Dan Lucey


Dan Lucey Info

Role: Interviewer

Start Date: March 19, 2015, 3:07 p.m.

Email: [email protected]

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Dan Lucey is an interviewer for ExtraTime.ie. He has penned articles for both Cork City and Luton Town’s official programmes.

Dan has written numerous interviews and was a regular attendee at League of Ireland fixtures for many a year. He was previously PRO for The Sextant FC (now East Village FC), for who he produced online match reports, previews, team news and photos.

Despite currently living in Australia and the wrong side of 40, Dan plays competitive football twice a week, while still finding time to pursue potential interviewees.

Articles from Dan Lucey

All the author's work on Extratime.com

Gary Cronin: ‘I knew the merger was coming and that wasn’t for me. The right thing to do was move on.'

Tue, Jun 28 2022

Player, coach, assistant manager and this season back as manager at Longford Town, Gary Cronin plans on leading his charges to a swift return to Premier Division football, despite the obstacle of overcoming full-time opposition clubs in a very competitive

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Paul Doolin: 'A lot of us were pushed to the side and I don’t think we were trendy enough'

Sun, Jun 19 2022

Paul Doolin enjoyed a glittering playing career before going on to manage in the League of Ireland and the national U-19 team with notable successes.

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Dinny Corcoran: 'I'd a great relationship with the people at Bohs and I loved my time there'

Tue, May 31 2022

Nowadays labelled a League of Ireland veteran, with a host of different domestic clubs once his employer, Dinny Corcoran is currently on the books of Wexford FC, and is glad to be back on the pitch and injury free.

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Richard Brush: ‘The people here in Sligo are so friendly. I was never an outsider.’

Tue, Mar 22 2022

Currently in his fourth spell with Sligo Rovers, Birmingham-born goalkeeper Richard Brush insists that it’s not just because he lives in the locality that he keeps re-signing for the Bit O’ Red.

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James Doona: 'As soon as I chatted to Colin Healy, everything just clicked'

Fri, Jan 07 2022

Born within a stone's throw of Richmond Park, James Doona hopes to return there on a regular basis with Cork City, who share his target of a swift return to Premier Division football.

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Tony Sheridan: 'I'm a Shelbourne man and still a fan. It was probably one of my biggest mistakes leaving Shelbourne.'

Sat, Jan 01 2022

Playing in the League of Ireland during a period which was well stocked with technical footballers, Tony Sheridan still stood out, producing instinctive flashes of skill and memorable finishes.

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Greg Yelverton: 'It's remarkable for our young people to walk out in front of 80,000 people in Naples, carrying the Irish flag.'

Sat, Dec 11 2021

On the brink of progressing into Cork City's senior side, Greg Yelverton received and accepted a football scholarship to the University of North Carolina.

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Paul Keegan: ‘We won League One and played in the Championship. We played against some great teams, with huge budgets.’

Sat, Nov 20 2021

A promising talent at Home Farm, Keegan had many suitors in England

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Jon Daly: ‘The sheer joy, emotion and noise in the Millennium stadium will stay with me forever’

Mon, Oct 25 2021

Unlucky not to have received a senior Irish cap during his playing career, Jon Daly is currently expanding his coaching horizons as assistant manager/under-23 boss of Finnish side TPS Turku

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Conor Nestor: 'Coach development has gotten much better'

Sun, Aug 29 2021

After countless volunteer roles, coaching Limerick FC's U-19s and eight years as an FAI Development Officer, Conor Nestor concluded that leaving Ireland was necessary to realise his coaching ambitions.

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Chris Bennion: 'It was upsetting and it hurt what happened at Monaghan'

Wed, Aug 11 2021

Edinburgh born, but never playing a senior game in Scotland and just a sole first team appearance for Middlesbrough, Chris Bennion carved out a decent goalkeeping career for himself in the League of Ireland, where he's still involved, as a ...

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Patrick Cregg: 'Academy football serves its purpose up to a certain age, but you are not learning much on the sidelines'

Fri, Jul 23 2021

As a confident young player learning his trade at Manchester United, then Arsenal, Patrick Cregg made a career out of football, not regaining a love for the game until being a part-timer on the books of Montrose in the Scottish ...

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Cobh Ramblers' Cian Murphy: ‘I still believe we have the squad to do something this season.’

Mon, Jun 28 2021

Back on Leeside this season, with Cobh Ramblers, Murphy still contests that despite their current standing in the First Division, his club can mount a charge up the ladder.

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Tim Kiely: 'In the off-season we didn't get paid, but I was too proud to sign on the dole.'

Sun, Jun 20 2021

Of course not every young Irish footballer who goes to a cross-channel club ‘makes it’, remains injury free or returns home to enjoy a long and successful domestic career.

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Lisa Fallon: 'I am really enjoying being out on the grass working with the players every day'

Wed, May 26 2021

For Lisa Fallon an early interest in coaching was always inevitably going to lead to a UEFA Pro Licence

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Achille Campion: ‘The Irish footballer has many, many qualities. They are technically savvy.’

Sat, Mar 06 2021

Achille Campion took the alternative route of scholarships in the USA before returning to the professional game.

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Garry Buckley: The winning mentality John and his backroom team instilled into us was a big reason we were so successful for many years

Fri, Feb 19 2021

It's never easy to leave behind everything you've known since birth and take up a fresh challenge in pastures new, but that's exactly what Garry Buckley did upon departing his hometown club Cork City for Sligo Rovers in 2019.

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Former Cork City player Admir Softic: As a footballer, I was disappointed how the new coach handled the situation

Fri, Feb 12 2021

Leaving behind his native Bosnia and Herzegovina for Ireland, Admir Softic's introduction to a new way of life was made easier by football. A breakthrough into a talented Cork City squad and Irish citizenship led to an EU passport, allowing ...

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Karl Sheppard: 'The last couple of years I've suffered a lot of pain'

Thu, Jan 21 2021

Karl Sheppard recalls unhappy spells in England, remarkable achievements in the domestic scene and performing through the pain barrier.

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Ollie Cahill: 'I saw the value first hand of what the union did for players through my own experiences at Shelbourne and Drogheda'

Sun, Nov 29 2020

Ollie Cahill had a League of Ireland career liberally sprinkled with silverware

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John Andrews: 'There needs to be more emphasis on coaching education and player development'

Sat, Nov 21 2020

John Andrews reflects upon his diverse career path.

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'It was all about focus, concentration and making sure that you were mentally right' - Ciaran Kelly on that FAI Cup penalty shootout

Sun, Sep 27 2020

In addition to being a part of Sligo Rovers' hugely successful squad in the early 2010s, Ciarán Kelly has also followed his own coaching path, which has seen him take the reins at Castlebar Celtic to his present role in ...

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Gareth Cronin: We went into a play-off with Finn Harps, who completely annihilated us in Ballybofey, which was the lowest part in my time managing Waterford

Sun, Sep 06 2020

From midway through a fruitful playing career and then entering League of Ireland management at 31, Gareth Cronin simultaneously held down a full-time job outside of football. In recent times, his financial background brought about a chance to get involved ...

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Ross Gaynor: 'With football in Ireland, you're moving from club to club to play. It's a good life, but you don't get the opportunity to buy a house and stay put'

Sun, Aug 23 2020

Having played in England, Northern Ireland and virtually every corner of the domestic scene, Ross Gaynor left senior football behind at 29, to pursue a career in banking, which permitted a long-held desire of a return to his native Ardee.

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