ireland under-21 squad for Armenia trip

Wed, Nov 06 2019

Tottenham Hotspur striker Troy Parrott and Aaron Connolly of Brighton & Hove Albion are also unavailable as they will link ...

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