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Super Blues on Course for European Football

Blues striker Courtney Duffus on the attack against Sligo. Waterford FC last week announced that the striker, who is on loan from Oldham Athletic, would stay with the Blues for the rest of the season.
League of Ireland Premier Division Sligo Rovers 2 Waterford FC 3 Waterford FC moved seven points clear of fourth placed Shamrock Rovers as they continued their march towards European football in 2019 with a thrilling 3-2 win over Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds on Saturday last. This was the second time this season that [...]

Red Hot Bohs Overpower Carrick

Bohs goalscorer Harry Nolan is mobbed by his team mates after high opening goal.
WSFL U16 A Waterford FC Cup Final Bohemians 3 Carrick United 0 Bohemians were crowned U16 A Cup champions in Graun Park on Wednesday evening last. The searing heat did not affect their display and from the opening whistle they were well and truly focused on the task at hand. Bohs had [...]

De la Salle complete double in style

WSFL U12 B League De La Salle 2 Piltown 1 De La Salle completed the double when they came from behind to defeat Piltown at the Williamstown Complex on Thursday night last. Six days previously they got the better of the same opposition to win the Mitchell Kennedy Cup in Graun Park. Piltown took the [...]

Waterford FC Sign Dessie Hutchinson and Now Baba

Former Waterford Bohemians midfielder Dessie Hutchinson joins Waterford FC after a spell with English Premier League club Brighton and Hove Albion, while Noe Baba joins after spells with Fulham, Birmingham City and Macclesfield Town.Both players are eligible from July 1st, pending international clearance. Hutchinson is a former Republic of Ireland underage international and made his Brighton [...]

“We need to strengthen our panel”- Paul Cashin

Blues striker Dean Walsh shoots for goal against Bray last Friday.
Paul Cashin was in the dugout once again on Friday and admitted this was not one of the Blues better performances this season. “Unfortunately it was disappointing from our point of view and probably with ten minutes to go in the game we were grateful for the point. Bray showed great energy throughout and Martin [...]

“Stalemate in Bray”

The Waterford FC team that took on Bray Wanderers at The Carlisle Grounds on Friday last
Waterford have not won a game in Bray since 1999 and on Friday last they never really looked like winning this game. The 90 minutes produced very little in the way of action and there is no doubt that the Waterford players will be happy to put their feet up and relax for some time following [...]

Blues Outclass Ten Man Saints

10. St. Pat’s Michael Barker gets past Waterford FC’s Sander Puri.
Waterford FC 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Waterford FC cemented their hopes of European football next season by defeating St Patrick’s Athletic at the RSC on Friday last. The team showed a few changes from the one which lost away to Cork City the previous week. Matthew Connor replaced Lawrence Vigouroux in goal [...]

“I Would Like to Stay and Help the Lads” Courtney Duffus

Waterford FC’s Courtney Duffus is hoping to get back to winning ways against St Patrick’s Athletic next Friday Photo: Noel Browne
On loan striker Courtney Duffus, who has scored nine goals to date, gave his reaction to the Blues defeat to Cork City. “I thought it was a good performance where for about 65-70 minutes of the game we dominated. I don’t think however that we created enough chances and we weren’t clinical enough in front [...]

Hunt Hoping to Keep Blues Moving Forward

Waterford FC's new signing Noel Hunt pictured with Junior Blues supporters Mark Williams, Luke Dunphy, Cian O'Sullivan and Jamie Williams.
Noel Hunt began his career with Johnville and then signed for Shamrock Rovers before playing for Waterford on loan in season 2001-2002 (five goals in nine games). He then went on to play for Dunfermiline Athletic, Dundee United, Reading, Leeds United, Ipswich Town, Southend United, Portsmouth and Wigan Athletic. He also won three full caps [...]

Hoops and Blues Share Points in Entertaining Contest

Goal scorer Gavan Holohan in action for the Blues against Shamrock Rovers
Shamrock Rovers 1 Waterford FC 1 Waterford FC came home from the Tallaght Stadium with a valuable point on Friday night last. Played on what was a glorious May evening, Waterford dominated the opening 45 minutes and went in at the interval leading one nil and in truth they could have had another [...]