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Waterford FC bow out of Scottish Challenge Cup

Michael O’Connor celebrating his goal
Stenhousemuir 3 Waterford FC 2 A goal four minutes into injury time won the game for Stenhousemuir in a rain and wind lashed Ochilview Park in Falkirk on Friday night last. The victory for the hosts has ensured a quarter-final in the Scottish Challenge Cup. The Blues manager Alan Reynolds made eight changes from the team [...]

Hot Blues too strong for ‘Bit O Red’

Waterford FC’s Walter Figueira is fouled in the first half by Sligo Rovers John Mahon which resulted in a penalty kick, unfortunately Michael O’Connor’s shot was saved.
League of Ireland Premier Division Waterford FC 2 Sligo Rovers 0 Waterford and Sligo Rovers met for the fourth time this season when they clashed at the RSC on Tuesday night last and after three previous draws the Blues came out on top in this encounter. This win moved the Blues closer to the ‘Bit O [...]

“The owner could have sacked me at any stage”. Alan Reynolds

Kevin Lynch and Blues Boss Alan Reynolds after beating St. Pats
Blues manager Alan Reynolds was thrilled with the performance in Richmond Park on Friday night and told the media afterwards his team were well prepared for the match. “It was a really good performance from us, and we prepared well for it. I know that they are a decent side as well, but I thought that [...]

Brilliant Blues secure Premier status

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Waterford FC 2 Waterford FC turned on the style in Richmond Park on Friday night last and two goals scored by Michael O’Connor secured the points which guarantees the club Premier League football next season. Earlier in the campaign the Blues won 3-0 at the same venue so visits to Inchicore, Dublin [...]

Ten-man Villa hit Portlaw for nine

Villa’s Ross Connolly holds off the challenge from Portlaw’s Darragh Quinn
Munster Youth Cup. Round One Villa 9 Portlaw United 1 An extremely strong and talented Villa team advanced to the next stage of the MFA Youth Cup in Connors Park on Thursday night last. This current crop of Villa players are more than capable of enjoying an extended run in this competition. The Portlaw United team came into the match with an unbeaten record as they had won [...]

Bohemians sink Celtic in style

David Kennedy is congratulated by his Bohs team mate Shane Nolan after scoring a great second half free kick.
Waterford Junior League, Division 1A Bohemians 4 Seaview Celtic 1 Bohemians came out on top against Seaview Celtic in what was an exciting contest in Ben Wadding Park on Saturday night last. The three points gained keeps them at the right end of the table under the guidance of player-manager Brian Nolan. There was an explosive [...]

Kelly sinks Blues once again

Waterford FC captain Rory Feely leads his team out with mascot, Alexia Kavanagh-Foran.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC 0 Dundalk 1 Dundalk defeated Waterford FC for the fifth time this season when they came out on top by the only goal of the game at the RSC on Friday night last. Manager Alan Reynolds made four changes from the team that defeated Bohemians 2-1 in Dalymount Park [...]

Vital points for Blues in Dalymount

Tom Holland and Blues captain Rory Feely celebrate in front of the Blues fans at Dalymount Park last Friday night.
League of Ireland Premier Division Bohemian FC 1 Waterford FC 2 Jordan Norris Reports Waterford look almost certain to remain in the Premier Division next campaign following an excellent 2-1 win at Dalymount Park against Bohemians on Friday.The Blues went into the game under a recent resurgence, having toppled Hearts Colts and picked up valuable points away to Cork [...]

First half hat-trick sinks the Blues

Waterford FC's Kenny Browne heads clear ahead of Dundalk's Patrick McEleney.
FAI Cup Waterford FC 1 Dundalk 3 Waterford FC bowed out of the FAI Cup at the RSC on Monday of last week when the holders Dundalk came out on top in what was an exciting game. It all went horribly wrong for the Blues during a disastrous first half when they conceded three soft goals and [...]

Blues’ late goals rock Rebels

Blues winger Dean O'Halloran heads for goal against Cork City
League of Ireland, Premier Division Cork City 1 Waterford FC 2 Monday of last week proved to be one of the great nights for the Waterford FC players and supporters. With just eight minutes left on the clock the home side were leading one nil and a defeat at Turners Cross was looking odds on but the ‘Boys [...]