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Quiz: Can you name all 11 permanent managers of the Republic of Ireland?

Sat, Apr 04 2020

Can you name the 11 permanent managers to take charge of the Irish team since 1969? Let us know how ...

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'Irish football is in great hands' - Irish sports stars react to Stephen Kenny's appointment as Ireland manager

Sat, Apr 04 2020

Former world champion middleweight boxer and coach to heavyweight champions Andy Lee shared an anecdote for his own personal experience ...

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Mick McCarthy: 'It's only right and fair that Stephen gets his chance before October'

Sat, Apr 04 2020

The Yorkshireman was due to see out the current campaign before stepping down for Ireland under-21 boss Kenny but the ...

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Stephen Kenny succeeds Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager with immediate effect

Sat, Apr 04 2020

The Dubliner had been due to take over the role on August 1st following the expiration of McCarthy’s contract at ...

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Olivia O'Toole: 'I'd love us to have been treated better - with the travel and the tracksuits, it hasn't really changed'

Fri, Apr 03 2020

In the 1990s and early 2000s, it wasn’t an uncommon occurrence for players to be presented with stacks of posters ...

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Season 8 - Episode 10 - The Third Tier European Dream (with Kevin Burke)

Fri, Apr 03 2020

Dave Donelly dials in to discuss the FAI’s managerial headache with both Mick McCarthy and Stephen Kenny seemingly have claims ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo named Marca's greatest player of all time

Fri, Apr 03 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? it's been a hot topic of debate in schools and workplaces all around the world ...

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Kabylian Pride - An Extract from CONIFA: Football For The Forgotten by James Hendicott

Wed, Apr 01 2020

James Hendicott is a freelance sports and music journalist based in Dublin. He writes for the Dublin Gazette and various ...

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FAI endorses UEFA's decision to postpone Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia

Wed, Apr 01 2020

A rescheduled date had tentatively been penciled in for early June, after the original date of March 26th was pushed ...

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Women's Euro 2021 finals in England postponed until 2022

Wed, Apr 01 2020

“The women’s Euros and the [men’s] Under-21 European Championship is moved from the summer of 2021 to the following summer ...

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UEFA Euro 2020 play-offs postponed once more as international calendar in June called off

Wed, Apr 01 2020

UEFA have confirmed that the Euro 2020 play-offs between the Republic of Ireland and Slovakia and between Northern Ireland and ...

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Tokyo Olympics to begin on July 23rd of 2021 following Covid-19 postponement

Mon, Mar 30 2020

The games, which will still go under the banner of the 2020 Olympiad, will take place between July 23rd and ...

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Aaron Connolly set to sit out Slovakia play-off after undergoing ankle surgery

Mon, Mar 30 2020

Mick McCarthy’s side are set to face the Slovaks in Bratislava in early June after the original date last Thursday ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Euro 2020 postponed until 2021 as UEFA takes unprecedented step amid Coronavirus crisis

Tue, Mar 17 2020

UEFA have taken the unprecedented step of postponing Euro 2020 by 12 months in response to the Coronavirus threat.

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Lisburn Distillery appoint new manager

Tue, Mar 17 2020

Lisburn Distillery have appointed Johnny Clapham as their new first team manager.

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Dalot predicts Fernandes will become a Manchester United legend

Tue, Mar 17 2020

Bruno Fernandes will become a Manchester United legend says Portuguese and Manchester United teammate Diogo Dalot.

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Former Waterford and Cork City midfielder Gavan Holohan pens new deal with Hartlepool

Sat, Mar 14 2020

Holohan has spent the last year with Hartlepool after departing Waterford at the conclusion of the 2018 campaign

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Montenegro -v- Republic of Ireland: Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Wed, Mar 11 2020

Another must-win game awaits the Republic of Ireland as Vera Pauw’s side touch down in Montenegro for game five of ...

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Euro 2021 Qualifier Preview: Montenegro -v- Republic of Ireland

Wed, Mar 11 2020

Only three points will do for Ireland manager Vera Pauw and her squad against Montenegro today as they look to ...

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Key duo Jonny Evans and Stuart Dallas return to Northern Ireland squad for Bosnia play-off

Tue, Mar 10 2020

Leicester City defender Evans and Leeds United forward Dallas missed Northern Ireland’s heavy defeat to Germany in November due to ...

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Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia to take place behind closed doors amid Coronavirus fears

Tue, Mar 10 2020

The Slovakian FA suspended all football matches for two weeks on Monday and, less than 24 hours later, confirmed the ...

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Watch: Diane Caldwell nets second international goal on 75th appearance as Ireland seal vital Euro 2021 win over Greece

Thu, Mar 05 2020

The SC Sand defender was ideally placed to tap home Louise Quinn’s knockdown with virtually the last kick of a ...

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Ireland under-21 Jayson Molumby pens new Brighton deal

Wed, Mar 04 2020

The 20-year-old joined Albion in 2016 and made his debut not long after in a League cup game against Barnet ...

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EURO 2021 Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland - v - Greece

Wed, Mar 04 2020

Ireland manager Vera Pauw and her squad will be confident of making home comforts count against Greece on Thursday evening

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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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UEFA Nations League - McCarthy deems it a good draw for the Boys in Green

Tue, Mar 03 2020

The UEFA Nations League will return later this year kicking off in September and the 55 teams in the competition ...

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Former Limerick and Waterford midfielder Bastien Hery called up to Madagascar squad to face Cote d'Ivoire

Sat, Feb 29 2020

Madagascar face the Ivorians in Abidjan on Friday, March 23rd before hosting the same opposition in Antananarivo four days later.

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Wolves draw Arsenal's conquerors Olympiacos in Europa League last 16 while Man United face LASK of Austria

Fri, Feb 28 2020

The Athenian side, conquerors of Arsenal in the previous round, have won 19 of the past 23 Greek Super Leagues, ...

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Kobenhavn striker Michael Santos and a club steward charged by police over incident during Europa League win at Celtic Park

Fri, Feb 28 2020

The incident occurred following Pep Biel’s extra-time strike, which put the Danish side 2-1 up over Celtic on the night ...

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