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In Pictures: Athlone Town 0 - 11 Dundalk

Tue, Dec 01 2020

Our phoographer Gerry Shanahan was on hand to capture all the action in this 11 goal destruction of the home ...

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Finn Harps re-sign Mark Timlin for 2021

Tue, Dec 01 2020

Timlin missed out on the 2020 season with a long-term injury sustained in January’s pre-season game against UCD

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Ireland under-21 Ed McGinty signs two-year contract extension with Sligo Rovers

Mon, Nov 30 2020

McGinty played 21 games for the Bit O’Red in 2020, helping them to a fourth placed league finish on the ...

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Boost for Finn Harps as Barry McNamee re-signs for 2021

Mon, Nov 30 2020

McNamee joined Harps ahead of the 2020 campaign from Derry City and made 16 appearances for Ollie Horgan’s side

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Drogheda United snap up highly-rated St Patrick's Athletic midfielder Darragh Markey

Sun, Nov 29 2020

Markey joins the Boynesiders after a six-year association with the Athletic – having joined the club from Cherry Orchard in ...

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FAI Cup Report: Athlone Town 0 - 11 Dundalk

Sun, Nov 29 2020

Michael Duffy and David McMillan scored braces while Andy Boyle, John Mountney, Patrick McEleney, Chris Shields, Nathan Oduwa, Jordan Flores ...

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FAI Cup Report: Shamrock Rovers 2 - 0 Sligo Rovers

Sun, Nov 29 2020

Rovers will have one final game of the season next Sunday in the Aviva Stadium when they can look to ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Athlone Town -v- Dundalk

Sat, Nov 28 2020

The last FAI Cup semi-final that Dundalk lost was in 2013 as they lost to local rivals Drogheda United by ...

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Defender Daniel O'Reilly confirms Shelbourne departure

Fri, Nov 27 2020

He made nine appearances for Shels in 2020, starting in six games while coming off the bench in three others

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Dundalk promise 'strong action' after racist abuse is posted to players on social media

Fri, Nov 27 2020

The Lilywhites were made aware of what they described as ‘vile comments’ directed towards members of the squad by multiple ...

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Stephen Bradley to miss FAI Cup final with suspension should Shamrock Rovers qualify

Fri, Nov 27 2020

Meanwhile, Athlone Town duo Tumelo Tlou and Taner Dogan will miss their FAI Cup semi-final against Dundalk with suspension

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Stephen Mallon returns to parent club Sheffield United after Derry City loan spell

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Mallon leaves the Candystripes after making 14 appearances for the club during the truncated 2020 league campaign

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Former Ireland under-21 goalkeeper Conor Kearns departs St Patrick's Athletic

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Kearns joined the Athletic from UCD after the end of the 2019 campaign, but he struggled to get game-time between ...

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Galway United's Shane Doherty eyes promotion after re-signing for 2021

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Doherty played a key role in the Tribesmen’s unlikely 2020 promotion – and he has now re-signed for John Caulfield’s ...

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Drogheda United re-sign full-back James Brown ahead of the 2021 campaign

Thu, Nov 26 2020

He joined the club in November 2018 from Shelbourne, where he had progressed through the underage sides before breaking into ...

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So who are Rapid Wien, Dundalk's Europa League opponents?

Thu, Nov 26 2020

The sides have met already, Rapid edging out an entertaining game 4-3, but many Dundalk fans, and League of Ireland ...

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Europa League Preview: Dundalk -v- Rapid Vienna

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Dundalk come into the game off the back of a 4-1 win away to Bohemians in the FAI Cup – ...

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Sligo set up FAI Cup semi with Shamrock Rovers after shoot-out win over Derry

Wed, Nov 25 2020

The Bit o’ Red had to do it the hard way as they were taken the full 120 minutes by ...

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Anto Breslin, James Talbot and Keith Buckley among 12 Bohs re-signings for 2021

Wed, Nov 25 2020

Club vice-captain Rob Cornwall and fellow defensive partners James Finnerty and Ciaran Kelly have also re-signed for 2021

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Tom Murphy – Hopefully with this fundraiser we can end what’s been a tough year on a high and aid a cause that could change lives

Wed, Nov 25 2020

Wexford FC goalkeeper Tom Murphy is contributing towards a very worthy cause during the League of Ireland off season. From ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Sligo Rovers - v - Derry City

Wed, Nov 25 2020

The Bit O’Red come into the game with a bit of a break behind them after seeing off Dundalk in ...

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League's top goalscorer Patrick Hoban to miss remainder of Dundalk's season following ankle surgery

Mon, Nov 23 2020

Dundalk manager Filippo Giovagnoli has confirmed that top scorer Patrick Hoban will miss the rest of the season as he ...

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FAI Cup Report: Bohemians 1 - 4 Dundalk

Mon, Nov 23 2020

A brace from David McMillan and one each from Michael Duffy and substitute Nathan Oduwa saw the Lilywhites set up ...

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Paying the penalty - 2020 LOI spotkick stats

Sun, Nov 22 2020

We crunched the penalty numbers from the extratime.com extensive match database to bring you some spotkick stats from this season ...

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Drogheda United confirm two more re-signings ahead of new season

Sat, Nov 21 2020

First Division Champions Drogheda United have confirmed two more players in anticipation of the 2021 League of Ireland Season.

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New format announced for Unite the Union Champions Cup

Sat, Nov 21 2020

The FAI and IFA have announced a new format for the Unite the Union Champions Cup which is set to ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Bohemians -v- Dundalk

Fri, Nov 20 2020

Bohemians welcome Dundalk to Dalymount Park for tonight’s Extra.ie FAI Cup quarter-final clash (kick-off 7.45pm).

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FAI Cup Preview: Finn Harps -v- Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Nov 20 2020

One team's season will finish on Friday night at Finn Park when Finn Harps take on champions Shamrock Rovers to ...

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Premier Division Drogheda re-sign Brandon Bermingham, James Clarke and Ryan O'Shea

Thu, Nov 19 2020

Bermingham re-signs after impressing in his first year of senior League of Ireland football, while both Clarke and O’Shea commit ...

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Ian Morris set to stay on as Shels boss after relegation

Wed, Nov 18 2020

The club have also confirmed that they will have Morris on their official club podcast next week to talk about ...

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Chris Lyons re-signs for Drogheda United

Wed, Nov 18 2020

He is the seventh player to have re-signed for the club ahead of their 2021 top-flight return.

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Drogheda re-sign three more as preparations ramp up for 2021

Tue, Nov 17 2020

The Drogs trio all played a key role in their First Division title success last month

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Drogheda re-sign Kane, Doyle and Hyland as Clancy gets set for a top-flight return

Tue, Nov 17 2020

Drogheda make their top-flight return having won the First Division last month on the final day of the season away ...

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'Hopefully we will be remembered' - Rob Manley buoyant as his goal sends Longford back to the top-flight

Mon, Nov 16 2020

In October 2019, Manley scored the goal that consigned Longford to another year in the First Division for his former ...

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In Pictures: Shelbourne 0 - 1 Longford Town

Sun, Nov 15 2020

Our photographer Al Robinson was in Richmond Park for this one and he sent back a action packed gallery as ...

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Promotion/Relegation Play-Off Report: Shelbourne 0 - 1 Longford Town

Sun, Nov 15 2020

Longford had to withstand a barrage of late pressure from the Reds – but it was all in vain as ...

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Promotion/Relegation Play-Off Final Preview: Shelbourne -v- Longford Town

Sat, Nov 14 2020

The Reds will secure safety with a win over Longford, but should they lose, they will be consigned to another ...

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Dean Zambra looking to lean on past play-off experience as Longford eye a top-flight return

Fri, Nov 13 2020

While at Bishopsgate, the 32-year-old has endured plenty of promotion pain, none more so than last season

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Kyle Callan-McFadden departs Sligo Rovers

Thu, Nov 12 2020

Callan-McFadden departs the Showgrounds after helping the Bit O’Red to a fourth placed league finish

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Keith Long and Trevor Croly sign new four-year contracts with Bohemians

Thu, Nov 12 2020

Since both have been at the club together, they have qualified for Europe twice and have reached two FAI Cup ...

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Waterford appeal eligibility of Finn Harps defender Shane McEleney for Monday night's victory

Thu, Nov 12 2020

The Blues were defeated 1-0 at Finn Park, a result that saw Sligo Rovers move into fourth position and a ...

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Keith Long confirms teenager Evan Ferguson will join Brighton & Hove Albion next summer

Wed, Nov 11 2020

Ferguson, who turned 16 last month, was handed his full senior debut by Long in Monday night’s 2-1 win over ...

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Cork City legend Alan Bennett confirms retirement

Tue, Nov 10 2020

During his career, Bennett also played for Wycombe Wanderers, Cheltenham Town and AFC Wimbledon before returning to City in 2015

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In Pictures: Shelbourne 0 - 2 Shamrock Rovers

Tue, Nov 10 2020

Our photographer Paul Dolan was pitchside at Tolka Park on Monday and sent us back a great gallery

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Shelbourne set to face Longford Town at Richmond Park in play-off final

Tue, Nov 10 2020

The game will have a 2.30pm kick-off and will be streamed live on WatchLOI. The match will be available free ...

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Premier Division Round-Up: Shamrock Rovers go season unbeaten to condemn Shels to play-off while Harps complete heroic survival bid

Tue, Nov 10 2020

Elsewhere, Sligo Rovers secured a superb 2-0 win away from home against Dundalk at Oriel Park to secure fourth spot

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League Report: Shelbourne 0 - 2 Shamrock Rovers

Mon, Nov 09 2020

The Hoops made history against Shelbourne on Monday night with their 2-0 win at Tolka Park seeing them conclude their ...

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League Report: Finn Harps 1 - 0 Waterford

Mon, Nov 09 2020

Ollie Horgan’s side finished in 8th place in the league, securing their spot for next season while Shelbourne must face ...

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League Report: St Patrick's Athletic 1 - 2 Bohemians

Mon, Nov 09 2020

Talbot pulled off a string of top-class stops to end St Patrick’s Athletic’s slim hopes of snatching fourth position on ...

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