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

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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John Cotter: I had a lot of questions and on reflection afterwards, I just felt that it wasn't right for me at that time

Tue, Aug 11 2020

Perhaps best known for his long association with John Caulfield at Avondale United and Cork City, John Cotter also became an assistant manager of Waterford. However, when the Suirside managerial position vacancy was on offer following Alan Reynolds' departure, Cotter ...

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From the Archives: Brian Shelley on becoming disillusioned with financial mismanagement in the League of Ireland

Tue, Jul 07 2020

Having won every domestic honour, sampled life cross channel and becoming disheartened with League of Ireland clubs’ financial mismanagement, Brian Shelley turned to the southern hemisphere for coaching positions, whilst still continuing as a player. ExtraTime.ie caught up with Brian, ...

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From the Archives - Robbie Hedderman: 'When the same person is always putting money in, it can end up badly'

Sun, Jun 28 2020

Having joined perennial SPL outfit Aberdeen as a 19-year old defender in 2001, Robbie Hedderman has come full circle, returning to Pittodrie as an employee three years ago and now enjoying his latest role as the club's Community Trust Partnership ...

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From the Archives - Pay Flynn: Now that I see what Cristiano Ronaldo has done, it's nice for me to say to my kids that I kept him quiet. That tackle is something to own

Sun, Jun 21 2020

No stranger to capturing League of Ireland trophies during his playing career, Pat Flynn is also widely recognised as one of the domestic game's characters and someone who doesn't take himself too seriously.

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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 one day might guide current club Bohemians into a similar position, given the steady progression on evidence since his 2014 ...

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From the Archives - There is no loyalty in LOI - Greg O'Halloran Interview

Mon, Jun 15 2020

ExtraTime.ie caught up with Greg O'Halloran to hear his tales about his nationwide travels and passion for the beautiful game.

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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 sports, but even more so in a specialist position like goalkeeping. Excelling in soccer and Gaelic football, Micheál Schlingermann has ...

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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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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 as Eoin Wearen can testify, the mind wanders towards life after playing quicker than expected.

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