Covid-19

The latest Covid-19 stories on Extratime

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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Bohemians admit error as video emerges of training session at Fr Collins Park

Thu, Jun 04 2020

Bohemians said that they have been following the Department of Health’s guidelines rather than those set out by the FAI’s ...

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FAI confirm all Covid-19 tests yield negative results as return to football inches closer

Wed, May 27 2020

FAI Medical Director Dr Alan Byrne received the results today of the first batch of tests, carried out on Monday ...

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AUL cut short 2019/20 season as Covid-19 shutdown wreaks havoc on amateur football

Wed, May 20 2020

This confirmation comes shortly after it was revealed that the Limerick and District League was also cut short

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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 seek further clarification from Sport Ireland on three key factors

Tue, May 12 2020

The FAI steering group, led by facilitator Ger McDermott, has asked Government Officials for guidance regarding three key areas surrounding ...

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