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Extratime.ie esports Cup -- Match Day 2

Wed, Mar 25 2020

After the opening day’s action saw Cork City and Dundalk draw 1-1 while Waterford grabed a dramatic late winner in ...

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FAI extends ban on all football from grassroots up until April 19th

Tue, Mar 24 2020

The League of Ireland has already set a conservative return date of June 19th following consultation between the FAI and ...

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Eir Sport to show all nine classic Setanta Sports Cup finals this week

Mon, Mar 23 2020

The cross-border competition took place over nine seasons between 2005 and 2014 with Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United each picking ...

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Cork City to stop paying players and some staff from next week due to difficulties caused by Covid-19 shutdown

Sat, Mar 21 2020

The Rebel Army follow the lead of Sligo Rovers, who confirmed earlier this week that all staff and players have ...

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Derby bragging rights on the line as Extratime.ie esports cup draw made

Sat, Mar 21 2020

The draw for the extratime.ie esports Cup has been made and it has thrown up some exciting derby clashes.

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League of Ireland suspension set to last until June 19th as EA Sports Cup is cancelled

Fri, Mar 20 2020

The EA Sports Cup will be deferred for a year, while First Division clubs explore the possibility of fulfilling their ...

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Sligo Rovers forced to temporarily lay off all players and staff due to Coronavirus shutdown

Thu, Mar 19 2020

Manager Liam Buckley, his coaching staff and playing squad have all been informed that they will be paid in line ...

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ET Connects: Tell us about your highlights and lowlights of the 2020 season so far

Thu, Mar 19 2020

Whether it’s Jordan Flores’ viral sensation Puskas contender against Rovers, or Jack Byrne’s winner in the same game, or something ...

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How to help your League of Ireland club financially during the Coronavirus shutdown - a guide

Wed, Mar 18 2020

First-team and academy training has been suspended across the board as clubs put the health of their players and staff ...

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Domestic rivalry resumes online with launch of the extratime.ie esports Cup

Wed, Mar 18 2020

League of Ireland stars including Jack Byrne, Dano Kelly and Keith Ward have banded together to raise money for Cystic ...

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League Report: Sligo Rovers 2-3 Shamrock Rovers

Sun, Mar 08 2020

As expected, Shamrock Rovers dictated the play early on, with Jack Byrne looking lively, trying to find that killer pass ...

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League of Ireland Attendances 2020 -- Gameweek 3

Sun, Mar 01 2020

Snow and rain prevented a full programme of Premier Division games taking place in Gameweek 3. Finn Harps versus Shelbourne ...

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League of Ireland Attendances 2020 -- Gameweek 2

Sat, Feb 29 2020

Gameweek 2 featured nine games after the Galway United versus Athlone Town fixture was postponed due to adverse weather conditions. ...

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Sligo Rovers' clash with Waterford falls victim to Storm Jorge

Fri, Feb 28 2020

Only necessary travel has been advised after the weather warning was issued for Saturday and Sunday and the game has ...

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Sligo sign New Zealand striker Ryan De Vries

Wed, Feb 26 2020

The 28 year old makes the move to the League of Ireland from Japanese side FC Gifu

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League Report: Bohemians 2 - 0 Sligo Rovers

Tue, Feb 25 2020

Sligo will feel hard done by after a spirited performance maybe could have seen the Bit O’Red secure a valuable ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Sligo Rovers

Sun, Feb 23 2020

The hosts will be buoyed by the news that full-back Andy Lyons is expected to make his return to the ...

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League of Ireland Attendances 2020 -- Gameweek 1

Sun, Feb 23 2020

The first weekend of the 2020 SSE Airtricity Premier Division drew a total of 15,737 spectators to five League of ...

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Soccer and Study in Sligo- A Synopsis

Sat, Feb 22 2020

On Tuesday afternoon (18th Feb), IT Sligo defeated Waterford IT in the CFAI Cup semi-final in a 2-1 come-from-behind victory ...

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Live Updates - 2020 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 2

Fri, Feb 21 2020

Friday night sees the beginning of the 2020 SSE League of Ireland First Division with two games taking place as ...

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Galway United v Athlone Town falls foul of the weather but Sligo-Saints clash to go ahead

Fri, Feb 21 2020

Heavy rain on the west coast has left the Eamonn Deacy Park surface waterlogged and unplayable, and a call was ...

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- St Patrick's Athletic

Fri, Feb 21 2020

The Bit O’Red suffered an opening day defeat away to Finn Harps, and manager Liam Buckley is hoping for a ...

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Live Updates - 2020 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 1

Fri, Feb 14 2020

Friday night sees the beginning of the 2020 SSE League of Ireland season as four Premier Division games take place ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Sligo Rovers

Fri, Feb 14 2020

Harps and Rovers faced each other 5 times last season including an EA Sports Cup tie

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Extratime.ie staff predictions - Premier Division 2020

Thu, Feb 13 2020

The less said about our 2019 predictions the better…

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2020 Season Preview: Sligo Rovers

Tue, Feb 11 2020

Liam Buckley should also be concerned with avoiding the relegation playoff spot as it will not be an easy battle ...

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Former Sligo Rovers defender Dante Leverock joins Polish second tier side Radomiak Radom

Mon, Feb 10 2020

The centre back links up with the club as they push for a second consecutive promotion, this time into the ...

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Gerry Carr: 'It was a good feeling, giving that joy to all those fans after so many years'

Sun, Feb 09 2020

Coventry born Gerry represented Ireland from under-16 level up to under-21, being eligible due to his mother's Mayo roots

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Jesse Devers joins Sligo Rovers after impressive trial

Fri, Feb 07 2020

The 23-year-old joins Bit O’Red after playing for Galway United and Finn Harps previously in the League of Ireland

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Former Hoop Eoin Doyle makes permanent switch back to Swindon Town

Thu, Jan 30 2020

The former Shamrock Rovers and Sligo Rovers forward has signed a contract until the end of the season after spending ...

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Pre-Season Friendly Report: Drogheda United 1 - 2 Sligo Rovers

Fri, Jan 24 2020

It took twenty minutes for the first chance of note as Sligo’s Darragh Noone saw his free kick take a ...

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Premier Division Sligo Rovers confirm 'significant partnership' with Avantcard

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The new partnership will see the Leitrim-based lender becoming the primary sponsor of the Bit O’ Red for two years

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John Russell to remain on as Sligo player-assistant manager

Wed, Jan 15 2020

34-year-old Russell joined the club for his third stint last year, this time joining the management staff as assistant to ...

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League of Ireland Premier Division Preview

Wed, Jan 15 2020

By far the youngest team in the league, Bohs under the guidance of Keith Long and Trevor Croly will be ...

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Daryl Fordyce makes Canadian return to join Valour FC

Fri, Jan 10 2020

Fordyce has experienced playing abroad before having had spells with FC Edmonton and FC Cincinnati before his one season stint ...

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Bit O'Red sign Finnish defender Penninkangas

Fri, Jan 10 2020

Penninkangas, who can play both left full-back and centre back arrives at the Showgrounds having spent his career to date ...

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Romeo Parkes returns Stateside on loan from Sligo Rovers

Wed, Jan 08 2020

Parkes joined the Bit O’Red ahead of the 2019 season, as he scored 11 goals in 30 league appearances for ...

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Buckley continues to blood in the land of Benbulben

Sun, Jan 05 2020

Tom O'Connor takes a look at the latest goings on at Sligo Rovers in recent years

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Romeo Parkes to depart Premier Division Sligo Rovers

Fri, Jan 03 2020

Parkes joined the Bit O’Red ahead of the 2019 campaign, as he scored 11 goals in 30 league appearances for ...

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Danny North signs with Barton United

Thu, Dec 26 2019

Former League of Ireland striker Danny North has signed for Barton United, a side which currently play in the Northern ...

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Parents - It's never too late to educate

Mon, Dec 09 2019

If, as the majority of parents, you want to find out more, in order to make a more informed decision ...

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American Will Seymore joins Liam Buckley's Sligo ahead of 2020 campaign

Mon, Dec 09 2019

Seymour joins the Bit O’Red after a stint with both Reno 1868 and FC Cincinnati, having featured in the middle ...

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extratime.ie League of Ireland Attendance Report 2019

Mon, Dec 02 2019

For the third season in a row, the SSE Airticity League of Ireland has seen an increase in attendances. The ...

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Sligo Rovers unveil double capture of Garry Buckley and Darragh Noone

Thu, Nov 28 2019

Garry Buckley joins the Bit O’Red from Cork City, while Noone makes the move west after winning the First Division ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Sligo Rovers

Thu, Oct 24 2019

Pender confirmed at a press conference on Thursday afternoon that he will retire from football after the visit of the ...

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Kyle Callan-McFadden re-signs for Sligo ahead of the 2020 campaign

Wed, Oct 23 2019

The 24-year-old has impressed Sligo this term, featuring at right-back, midfield but mainly in the heart of the central defence

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Derry City

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Derry City have won one of their previous four league outings – with a 4-0 win at home over Cork ...

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Ronan Coughlan extends Sligo stay until the end of the 2020 campaign

Fri, Oct 11 2019

The former Cork City forward joined the Bit O’Red earlier this year, striking up a strong scoring relationship with Romeo ...

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Regan Donelon extends Sligo stay until the end of the 2020 campaign

Sat, Oct 05 2019

The 23-year-old has impressed under the stewardship of Liam Buckley this year at Sligo, with the former St Patrick’s Athletic ...

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