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Dan Carr hits back at Stephen Bradley's 'bigger than the club' comments

Tue, Aug 20 2019

The Trinidadian striker sealed a move to Rovers’ Europa League conquerors Apollon Limassol on Monday, signing a three-year deal with ...

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An indepth comparison of the European co-efficient: How close are Dundalk to making a breakthrough in Europe?

Sun, Aug 18 2019

Having just watched Dundalk thump Finn Harps 5-0 to take a commanding lead at the top of the Premier Division, ...

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Celtic snap up Ireland under-19 star Jonathan Afolabi following Southampton release

Sat, Aug 17 2019

The Tallaght native travelled to the European Championships in Armenia last month without a club after being released by Southampton.

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Parrott, Sadlier and Collins receive first senior call-ups to squad to face Switzerland and Bulgaria

Fri, Aug 16 2019

Tottenham Hotspur’s 17-year-old striker Troy Parrott has been rewarded for his fine form in pre-season, which saw him line out ...

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Chelsea forced to once again condemn racism after fans abuse Tammy Abraham on social media

Thu, Aug 15 2019

The club banned a fan for life last month after he was found to have used racially abusive towards Raheem ...

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Eir Sport and Virgin Media strike deal to make channels available to each other's customers at no cost

Thu, Aug 15 2019

Virgin TV customers will now have access to League of Ireland games broadcast by Eir Sport.

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Klopp praises 'brilliant performance' of match officials in historic UEFA Super Cup Final

Thu, Aug 15 2019

History was made with the all-female officiating team in control of the final, which was played in the Besiktas Park. ...

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Olympique Lyonnais trio dominate UEFA women's player of the year shortlist

Thu, Aug 15 2019

2015/16 winner Ada Hegerberg, England defender Lucy Bronze and France’s Amandine Henry have made the final three-woman shortlist for the ...

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Virgil Van Dijk leads three-man shortlist for UEFA men's player of the year

Thu, Aug 15 2019

The Liverpool defender has been named on the three-man shortlist alongside three-time winner Ronaldo of Juventus and d twice winner ...

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Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk leads three-man shortlist for UEFA men's player of the year

Thu, Aug 15 2019

The Liverpool defender has been named on the three-man shortlist alongside three-time winner Ronaldo of Juventus and d twice winner ...

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Watch: Dundalk exit Europa League at the hands of Slovan Bratislava at Tallaght Stadium

Thu, Aug 15 2019

Premier Division winners Dundalk have exited the Europa League qualifiers thanks to a bitterly disappointing two goal defeat at Tallaght ...

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Glenn Whelan makes move to Hearts following release from Premier League Aston Villa

Wed, Aug 14 2019

Whelan, a mainstay in the Villa side that gained promotion to the Premier League last term, joins the Edinburgh side ...

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Bohs face Airdrie trip while Waterford welcome Hearts under-21s in Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup

Wed, Aug 14 2019

Ballymena United have also been handed a home draw to Rangers under-21s while Glenavon face a step into the unknown ...

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Europa League Report: Dundalk 1 - 3 Slovan Bratislava (Bratislava win 4-1 on agg)

Tue, Aug 13 2019

Dundalk and the League of Ireland’s involvement in European competition this season came to a crashing end on Tuesday night ...

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Wexford Youths put seven past Birkirkara to finish second in their Champions League group

Tue, Aug 13 2019

Captain Kylie Murphy scored a sensational hat-trick from midfield while McKenna Davidson, Edel Kennedy, Rianna Jarrett and Ciara Rossiter were ...

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Ireland's Rob Harvey to take charge of Europa League tie between Aris and Molde on Thursday

Tue, Aug 13 2019

The Norwegian side, managed by Erling Moe following Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s departure for Manchester United, lead 3-0 following the home ...

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Europa League Preview: Dundalk -v- Slovan Bratislava

Tue, Aug 13 2019

Should Dundalk progress, they may face either Ajax or PAOK in the playoff round

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Away day blues for Stephen Bradley

Mon, Aug 12 2019

While Stephen Bradley was rightly complimentary about his side's battling away performance in Europe only losing out to Apollon Limassol ...

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The Extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 155 - Ronan Hale, Europa League reaction and FAI Cup previews

Thu, Aug 08 2019

Macdara Ferris also dials in to talk about FAI Cup games (38.17), Shamrock Rovers European exit (27.02) and whether he ...

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Europa League Report: Slovan Bratislava 1-0 Dundalk

Wed, Aug 07 2019

David Holman’s goal in the 86th minute was all that could separate the sides

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Irish international Harry Arter joins Fulham on loan from Premier League Bournemouth

Wed, Aug 07 2019

The acquisition of Arter on loan could be made permanent next summer should the loan-to-buy clause be exercised

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David Forde announces retirement from football

Wed, Aug 07 2019

Forde, once of Galway United and Derry City, made 24 appearances for the Boys in Green, with his debut coming ...

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Europa League Preview: Slovan Bratislava -v- Dundalk

Wed, Aug 07 2019

Eliminated from the Champions League last week, Dundalk begin their quest for the Europa League group stages with a third ...

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Book review: CONIFA - Football for the forgotten by James Hendicott

Mon, Aug 05 2019

This book, written by Irish based Englishman James Hendicott, details the story of 2018 CONIFA World Football Cup through an ...

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Who are Dundalk's Europa League opponents Slovan Bratislava of Slovakia?

Sun, Aug 04 2019

Following their defeat to Qarabag FK in the Champions League qualifiers last week, Dundalk now drop into the Europa League, ...

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Who are Dundalk's Europa League opponents Slovan Bratislava of Slovakia?

Sun, Aug 04 2019

Following their defeat to Qarabag FK in the Champions League qualifiers last week, Dundalk now drop into the Europa League, ...

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International Friendly Preview: USA -v- Republic of Ireland

Sat, Aug 03 2019

The Republic of Ireland’s most recent friendly encounter saw the then Colin Bell managed side fall to a 2-1 defeat ...

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David Meyler departs Reading by mutual consent

Sat, Aug 03 2019

Republic of Ireland international David Meyler has departed English Championship club Reading after his contract was cancelled by mutual consent.

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Republic of Ireland U21 International Canice Carroll joins Carlisle on loan

Sat, Aug 03 2019

Republic of Ireland U21 international Canice Carroll has joined Carlisle United on loan from Brentford for the upcoming League 2 ...

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Former Irish U21 international Joe Shaughnessy signs for Southend United

Sat, Aug 03 2019

Southend United have announced the signing of former Republic of Ireland U21 international Joe Shaughnessy.

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Postcard from Cyprus - The Green Line for Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Aug 02 2019

Having spent much of this week in Cyprus, both north and south of the UN controlled buffer zone that splits ...

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Ireland's Michelle O'Neill to make history as part of first female UEFA Super Cup refereeing team for Liverpool Chelsea tie

Fri, Aug 02 2019

French referee Stéphanie Frappart, who, along with O’Neill, took charge of last month’s World Cup final between the United States ...

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Europa League Report: Crusaders 1 - 4 Wolves

Thu, Aug 01 2019

However, this battling Crusaders side acquitted themselves well and the home side can be truly proud of their efforts

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Europa League Preview: Apollon Limassol -v- Shamrock Rovers

Thu, Aug 01 2019

In truth, the Cypriots were perhaps fortunate to only go home with a one-goal deficit given the dominance of the ...

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Qarabag v Dundalk - where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Wed, Jul 31 2019

All you need to know ahead of tonight's Champions League clash.

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Ireland under-19 star Nathan Collins signs new five-year deal with Stoke City

Wed, Jul 31 2019

Collins, who made three league appearances for the Potters at the tail end of last season, has attracted attention from ...

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Wes Hoolahan turns down Cambridge United to pursue opportunity outside the UK

Wed, Jul 31 2019

37-year-old former Shelbourne midfielder Hoolohan has reportedly received an offer from outside Britain and Ireland and will take it up ...

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The Extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 154 - Dean Byrne - Funny how, do I amuse you episode

Tue, Jul 30 2019

This week Declan Marron speaks with Andrew Dempsey and Dave Donnelly on the different ethos in team building between Dundalk ...

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Northern Irish international Gavin Whyte joins Cardiff City from League One Oxford United

Tue, Jul 30 2019

The 23-year-old will test his mettle in the Sky Bet Championship with the recently relegated Bluebirds as he makes the ...

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Champions League Preview: Qarabag -v- Dundalk

Tue, Jul 30 2019

With Dundalk scoring an equaliser, and also going close late on to secure a win – Qarabag boss Gurban Gurbanov ...

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Two-time World Cup-winning coach Jill Ellis to step down following United States' victory tour

Tue, Jul 30 2019

The world champions will face the Republic of Ireland on August 3rd in their first game since lifting the crown.

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Ireland striker Jonathan Afolabi named in UEFA European Under-19 Championships team of the tournament

Tue, Jul 30 2019

The former Southampton forward, who is currently without a club after leaving the Saints at the end of last season, ...

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Former France, Manchester United and Juventus defender Patrice Evra retires

Mon, Jul 29 2019

He’s been studying for a UEFA B Licence side 2013 and hopes to have completed the A Licence, which would ...

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Sligo Rovers arrange friendly with Cliftonville after Dundalk postponement leaves them without a home game for seven weeks

Mon, Jul 29 2019

The home game with Dundalk billed for August 3rd has been postponed due to the Lilywhites’ Champions League tie away ...

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Former Derry City winger Rory Holden joins Walsall on season long loan

Sun, Jul 28 2019

The 21-year-old began his career with Derry City where he made 16 appearances

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Hull City sign defender Sean McLoughlin from Cork City

Fri, Jul 26 2019

The 22-year-old has signed for an undisclosed fee and will go straight into Grant McCann’s first-team squad for the upcoming ...

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Collie O'Neill says Liam Scales' Bristol Rovers move remains clouded in uncertainty

Fri, Jul 26 2019

The Republic of Ireland under-21 defender travelled to Bristol to discuss terms with the League One club, managed by Dubliner ...

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Watch: Grace and Lopes head Shamrock Rovers to Europa League victory over Apollon Limassol

Fri, Jul 26 2019

Apollon captain Fotis Papoulis had opened the scoring for the visitors after just five minutes but a Jack-Byrne inspired Hoops ...

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Europa League Report: Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Apollon Limassol

Thu, Jul 25 2019

Big European nights are becoming something of a regular feature at Tallaght Stadium and it was another big win for ...

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Champions League Report: Dundalk 1 - 1 Qarabag

Thu, Jul 25 2019

Dundalk kept their Champions League hopes alive as they battled back to draw 1-1 with Qarabag FK in the first-leg ...

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