Covid-19

The latest Covid-19 stories on Extratime

Zlatan Ibrahimovic tests positive for Covid-19

Thu, Sep 24 2020

The former Barcelona and Manchester United forward scored in AC Milan’s two-nil win over Shamrock Rovers in the last round ...

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FAI, IRFU and GAA collaborating on submission to government on safe return of supporters to stadia

Fri, Sep 11 2020

The three main sporting bodies in Ireland - the FAI, IRFU and GAA – met on Friday to discuss a ...

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Shamrock Rovers to stream Europa League qualifier online

Sun, Aug 23 2020

Shamrock Rovers will stream online their Europa League one-legged qualifier against Finnish side Ilves Tampere from Tallaght on Thursday.

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Linfield awarded walkover after Covid-19 complications involving preliminary round opponents

Wed, Aug 12 2020

UEFA have announced the decision to award Linfield a walk over and as a result a 3-0 win over KF ...

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FAI give green light for Kildare, Offaly and Laois to resume non-contact training

Wed, Aug 12 2020

Having previously announced that all football in Kildare, Laois and Offaly was to cease due to the localised restrictions introduced ...

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Further cancellations in Scottish football after quarantine breach

Tue, Aug 11 2020

Two upcoming Celtic games have been postponed after it was revealed defender Boli Bolingoli had breached coronavirus quarantine rules.

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First Waterford player tests negative for COVID-19

Wed, Aug 05 2020

Waterford FC today confirmed that the first player tested for COVID-19 has received a negative result.

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Devine worried with potential COVID-19 situation at Waterford

Wed, Aug 05 2020

Declan Devine gives his reaction to the situation that led to the postponement of the Waterford game.

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Second Waterford player to be COVID-19 tested due to symptoms

Tue, Aug 04 2020

a second Waterford player is to undergo a COVID-19 test after reporting suspected coronavirus symptoms to his club this morning.

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extratime.com Sportscast - Restart Review and Sligo v Waterford Postponement

Mon, Aug 03 2020

Dave Donnelly and Macdara Ferris are back to talk about the league restart, the success of WATCHLOI and reporting from ...

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Player with COVID-19 symptoms causes postponement of Sligo Rovers v Waterford match

Mon, Aug 03 2020

The SSE Airtricity League between Sligo Rovers and Waterford set for Tuesday has been postponed.

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Postcard from the Stream - Watching LOI return

Sat, Aug 01 2020

The League of Ireland returned on Friday night and it was all a bit different.

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Re-start Club Preview: Cabinteely

Mon, Jul 27 2020

At the start of the season, the Extratime.com team predicted a seventh placed league finish for Cabinteely

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Re-start Club Preview: Longford Town

Mon, Jul 27 2020

At the start of the season, the Extratime.com team predicted a second placed league finish for Longford Town

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Re-start Club Preview: Finn Harps

Mon, Jul 27 2020

For the second season running extratime.com writers predicted that Finn Harps would finish last in the Premier Division.

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Longford Town Supporters Club establish GoFundMe fundraising drive to aid club ahead of football's return

Mon, Jul 27 2020

The Red and Black’s Supporters Club have seen many of their income streams cut off as a result of the ...

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Irish football fixtures to return initially behind closed doors

Fri, Jul 17 2020

The FAI confirmed on Friday that when competitive football returns at the end of the month, it will be played ...

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2020 WNL Fixture list released

Fri, Jul 17 2020

The fixtures for the 2020 Women’s National League season have been released.

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Five substitute option rule to continue until end of summer 2021

Wed, Jul 15 2020

Fifa have given permission for the continuation of the temporary five substitutes rule to continue for another 12 months.

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Sligo Rovers announce plans for season ticket holders to attend games

Wed, Jul 15 2020

With the League of Ireland restart getting closer by the day, Sligo Rovers have now announced plans to cater for ...

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Sligo Rovers raise over 80K in fund raising drive

Sun, Jul 12 2020

Sligo Rovers have raised over €80,000 following their GoFundMe drive which closed earlier today after more than 1,500 people had ...

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Roll out of VAR in Europa League Group stages to be delayed due to Covid-19 restraints

Thu, Jul 09 2020

Uefa have announced that VAR will not be used in the Europa League Group stages in 2020/2021 as had initially ...

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Uefa confirm all Champions League and Europa League qualification games to take place behind closed doors

Thu, Jul 09 2020

Uefa have announced that all Uefa fixtures will be behind doors until further notice, in a move that will affect ...

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Dundalk step up preparation with the scheduling of Derry and Bohs friendlies

Mon, Jul 06 2020

Dundalk have announced two friendlies as they step up their preparation for the resumption of competitive play.

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FAI seeking further funding to ensure continued viability of the organisation

Sat, Jul 04 2020

With competitive football about to return to the pitch in Ireland later this month, the FAI are returning to look ...

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Sligo Rovers have raised more than 31K in the last 24 hours

Wed, Jul 01 2020

Yesterday was a day of joy and hope for many League of Ireland fans with the news that the League ...

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Linfield declared NIFL 2019/2020 Champions

Fri, Jun 26 2020

Linfield have been crowned 2019/2020 NIFL Champions earlier today after finishing four points ahead of second placed Coleraine.

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Gallery: DLR Waves resume training

Fri, Jun 26 2020

After an unprecedented shutdown, Ireland is beginning to resume economic, social and sporting life and football too is beginning to ...

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Gallery: Athlone Town return to training

Fri, Jun 26 2020

Athlone Town returned to training on this week and on Wednesday evening our photographer Gary Shanahan took a trip out ...

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Finn Harps release historic Finn Park video as they continue attempts to raise 30K

Wed, Jun 24 2020

Finn Harps have released an iconic video featuring some classic moments from the past in the hope of furthering their ...

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From FAI Cup Final to Biomedical degree finals for Neil Farrugia

Sun, Jun 21 2020

As the country emerges from lockdown, thankfully a bit quicker than the original five stage government plan, it should mean ...

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FAI welcome Resilience Fund to aid recovery from Covid-19

Fri, Jun 19 2020

The funding will be made up of four separate allocations, the first being ‘funding of up to €40 million for ...

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Gallery: Zara Foley training in isolation

Thu, Jun 18 2020

With a hopeful restart of football not too far away, our photographer David Ribeiro headed out for one last training ...

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Keith Long: You have to make a conscious decision to look outside the league for talented players

Thu, Jun 18 2020

After being in and around three title-winning campaigns as a player, Keith Long has developed into an astute manager, who ...

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Uefa announce change to U21 European Championship Finals structure

Wed, Jun 17 2020

Uefa confirmed today at a meeting of their Executive Committee, that due to the Covid-19 pandemic reshaping the footballing calendar, ...

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Finn Harps announce fundraising campaign in the hope of hosting League of Ireland games when season resumes

Tue, Jun 16 2020

Finn Harps have confirmed their intention to apply to host a number of games when the League of Ireland season ...

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All Five of Ireland's representatives in Europe recieve Uefa licenses

Tue, Jun 16 2020

The FAI’s Club licensing committee has confirmed that Derry City, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians and Dundalk have all been awarded Uefa ...

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Latest round of Covid-19 tests on Bohemians players confirmed as negative

Tue, Jun 16 2020

The FAI have confirmed that the latest round of Covid-19 tests carried out on Bohemians’ players and staff have all ...

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Gallery: Karl Moore training in Isolation

Wed, Jun 10 2020

All football in the Republic of Ireland has been given permission to resume training from Monday 15th June, however, many ...

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Negative COVID-19 results for Derry City, Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians

Wed, Jun 10 2020

The first set of COVID-19 results for players and officials from Derry City, Dundalk, Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers after testing ...

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Chelsea to donate Women's Super League Prize Money to Charity

Wed, Jun 10 2020

Chelsea Women have announced that their prize money for winning the FA Women's Super League will be donated to the ...

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Former Shamrock Rovers and Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill tests positive for Covid-19

Wed, Jun 10 2020

Former Northern Ireland and Shamrock Rovers boss Michael O’Neill has tested positive for Covid-19, his current club Stoke City have ...

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FAI publish return to play guide for clubs as football inches closer to a return

Tue, Jun 09 2020

The FAI have confirmed that in light of the recent changes to the government roadmap

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Home advantage to possibly disappear behind closed doors when League of Ireland returns

Sun, Jun 07 2020

One the remarkable things about the resumption of football in Germany has been the quanity of wins for the away ...

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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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Bohemians forced to issue apology to FAI

Thu, Jun 04 2020

The FAI have confirmed that they have received and accepted an official apology from Bohemians, after some members of the ...

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Latest round of Covid-19 test results are all negative ahead of return to training on June 8th

Thu, Jun 04 2020

The FAI have announced that all tests conducted in the latest round of Covid-19 testing have returned negative.

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