Archive for the ‘Soccer’ Category

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.

Murphy and Hunt Sign New Deals at Ipswich

Stephen Hunt has agreed a new one year deal at Ipswich
Former Waterford United striker Daryl Murphy has signed a new two-year deal with the option for a further season at Ipswich Town.

O’Connor Wonder Strike Stuns Tribesmen

Blues goal hero Kevin O’Connor in control.
Waterford United slipped from fourth position to fifth on the league table following this exciting draw at the RSC on Friday night last.

Tramore Withstand Dungarvan Onslaught

Dungarvan; girl’s U14 cup semi-finalists.
Tramore booked a cup final place in Graun Park on Wednesday night last when they defeated Dungarvan United in a thrilling game.