Gareth Penrose

Founder / Owner of Extratime


Gareth Penrose Info

Role: Founder / Owner of Extratime

Start Date: March 1, 2007, 11:08 a.m.

Email: [email protected]

Website: Click here to visit

LinkedIn: Click to visit

Gareth Penrose is the founder of Extratime.ie. The site was originally thought up and named in the back of Kennedy’s pub in Drumcondra in early 2007 but it wasn’t until March 2008 that it appeared on the internet. Gareth was previously involved with Shelbourne Football Club where he ran the club website from 2001 to 2006.

Gareth has written many articles, covered many games, and got to experience Europa League finals and European Championships, but many would say his greatest achievements have been on the playing field. From scoring his first ever goal for Shelbourne to executing possibly the slowest falling down / bicycle kick in a 6-a-side media tournament.

Gareth is also responsible for coding and designing the site so any complaints about Extratime can be directed at him. He’s also been known to talk endlessly about TV shows and computers which you can follow over at his account on twitter. He now can be seen irregularly in the press box in Drogheda and ranting about attendance figures and European coefficients.


Articles from Gareth Penrose

All the author's work on Extratime.com

Lessons in Football with Tom O'Connor (re-issue)

Mon, Jan 11 2021

With schools closed and League of Ireland games postponed, our reporter Tom O’Connor (@LOIMuinteoir) has been hard at work and has produced a set of club specific lessons suitable for 3rd to 6th class students. Over the coming week, he ...

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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 restarts after an extended break due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Derry City and Sligo Rovers are first out of ...

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From the Archives - extratime.ie League of Ireland Attendance Report 2019

Mon, Jun 29 2020

For the third season in a row, the SSE Airticity League of Ireland has seen an increase in attendances. The increase this season is an interesting one. 467,283* people came and watched from the stands for the 2019 season, an ...

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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 a 2-1 victory over UCD/Shelbourne, the action continued in Group 1.

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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 was called off due to the pitch being buried under a blanket of snow with St. Patrick’s Athletic versus Derry ...

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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. Another full programme of Premier Division games took place with four First Division fixtures marking the commencement of the second ...

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Live Updates - 2020 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 4

Fri, Feb 28 2020

Friday night sees the third of the 2020 SSE League of Ireland season already with four games in each division taking place. Extratime.ie will provide minute-by-minute updates from all four grounds as well as line-ups, match reports, photo galleries and ...

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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 Ireland venues across the country.

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2020 League of Ireland - Match Officials - Gameweek 2

Fri, Feb 21 2020

The match officials for the SSE Airtricity League Premier and First Division matches have been confirmed.

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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 well as five Premier Division games and two Intermediate Cup matches. Galway United versus Athlone Town has been called off ...

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Live Updates - 2020 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 1

Fri, Feb 14 2020

Friday night sees the beginning of the 2020 SSE League of Ireland season as four Premier Division games take place across the country. Bohemians versus Shamrock Rovers has been moved to a Saturday kick-off. Extratime.ie will provide minute-by-minute updates from ...

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Feb 14 2020

Ian Morris faces into his first game in charge at the top tier of Irish football in a somewhat unusual position

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- Derry City

Thu, Feb 13 2020

Vinny Perth will be without John Mountney and Sean Murray

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LIVE COMMENTARY: EA Sports Cup Semi-Final - Dundalk -v- Bohemians

Mon, Aug 19 2019

With two games taking place tonight, we have a full commentary service available for the clash of Dundalk and Bohemians in the EA Sports Cup semi-final. Oisin Langan is your commentator, with Tom O'Connor on co-comms. You can listen in ...

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Bohemians

Thu, Jul 04 2019

Bohemians are now unbeaten in their last five games

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Cork City

Mon, Jul 01 2019

Cork City will look to bounce back from a 4-1 home defeat to Derry City as they travel the length of Ireland to face a Finn Harps side fresh from a 2-0 win over Sligo Rovers (kick-off 8pm).

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Sligo Rovers

Fri, Jun 28 2019

Sligo Rovers come into this game having only lost once in their last ten

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extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 147 - Swing when you are winning (Amber Barrett and John Cotter)

Thu, May 30 2019

This week Declan Marron and Dave Donnelly debate the pros and cons of Niall Quinn and Co's plans (or lack thereof) for a new look League of Ireland (1.43).

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The Extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 141 -- John the Gardener (Guests - Jonathan O'Brien & Declan Devine)

Sun, Apr 21 2019

ExtraTime.ie Sportscast presenter Declan Marron is joined this week by Dave Donnelly as the bodies roll at the FAI. It’s been quite the few weeks and the lads discuss the resignations and investigations. (2.20).

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League Suspensions - SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 10

Sun, Apr 14 2019

Having been sent off on 34 minutes against Cork City on Friday, David Webster will serve his automatic one match ban as Pats welcome Derry City to Inchicore.

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Apr 12 2019

With only a point separating the sides, third placed Drogheda United welcome fifth placed Shelbourne to United Park on Friday night in the SSE Airtricity First Division (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Suspensions - SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 7

Thu, Mar 28 2019

The pattern of having more technical officials suspended than players continues this week.

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Match Officials - SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 7

Thu, Mar 28 2019

The match officials for this weekend’s SSE Airtricity League games has been announced.

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