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FAI board approve plans to resume SSE Airtricity League season on July 31

Thu, Jul 02 2020

The National League Executive Council (NLEC) last week voted in favour of a truncated season of 18 league games to ...

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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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Tactics, Taxis and TU - Lee Steacy's Story

Fri, May 01 2020

Speaking with extratime.ie, the Dubliner explained how his career developed to the stage where he’s now playing some of the ...

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League of Ireland clubs receive working document on potential behind closed doors return

Tue, Apr 28 2020

The League of Ireland has been put on hold since March as a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak

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Longford's Byrne eyes the big prize as he steps up recovery from his latest long-term injury setback

Fri, Apr 24 2020

The injury was his second long-term setback – with his first coming in 2018 at Stradbrook against Cabinteely that left ...

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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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FAI joins reconvened 'working group' to plot a future for the League of Ireland

Thu, Apr 16 2020

The working group was previously convened in July while the association was under the temporary management of Noel Mooney, though ...

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FAI extends suspension of football until May 5th

Fri, Apr 10 2020

An agreement between the FAI and clubs last month saw a provisional date of June 19th announced for the return ...

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

Tue, Apr 07 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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The plane that didn't arrive, the stands that did - The story of Longford Town's maiden European voyage of 2001

Sat, Mar 28 2020

Such was the story behind getting the tie played, this trip was never really about the result such was the ...

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Former Drogheda United striker Lee Duffy to appear on Late Late Show to discuss Covid-19 battle

Fri, Mar 27 2020

The Dubliner tested positive for the condition three weeks ago and spent eight days in hospital on a ventilator after ...

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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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Former Drogheda United striker Lee Duffy warns peers 'not to take this lightly' after being hospitalised with Covid-19

Sun, Mar 22 2020

The Dubliner doesn’t fit the profile of those most vulnerable to the disease – a young, healthy athlete with no ...

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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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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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Longford Town's Dean Byrne continues recovery following successful surgery

Wed, Mar 18 2020

In a tweet released by Longford Town, the club have wished the forward well in his recovery

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Aidan Price: 'We are trying to instill that in them, whether they've been with us since 12 years of age or just a couple of months, that it means something to play for Shamrock Rovers'

Sun, Mar 08 2020

It has been quite the eventful start for Shamrock Rovers II. Before a ball was even kicked the second coming ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Mar 06 2020

“De Town” will look to go three games out of three unbeaten at the start of their league campaign as ...

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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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League Report: Drogheda United 0 - 1 Longford Town

Sat, Feb 29 2020

Longford were the better side in the first half, winning a number of early frees but their first chance came ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Longford Town

Fri, Feb 28 2020

Longford came out on top on all three occasions last term

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Full schedule for the first round of the EA Sports Cup confirmed as Cabinteely host Crumlin United in the opening game

Wed, Feb 26 2020

Cabinteely will welcome Leinster Senior League champions Crumlin United to Stradbrook Park on the afternoon of Sunday, March 8th with ...

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Longford Town boss Daire Doyle: 'We knew coming into the game that it was a possible banana skin'

Sun, Feb 23 2020

However, the victory came at a cost – with star man Dean Byrne going off injured with a serious long-term ...

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League Report: Longford Town 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers II

Sat, Feb 22 2020

Longford Town got their League of Ireland campaign off with a win on Saturday evening over Shamrock Rovers II.

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2020 Season Preview - Longford Town

Sat, Feb 22 2020

If the goals get flowing and the defence remains as watertight as it was at times last season, one thing ...

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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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First Division Alliance confirm no boycott to take place but will play 'under protest'

Thu, Feb 20 2020

The clubs, after discussions with FAI CEO Gary Owens and Deputy CEO Niall Quinn – have confirmed that no boycott ...

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Extratime.ie staff predictions - First Division 2020

Thu, Feb 20 2020

Have we wrote off Cabinteely once again? – Maybe, but it appears our writers have backed Drogheda United to lift ...

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EA Sports Cup First Round Draw Made

Tue, Feb 18 2020

The draw for the First Round of the EA Sports Cup took place today.

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Pre-Season Friendly Report: Cork City 2 - 0 Longford Town

Sat, Feb 08 2020

In this friendly encounter, Neale Fenn was visited by his old side for the first time since his departure from ...

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Longford sign three as preparations ramp up for 2020

Mon, Feb 03 2020

Under-19s duo Thomas McLaughlin and Callum Warfield have both been promoted to the senior side, while winger Niall Barnes joins ...

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Draft First Division fixture list drawn up

Fri, Jan 24 2020

The draft fixture list is in line with the dates previously advised and based on 11 teams competing in the ...

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Longford Town sign Cliftonville defender Joe Gorman

Wed, Jan 22 2020

Gorman featured in the Red and Black’s two-goal defeat against Bohemians on Tuesday evening as a trialist, and he has ...

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Kristian Crawford joins Wexford after Longford stint

Wed, Jan 22 2020

Crawford had been training with the club and made an appearance for Wexford as a second half substitute during their ...

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Gary Shaw: 'I signed straight away and going home, I checked on Teletext to see where Bray were in the league and they were bottom - I didn't care'

Wed, Jan 15 2020

As an underage player, Gary was a prolific goalscorer for Newbridge Town, represented Shamrock Rovers in the SuperCupNI and lifted ...

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Longford Town snap up former Dundalk under-19 star Aaron McNally

Sat, Jan 11 2020

McNally joins from the Lilywhites as a highly-rated utility player – following on from Dylan Hand’s move from Oriel Park ...

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Opinion: The First Division Alliance is a necessary front amid the backdrop of blatant disrespect from the FAI and NLEC

Sat, Jan 11 2020

However, in light of the Shannonsiders’ exit from the League of Ireland, a vacancy of sorts had been created – ...

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Opinion: The First Division Alliance are wrong on Shamrock Rovers II - but the dictatorial approach must stop

Sat, Jan 11 2020

Why they chose a nine-team division as their hill to die on is anybody’s guess. When the next crisis arrives, ...

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Wexford sign former Longford Town forward Patrick O'Sullivan

Fri, Jan 10 2020

The 19-year-old Maynooth University student spent the 2018 campaign at Longford, where he made two appearances for the Red and ...

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Longford Town the first to host Shamrock Rovers II as new promotion play-off structure revealed

Fri, Jan 10 2020

The Hoops’ reserve side will line out as the tenth side in the league following the dissolution of Limerick but ...

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Former Saints title-winning captain Conor Kenna joins Leinster Senior League Kilnamanagh

Fri, Jan 10 2020

Kenna, who also had spells with Shamrock Rovers and Bray Wanderers during a long career at the top level, joins ...

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Shamrock Rovers II set to take part in the 2020 First Division

Thu, Jan 09 2020

News of the Hoops second-string’s admittance to the second tier comes amid the backdrop of strong opposition to the proposal ...

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Quiz: Can you name the last 10 top scorers in the First Division?

Wed, Jan 08 2020

And to make it a bit more challenging (if it wasn’t hard enough!), you'll have to answer them in order

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Warrenpoint bolster their ranks with the signing of former Athlone and Longford midfielder Kealan Dillon

Fri, Jan 03 2020

The 25-year-old spent the 2019 League of Ireland season at Athlone Town, where he made 26 appearances for the Blue ...

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First Division Alliance calls for nine-team First Division amid efforts to enter Shamrock Rovers B side in second tier

Tue, Dec 31 2019

Clubs had been due to vote on whether to admit Rovers B in recent days but it appears the decision ...

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5 Players to watch in the First Division in 2020

Sun, Dec 29 2019

Shelbourne ended their long wait for a Premier Division return, but the departure of the Reds does not necessarily mean ...

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Former Bray Wanderers winger Dylan McGlade departs Blyth Spartans to return to Ireland

Sun, Dec 29 2019

The 24-year-old joined Blyth earlier in the transfer window from Bray, returning to the club after spell back home in ...

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Longford Town sign defender Dylan Hand from Dundalk

Tue, Dec 24 2019

Longford Town have confirmed the capture of Dundalk player Dylan Hand.

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Carlton Ubaezuonu ends spell at Longford Town to make Galway return

Fri, Dec 20 2019

2019 saw Ubaezuonu join Longford Town, where he struggled with injury at the start of the season as he struggled ...

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