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Vital points for Blues in Dalymount

Tom Holland and Blues captain Rory Feely celebrate in front of the Blues fans at Dalymount Park last Friday night.
League of Ireland Premier Division Bohemian FC 1 Waterford FC 2 Jordan Norris Reports Waterford look almost certain to remain in the Premier Division next campaign following an excellent 2-1 win at Dalymount Park against Bohemians on Friday.The Blues went into the game under a recent resurgence, having toppled Hearts Colts and picked up valuable points away to Cork [...]

First half hat-trick sinks the Blues

Waterford FC's Kenny Browne heads clear ahead of Dundalk's Patrick McEleney.
FAI Cup Waterford FC 1 Dundalk 3 Waterford FC bowed out of the FAI Cup at the RSC on Monday of last week when the holders Dundalk came out on top in what was an exciting game. It all went horribly wrong for the Blues during a disastrous first half when they conceded three soft goals and [...]

Blues’ late goals rock Rebels

Blues winger Dean O'Halloran heads for goal against Cork City
League of Ireland, Premier Division Cork City 1 Waterford FC 2 Monday of last week proved to be one of the great nights for the Waterford FC players and supporters. With just eight minutes left on the clock the home side were leading one nil and a defeat at Turners Cross was looking odds on but the ‘Boys [...]

“We decided to go a different route”. Alan Reynolds

Waterford FC’s Walter Figueira was a threat to Derry City all night long. Photos: Noel Browne
Alan Reynolds was happy enough with the result against Derry City but he was also upset about what faces the club during the coming weeks as the fixtures continue to come thick and fast and the fact that Zack Elbouzedi was not allowed play against Cork City on Monday. “I am happy with the character, [...]

Blues battle for vital point

Blues battle for vital point
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC 1 Derry City 1 Following on from a good display against Shamrock Rovers the previous Tuesday, Waterford FC welcomed Derry City to the RSC on Friday night last. This was a massive game for the Blues because they had not taken anything from their recent home games [...]

Blues battle their way into last eight

:  Michael O'Connor scored his first ever goal for Waterford FC against Glengad United.
FAI Cup Round 2 Glengad United 0 Waterford FC 2 Waterford FC became the only team from Munster to make into the quarter-final’s of the FAI Cup when they defeated Glengad United in McGinn Park, Buncrana on Saturday afternoon last. Just as they did in the previous round against Maynooth University Town they had [...]

Hoops hit Blues for five

SSE Airtricity Premier League Waterford FC 1 Shamrock Rovers 5 Having lost 2-1 to Cork City at the RSC the previous Friday, Waterford FC were hoping to get back on track when they played Shamrock Rovers at the Kilbarry venue on Monday week last but again they failed to take anything from this game. [...]

Franny Rockett “ We now need to regroup”

Waterford FC’s Walter Figueira chases back after Cork City’s Colm Horgan.
Franny Rockett, the Waterford first team coach admitted he was bitterly disappointed not only with the final score but also with the display of the team overall.“We’re very disappointed after that. The Munster derbies are the lifeblood for supporters here in Waterford and they come out for these games. The fans that don’t come to [...]

First Loss for the Blues

Waterford FC goalscorer, JJ Lunney. Photos: Noel Browne
SSE Premier League Waterford FC  1   Cork City  2 Waterford FC lost for the first time this season to Cork City on Friday night at the RSC. The Blues had recorded two victories over the Leesiders in the previous two meetings but on this occasion they turned in a sluggish display and they could have [...]

Blues suffer extra-time heartache

Blues winger Zach Elbouzedi on the attack
EA Sports Cup Semi-Final Derry City 4 Waterford FC 2 (AET) Waterford’s ten year wait for a League Cup final place (EA Sports Cup) continues following an extra-time defeat to Derry City at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium on Monday week last. Walter Figueira, who was making his debut for the Blues, put his [...]