Dave Donnelly

Senior Reporter


Dave Donnelly Info

Role: Senior Reporter

Start Date: Jan. 6, 2019, 6:04 p.m.

Email: davedonnelly@extratime.ie

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Euro 2020 Qualifier Report: Gibraltar 0 - 1 Republic of Ireland

It wasn't the greatest night of football Mick McCarthy has overseen as Ireland manager but it was a job done by any means necessary as Gibraltar were seen off by a solitary Jeff Hendrick goal.

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John Delaney steps down as FAI CEO to take up executive vice president role

Chief operating officer Rea Walshe has taken over the role on a temporary basis while the association begins the search for a permanent chief executive.

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Ireland become first side to qualify for UEFA under-19 European Championship

Tom Mohan’s side join hosts Armenia in the hat for the eight-team tournament, which will take place between the 14th and 27th of July.

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Euro 2020 Qualifier Preview: Gibraltar -v- Republic of Ireland

Gibraltar welcome the Republic of Ireland to Victoria Stadium for their first-ever European Championship qualifying tie on home turf (kick-off 5pm).

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Sean Maguire and David McGoldrick get first starts as Mick McCarthy era kicks off in Gibraltar

Preston striker Maguire and Sheffield United playmaker McGoldrick have never played alongside one another but have impressed enough to warrant inclusion in the first eleven of McCarthy’s second reign.

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Munster Senior Cup Final Preview: Cork City -v- Midleton

Cork City host Midleton in the final of the Munster Senior Cup as they look to retain the Munster FA’s most prestigious trophy for the third straight season (kick-off 7.45pm).

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FAI Intermediate Cup Preview: Maynooth University Town -v- Crumlin United

The two outstanding teams in the Leinster Senior League over the past 12 months come face to face at NUI Maynooth on Friday night (kick-off 8pm).

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Sport Ireland seeks 'urgent clarification' from FAI over six-figure 'bridging loan' from CEO John Delaney

"Sport Ireland has written to the President of the Football Association of Ireland seeking urgent clarification from the Board of the FAI on media reports concerning a loan to the organisation by its Chief Executive, including the circumstances of the ...

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Shamrock Rovers' Brandon Kavanagh called up to Ireland under-21 squad after Simon Power pulls out

He's the third Rovers player to be called into international action this week with Trevor Clarke also in the under-21s and Jack Byrne in the senior squad, although Friday's trip to Finn Harps is expected to go ahead as planned.

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FAI CEO John Delaney provided the Association with six-figure 'bridging loan' in 2017

The Association released a statement late on Saturday night acknowledging the six-figure transfer in response to an article by journalist Mark Tighe in today’s Sunday Times Ireland edition.

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League Preview: UCD -v- Finn Harps

UCD’s third home game of the season sees the winless Students welcome Finn Harps to the Bowl on Friday evening (kick-off 7pm).

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Ronan Curtis a doubt for Ireland's Euro qualifiers after freak accident sees him sever his finger

The former Derry City man missed out Portsmouth’s 3-2 win over Walsall on Tuesday after catching his finger in his front door and required plastic surgery to re-attach the tip.

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West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice included in first England squad following Republic of Ireland defection

The London-born midfielder represented the Republic of Ireland all the way from under-15s to senior level, and made three senior appearances during 2018, before switching allegiance.

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Eight home-based players in Stephen Kenny's first Irish under-21 squad as Idah, Bazunu and Parrott also make the cut

Kenny’s side will kick off their European Championships qualifying campaign in Tallaght against Luxembourg on Sunday, March 24th.

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Ballymena's clash with Linfield set for BBC2 live broadcast as NIFL confirm post-split fixtures

The top two will meet in the Showgrounds in the first of the post-split fixtures as David Jeffrey’s Sky Blues continue to chase what would be a first-ever Premiership title.

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Shelbourne merge men's and women's operations with both sides to play out of Tolka Park in 2019

Shels, who confirmed the appointment of former Ireland under-17s boss Dave Bell as coach, played their games out of the comparatively inaccessible AUL Complex in Clonshaugh last year.

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UCD and Bohemians Premier Division games next Friday postponed due to under-21 call-ups

As it stands, the only Premier Division game on Friday will see Finn Harps host Shamrock Rovers, while Waterford travel to Sligo Rovers on Saturday.

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Former Ireland under-21 captain Aidy White ends injury nightmare and signs for Hearts

The versatile midfielder has been without a club since being released by Barnsley in 2017 as an ongoing groin injury prevented him from finding a new club.

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England's Declan Rice named Irish young player of the year

The 20-year-old made three appearances for the senior Republic of Ireland side during 2018 before opting to switch to his country of birth last month.

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Leinster Senior Cup Report: Shelbourne 1 - 4 Bohemians

Shelbourne’s two-year reign as Leinster Senior Cup champions shuddered to a halt on Monday night as they meekly succumbed to Bohemians at Tolka Park.

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St Patrick's Athletic and Derry City game postponed due to international call-ups

Saints midfielder Jamie Lennon was part of the home-based squad that beat an Irish amateur selection in Whitehall last month, while no Derry players were called up.

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Mick McCarthy on Ronan Curtis: 'He gets goals and I really like that in a wide player'

The newly-appointed McCarthy took in Bohemians’ 1-1 draw with Curtis’ former side Derry City on Friday evening before flying to London to take in the League One clash.

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WNL Round-up: Ziu hits hat-trick as Shelbourne rout Kilkenny while Galway put six past Limerick

Shelbourne top the table on goal difference at the end of the first round of Women’s National League fixtures after dishing out a 10-1 hammering to Kilkenny United in Thomastown.

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Watch: Birmingham City fan arrested after attacking Aston Villa's Jack Grealish

The man ran onto the field in the tenth minute of the match at St Andrew’s and punched the former England under-21 star from behind, knocking him to the ground.

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WNL Round-up: Jarrett on the double for Wexford while Peamount edge out Cork City

Treble-winners Wexford cantered to victory in the end to take top spot after the first day’s play but they were made to work for it as the sides went in scoreless at the break.

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