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Player ratings: St. Patrick's Athletic 1 - 0 Cork City

Sat, Feb 16 2019

Here's how the two sides rated according to extratime.ie.

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League Report: Dundalk 1 - 1 Sligo Rovers

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Dundalk were held to a 1-1 draw by a spirited Sligo Rovers team as the Lilywhites’ defence of their SSE ...

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League Report: Bohemians 1 - 0 Finn Harps

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Bohemians kicked off their 2019 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division campaign with a rather dour, if not unspectacular, one-nil win ...

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Live Updates - SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 1

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Friday night sees the beginning of the 2019 SSE League of Ireland season as five Premier Division games take place ...

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2019 Season Preview: Sligo Rovers

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Dave Donnelly looks at Sligo Rovers' prospects for the 2019 season.

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

Fri, Feb 15 2019

There has been a lot of changes around Richmond Park over the course of the off-season with Harry Kenny taking ...

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2019 Season Preview: St Patrick's Athletic

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Dave Donnelly runs the rule over a rejuvenated St Patrick's Athletic ahead of the new season.

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Extratime.ie staff predictions - Premier Division 2019

Fri, Feb 15 2019

What do you think of our staff predictions – are they on the mark or way off? Let us know ...

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Waterford land double loan signing of Scott Twine and Aaron Drinan

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Strikers Scott Twine, 19, and Aaron Drinan, 20, have signed for Waterford on loan until the summer. Twine arrives from ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- UCD

Thu, Feb 14 2019

It’s been all change Foyleside ahead of the 2019 Premier Division season. Declan Devine has returned to manage the club, ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Finn Harps

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Bohemians are coming off the back of a successful, if a little controversial, pre-season. Wins over Longford and Bray accompany ...

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League Suspensions - SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 1

Thu, Feb 14 2019

The first suspension list of the season is out and the only player to feature is Shelbourne’s James English due ...

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Match Officials - SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 1

Thu, Feb 14 2019

The officials have been announced for the opening five games of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division 2019.

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Kavanagh joins Harps on loan from Cork City

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Finn Harps have confirmed that signing of Cork City’s John Kavanagh on loan until mid-way through the upcoming 2019 League ...

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2019 Season Preview: Cork City

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Philip Morrissey casts an eye over Cork City's prospects after much change on Leeside over the winter.

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2019 Season Preview: Dundalk

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Niall Newberry casts an eye over the double-winners' prospects for defending their crowns.

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Buckley targeting Bohs landmark

Wed, Feb 13 2019

Keith Buckley is targeting a couple of milestones this season, both for himself and for his club Bohemians.

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UCD defender Evan Osam to sit out most of the Premier Division campaign after rupturing achilles

Wed, Feb 13 2019

Osam, the son of St Patrick’s Athletic legend Paul, previously suffered a cruciate ligament injury while at Shamrock Rovers and ...

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IFA and NIFL express surprise as FAI's announcement of cross-border 'champions' cup'

Tue, Feb 12 2019

The FAI and IFA have been in talks regarding a potential competition between the respective league winners but, the IFA ...

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2019 Season Preview: Derry City

Tue, Feb 12 2019

Brendan Graham casts an eye over the Candystripes prospects for the season.

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2019 Season Preview: Bohemians

Tue, Feb 12 2019

Cian Mortimer previews the Gypsies' prospects for 2019.

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Bohemians withdraw from Irn-Bru Cup following East Fife postponement

Tue, Feb 05 2019

'We deeply regret having to withdraw from the competition but we feel that, given that the semi-final of the tournament ...

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League Of Ireland Transfer Tracker - Winter 2018/19

Mon, Feb 04 2019

With the 2019 season fast approaching the final signings are being made by each clubs as the league's 20 managers ...

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Another member of Shamrock Rovers' Europa League side retires as Gary McCabe hangs up his boots

Sat, Feb 02 2019

The Tallaght native had spells with Bray Wanderers, Shelbourne and Sligo Rovers during a decorated career but his longest and ...

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John Caulfield on trialist Liam Nash: 'We have not signed him yet - we are looking to see has he potential'

Fri, Jan 25 2019

Nash managed to score twice on the night after coming on for Karl Sheppard who was suffering a knock.

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Six-time League of Ireland winner Stephen O'Donnell retires to take up scouting role with Dundalk

Fri, Jan 11 2019

The 32-year-old midfielder has been forced to hang up his boots for good after he suffered a second leg break ...

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Dundalk chief executive Mal Brannigan departs after just a year in the job

Fri, Jan 04 2019

A club statement said the Englishman 'is leaving the club to pursue other opportunities'

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Irish football's worst-kept secret confirmed as Vinny Perth and John Gill form new Dundalk management team

Tue, Jan 01 2019

Speculation regarding Perth’s imminent appointment had been widespread since Stephen Kenny’s shock departure at the end of November and bookmakers ...

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Extratime.ie - Most-popular match updates 2018

Thu, Dec 27 2018

We look back on the top 10 most followed minute-by-minute updates from around the grounds in 2018.

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End of Season Report Card 2018 - Cork City

Mon, Dec 24 2018

Cork City's report card has just landed on the last day of post before Christmas. Hooray!

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Oriel Park coaching team set to be confirmed

Sat, Dec 22 2018

Dundalk are set to confirm their coaching ticket for 2019 this side of Christmas. The announcement is imminent that Vinny ...

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Daniel Kelly swaps Bohemians for Dundalk

Sat, Dec 22 2018

Dundalk have made their second signing in as many days with the acquisition of promising young Bohemians winger Daniel Kelly, ...

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Deasy signs for Premier Division bound Finn Harps

Fri, Dec 14 2018

Newly promoted Finn Harps have announced the signing of former Drogheda United full-back Colm Deasy ahead of their return to ...

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

Tue, Dec 11 2018

As someone who’s been at numerous clubs in Scotland, Northern Ireland and domestically, Eric Foley retired from senior football this ...

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Tallaght Stadium set for fourth stand

Mon, Dec 10 2018

South Dublin County Council are pushing ahead with plans to complete a fourth stand in Tallaght Stadium, as well as ...

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Derry City unveil special claret and blue third kit to mark 90 years of league football

Mon, Dec 10 2018

The Candystripes – despite their nickname – didn’t always wear red and white, as for the first few years of ...

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Comment: Frontloading the season caused a fixture pile-up in 2018 - let's hope the lessons have been learned this time around

Sat, Dec 08 2018

This issue dominated LOI conversations, in the traditional media, social media, podcasts, buses, bars, and beyond for the first half ...

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Who will replace Stephen Kenny as Dundalk manager? We look at seven potential candidates

Sun, Dec 02 2018

We run the rule over seven potential candidates to take up the biggest job in domestic football.

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End of Season Report Card 2018 - St Patrick's Athletic

Fri, Nov 30 2018

Graham Russell looks back on a year of change for the Saints.

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Bohemians goalkeeper Shane Supple announces retirement from football

Tue, Nov 13 2018

The 31-year-old made the decision to call time on his playing career for the second time, following consultation with doctors, ...

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Devine revelation: Declan Devine returns for second spell in Derry City hotseat

Tue, Nov 13 2018

“We need an identity, we need passion, we need support, we need players who are going to respect and honour ...

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Neil Doyle named PFAI Referee of the Year as Adriano Reale takes First Division award

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Dundrum native Doyle took the reins at his second cup final last Sunday as Dundalk edged out Cork City 2-1 ...

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Jamie McGrath of Dundalk takes PFAI Young Player of the Year gong

Sun, Nov 11 2018

The 21-year-old stepped in the number ten role vacated by Patrick McEleney at the beginning of the season and made ...

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Dundalk winger Michael Duffy named PFAI Player of the Year

Sat, Nov 10 2018

The Derry native scored 13 goals and registered a massive 25 assists as the Louth side completed their second league ...

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Dundalk supremo Stephen Kenny named PFAI Manager of the Year

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny has scooped the PFAI Manager of the Year award for the fifth time in six years.

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End of Season Report Card 2018 - Dundalk

Thu, Nov 08 2018

Dundalk won the league and therefore they have recieved a positive report card to wrap up the season.

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Getup Stand-down: Bohemians forced to withdraw Bob Marley-inspired jersey from sale

Mon, Nov 05 2018

10% of proceeds from the sales of the new kit will now be placed into a fund, already in operation ...

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Play-off Final Preview: Limerick -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Nov 02 2018

Limerick look to over turn a first leg deficit when they face Finn Harps at Markets Field on Friday evening ...

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End of Season Report Card 2018 - Shamrock Rovers

Wed, Oct 31 2018

The Hoops season has ended and their report card from the past year has just landed in the door.

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Play-off Final Preview: Finn Harps -v- Limerick

Mon, Oct 29 2018

Finn Harps take on Limerick in the first leg of the play-off final (kick-off 7.45pm) in a repeat of the ...

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