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New contract for Jayson Molumby

Jayson Molumby surely has a career with Republic of Ireland ahead of him.
Brighton and Hove Albion have handed a new three-and-a-half contract to the Cappoquin born midfielder. The new deal will keep him at the club until June 2023. The Republic of Ireland captain joined the club in 2016 and made his first-team debut in a League Cup game against Barnet in 2017. He then played in the [...]

“He (Griffin) does that in training all of the time”. Alan Reynolds

Waterford FC’s John Martin went close with this effort late in the game.
When Shane Griffin scored the stoppage time winner Alan Reynolds jumped higher than he had ever jumped before. The Blues manager had pulled a rabbit out of his hat and needless to say the Tramore native was in great spirits when he spoke after the match. “We were on the front foot and put them under [...]

Self Destruction Aids Shamrock’s Dominance

Shamrock Rovers Roberto Lopes in a chase for possession with Waterford FC’s Ali Coote.
League of Ireland Premier Division Waterford FC 0 Shamrock Rovers 2 Jordan Norris Reports An early own-goal and red card saw Waterford’s hopes of putting a challenge up to highly fancied Shamrock Rovers go up in smoke not long after a ball was even kicked. Shane Griffin came in for Scott Allardice in Waterford’s only change from defeat to [...]

Loanees In Limelight Once Again

Waterford FC’s Robbie McCourt about to cross in the first half.
Jordan Norris Reports While Waterford went down 2-0 to Bohemians under Friday night lights – a text of thank you very much was surely headed the way of John O’Shea again, as it was the Reading duo of Andre Burley and Akin Odimayo who shone brightest on a night where it was crazy to be outside [...]

Bohs Blitz Puts Blues To Bed

Waterford FC’s Scott Allardice gets a great tackle in on Bohemians JJ Lunney.
League of Ireland Premier Division Waterford 0 Bohemians 2 Jordan Norris Reports A flurry at the end of the first half saw Bohemians grab the points at a wet and windy RSC. A crowd of over 2,400 came out in droves to support the Blues in their first home clash of the campaign – but the conditions were [...]

Akin Odimayo and Andre Burley sign on loan from Reading FC.

: Akin Odimayo and Andre Burley who have signed on loan from Reading FC.
Waterford FC last week announced the loan signings of Akin Odimayo and Andre Burley from Reading FC.Akin, 20, made his full debut with the Reading senior squad back in August 2019 against Plymouth to become the 53rd player to graduate from the Royals Academy. Akin also lined out nine times for the Royals U23’s this [...]

New look Blues rock Saints

Kevin O'Connor wheels away in celebration after scoring against St. Pats
League of Ireland Premier Division St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Waterford FC 1 Waterford FC began the new season in style on Friday night last when they dug deep to deny St Patrick’s Athletic at Inchicore. The Blues, who beat the Saints twice at Richmond Park last year, fielded eight players making their debut and with veteran keeper [...]

“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 [...]