Archive for the ‘Soccer’ Category

Blues Players commit to Waterford FC for 2018 season

Pictured at the press conference to launch the Waterford FC 2018 Season tickets in the Woodlands Hotel were Waterford FC Premier League players, Matthew Connor and John Martin.
Derry born defender Patrick McClean became the first player to re-sign for the Blues ahead of the 2018 Premier League when he penned a new deal last week. McClean, who made 23 appearances when the Blues won promotion back to the top flight of Irish football, has tasted Premier Division football before with his native Derry [...]

Super Blues too strong for Shannonsiders

Matt Keane reports A goal in each half by Scott Delahunty and Robert Bulmer saw the Blues U15 side ease past Limerick to top their group in a game they never looked like losing. The game, which was played in Ozier Park on Wednesday night last, drew a large attendance to see Franny Rockett’s team advance to [...]

FAI Junior Cup and Munster Cup Roundup

Anthony Power was successful for Carrick from the penalty spot in their 3-2 win over Hibernians in the FAI Junior Cup  Photo: Noel Browne
Matt Keane reports Bohemians defeated Crusaders 4-2 in the first round of the Munster Cup in Ben Wadding Park on Friday night. Alex Phelan (2) and Eoghan McGrath-Butler (2) were the net finders for the victors. Kyle Sinnott and Craig Hennessy scored the goals for Crusaders. In the FAI Junior Cup Dungarvan United came out on top [...]

Blues Woe After Disastrous Four Minute Spell

Matt Keane Waterford FC lost a truly amazing game at the RSC on Sunday afternoon last. Having won the Southern Section of the league and the U17 Cup, John Furlong’s side were hoping to win the National League outright especially after coming out on top against Dundalk on penalties in the quarter-final. They looked well on course [...]

True Blue Reynolds bags Park award

After a wonderful season in which he helped guide Waterford FC to the League of Ireland First Division title and promotion back to the Premier Division, head coach, Alan Reynolds is the winner of the Waterford Sports Star Park Hotel Award for the month of September. A former player and manager at the club, Reynolds returned [...]

Battling Blues win again

Pic1: Mike Nzongong heads goalwards against Bray at the RSC last Saturday.
aterford FC reeled of yet another victory at the RSC on Saturday last. This was their third game within the space of a week and that heavy workload told but they battled hard to get the points which keep them top of the league table. The previous Saturday they had defeated Shamrock Rovers 5-1 and on [...]

PIPPED AT THE POST

Waterford's Emma Murray is held up by Kerry's Amanda Brosnan
hree late points by Kerry helped the Kingdom Ladies capture this year’s Munster Senior Ladies Football title at Mallow on Saturday afternoon. Both defences were well on top in the opening exchanges of this game which was the first meeting of the two sides in a provincial final since 2003. Although defeat was Waterford’s lot on the [...]

THE MATCH OF THE DECADE

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane speaks to the press after the match
ooking back to previous weekend we were lucky to get a ticket for the Champions league final, we carried a colour article last week. Due to pressure of space game the review is here now, probably the best match we have seen live in last decade or two. The classic Euro Champions League Final billing lived up [...]

Villa complete remarkable treble.

Villa U15’s delighted with their remarkable season.
ylan Butler and Ivan Homoski hit two goals apiece as Villa ran out comfortable winners over Tramore in Graun Park on Thursday evening and clinched the U15 A league title. It has proved to be an amazing season for the team as they have now completed the treble by winning the U15A league and cup and [...]

Cardiff in Carnival mood for epic Champions League Final

Sergio Ramos lifts the Champions League trophy following Real Madrid's 4-1 win over Juventus in last Saturday's Final in Cardiff
ardiff was truly en-fete for the Champions League Final last Saturday. It was truly a magnificent occasion, a brilliant match, a sunny afternoon. Having secured a ticket fairly late, hotels were all full and flights so was a question of boat train and driving to Rosslare with the ferry time of 8am. Arriving at 3.30pm, the [...]