Dan Lucey

Interviewer


Dan Lucey Info

Role: Interviewer

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

Email: danny.lucey51@gmail.com

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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

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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Sue Ronan - 'It's frustrating that on sports shows or in sports pages there's nothing about women competing internationally'

22 Republic of Ireland caps, national team manager from 2010-2016 and current Head of Women’s Football, Sue Ronan has experienced diverse roles throughout her career in sport. ExtraTime.ie caught up with Sue to discuss how far the Irish female game ...

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Winning the First Division was a highlight in my career - Danny Murphy

Strong family ties on Leeside made playing for Cork City an easy transition for London-born Danny Murphy. The bond grew so firm that the left-back found himself signing for the Rebel Army twice more during his illustrious career.

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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

Most notable for his association with Shelbourne (player, coach, assistant manager and boss), Kevin Doherty is now Tim Clancy’s number two at Drogheda United. In a recent chat with ExtraTime.ie, Kevin talks about his playing career, management and hopes for ...

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

Despite a trio of his former clubs experiencing financial ruin and injury forcing a premature retirement, Dan Connor has rejuvenated himself in his dual goalkeeper coaching roles at Wigan Athletic’s academy and for the Republic of Ireland U-21s, as he ...

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

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

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Alan Carey: UCD were very strong that time and playing attractive football under Martin Russell

Serving Cork City, Waterford United and Cobh Ramblers with distinction during the noughties and beyond, Alan Carey’s League of Ireland career was based firmly within Munster’s boundaries. In a recent chat with ExtraTime.ie, Alan recalls his playing days.

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Gary Rogers: Cork and Dundalk have dragged each other along and it's up to the others to catch up

One of the League of Ireland’s most experienced goalkeepers, Gary Rogers, has won every domestic honour and even earned a call-up to Martin O’Neill’s Irish squad. However, as he tells ExtraTime.ie, Gary could easily have stayed playing Gaelic football, until ...

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Neal Horgan: From Professional Football to a Career in Law

Fourteen years at the one League of Ireland club, two published books and a career in law, makes Neal Horgan stand out from your average domestic footballer. Neal looks back over his Cork City days and more with ExtraTime.ie.

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Everything starts with the manager - Fahrudin Kudozovic

Born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Fahrudin Kuduzovic emigrated to England with his family in 1994 and has since forged a footballing career in his adopted homelands of Ireland, Germany and Luxembourg. ‘Faz’ as he’s known to League of Ireland fans, ...

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Barry Molloy: 'I don't have any regrets over not going to Scotland'

The midfielder turned down an offer to follow Stephen Kenny to Dunfermline in 2006 to chase league glory with Derry.

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Michael O'Neill: 'It was an enormous turnaround in three years at Rovers - maybe it wasn't fully appreciated'

The Northern Ireland manager reflects on a career that's taken him around the world.

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