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The latest Premier Division stories on Extratime

Cork City unveil April classic match schedule for Patreon subscribers

Wed, Apr 01 2020

For a monthly subscription of €25, fans will get access to the 1998 FAI Cup final replay win over Cork ...

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Quiz: Name every club to play in the League of Ireland Premier Division

Wed, Apr 01 2020

There are 24 teams to name in all - see if you can name them all. Let us know how ...

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

Tue, Mar 31 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Davy O'Connor: 'Football is not immune to the infliction of mental struggle - it can be easy to forget the person behind the player'

Tue, Mar 17 2020

Recently, over two weekends in February, every football team from across the Premier League, Football League to Women’s Super League ...

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Extratime.ie Sportscast Season 8 Episode 7 - Treaty Utd, Cork City's Takeover and The Secret Life of Tony Cascarino

Tue, Mar 17 2020

Declan Marron and Macdara Ferris bring you a sort of sequel to our Christmas book special to suggest some good ...

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Premier Division Bohemians launch third choice kit

Mon, Mar 16 2020

The blue and yellow kit has been produced by kit supplier O’Neill’s – and the Gypsies were due to wear ...

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'I never thought I would ever put on a Shamrock Rovers jersey, but you do things like this when you need to' - Conan Byrne on charity walk in aid of Irish Cancer Society

Sun, Mar 15 2020

No man to shirk away from a challenge, League of Ireland legend Conan Byrne is once again on a charity ...

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League Report: Sligo Rovers 2-3 Shamrock Rovers

Sun, Mar 08 2020

As expected, Shamrock Rovers dictated the play early on, with Jack Byrne looking lively, trying to find that killer pass ...

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League Report: Dundalk 4 - 0 Finn Harps

Sat, Mar 07 2020

Dundalk overcame the disappointment of last weekend's defeat at Tallaght Stadium to record a comfortable 4-0 victory over a spirited ...

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League Report: Bohemians 2 - 0 Shelbourne

Fri, Mar 06 2020

First half goals from Andre Wright and Danny Mandroiu ensured Bohs enjoyed a 2-0 Dublin derby victory over Shelbourne in ...

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League Report: St. Patrick's Athletic 1 - 0 Cork City

Fri, Mar 06 2020

St Patrick's Athletic got their first home win of the season on Friday night with a 1-0 win over Cork ...

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League Report: Cabinteely 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers II

Fri, Mar 06 2020

Ten-man Cabinteely secured a late, late win over Shamrock Rovers II as Shane Barnes’ late header was the difference between ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Dundalk

Fri, Mar 06 2020

Ollie Horgan’s enjoyed a strong start to the season with a win over Sligo Rovers and a draw with rivals ...

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Bohemians -v- Shelbourne - Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Fri, Mar 06 2020

Will there be similar drama on show this evening? Or will we have a slightly cagier affair this around?

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Mar 06 2020

Keith Long’s team are looking to return to winning ways after a defeat at Derry last Friday means they remain ...

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Derry City

Fri, Mar 06 2020

Waterford welcome Derry City to the RSC this evening (kick-off 7.45pm) well rested having not had a league game since ...

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League Preview: St. Patrick's Athletic -v- Cork City

Thu, Mar 05 2020

Stephen O’Donnell’s men experienced their first Dublin derby of the season last Friday evening when they made the short journey ...

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2020 League of Ireland - Match Officials - Gameweek 5

Thu, Mar 05 2020

Paul McLaughlin will also be the man in the middle in the battle of the rovers on Saturday night at ...

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2020 League of Ireland Suspension List - Gameweek 5

Thu, Mar 05 2020

Defender Andre Burley will miss Waterford’s home tie against Derry City in the Premier Division, while Rory Feely is also ...

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"I thought we were the better team for the majority of the game, but we didn't take our chances" - Richie O'Farrell relishing clash against former side

Thu, Mar 05 2020

Midfielder Richie O’Farrell was one of seven new players signed by Drogheda United during the off season.

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Extratime.ie Sportscast Season 8 Episode 5 - The Giant Pencil edition

Wed, Mar 04 2020

Finn Harps boss Ollie Horgan dials in to talk about rebuilding the side for his seventh year at the club

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FORAS announce membership freeze ahead of AGM

Tue, Mar 03 2020

FORAS, the supporters trust which owns and runs Cork City Football Club, have introduced freeze on new membership for the ...

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Killian Brennan: I do regret not signing for Drogheda earlier in my career, but circumstances stopped that

Sun, Mar 01 2020

Having won every major domestic cup and league winner's medal, Killian Brennan still believes that he should have joined his ...

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League of Ireland Attendances 2020 -- Gameweek 3

Sun, Mar 01 2020

Snow and rain prevented a full programme of Premier Division games taking place in Gameweek 3. Finn Harps versus Shelbourne ...

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Cork City's Alec Byrne: 'It is good to get the first three points - We will kick on now and get confidence from it'

Sat, Feb 29 2020

His headed finish for the Rebel Army ensured that the Leesiders picked up a morale boosting win, after what has ...

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League Report: Cork City 1 - 0 Finn Harps

Sat, Feb 29 2020

Friday night’s loss in Cork, also meant that Finn Harps have lost their unbeaten start to the season, after previously ...

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Saints boss Stephen O'Donnell rues Dublin Derby defeat away to Shelbourne

Sat, Feb 29 2020

A packed stadium illuminated by the red light of Shelbourne in the minutes prior to kick-off. Crunching tackles from the ...

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League of Ireland Attendances 2020 -- Gameweek 2

Sat, Feb 29 2020

Gameweek 2 featured nine games after the Galway United versus Athlone Town fixture was postponed due to adverse weather conditions. ...

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League Report: Shelbourne 1-0 St. Patrick's Athletic

Fri, Feb 28 2020

A powerful first half header from Jaze Kabia was enough to see Shelbourne record a narrow 1-0 victory over Dublin ...

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WATCH: Jordan Flores "goal of the season" candidate for Dundalk against Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Feb 28 2020

Dundalk midfielder Jordan Flores has scored an absolute stunner to see Dundalk go level away to Shamrock Rovers at Tallaght ...

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League Report: Shamrock Rovers 3 - 2 Dundalk

Fri, Feb 28 2020

Shamrock Rovers made a huge statement regarding their title winning aspirations as they defeated arch-rivals Dundalk in a thriller in ...

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers II -v- Galway United

Fri, Feb 28 2020

Shamrock Rovers II play their first home game of the season tomorrow afternoon when they welcome Galway United to Tallaght ...

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