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O’Connor strike sinks Seagulls

Blues boss Alan Reynolds
League of Ireland pre-season friendly Waterford FC 1 Bray Wanderers 0 Waterford FC came out on top against Bray Wanderers in Saturday afternoon last in what was their third pre-season outing. Manager Alan Reynolds used a total of 18 players during the 90 minutes including new striker Matty Smith. Three trialists were included in that total as Reynolds [...]

Loan Move For Lee O’Connor

Lee O’Connor is on loan at Partick Thistle for the remainder of the season.
Jordan Norris Reports Lee O’Connor has moved to Scottish Championship side Partick Thistle on loan for the rest of the 2019/20 season. The former Villa man, who made a deadline day move from Manchester United to Celtic, is yet to make a first-team appearance for the Scottish champions – with manager Neil Lennon sending the versatile [...]

Molumby Knocking At Mick’s Door For March

Jayson Molumby celebrating with Shaun Hutchinson and Shaun Williams during Millwall's 1-0 win over Brentford in the EFL Championship recently.
Jordan Norris Reports Reading midfielder Charlie Adam has faced a litany of world-class opponents down the years – Eden Hazard, Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney to name but a few. However, it’s unlikely anyone ever mugged off the Scottish international as badly as he was on Saturday week last. With the ball dropping loosely in midfield, Millwall’s Jayson [...]

Top three win in Premier League

Tramore are joint second after they defeated Ballinroad 1-0 to move on to 21 points from 11 games played.   Photos: Noel Browne
Ferrybank maintained their unbeaten record in the Premier League on Sunday morning when they proved far too strong for Tramore Rangers at The Orchard. Adrian Rockett gave them the lead after 18 minutes and netted again ten minutes later. Sean Duffy made it 3-0 on 39 minutes. Kevin Hurley got in on the act from the penalty [...]

Bohs edge closer to league crown

Bohs Sam Cheevers holds off the challenge from Kilmacthomas’s Evan Hanrahan.
WSFL Under 15 A League Bohemians 5 Kilmacthomas 0 Bohemians maintained their unbeaten record in the Under 15 A League on Saturday afternoon last at the RSC. They welcomed the bottom club Kilmacthomas to the Kilbarry venue and following the 70 minutes of action they brought their total of points to 18 from their eight games played. They [...]

Stamford Bridge delight for Taylor and Adam

Taylor and Adam Tebay walk out at Stamford Bridge as mascots for Chelsea for the FA Cup match against Nottingham Forrest
Taylor and Adam Tebay from Waterford City got the opportunity of a lifetime after waiting seven years from sending in their mascot applications to walk Chelsea onto the pitch at Stamford Bridge. They got to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Chelsea winning the FA Cup while the present Chelsea team defeated Nottingham Forest. To mark the anniversary [...]

Blues continue to build for season opener

Michael O’Connor has re-signed for Waterford FC
Waterford FC continue to build their squad ahead of the 2020 season which gets under way next month. The club last week announced the loan signing of Kevin O’Connor from Preston North End. Kevin last played with the Blues back in 2014, when he made 43 appearances over two seasons, scoring three times.Speaking to [...]

Ballinroad win the big Western Derby

Waterford Premier League The Waterford Premier League resumed on Saturday last when the Villa played hosts to Southend United in Connors Park. The home side took the lead through Adam Heaslip after just seven minutes of play. Michael Merrigan got the visitors back on level terms on 21 minutes. The hosts went back in front through [...]

Waterford FC Signings

Academy graduate Darragh Power has signed for the Blues ahead of the 2020 season.
Goalkeeper Tadhg Ryan joins Waterford FC having spent last season with Cork City. The 22-year-old shot-stopper has also spent time across the water in England where he played with Huddersfield Town and Radcliffe. Speaking to the Limerick native said he was delighted to be joining the Blues for the 2020 season.“I’m delighted to have signed [...]

Zack Elbouzedi signs for Lincoln City

Zack Elbouzedi, now a Lincoln City player
League One club Lincoln City have announced the signing of Zack Elbouzedi from Waterford FC on a long-term deal. Elbouzedi made 27 appearances for the Blues during the 2019 season while scoring 6 league goals. He also made 10 appearances for the Republic of Ireland Under 21 team and he captained the Irish team in [...]