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“It’s still very sore for everyone here.” Lee Power

Blues owner Lee Power
LOI Premier League Preview Ahead of the new season Waterford FC owner Lee Power gives his views on a range of issues including last season’s Europa League debacle. It’s been just over three years since Lee Power became the owner of Waterford FC. In that time the club won the First Division and then finished fourth [...]

Graham Cummins. “You are more or less self-employed in England.”

Waterford FC’s Graham Cummins getting the better of Bray Wanderers Gary Shaw during the pre-season friendly at the RSC.
LOI Premier League Preview Graham Cummins began his League of Ireland career with Cobh Ramblers in 2006. He scored 17 goals in 77 games for the Rams. Stephen Henderson, who was the manager of Waterford United at the time, brought him to the RSC in 2009 and although he was signed as a central defender Henderson [...]

Matty Smith and Tyreke Wilson join the Blues

Matty Smith has signed for the Blues from Dundee United.
Waterford manager Alan Reynolds added two more new players to his squad last week ahead of the new season which gets underway with an away game against St Patrick’s Athletic in Richmond Park on Friday, February 14th. Striker Matty Smith and left-full back Tyreke Wilson are the latest newcomers to arrive at the RSC. Matty [...]

O’Connor strike sinks Seagulls

Blues boss Alan Reynolds
League of Ireland pre-season friendly Waterford FC 1 Bray Wanderers 0 Waterford FC came out on top against Bray Wanderers in Saturday afternoon last in what was their third pre-season outing. Manager Alan Reynolds used a total of 18 players during the 90 minutes including new striker Matty Smith. Three trialists were included in that total as Reynolds [...]

Loan Move For Lee O’Connor

Lee O’Connor is on loan at Partick Thistle for the remainder of the season.
Jordan Norris Reports Lee O’Connor has moved to Scottish Championship side Partick Thistle on loan for the rest of the 2019/20 season. The former Villa man, who made a deadline day move from Manchester United to Celtic, is yet to make a first-team appearance for the Scottish champions – with manager Neil Lennon sending the versatile [...]

Molumby Knocking At Mick’s Door For March

Jayson Molumby celebrating with Shaun Hutchinson and Shaun Williams during Millwall's 1-0 win over Brentford in the EFL Championship recently.
Jordan Norris Reports Reading midfielder Charlie Adam has faced a litany of world-class opponents down the years – Eden Hazard, Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney to name but a few. However, it’s unlikely anyone ever mugged off the Scottish international as badly as he was on Saturday week last. With the ball dropping loosely in midfield, Millwall’s Jayson [...]

Top three win in Premier League

Tramore are joint second after they defeated Ballinroad 1-0 to move on to 21 points from 11 games played.   Photos: Noel Browne
Ferrybank maintained their unbeaten record in the Premier League on Sunday morning when they proved far too strong for Tramore Rangers at The Orchard. Adrian Rockett gave them the lead after 18 minutes and netted again ten minutes later. Sean Duffy made it 3-0 on 39 minutes. Kevin Hurley got in on the act from the penalty [...]

Bohs edge closer to league crown

Bohs Sam Cheevers holds off the challenge from Kilmacthomas’s Evan Hanrahan.
WSFL Under 15 A League Bohemians 5 Kilmacthomas 0 Bohemians maintained their unbeaten record in the Under 15 A League on Saturday afternoon last at the RSC. They welcomed the bottom club Kilmacthomas to the Kilbarry venue and following the 70 minutes of action they brought their total of points to 18 from their eight games played. They [...]

Stamford Bridge delight for Taylor and Adam

Taylor and Adam Tebay walk out at Stamford Bridge as mascots for Chelsea for the FA Cup match against Nottingham Forrest
Taylor and Adam Tebay from Waterford City got the opportunity of a lifetime after waiting seven years from sending in their mascot applications to walk Chelsea onto the pitch at Stamford Bridge. They got to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Chelsea winning the FA Cup while the present Chelsea team defeated Nottingham Forest. To mark the anniversary [...]

Blues continue to build for season opener

Michael O’Connor has re-signed for Waterford FC
Waterford FC continue to build their squad ahead of the 2020 season which gets under way next month. The club last week announced the loan signing of Kevin O’Connor from Preston North End. Kevin last played with the Blues back in 2014, when he made 43 appearances over two seasons, scoring three times.Speaking to [...]