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FAI steering group to meet to consider early resumption of football

Fri, Jun 05 2020

The FAI have this evening welcomed the speeding up of the Government’s roadmap and will now meet tomorrow morning to ...

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Chelsea Women crowned FA Women's Super League Champions

Fri, Jun 05 2020

Chelsea Women have been crowned FA Women's Super League Champions on an average points-per-game ratio, as Liverpool have been relegated.

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Louise Quinn to leave Arsenal

Fri, Jun 05 2020

Arsenal defender Louise Quinn is set to leave the club following the expiration of her contract.

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Jennifer Murphy – Combining love of Graphic design, Sport and Colouring Books

Wed, Jun 03 2020

The power of the pencil is something that has brought Mayo lady Jennifer Murphy a career in illustration and graphic ...

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Long Read - Wexford Youths' Lauren Kelly: 'It's not very often you get the opportunity to win a medal representing Ireland'

Sat, May 30 2020

The Kildare native enjoyed an incredible 2019, helping Ireland to the semi-finals of the World University Games in Naples before ...

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Republic of Ireland set to finish Euro 2021 qualifiers by the end of the year as dates rescheduled

Wed, May 27 2020

Vera Pauw's side sit of the group but have a tough run-in, beginning with an away trip to World Cup ...

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Gallery: extratime in isolation

Mon, May 25 2020

With long lense and camera in hand, our photography team have been out and about to capture some of those ...

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Northern Irish Women's Challenge Cup Cancelled

Thu, May 21 2020

The 2019-20 Women's County Antrim challenge Cup has been cancelled due the Coronavirus Pandemic. The quarter-final stage was scheduled to ...

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FAI publish dates for resumption of adult amateur and underage footballing activity

Fri, May 15 2020

Following lengthy discussions in recent weeks involving numerous stakeholders of the domestic game here in Ireland, the FAI have tonight ...

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FAI writes to Sport Ireland regarding the resumption of amateur adult and underage football

Thu, May 07 2020

The FAI have announced that they have written to Sport Ireland to try and get a better understanding of what ...

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FAI to seek clarification from Department of Sport on mass gatherings ruling

Thu, Apr 23 2020

The FAI will seek meetings with Government and Department of Sport officials on new proposals to ban mass gatherings of ...

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Extratime.ie Sportscast Season 8 Episode 14 - Using InStat in the LOI & Athletes on the Frontline

Mon, Apr 20 2020

Declan Marron, Dave Donnelly & Macdara Ferris speak to former UCD Manager Collie O’Neill about mounting issues in his last ...

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Women's football particularly vulnerable to effects of the covid-19 shutdown, warn FIFPro

Thu, Apr 16 2020

A new report released by the association says ‘the growth of professional women’s football and evolution into a strong and ...

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Olivia O'Toole: 'I'd love us to have been treated better - with the travel and the tracksuits, it hasn't really changed'

Fri, Apr 03 2020

In the 1990s and early 2000s, it wasn’t an uncommon occurrence for players to be presented with stacks of posters ...

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Returning AFL star Sarah Rowe: 'One of the things I feel will happen after all of this is that it will give us all a new appreciation and new perspective on life'

Tue, Mar 24 2020

The Mayo native was forced to cut short her time in Melbourne with AFLW club Collingwood after the season was ...

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Lucy Bronze wins BBC Women's Footballer of the Year

Tue, Mar 24 2020

Lucy Bronze has been named BBC Women's Footballer of the Year for 2020.

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Montenegro -v- Republic of Ireland: Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Wed, Mar 11 2020

Another must-win game awaits the Republic of Ireland as Vera Pauw’s side touch down in Montenegro for game five of ...

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Euro 2021 Qualifier Preview: Montenegro -v- Republic of Ireland

Wed, Mar 11 2020

Only three points will do for Ireland manager Vera Pauw and her squad against Montenegro today as they look to ...

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Watch: Diane Caldwell nets second international goal on 75th appearance as Ireland seal vital Euro 2021 win over Greece

Thu, Mar 05 2020

The SC Sand defender was ideally placed to tap home Louise Quinn’s knockdown with virtually the last kick of a ...

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EURO 2021 Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland - v - Greece

Wed, Mar 04 2020

Ireland manager Vera Pauw and her squad will be confident of making home comforts count against Greece on Thursday evening

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Northern Ireland manager Kenny Shiels names two new faces in squad for Pinitar Cup in Spain

Thu, Feb 27 2020

The Green and White Army will take on Iceland, Ukraine and Scotland in Murcia over six days in preparation for ...

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Champions Peamount United make statement of intent as internationals Steph Roche and Tiegan Ruddy sign for 2020

Thu, Feb 27 2020

The league champions have been busy in the off-season, with striker Alannah McEvoy having arrived from Shelbourne, and have now ...

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American-born striker Kyra Carusa called up for Greece and Montenegro qualifiers

Thu, Feb 27 2020

24-year-old Carusa is currently in pre-season training with Danish side HB Koge, whom she joined from Le Havre after spending ...

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Ireland and Manchester City full-back Megan Campbell suffers another injury blow as she undergoes ankle surgery

Tue, Feb 25 2020

Manchester City confirmed the luckless defender has gone under the knife once more having previously suffered two serious ankle injuries ...

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Champions Peamount United kick off their 2020 season with a trip to Cork City while new kids Bohemians and Athlone Town face off

Thu, Feb 20 2020

The Peas clinched their first title in seven years with an 8-1 victory over the same opposition at Greenogue on ...

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Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers - Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Sat, Feb 15 2020

The FAI Cup champions travel the short distance to their biggest rivals with far more than just three points at ...

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Frustration grows among WNL clubs with no fixture list on horizon as FAI mull over Bohemians application

Fri, Feb 14 2020

With just over a month until the league kicks off on March 15th, clubs are still in dark about fixture ...

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Cork City sign former Limerick captain Carys Johnston

Fri, Jan 31 2020

24-year-old Johnston joins the Leesiders ahead of the start of their pre-season campaign this weekend, as she departs the Markets ...

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Extratime.ie's 2020 general election manifesto review

Wed, Jan 29 2020

The programme for any incoming government will be shaped by the various party election manifestos and extratime.ie has had a ...

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Former Wexford Youths midfielder McKenna Davidson joins Lithuanian side FK Gintra

Tue, Jan 28 2020

The 25-year-old bowed out of the Women’s National League with a FAI Cup medal to her name, as the Slaneysiders ...

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DLR Waves unveil link up with TEK as five sign for 2020

Sat, Jan 25 2020

Waves have also confirmed the signing of Katie Malone and Iran Echeverria as they confirmed the re-signings of Roisin McGovern, ...

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Former Ireland striker Niall Quinn appointed interim deputy CEO of the FAI

Thu, Jan 23 2020

Quinn had been tentatively linked with a role in the association recently but had ruled himself out of the running ...

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Cork City sign Becky Cassin ahead of 2020 Women's National League campaign

Mon, Jan 20 2020

Cassin had been a core player for the Youths for six very successful seasons in which Cassin picked up four ...

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Athlone bring in five more players ahead of opening Women's National League campaign

Mon, Jan 20 2020

Sisters Leah and Kayla Brady, Clodagh Dillon, Bronagh Kane and Angelina De Rosa have all committed to the Midlands club ...

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Galway WFC issue statement saying 'a four or five team Under-19s league is not in the best interests of our club and players'

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The Galway Girls had been due to enter a side into a future Under-19s Women’s underage league in 2020 – ...

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Irish international Keeva Keenan signs pro deal with Celtic

Thu, Jan 16 2020

The Irish international has earned two caps for Vera Pauw’s Girls in Green, as they look to secure qualification for ...

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Athlone Town ramp up Women's National League preparations with three new signings

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Fiona Owens, Laura Mathews and Jessica Hennessy have all committed to The Town for the 2020 season

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Captain Catherine Cronin and Ireland goalkeeper Eve Badana re-sign with DLR Waves

Mon, Jan 13 2020

The pair are the latest to sign up ahead of the 2020 campaign as defender Niamh Prior and midfielder Fiona ...

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Oleta Griffin signs for DLR Waves as Donnelly and Prior pen new deals

Sat, Jan 11 2020

Griffin, who joined United from Shelbourne last season, returns to the capital ahead of the 2020 season after Kilkenny were ...

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Kilkenny United release lengthy statement following Women's National League departure

Fri, Jan 10 2020

United were recently informed of their withdrawal from the Women’s National League by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI), and ...

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Shelbourne sign Irish international Ciara Grant

Fri, Jan 10 2020

Grant joins the Reds after she spent last season with Northern Irish outfit Sion Swifts – who came second to ...

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Had Boots, Did Travel: Irish Abroad - FA Cup special (January 5 2019)

Mon, Jan 06 2020

Adam Idah was the star of the FA Cup third round as the Corkman, in just his second senior start, ...

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Adam Idah nets hat-trick for Norwich City as Arter scores FA Cup winner for Fulham

Sat, Jan 04 2020

Cork native Idah scored three against Championship side Preston North End as the Canaries sealed their passage to the 4th ...

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Top 10 extratime.ie Live Updates for 2019

Fri, Jan 03 2020

We look back on the top ten most-followed minute-by-minute updates from around the grounds in 2019.

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From Kerr's Kids to reality show Dream Team the Extratime.ie Advent Calendar 2019 has it all

Fri, Jan 03 2020

The ExtraTime.ie Advent Calendar 2019 was a project brought to you by our trusty ol’ ExtraTime.ie Sportscast team. The lads ...

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Kilkenny United 'devastated' following FAI decision to axe them from 2020 Women's National League

Thu, Dec 19 2019

It was announced last month that Athlone Town were to become the first club to enter a club in the ...

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James Dermody departs Kilkenny United to take charge of Longford Town's under-19s

Mon, Nov 25 2019

Dermody will return to Longford Town to take charge of the club’s under-19s side, just months after leaving his post ...

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