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Late Goal Dents Southend’s Title Chances

Tramore’s Conor McGough in control against Southend’s Glen Hawe.
Waterford Premier League Tramore 1 Southend United 0 Southend United’s opportunity to move back into second place on the league table were dashed in Graun Park on Saturday night last when Cian Flanagan popped up with the winning goal nine minutes from fulltime. This defeat could prove costly for the Tangerines at [...]

Brilliant Away Win for Waterford Youths

The Waterford Youth Inter League team that defeated the Cork League in Moneygourney on Saturday last.
AI Inter League Youth Cup Cork League 0 Waterford League 1 The Waterford District League defeated the Cork League with a goal inside of three minutes in the Youth Inter League Cup on Saturday afternoon at Moneygourney.Waterford opened the scoring with their first chance when John Kavanagh intercepted a loose clearance and squared the ball to [...]

Reynolds Thrilled with Winning Finale

Waterford FC’s Izzy Akinade acknowledging the fans as he leaves the pitch at the end of the game and the end of Waterford FC’s season
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC manager Alan Reynolds was a happy man when he spoke after the Blues defeated Limerick at the RSC last Friday. “It was a great way to end the season. We started very well and I asked for that sort of energy and I asked them to take the game [...]

Super Blues Bring the Curtain Down in Style

Waterford FC’s Cory Galvin tackles Limerick FC’s Aaron Fitzgerald.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC 4 Limerick FC 1 They did it their way and they did it with pride and style. Waterford FC, back in the Premier League for the first time in ten years, brought the curtain down in style on their season at the RSC on Friday night last.The [...]

“I could not fault their effort” Alan Reynolds

Blues captain Paul Keegan leads his team out against Shamrock Rovers
League of Ireland, Premier Division Alan Reynolds was needless to say disappointed to have watched his side lose out on the chance to finish third and he gave his opinion on the outcome of the contest after the game. “We didn’t really start in the first half and they played very well and I felt that [...]

Soft Goals Coast the Blues

The Waterford FC team that took on Shamrock Rovers at The Tallaght Stadium last Friday night.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC left The Tallaght Stadium on Friday night last empty handed after losing 3-1 to Shamrock Rovers. The outcome moved the Hoops to 62 points and it cemented third place for them on the league table.The Blues remain on 56 points and will now have to be content with fourth [...]

Super Saints Stun Johnville

St. Joseph’s Lucas Malik is first to the ball ahead of Johnville’s Aaron Kennedy.
Munster Junior Cup. First Round Johnville 1 St Joseph’s 8 Let’s be honest from the outset! No one saw this coming. Johnville have been playing well in Division 1A all season, especially at home and they went into this match in St Martin’s Park on Saturday night as favourites. There was one [...]

Much Changed Blues Fall to Champions

Waterford FC’s Izzy Akinade beats Dundalk’s Brian Gartland in the air.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC 1 Dundalk 2 Having secured European football for the first time since 1986 on Monday, Waterford FC brought the curtain down on what was a glorious week in rather disappointing fashion at the RSC on Friday night last. Manager Alan Reynolds was forced into six changes [...]

Europe Beckons For Super Blues

Waterford FC’s Bastien Hery congratulates goal scorer Dessie Hutchinson after his goal late in the game for the Blues against Dundalk last Friday Photo: Noel Browne
Waterford FC on the brink of European football for the first time in 32 years. For the first time in 32 years Waterford’s football fans are looking forward to European Football after an amazing return to the Premier Division in 2018. It has been some journey from the lows of 2016, through the delight of first division [...]

Keegan and Cashin thrilled with Dalymount Win

A section of the huge Blues support in Dalymount Park last Friday
Blues skipper Paul Keegan, reflecting on last Friday’s win in Dalymount Park, said he was delighted with the win as Dalymount Park is a hard place to try and get a result. “Bohs have some fine young players and they scored an excellent goal by playing the ball out wide and then into the middle [...]