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St Patrick’s Athletic Granted UEFA Licence By FAI

St Patrick’s Athletic have been named as one of four League of Ireland clubs awarded with a UEFA Licence ahead of the 2019/20 UEFA Club competition season. The FAI released a statement on Thursday confirming the news that St. Patrick’s have been granted a licence alongside, Dundalk FC, Cork City and Shamrock Rovers. “The Independent Club Licensing Committee of the …

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Host Of Irish On The Move As Sheridan & Delaney Find New Clubs

Three days into the January transfer window and a number of Irish players are already on the move in what’s set to be a busy month. Striker Cillian Sheridan, whose contract was recently terminated by Polish side Jagiellonia Bialystok, has moved to New Zealand outfit Wellington Phoenix in what is the 10th club of his career. The 29-year old completed …

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Waterford Promoted To League Of Ireland Premier Division

Waterford FC have been promoted to the League of Ireland Premier Division after rivals Cobh Ramblers fell to a 3-0 defeat on Saturday night at home to Cabinteely. Goals from Joe Doyle (2) and Dean Casey gave Cabinteely the win to hand Waterford the title as they now lead by eight points with two games remaining. Alan Reynold’s side have now …

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Cork City Fans Prove They’re The Best In The Country Yet Again

UEFA Europa League Second Qualifying Round Second Leg, Turner's Cross, Cork 21/7/2016 Cork City vs BK Hacken Cork City supporters celebrate a goal

Average attendances in the League of Ireland have increased this year according to new data released the FAI. With the opening third of Premier Division ties now having been completed (as well as ten rounds of the First Division), the governing body have been able to obtain a decent sample size as to the popularity of live football this season …

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EA Sports Cup Second Round Draw: Dundalk To Host St Pat’s

DUNDALK, IRELAND - JULY 22: General views of the stadium during the Champions League 2nd round qualifying game between Dundalk F.C and BATE Borisov at Oriel Park on July 22, 2015 in Dundalk, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

The draw for the second round of this year’s EA Sports Cup took place at FAI Headquarters on Wednesday.  The first two rounds of the competition are again being run on a regional basis, which sees the first round consisting of four pools of six teams. In this round, the two sides who received byes in the previous round were in the …

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One Minute Lowdown: Drogheda United 2-1 Waterford United

Drogheda United kicked off the 2016 First Division with a 2-1 win over Waterford United courtesy of goals from Sam O’Connor and Eoin Kirwan. It was Drogheda United who started the brighter of the two sides and they took the lead through Sam O’Connor just six minutes in to the league opener.  The goal came as Hyland played a perfect through …

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Drogheda United Begin Life In The First Division Against Waterford

Pete Mahon - Drogheda United manager.

Pete Mahon’s new-look Drogheda United begin life in the First Division as they host Roddy Collins’ Waterford United on Friday evening. A 5-3 defeat in Tallaght against Shamrock Rovers in October, on the last day of the 2015 season, relegated the Boynesiders to the First Division. Remarkably, the only time Drogheda were bottom of the Premier Division table last season was …

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EA Sports Cup First Round Draw: Bohs To Host Longford

The draw for the first round of the 2016 EA Sports Cup has been made with a total of 24 teams, including four non-league sides, taking part in the competition this year. The first two rounds of the competition will again run on a regional basis with four pools of six teams. Two sides from each pool have received byes to …

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Shelbourne Win To Keep Pressure On UCD

Shelbourne came away from Tolka Park with a deserved three points against an ill-disciplined Waterford United. At this stage of the season and with a dog fight on their hands with UCD for the final play off spot, Kevin Doherty’s squad knew that they couldn’t let any precious points slip through the cracks. The home side dominated the first half …

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Cobh Ramblers Travel To Waterford For Munster Derby

Munster rivals Waterford United and Cobh Ramblers meet for the first time this season on Friday night at the RSC. Neither side have gotten off to a flying start this season and both will be looking at this derby as a chance or re-igniting their campaign. Waterford come into the game on the back of a 2-0 loss to Cork …

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Shels Come From Behind To Earn Point Against Waterford

Two late goals for Gareth Coughlan and Craig Walsh earned Shelbourne a point against Waterford United, with the Dublin side coming from behind after Willie John Kiely and Brian Nolan had given the Blues a two goal advantage at halftime. The Blues opened the scoring on six minutes when Anthony McAlavey saild a wonderful corner into the Shels area, which was …

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Shelbourne & Waterford Both Hoping To Bounce Back

Waterford United will be hoping to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat as the Blues welcome Shelbourne to the RSC on Friday evening. The Blues come into the game on the back of a 1-0 defeat at the hands of league new boys Cabinteely last weekend. Despite some early chances, Tommy Griffin’s men were unable to find a way past …

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Cabinteely Look To Leapfrog Waterford United

Ollie Hamzat Cabinteely

Waterford United travel to Stradbrook to face Cabinteely on Friday evening as both sides look to return to winning ways. Cabinteely started life in the League of Ireland better than anybody expected, winning their first two games against Wexford Youths in the league and UCD in the EA Sports Cup. However, they have lost their last two encounters, against Finn …

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Ex-Waterford United Man Called-Up To Ireland U-21 Squad

Ex-Waterford United man and Accrington Stanley loanee Sean Maguire has been called-up to Noel King’s Irish under-21 side ahead of their game against Andorra tomorrow night.  That qualifying match ironically brings Maguire back to where it all started at his former club Waterford United’s home ground. Currently on-loan at Accrington Stanley from West Ham, manager King is pleased to have someone …

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League Of Ireland First Division Roundup: Week One

After a lengthy off-season, the opening weekend of this year’s SSE Airticity League First Division kicked-off with a bang. Here David Pheasey reviews all of Friday & Saturday’s action. With a full round of fixtures played on Friday and Saturday night, UCD and Cabinteely lead after impressive wins over Cobh Ramblers and Wexford Youths respectively, while Waterford, Athlone, Shelbourne and Finn …

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Nolan Earns Blues A Point

A late Shane Nolan strike stole the show, as Waterford United came from behind to draw 1-1 with Athlone Town. The visitors went ahead just before the break when Garbhan Coughlan latched onto a miss placed Shane Nolan back past. Coughlan taking the ball in his stride to fire his side ahead. Nolan turned hero with the last kick of …

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2015 Season Preview: Waterford United

With pre-season complete Waterford United look set for an exciting year of football in the south east.  After a tough season last year, both on and off the pitch, Blues fans will be hoping that 2015 will be a more promising year. Early signs are looking good for the club. Despite defeats to Shamrock Rovers, Bray Wanderers, Avondale United and …

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