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League Report: Sligo Rovers 0 - 1 Limerick

Sat, Feb 17 2018

Limerick began life under Tommy Barrett with a 1-0 victory over Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds on Saturday night.

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Limerick

Sat, Feb 17 2018

The Bit o’ Red host the Super Blues at the Showgrounds on Saturday night (kick-off 7.45pm) in their first game ...

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Sam Byrne joins Dundalk from Everton

Sat, Feb 17 2018

Dundalk have confirmed the signing of Republic of Ireland U21 international Sam Byrne, who has joined the club on a ...

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League Report: Waterford 2 - 1 Derry City

Sat, Feb 17 2018

Goals from Gavan Holohan and Dean O’Halloran ensured Waterford FC made a dream return to the SSE Airtricity Premier Division ...

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League Report: Dundalk 0 - 0 Bray Wanderers

Sat, Feb 17 2018

Dundalk were left frustrated after being held to a scoreless draw by a hard-working Bray Wanderers side as SSE Airtricity ...

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SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Live: Gameweek 1

Fri, Feb 16 2018

IT’s BACK! After a long winter, domestic football is finally coming out of hibernation and will get underway at 7.30pm ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Feb 16 2018

The arrivals gate at Dalymount Park has been quite a busy one for Keith Long during the off season with ...

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

Fri, Feb 16 2018

After a tumultuous 2017 for the Saints, which saw them flirting with the relegation zone for much of the season, ...

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Extratime.ie Staff Season Predictions 2018

Thu, Feb 15 2018

How do our predictions match up to yours?

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Derry City

Thu, Feb 15 2018

The Blues are back in the big time for the first time in a decade, with Derry City the visitors ...

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- Bray Wanderers

Thu, Feb 15 2018

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division returns to Oriel Park on Friday night when deposed champions Dundalk begin the quest ...

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2018 Season Preview - Bray Wanderers

Thu, Feb 15 2018

Andrew Dempsey assesses Bray Wanderers' chances under new manager Dave Mackey.

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Suspension List - Week 1

Thu, Feb 15 2018

The first weekend of the League of Ireland season also see's the first suspension list of the year published below.

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2018 Season Preview - Sligo Rovers

Thu, Feb 15 2018

We look ahead to what Sligo fans can expect in 2018.

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FLASHBACK - Opening weekend of 2008 League of Ireland Season

Thu, Feb 15 2018

Ten years have passed since we enjoyed our first season in existance and with the League of Ireland 2018 about ...

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2018 Season Preview - Limerick FC

Thu, Feb 15 2018

We preview what to expect in 2018 from Limerick who have a reshaped squad ahead of the new season.

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2018 Season Preview - Dundalk

Thu, Feb 15 2018

Dundalk will be hungry to regain their crown.

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2018 Season Preview - St Patrick's Athletic

Wed, Feb 14 2018

Pats have retained many of their players from last season and will be excitedly awaiting the start of the new ...

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Nobody wanted me to leave, but I just felt it was time to move on - Kevin Doherty on departure from Shelbourne

Wed, Feb 14 2018

Most notable for his association with Shelbourne (player, coach, assistant manager and boss), Kevin Doherty is now Tim Clancy’s number ...

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Match Officials Appointed - Week 1

Wed, Feb 14 2018

The League of Ireland's long off-season comes to an end on Friday night with the return of Friday night lights ...

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Derry City named Fair Play Award winners for 2017

Wed, Feb 14 2018

he award, which was last won by Dundalk in 2016, considers on-field discipline and behaviour of supporters as the criteria ...

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Stephen Kenny: 'I see a sea-change this year with the introduction of the ten-team league'

Tue, Feb 13 2018

The Dundalk manager spoke at the league launch in Lansdowne Road on Tuesday.

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Watch: President's Cup Final produces plenty of goals in the snow

Tue, Feb 13 2018

Cork City travelled to Oriel Park to take on Dundalk on Sunday afternoon in a game which started and ended ...

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Eir Sport announce 3 games set for live coverage

Mon, Feb 12 2018

Eir Sport have announced their first set of televised games during the forthcoming Airtricty League. It see’s several heavyweight contests ...

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2018 Season Preview - Derry City

Mon, Feb 12 2018

We look ahead to the 2018 season from the eyes of Derry City.

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2018 Season Preview - Cork City

Fri, Feb 09 2018

We preview what to expect from Cork City this season.

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DOWNLOAD:League of Ireland Team's Fixture List Quick Ref Card

Fri, Feb 09 2018

With the League of Ireland 2018 season just over a month away, we have created quick reference cards for all ...

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FAI close Bray Wanderers match-fixing investigation due to 'insufficient evidence'

Thu, Feb 08 2018

The probe surrounded a September friendly with Waterford that finished 5-0.

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Derry City pay tribute to Ryan McBride with slick new home jersey

Thu, Feb 01 2018

The club pay respect to their skipper with the inclusion of McBride's squad number – five – in the breast ...

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Bohs release stirring video ahead of new season

Mon, Jan 29 2018

Keeping in line with recent sterling media work carried out by the media team at Bohemian FC, the Gypsies have ...

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I'm grateful that I'm still involved in football - Dan Connor

Sun, Jan 28 2018

Despite a trio of his former clubs experiencing financial ruin and injury forcing a premature retirement, Dan Connor has rejuvenated ...

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Friendly Report: Dundalk 3 - 1 Drogheda United

Sun, Jan 28 2018

Two late goals helped Dundalk to victory against local rivals Drogheda at Oriel Park on Saturday evening. A Stephen Folan ...

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Friendly Report: Dundalk 4 - 2 Cabinteely

Wed, Jan 24 2018

Dundalk began their preparations for the new season in style with a 4-2 win over Cabinteely in what was a ...

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Friendly Report: Shamrock Rovers 2 - 0 Cobh Ramblers

Sat, Jan 20 2018

Goals from Ronan Finn and Emanueli Lawal gave Shamrock Rovers a 2-0 friendly win against Cobh Ramblers at Tallaght Stadium ...

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All but three Bray Wanderers players listed as trialists for opening friendly encounter

Fri, Jan 19 2018

All of the Seagulls' new signings were listed as trialists against UCD.

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US consortium led by PEAK6 complete Dundalk takeover

Thu, Jan 18 2018

The Chicago-based company have bought out previous owners Paul Brown and Andy Connolly.

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A season in the extratime.ie press box

Mon, Jan 15 2018

The League of Ireland returns next month with the league campaign kicking off in mid-February and extratime.ie will be there ...

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If you build it, they will come

Mon, Jan 15 2018

Various stadium redevelopments in the League of Ireland are on site, on the drawing board and at appraisal stage across ...

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Limerick appoint Tommy Barrett to replace Neil McDonald as manager

Sun, Jan 14 2018

Barrett was previously the under-19s manager at the club.

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John Caulfield: 'Danny Kane is a fantastic footballer - hopefully Monday or Tuesday we should have something sorted'

Sun, Jan 14 2018

The Huddersfield Town defender was one of a few players on trial with the Leesiders in Saturday's win over Cobh ...

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Aaron Callaghan: 'You're 17, in Villa Park, before 40,000 people. It's surreal - months earlier you're watching this on Match of the Day'

Mon, Jan 08 2018

The new Athlone Town manager speaks to Extratime.ie about a 35-year career in football.

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Extratime.ie Team of the Year 2017

Thu, Jan 04 2018

The quality that's been on show in the league is exemplified by the fact no fewer than five of our ...

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Manager Neil McDonald leaves Limerick to take up assistant role at Scunthorpe United

Thu, Jan 04 2018

The Blues began pre-season today, overseen by McDonald's assistant Eric Kinder.

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Graham Cummins re-joins Cork City

Sat, Dec 30 2017

Having departed Cork City at the end of the 2011 season, City have confirmed that 30-year-old Graham Cummins is to ...

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Bray Wanderers appoint Dave Mackey as their new manager

Tue, Dec 26 2017

Mackey previously spent time at the Wicklow club between January 2008 and December 2013.

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Danny Ventre: 'Captaining Sligo to the title was my best moment in football'

Fri, Dec 22 2017

The Liverpudlian speaks to Dan Lucey about the highs and lows of a career in football.

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Ryan McBride's spirit of giving lives on through his foundation's community work

Thu, Dec 21 2017

Primary school students marked what would have been McBride's 28th birthday with a five-a-side tournament in his name.

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Bohemians to host Shamrock Rovers as 2018 season kicks off with a bang

Tue, Dec 19 2017

Last year's Dublin derbies were fiercely contested affairs and Dalymount Park is sure to be packed to the rafters for ...

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Sligo Rovers unveil pre-season program - including friendly in the Netherlands

Mon, Dec 18 2017

Sligo's pre-season will kick off in the first week of January with a friendly away to Dutch amateur outfit RKSV ...

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