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Blues sign JJ Lunney and Zack Elbouzedi

JJ Lunney with Waterford FC General Manager Jack Power  Photos: Noel Browne
Waterford last week completed the signing of 20-year-old midfielder JJ Lunney and midfielder Zack Elbouzedi FCahead of the 2019 season. Lunney joins the club having spent the 2018 season with Bohemians. Jonathan “JJ” Lunney spent two seasons at Preston North End before joining St Patrick’s Athletic for 18 months in 2016.The left-footed Dubliner made 21 appearances [...]

Prestigious Award for Waterford Fc Supporters

There was a lot of joy and happiness last week when the Airtricity League Supporters Contribution Award was presented to Patrick Lynn on behalf of the Waterford fans in Ballsbridge, Dublin. This award is a fantastic recognition of all the Blues’ supporters. It’s an acknowledgement of several areas – support at home and away, atmosphere, behaviour, [...]

Late Goal Dents Southend’s Title Chances

Tramore’s Conor McGough in control against Southend’s Glen Hawe.
Waterford Premier League Tramore 1 Southend United 0 Southend United’s opportunity to move back into second place on the league table were dashed in Graun Park on Saturday night last when Cian Flanagan popped up with the winning goal nine minutes from fulltime. This defeat could prove costly for the Tangerines at [...]

Brilliant Away Win for Waterford Youths

The Waterford Youth Inter League team that defeated the Cork League in Moneygourney on Saturday last.
AI Inter League Youth Cup Cork League 0 Waterford League 1 The Waterford District League defeated the Cork League with a goal inside of three minutes in the Youth Inter League Cup on Saturday afternoon at Moneygourney.Waterford opened the scoring with their first chance when John Kavanagh intercepted a loose clearance and squared the ball to [...]

Reynolds Thrilled with Winning Finale

Waterford FC’s Izzy Akinade acknowledging the fans as he leaves the pitch at the end of the game and the end of Waterford FC’s season
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC manager Alan Reynolds was a happy man when he spoke after the Blues defeated Limerick at the RSC last Friday. “It was a great way to end the season. We started very well and I asked for that sort of energy and I asked them to take the game [...]

Super Blues Bring the Curtain Down in Style

Waterford FC’s Cory Galvin tackles Limerick FC’s Aaron Fitzgerald.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC 4 Limerick FC 1 They did it their way and they did it with pride and style. Waterford FC, back in the Premier League for the first time in ten years, brought the curtain down in style on their season at the RSC on Friday night last.The [...]

“I could not fault their effort” Alan Reynolds

Blues captain Paul Keegan leads his team out against Shamrock Rovers
League of Ireland, Premier Division Alan Reynolds was needless to say disappointed to have watched his side lose out on the chance to finish third and he gave his opinion on the outcome of the contest after the game. “We didn’t really start in the first half and they played very well and I felt that [...]

Soft Goals Coast the Blues

The Waterford FC team that took on Shamrock Rovers at The Tallaght Stadium last Friday night.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC left The Tallaght Stadium on Friday night last empty handed after losing 3-1 to Shamrock Rovers. The outcome moved the Hoops to 62 points and it cemented third place for them on the league table.The Blues remain on 56 points and will now have to be content with fourth [...]

Super Saints Stun Johnville

St. Joseph’s Lucas Malik is first to the ball ahead of Johnville’s Aaron Kennedy.
Munster Junior Cup. First Round Johnville 1 St Joseph’s 8 Let’s be honest from the outset! No one saw this coming. Johnville have been playing well in Division 1A all season, especially at home and they went into this match in St Martin’s Park on Saturday night as favourites. There was one [...]

Much Changed Blues Fall to Champions

Waterford FC’s Izzy Akinade beats Dundalk’s Brian Gartland in the air.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC 1 Dundalk 2 Having secured European football for the first time since 1986 on Monday, Waterford FC brought the curtain down on what was a glorious week in rather disappointing fashion at the RSC on Friday night last. Manager Alan Reynolds was forced into six changes [...]