Archive for the ‘Soccer’ Category

Super Goals Seal Ferrybank Triumph

Celina Grant presents the Player of the Match trophy to Ferrybank’s Aoife Slattery.
Ferrybank claimed the Girls Under 16 Cup in blistering heat at the RSC on Wednesday night last with two cracking goals from Aoife Slattery and Hannah Pugh.

Power and Rowe Sign for the Blues

Paul Quilty was another player to leave Waterford United.
Players coming and going continued at Waterford United last week as the club announced two new arrivals following the departure of four players from the first team squad.

Spirited Display But No Points for Blues

Blues striker Willie John Kiely turns the Longford Town defence.
Waterford United, on a terrible run at the moment, can take some heart from this gutsy display against the league leaders which ultimately ended in defeat.

Three Furlongs Derby Win for Wexford Youths

No way past the Wexford Youths' defence for Blues striker Willie John Kiely.
Three goals scored by former Waterford United player Danny Furlong secured a facile victory for Wexford Youths in this one-sided South East Derby.

Ferrybank Edge Past Depleted Piltown

The injured Piltown goalkeeper Hollie O’Shea is helped from the pitch.
Ferrybank enjoyed a narrow victory in the Village Grounds against a battling Piltown team who had to play for a lot of the game with just ten players.

Tramore Come Good in Extra-Time to Win Cup

Two goals, one in the last minute of the first period of extra time and another goal in the first minute of the second period proved to be too much for Ferrybank on Thursday night last at the RSC.

Slick Shels Too Strong for Waterford United

Blues winger Philip Drohan takes on the Shelbourne defence.
Waterford United failed to defeat Shelbourne for the fourth time this season when they lost to the Dubliners in Tolka Park on Friday night last.

Gutsy Piltown Defeat Benfica

Sarah Murphy of Piltown on the counter-attack against Benfica.
Piltown booked a place in the WWFL Under 18 Cup final by defeating a dogged Benfica team at the RSC.

Brazil’s Sorry Style

Brazil, under Phil Scolari, have been a depressing eyesore throughout this World Cup.
By the time many are perusing this page, Brazil’s fate in this World Cup shall have been sealed, with either a berth in the final or third place play-off secured. And I suspect I’m not the only observer who hopes they don’t end this tournament as champions.

Italia ‘90 Revisited

David O’Leary rejoices after he scored Ireland’s fifth penalty against Romania at Italia ‘90.
Watching Costa Rica march to the quarter finals of the World evoked happy memories for me, and I suspect for many fans of the glory days of 1990 and Ireland’s progress to the same stage of the tournament.