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extratime.ie Sportscast - from Keane to Klopp and Munich to Saipan with RTE's Tony O'Donoghue

Thu, May 21 2020

Following two lengthy examinations of Ireland’s tumultuous World Cup 2002 campaign, it’s a return to semi-normalcy for the extratime.ie Sportcast.

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Extratime.ie Sportscast - Japan/South Korea 2002 World Cup - Big Mick's Pinnacle (Part 2)

Wed, May 13 2020

In contrast to McCarthy's most recent spell in charge, the 2002 World Cup was a time of the most exhilarating, ...

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Tributes pour in following death of Shane Duffy's father, Brian.

Tue, May 12 2020

The FAI has expressed condolences to the family of Republic of Ireland international Shane Duffy after his father passed away.

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extratime.ie Sportscast - Big Mick's Pinnacle Part 1 (WC 2002 Qualifiers)

Fri, May 08 2020

With the end of Mick McCarthy's second spell as Ireland boss, Declan Marron and Macdara Ferris relive his biggest success ...

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FAI to celebrate Jack Charlton day

Thu, May 07 2020

Ireland’s legendary manager Jack Charlton will have his very own Jack Charlton Day on Friday 8th of May as the ...

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King of the Island - extratime.ie Sportscast Season 8 Episode 16

Fri, May 01 2020

On this week's pod Declan Marron and Andrew Dempsey discuss the first King of the Island since Ruaidhri Ua Conchubair

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TG4 announce screening of classic World Cup games

Thu, Apr 23 2020

TG4 will be the home of classic football throughout the summer with the station scheduled to screen archived matches from ...

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FAI to seek clarification from Department of Sport on mass gatherings ruling

Thu, Apr 23 2020

The FAI will seek meetings with Government and Department of Sport officials on new proposals to ban mass gatherings of ...

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FAI Medical Staff to change as Stephen Kenny era begins

Wed, Apr 22 2020

The FAI have announced that a number of members of their long serving Medical Team have departed their roles as ...

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No fear for Ronan Finn with Stephen Kenny appointment

Sun, Apr 12 2020

For Shamrock Rovers captain Ronan Finn, there are no doubts for him that Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny will ...

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Kenny positivity can provide hope in uncertain times

Sat, Apr 11 2020

Opining on the extraordinary hold that sport has on society and the human psyche veteran broadcaster Michael Parkinson declared that ...

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Working from home extratime.ie Stephen Kenny Sportscast special

Fri, Apr 10 2020

It is a Good Friday when a second extratime.ie Sportscast for the week drops into your podcast feed.

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Postcard from home - Ireland managerial video press conference

Thu, Apr 09 2020

It should have been a bigger day for Stephen Kenny but with the whole world in a state of chassis, ...

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Stephen Kenny says Slovakia play-off unlikely to fall before UEFA Nations League kicks off in September

Thu, Apr 09 2020

The Dubliner has taken charge from Mick McCarthy with immediate effect but won’t face the baptism of fire that would ...

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'The Irish international job is the ultimate honour' - Stephen Kenny

Thu, Apr 09 2020

Kenny was able to make it clear just how proud he is to become the boss of the Boys in ...

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'A creative and inventive training ground coach with a high work ethic' - Stephen Kenny on Damien Duff

Thu, Apr 09 2020

The new Ireland boss was clear he is very happy with the coaching team he has brought together

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Stephen Kenny holds door open for League of Ireland players: 'I don't discriminate against anyone'

Thu, Apr 09 2020

The four-times league winner with Dundalk takes control of the senior team ahead of what promises to be a hectic ...

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Stephen Kenny: 'I want every schoolboy team looking at the senior international team and thinking 'that's how we want to play''

Thu, Apr 09 2020

Irish teams historically haven’t been used to dominating possession and taking the initiative in games and, while Kenny acknowledges it ...

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Stephen Kenny draws a line under Robbie Keane omission: 'As a manager you must have the right to pick your own backroom team'

Thu, Apr 09 2020

The Republic of Ireland’s record goalscorer has been part of Mick McCarthy’s management set-up for the past 18 months but ...

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FAI hopeful Ireland play-off to take place in November

Sun, Apr 05 2020

The FAI are hopeful rather than certain that Ireland's crucial Eurpean Championship play-off semi final against Slovakia will take place ...

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Stephen Kenny's backroom team of Andrews, Duff and Kelly confirmed

Sun, Apr 05 2020

The FAI continue to move swiftly this weekend as on Sunday they announced the full line up of what will ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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American-born striker Kyra Carusa called up for Greece and Montenegro qualifiers

Thu, Feb 27 2020

24-year-old Carusa is currently in pre-season training with Danish side HB Koge, whom she joined from Le Havre after spending ...

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Watch: Ireland under-21 playmaker Connor Ronan scores first goal of Blackpool loan spell with spectacular volley

Wed, Feb 26 2020

Ronan’s form for the League One side will be music to the ears of Ireland under-21 manager Stephen Kenny as ...

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Will Smallbone makes Saints Premier League debut as Shane Long discovers goalscoring touch ahead of Euro play-off

Sun, Feb 23 2020

Basingstoke-born Smallbone, who has represented Ireland at under-18 and under-19 level, struck the post early on in an impressive debut.

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Galway United manager Alan Murphy keen to focus on one game at a time

Fri, Feb 14 2020

The Galway United season launch was held at An Pucan in Galway City on Wednesday the 12th of February. Special ...

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Minister for Sport Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown

Sun, Feb 09 2020

The independent politician, who has been closely aligned with the ruling Fine Gael party in recent years, has served as ...

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Republic of Ireland striker Callum Robinson joins West Brom on loan from Sheffield United

Thu, Jan 30 2020

Robinson arrives at the Baggies having made 16 appearances for parent club Sheffield United in the Premier League so far ...

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Irish under-21 Dara O'Shea pens new long-term deal with West Brom

Sat, Jan 25 2020

Albion boss Slaven Bili? showed his delight with the deal. "I rate him highly,” he explained

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Former FAI executive vice-president John Delaney resigns from UEFA Executive Committee

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The disgraced former FAI CEO’s term was due to end in 2021, at which point he would be ineligible to ...

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Former FAI executive vice-president John Delaney resigns from UEFA Executive Committee

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The disgraced former FAI CEO’s term was due to end in 2021, at which point he would be ineligible to ...

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Shane Long ends nine-month goal drought but Southampton blow two-goal lead at home to Wolves

Sat, Jan 18 2020

Manager Ralph Hassenhutl has heaped praise on the resurgent Long in recent weeks, lauding his relentless workrate in spite of ...

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West Brom manager Slaven Bilic confirms 'present and future of the club' Dara O'Shea has been offered a new contract

Tue, Jan 14 2020

The former St Kevin’s Boys schoolboy has had a breakthrough season at the Hawthorns after impressing on loan with Hereford ...

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Ireland under-21 Josh Barrett joins Bristol Rovers from Reading

Tue, Jan 07 2020

Barrett, who made his first-team debut in 2016, only made seven appearances for Reading this season

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Glenn Whelan ends Hearts spell after four months by mutual agreement

Tue, Jan 07 2020

The statement read: “Glenn Whelan has today left Heart of Midlothian Football Club by mutual agreement. The Republic of Ireland ...

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Ireland under-21 defender Dara O'Shea eyeing FA Cup run with West Brom

Fri, Jan 03 2020

O’Shea earned his international under-21 stripes under Stephen Kenny last year – while he also made his West Brom senior ...

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PFA confirm they will 'stand alongside' James McClean following 'vile' sectarian abuse

Thu, Jan 02 2020

The Stoke City winger complained of abuse directed at him by fans of the Terriers just past the hour mark ...

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Norwich City manager Daniel Farke hints at further gametime for Adam Idah following Premier League bow

Thu, Jan 02 2020

The Corkman became the third teenage Irish striker to debut in the Premier League this season after Brighton’s Aaron Connolly ...

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Huddersfield Town investigate alleged racist and sectarian abuse towards Stoke City's James McClean

Wed, Jan 01 2020

Derryman McClean has been subjected to abuse throughout his nine-year career in England following his decision not to wear a ...

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Young Irish Canaries Primed for Flight

Sat, Dec 28 2019

If things go to plan, Steve Weaver and Stuart Webber could be the men responsible for backboning the success of ...

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IRFU confirm they have 'no interest' in buying the FAI's Aviva Stadium shares

Thu, Dec 19 2019

There have been calls in recent weeks for the football association to sell its interest in the historic stadium in ...

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Ireland's Troy Parrott makes Tottenham Hotspur league debut in Burnley rout

Sat, Dec 07 2019

The Buckingham Street youngster was a second-half replacement for England striker Delli Alli.

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