Dan Lucey

Interviewer


Dan Lucey Info

Role: Interviewer

Start Date: March 19, 2015, 3:07 p.m.

Email: [email protected]

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Dan Lucey is an interviewer for ExtraTime.ie. He has penned articles for both Cork City and Luton Town’s official programmes.

Dan has written numerous interviews and was a regular attendee at League of Ireland fixtures for many a year. He was previously PRO for The Sextant FC (now East Village FC), for who he produced online match reports, previews, team news and photos.

Despite currently living in Australia and the wrong side of 40, Dan plays competitive football twice a week, while still finding time to pursue potential interviewees.


Dan Lucey's Articles

All the author's work on Extratime.ie

Conor O'Grady: 'I've a lot to learn and do yet, but I want to climb the ladder someday'

Currently in charge of Sligo Rovers' under-15’s, Conor recently sat down with Extratime.ie as he looked back on his decorated career in the League of Ireland and further afield

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'Now that I see what Cristiano Ronaldo has done, it's nice for me to say to my kids that I kept him quiet. That tackle is something to own' - Pat Flynn

No stranger to capturing League of Ireland trophies during his playing career, Pat Flynn is also widely recognised as one of the domestic game's characters and someone who doesn't take himself too seriously.

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Paul Keegan: To stabilise the club is a good thing, but the aim is to get promoted

Two stints in England, regular silverware with Drogheda United and Bohemians, in addition to vying for promotion to the Premier Division during his latter career - Paul Keegan has plenty to tell when he sits down and talks to ExtraTime.ie

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Robbie Hedderman: 'When the same person is always putting money in, it can end up badly'

Having joined perennial SPL outfit Aberdeen as a 19-year old defender in 2001, Robbie Hedderman has come full circle, returning to Pittodrie as an employee three years ago and now enjoying his latest role as the club's Community Trust Partnership ...

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Paul Skinner: Every team is beating each other and it's going to be a very difficult remainder to the season

From being well down the goalkeeping pecking order at Glasgow Celtic to currently assisting Drogheda United in their quest for promotion, Paul Skinner has always focused on attaining number one status wherever he's played.

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Iarfhlaith Davoren Interview

Having represented Irish universities, won many trophies onfield with Sligo Rovers and experienced playing/coaching stateside, Iarfhlaith Davoren now juggles studying for a Sports Performance Masters at UL with being a Galway United player/coach.

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Matthew Tipton: They were playing in Europe, it was something different and they were a club going places

Having never won a major trophy as a player, Matthew Tipton tasted immediate success as a manager, leading Warrenpoint Town to the 2016/17 NIFL Championship during his maiden season in charge. Currently in the Portadown hotseat, Matthew recently spoke to ...

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Jason McGuinness: 'Stephen Kenny handed me my debut against UCD - I made my debut with my best friend, Gareth Cooney'

Perceived wisdom suggests against returning to a former club, but with silverware to prove otherwise, Jason McGuinness not only did the aforementioned twice, but did so with Dublin's biggest rivals.

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It's about building the team again and making Sligo an attractive team to watch - John Russell interview

Back at Sligo Rovers for a third stint, this time as Liam Buckley's assistant manager (although still registered as a player), John Russell speaks to extratime.ie about his career in football to date.

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Thomas Stewart: 'Signing for any club, you know a bit about their history, but then realise exactly how much it means to the fans'

Four league titles while on the books of clubs in six different countries is compelling evidence that Thomas Stewart has enjoyed a successful and intriguing playing career to date.

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David Elebert: In the end it just got too much for me

Recently retired defender David Elebert reflects upon a playing career, which has taken him to the UK, Iceland and both sides of the domestic border. Unfortunately, as David tells ExtraTime.ie, the latter years, troubled by injury, have finally taken their ...

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Garry Haylock: It has become such a fickle game

Boasting an admirable scoring ratio, Bradford-born Garry Haylock spent the majority of his playing career in the League of Ireland and north of the border. In addition to performing at the highest level in Greece, Garry also tells ExtraTime.ie about ...

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I don't have the drive to get back into it - Eric Foley on early retirement

As someone who’s been at numerous clubs in Scotland, Northern Ireland and domestically, Eric Foley retired from senior football this summer at just 28. A lack of financial security and disillusionment were to the fore of this decision, but as ...

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Brian O'Callaghan: 'The 2007 FAI Cup final was very bittersweet'

Winning cup finals and clinching league titles to earn promotion to the topflight are normally standout moments for any footballer fortunate enough to achieve these feats throughout their career.

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Winning trophies is great and I want more - Ian Birmingham

As someone who’s represented his country up to U-21 level and won major trophies for St Patrick’s Athletic, the last couple of seasons’ empty-handed returns have only made Ian Bermingham even more determined to acquire additional silverware as soon as ...

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Cillian Morrison: 'Going into full-time football at Cork, you're taken back down to earth with the quality and the competition'

At just 27, Cillian Morrison hasn’t tasted League of Ireland football in almost three years, after departing Derry City in late 2015. However, unlike the vast majority of players who no longer appear at the highest domestic level, the Letterkenny ...

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Pat Fenlon Interview: To improve things so quickly, and the fortunes of the club, I take great pride in that

As well as boasting an impressive CV on the domestic front, both on and off the field, Pat Fenlon has won silverware in the Irish League, managed the Republic of Ireland U23s and Scottish side Hibernian, while a Director of ...

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Stephen Maher - In the last ten minutes, it was like the Alamo. To get past a top Russian side was unbelievable.

A recurring theme amongst talented Irish footballers is an unsuccessful spell in England, followed by financial uncertainty under the employment of domestic clubs on his return to the League of Ireland. Factoring in early retirement due to injuries, as in ...

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An Interview: Shane Barrett

When a promising football career is continuously blighted by injuries and given the unsecure nature of League of Ireland clubs’ financial history, it’s time to consider other workplace options. Shane Barrett was more than aware of this reality and tells ...

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The more I trained with them, the more I got back my love of the game - Alan Keane interview

Galwegian Alan Keane has won every domestic honour with Sligo Rovers, but although instrumental in their historic 2012 Premier Division success, he missed the run-in due to injury. Once retired in early 2016, little did Alan know that his role ...

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I’d never gone into a team that were moaning as much about the manager - David Breen

With a penchant for playing out from the back, Waterford-born David Breen earned the nickname ‘Rio’, in reference to former Manchester United and England central defender Rio Ferdinand. However, towards the end of his on-field career, David admits to ExtraTime.ie ...

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Ian Baraclough: 'When Northern Ireland offered me the job, Oldham didn't want to release me - normally, clubs can't wait to get rid of me!'

Ian Baraclough didn’t experience sustained achievement as a player until a stint with his final club Scunthorpe United, but he can arguably be viewed as Sligo Rovers’ most successful manager.

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There's been interest from other clubs, including one back home, but nothing has materialised - Darren Kelly

Regardless of winning all three major domestic honours with his local club Derry City and enjoying a lengthy playing career in England and the Irish League, Darren Kelly’s managerial record made difficult reading until a recent promotion with Hyde United. ...

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All of a sudden we were told that money troubles had arrived - Ger O'Brien

From boyhood fan to assistant manager, Ger O’Brien’s association with St Patrick’s Athletic also saw him become club captain and win major domestic trophies ... The aforementioned successes arriving second time around, as Ger explains to ExtraTime.ie

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