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Leaders fight hard to defeat plucky Portlaw

Waterford’s Luke Walsh turns back towards the centre circle after giving his side the lead from the penalty spot in the inter-league youth cup against North Tipperary at Ozier on Sunday  Photo: Noel Browne
Villa 4 Portlaw United 2 League leaders Villa had to fight all the way to get the better of a plucky Portlaw United team at the St Otteran’s Hospital Grounds on Saturday afternoon last. This was the fifth successive league win for John Furlong’s outfit but they will not face a tougher task for the [...]

New Blues owner targeting promotion in first season

Waterford United Crest
Following weeks of speculation, last Monday finally brought the curtain down on the long running saga linking Lee Power with his proposed takeover of Waterford United. Mr Power, who is also the owner of Swindon Town had been linked with the Blues for weeks but a lot of legal details and discussions between different parties [...]

World Cup glory for Colin

a href=””>Colin McCarthy was part of the Irish team which won the prestigious Men’s Plate at the recent Street League World Cup in Glasgow. Irish Street League uses the power of sport to transform the lives of individuals who may have encountered difficulties and fallen on hard times. Thanks to support from Aiseiri and Treo Port Láirge, [...]

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Blues hit for seven in Turners Cross

EA Sports Cup. Round 2 Cork City 7 Waterford United 0 Matt Keane reports The shooting boots were certainly on as Cork City blitzed a young and inexperienced Waterford United to reach the quarter-finals of the EA Sports Cup at Turner’s Cross on Monday week last. After a goalless first half, four goals in ten [...]

Points shared in six goal thriller

Blues striker Eoin Rhodes on the attack
League of Ireland First Division Athlone Town 3 Waterford United 3 Matt Keane reports his game which played at The Athlone Town Stadium on Friday night was one of the most extraordinary contests seen in this division for many a long year. Waterford were leading three nil after 36 minutes and appeared to be in cruise control. but when [...]

Blues cruise past Rockmount

EA Sports Cup. First Round Waterford United 4 Rockmount 0 Matt Keane reports Waterford United made it three wins on the trot when they defeated Rockmount at the RSC on Easter Monday. Following away wins in the league against UCD and Cabinteely a much changed team proved too strong against a club who have caused problems in past seasons. This [...]

Blues up to second with classy display

:  Blues Darren Murphy wins another vital tackle  against Cabinteely
League of Ireland First Division Cabinteely 0 Waterford United 2 Waterford United are beginning to like Dublin. The previous week they defeated UCD and on Saturday night last they came back from the capital with another three points after a classy display against Cabinteely. The win has moved them into second place behind the leaders Limerick. The match was [...]

Italy come from behind to crush Ireland

Republic of Ireland senior manager and assistant-manager, Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane were interested spectators in the RSC.
Matt Keane reports Ireland received a major setback in their quest to qualify for the UEFA Euro finals in France when they lost to a classy Italian side at the RSC on Thursday night last. Back on October 13th Noel King’s side were unlucky to lose to Italy away by one goal to nil and things [...]

Blues squander two goal lead

Under 19 League Waterford United 2 Cabinteely 2 Matt Keane reports Waterford United opened up their league campaign on Saturday at the RSC but had to settle for a point after squandering a two goal lead. Jordan Andre created the first chance for Cabinteely after four minutes when he took a pass from Ross Broderick on the [...]