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Drinan double delivers Blues win

Waterford FC’s Aaron Drinan peels away to celebrate after scoring his second goal of the game
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Waterford FC notched up their first home win of the season, at the third time of asking, following a 2-0 victory over St Patrick’s Athletic at a rain lashed RSC on Friday last. Aaron Drinan, on loan from Ipswich Town, was named [...]

BLUES OUTCLASSED BY BRILLIANT DUNDALK

League of Ireland Premier Division Dundalk 4 Waterford F 0 An under-strength Dundalk team, who were missing five of their top players including Michael Duffy, Robbie Benson and John Mountney proved to be far too powerful for Waterford FC in Oriel Park on Friday night last. The hosts took the lead after just [...]

WIT bridge 20 year gap with All-Ireland win

Cormac Break produced an excellent display for WIT
TU Blanchardstown, Dublin 1 WIT 2 It’s been a long time coming but after 20 years of waiting Waterford IT finally got their hands on the Colleges FAI Perpetual Cup for the first time since 1999.Two first half goals did the damage in the final against TU Dublin Blanchardstown at the Whitehall Stadium, the home ground of [...]

“We just need to worry about ourselves”. Izzy Akinade.

Izzy Akinade worked hard up front without any joy against a very strong Bohemians defence who have yet to concede a goal in the league to date and he gave his opinion after the game. “We should have won the game considering how well we played in the game. We had the chances to win [...]

“It’s a new squad and it’s taking time”. Alan Reynolds

Waterford FC’s Rory Feely whips in a great cross from the left hand side
Blues manager Alan Reynolds was happy with his team’s second half display when he gave his reaction to last Friday’s draw with Bohemians.“We just asked for more for a big 45 minutes in the second half and we were much better. If anyone was going to win the game in the second half, it was [...]

Duggan delighted with Blues win in Cork.

Blues fans delighted with the win in Turners Cross
“To kill it off was fantastic.” Shane Duggan played superbly in the middle of the park for Waterford FC against Cork City last Friday night and the player signed from Limerick was delighted with the outcome. “It’s brilliant and we’re all buzzing in the dressing room especially after what happened us last week against Shamrock Rovers. [...]

Sparkling Blues stun Cork at the Cross

Zack Elbouzedi celebrates as he scores the Blues second goal against Cork City.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Cork City 0 Waterford FC 2 Waterford FC put the disappointment of losing to Shamrock Rovers behind them in stunning fashion when they defeated Cork City by two goals to nil at Turners Cross on Friday night last. Zack Elbouzedi fired over the bar from a corner inside two minutes while Kevin [...]

BLUES ROCK ON LEESIDE!

Blues playmaker Bastian Héry on the attack during last Friday's Premier Division win over Cork City.
Waterford bounce back to stun Turners Cross crowd Waterford FC put the disappointment of losing their opening game to Shamrock Rovers behind them on Friday last in stunning style, outplaying Cork City to record their first League win at Turners Cross since 2011. Blues manager Alan Reynolds was thrilled with the result but also with [...]

“We could have scored one or two more.” Zack Elbouzedi.

Waterford FC’s Shane Duggan pushes forward against Shamrock Rovers Sean Kavanagh.
Zack Elbouzedi, who was making his debut for Waterford admitted it was a hard defeat to take. “It’s a really tough one to take because that’s probably the worst way to lose a game. When you concede a goal with the final kick of the game it’s tough especially when it’s from a set piece [...]

New look Blues caught in stoppage time

Waterford FC captain, Damien Delaney pictured with the TEVA sponsored mascot, Ben Leahy as they head out on the RSC pitch for the club’s first premier league game of the year.
League of Ireland Premier Division Waterford FC 1 Shamrock Rovers 2 A late late goal denied Waterford FC a point from the opening game of the season against Shamrock Rovers at the RSC last Friday night. Rovers were denied the opening goal of the 2019 season after less than sixty seconds when [...]