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Waterford hit for seven

Blues U19 Full Back Dylan Walsh on the overlap against Cork City at the RSC last Tuesday.
Waterford United were well and truly hammered by Cork City at the RSC on Tuesday last. The Blues team were playing their third game in a row under three different managers. Following the one all draw away to Wexford Johnny Browne announced he was stepping down from his position. Next up was a home game against UCD [...]

Superb win for young Blues

Winger Ryan Lambe takes on the Cork City defence
Waterford United are right back in contention for the league title following this superb victory over Cork City at the RSC on Saturday last. The Leesiders defeated the Blues 4-2 on the opening day of the season but Gary Power’s outfit certainly gained revenge in this encounter. The previous week Waterford came away from Belfield with [...]

Blues crumble to Reds in Tolka Park

Blues striker Mark Walsh heads for goal against Shelbourne at Tolka Park on Friday night last.
Waterford United are back on the bottom of the league table following this defeat in Tolka Park on Friday night last. Having beaten Cabinteely the previous week hopes were high that the Blues may be capable of avoiding finishing in the dreaded eighth position but coupled with this defeat and Cabinteely’s win against Cobh Ramblers [...]

Crystal sparkle in thrilling encounter

Pic2: Josh Cosgrave (Abbeyside) strongly challenges Waterford Crystal’s Josh English.
A magnificent brace of goals from Aidan Humphreys gave Waterford Crystal a super victory against Abbeyside at the RSC on Saturday afternoon. Both teams served up a wonderful game and it’s no surprise that both teams are right up near the top of the league table. Abbeyside dominated the opening 25 minutes and David Keoghan was just [...]

Blues win to move off the bottom

Blues striker Cory Galvin is out number by Cabinteely defenders
Waterford United recorded their second home victory over Cabinteely on Friday night and in doing so moved off the bottom of the league for the first time in months. The Blues came out on top against the same opposition in May in what was Roddy Collins’s first game in charge. The only goal of game was [...]

BOHS Edge out Kilmacow on penalties

Darragh Swaby (Bohs) drives past Kilmacow’s Gary Cooney.
This clash, which was played in Ben Wadding Park on Saturday night between two First Division teams, was expected to produce a tight affair and that’s exactly how it panned out. Bohemians almost took the lead after 17 minutes when Andy Phelan cracked in a free kick from 20 yards but the Kilmacow goalkeeper Killian [...]

Johnville rock Rangers with second half goals

Prior to this match, which was played in St Martin’s Park last week, Park Rangers had defeated Kilmacthomas and Johnville had lost to the same opposition – so the outcome of this exciting clash could be described as a minor shock. The visitors from Faithlegg went into the game as slight favourites but sport has a [...]

Villa run riot to remain top

The Villa recorded their first ever Premier League victory in Clonard Park on Sunday last and in doing so they made it four wins on the bounce. Their one hundred per cent record means that they still sit proudly at the top of the League table. The Connor’s Park outfit got off to the perfect start when [...]

Michael Walsh: 50 Years serving his beloved Blues

In one form or another, Michael Walsh has been involved with Waterford FC/Waterford United for over 50 years, and the club has been in his blood since he first joined as matchday steward back in 1965. As a young lad, Michael played with Valley Rangers and spent his youth kicking football against the wall in Doyle [...]

Depleted Blues take a point in Ballybofey

A depleted Waterford United team took a point from Ballybofey on Saturday night last. Due to illness and suspensions, among other reasons, Blues boss Roddy Collins had just two outfield substitutes to choose from. And when striker Daniel Pender had to be stretchered off with five minutes remaining, substitute goalkeeper Matthew Connor had to play up [...]