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Blues Bounce Back to Winning Form

Waterford FC’s Noel Hunt shows a lovely bit of skill trapping this ball in mid air under pressure from Bray Wanderers Cian Walsh.
Waterford FC 2 Bray Wanderers 0 Blues manager Alan Reynolds made no less than six changes for this game at the RSC on Friday last from the team which bowed out meekly from the FAI Cup against UCD. In came Rory Feely, Noe Baba, Cory Galvin, Noel Hunt, Sander Puri and Stanley Aborah. [...]

Meek Blues Crash Out of FAI Cup

Bastien Hery takes on the UCD defence in the FAI Cup last Friday.
FAI Cup Quarter-Final UCD 2 Waterford FC 1 A rather disjointed Waterford FC side bowed meekly out of the FAI Cup in the Belfield Bowl on Friday night last. The Blues did not manage a decent shot on goal during the contest and unfortunately they brought the form they displayed in the second half [...]

Vital Victory for Waterford FC

The Waterford FC U15 squad
Waterford FC 4 Cobh Ramblers 2 Waterford FC secured three vital points when they defeated Cobh Ramblers at a rain lashed and windswept RSC on Saturday afternoon. Jamie Lee gave the Blues the lead after 12 minutes with a well taken free-kick. Three minutes later they went two goals in front when Dean Larkin scored [...]

Blues Crash to Rampant Saints

Gavin Holohan leading the Blues attack against St Patrick's Athletic.
SSE Airtricity Premier League St Patrick’s Athletic 3 Waterford FC 0 Waterford FC will want to forget their two visits to Richmond Park this season when they look back at their campaign come the end of 2018. Back in April they lost 1-0 at the Inchicore venue and they finished the [...]

Blues Lose Ground In Race For Europe

Courtney Duffus on the attack during last Friday's Premier Division defeat to St Patrick's Athletic
Reynolds: “Silly mistakes cost us.” Waterford FC’s form has slipped just as Shamrock Rovers have begun to gain momentum in the race for European football, with last Friday night’s 3-0 defeat to St Patrick’s Athletic leaving the Blues two points behind the Hoops with six Premier Division matches remaining. Following defeat in Richmond Park, Blues [...]

Reynolds Pleased with Another Away Success

An aerial tussle during last Friday's cup tie.
Waterford FC manager Alan Reynolds was delighted with last Friday night’s result be was honest enough to admit it was far from a vintage display by his side. “Yeah, delighted with the result,” he began. “We came here to get a positive result and we have done that. It was not out best performance of [...]

Héry Strike Steers the Blues Through!

Bastien Héry accepts the congratulations of his Waterford FC after netting the winner in Drogheda. Inset: the match winner celebrates following the final whistle.
FAI Cup Second Round Drogheda United 0 Waterford FC 1 Waterford FC made it through to the last eight of the FAI Cup on Friday last in United Park when they edged out Drogheda United in what was a tight affair on rather cold night in County Louth. The previous week the Blues turned on a brilliant performance when [...]

“We Won that Game Hands Down”- Alan Reynolds

Gavan Holohan celebrates his goal against Derry
Needless to say Waterford manager Alan Reynolds was an extremely happy man when he spoke after the game. “My voice is nearly gone after that but I thought we started very well. Having said that if I wanted to be over critical, we could have been two or three goals up at halftime. We could [...]

Super Blues Stun Candystripes

Man of the match Bastien Hery delighted with the win in Derry
League of Ireland, Premier Division Derry City 1 Waterford FC 2 Waterford FC turned on the style on the banks of the River Foyle on Friday night last and in doing so edged ever closer to European football next season. Following on from their FAI Cup victory against Skerries Town, the Blues were determined to get [...]

Reynolds Thrilled with Hunt’s Performance

Dessie Hutchinson wins this tackle against Skerries Town
After losing three consecutive league games Alan Reynolds the Blues manager was delighted to see his team get back to winning form in this tricky tie against a talented Skerries Town outfit. “I’m happy with the result. I thought in the first half of the game that we played the conditions very well. We approached [...]