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Match Officials Appointed - August 14th-18th

Wed, Aug 12 2020

The feast of football continues this weekend with games right across and into early next week. The First Division will ...

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In Pictures: Sligo Rovers 2 - 1 Shelbourne

Sun, Aug 09 2020

Goals from Jesse Devers and a second half finish from David Cawley saw Sligo Rovers pick up all three points ...

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Aug 07 2020

Second from bottom Sligo Rovers take on high-flying Shelbourne in a vital clash in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division tomorrow ...

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Sligo Rovers sign Lithuanian defender Sigitas Olberkis

Thu, Aug 06 2020

Sligo Rovers have snapped up Lithuanian defender Sigitas Olberkis on a short-term deal until the end of the 2020 season ...

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Sligo Rovers' Regan Donelon: 'Football is a short career, so you have to dream big'

Wed, Aug 05 2020

Recently, Donelon caught up with extratime.com reporter Tom Byrne to discuss his footballing career to date, and what the future ...

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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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Live Updates - 2020 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Restart - Day 1

Fri, Jul 31 2020

The first “Behind Closed Doors” SSE Airtricity League of Ireland matches take place this evening as the Irish domestic season ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- Sligo Rovers

Thu, Jul 30 2020

Rovers have lost their last four games away from the Showgrounds.

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Re-start Club Preview: Sligo Rovers

Mon, Jul 27 2020

We look at Sligo Rovers ahead of the League restart next weekend.

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Sligo Rovers sign 2019 golden boot winner Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe following stint in Israel

Fri, Jul 24 2020

‘Junior,’ who was the Premier Division’s top scorer last season while on loan at Derry City, has most recently been ...

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Column: Numbers don't add up in critique of League of Ireland crowds

Sun, Jul 19 2020

Sunday Independent columnist Eamonn Sweeney was concerned that his readers might get a misleading impression about the number of people ...

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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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Irish striker Eoin Doyle signs for Bolton Wanderers

Sat, Jul 11 2020

The Dubliner has become Bolton Wanderers’ Head Coach Ian Evatt’s first new signing after landing a three-year deal at the ...

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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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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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Micheal Schlingermann: The year out helped me mentally and to get set up with life after football

Mon, Jun 08 2020

Honing your skills, exuding patience and making the most of an opportunity when it comes is appropriate in all team ...

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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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From the Archive - Brendan Clarke: It was embarrassing. There was anger, hatred, every emotion, really

Wed, Jun 03 2020

Brendan Clarke's recollections of a commendable career to date.

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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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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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Eoin Wearen: I look back on Sligo as a period of 'what if

Sun, Apr 19 2020

A domestic footballer's career can be short and precarious at the best of times, but throw in serious injuries and ...

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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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Shamrock Rovers staff and players accept 25% pay cut following coronavirus shutdown

Thu, Apr 16 2020

The squad have been training separately in line with HSE and FAI guidelines since the association formally suspended organised football ...

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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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Extratime.ie eSports Cup taking shape as final four line-up revealed

Fri, Apr 10 2020

The action will be continued to be called by both Oisin Langan (@OisinLangan) and pro FIFA player, Eric Finn (@XampL_Xx)

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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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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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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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