Archive for the ‘Soccer’ Category

De La Salle crowned Munster Champions

The De La Salle team and mentors celebrated their victory over CBS Sexton St, Limerick in the Munster school’s senior final.
De La Salle repeated their victory over CBS Sexton Street, Limerick of last year (Under 17) when they won the Munster Under 19 School’s Cup in Roscrea on Wednesday last. First half goals from Aaron O’Connor, Daniel Pender and a James Brown penalty gave them yet another glorious day in the honour laden sports history of the school. Sexton [...]

Waterford bow out without a whimper

Waterford League  1  South Tipperary  2 Matt Keane Having lost their opening fixture away to the Wexford League the Waterford League knew that nothing less than a victory against Tipperary would suffice to keep their interest alive in this seasons Oscar Traynor Cup competition alive, but sadly they could not step up to the plate against the visitors [...]

Walsh brace stretches Villa’s unbeaten record

The Villa made it 11 wins on the spin in all competitions  when they accounted for Waterford Crystal at the Glass Complex on Sunday morning last. The team who are managed by the former Waterford United and St Patrick’s Athletic striker Paschal Keane have not tasted defeat since they lost to Carrick United back in September, [...]

Giles Cheevers accepts new post in USA

Waterford native Giles Cheevers has accepted a new job in the US as Head Coach to Nashville Atlas AC
Nashville Atlas FC has hired Giles Cheevers as Head Coach and Andy Poklad as Director of Football for their inaugural 2014 campaign. Giles, a Waterford native, is a former Waterford United goalkeeper and he also managed and coached the Blues prior to his move to the USA some years ago. He was a member of the Waterford [...]

Under 19 FAI Cup quarter final, Extra-time defeat for Young Blues

Waterford United 2 Cobh Ramblers 4 (AET) Waterford United made their exit from the Under 19 Cup in disappointing fashion at the RSC on Saturday last. Having defeated St Patrick’s Athletic in the previous round hopes were high that the young Blues would go on and book a place in the last four but they came up [...]

Blues Legends topple the fans-again

Waterford United Legends 1   Waterford United Fans 0 The late great Jackie Morley was remembered at the RSC on Friday night last when the players and the spectators stood in unison and a minutes’ applause brought back memories of Jackie who sadly left us on Monday, November 25th. It was ironic that the game was played five days after [...]

Summer soccer to be retained, says Delaney

The League of Ireland’s summer soccer schedule will be retained, despite concerns being expressed about falling attendances 10 years after the club game moved away from the traditional playing calendar. Speaking at the South East Simon Community’s Business Breakfast in Waterford on Thursday last, FAI Chief Executive John Delaney said the competition provided by the English [...]

Carlow inflict second defeat on WIT

WIT 0 Carlow IT 3 WIT suffered a disappointing home defeat last week at the RSC when they were beaten by an extremely strong Carlow IT team. Having lost one previous home game this season to UCC the side managed by Paul O’Brien were keen to get back to winning form at home but the double champions of [...]

Elite Under 19 FAI Cup Waterford United 5 – St Patrick’s Athletic 2

Waterford United winger Johnny St. Ledger in control against St. Pats in the FAI Under 19 Cup
Waterford United 5   St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Tommy Griffin and his charges continue to turn on the style and on Saturday last at the RSC they defeated St Patrick’s Athletic emphatically in the Under 19 Cup. They had won the previous five league games to move into second place on the league table and now t have moved into [...]

Stephen Hunt becomes the latest Waterford Tractor Boy

The Waterford contingent at Ipswich Town continues to grow following the decision of Stephen Hunt to join the Suffolk based club last Friday. Mick McCarthy, the manager of the Tractor Boy’s in East Anglia signed the former Johnville and C [...]