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Reynolds delighted to break ‘Bowl’ hoodoo

A relieved Alan Reynolds was delighted with the Blues victory at the Belfied Bowl on Friday night last.
“I’m glad that the hoodoo is finally over up here in the UCD Bowl. Look I thought that when we got the goal early that we had the chance to put it to bed early on and we had a couple of half chances to do that. “They grew into the game and got better. They [...]

‘Deano’ nets golden winner

Corey Galvin on the attack for the Blues
Premier League UCD 1 Waterford FC 2 Following a run of poor results Waterford FC made the journey to the Belfield Bowl on Friday night hoping to get back on track once again. A nervous Blues team took to the field because this venue has proved troublesome in the past and the last three [...]

John Kavanagh joins, John Martin departs on loan.

Defender John Kavanagh joins Waterford FC
Waterford FC news Waterford FC is delighted to announce that John Kavanagh has joined the club.Midfielder John Martin, meanwhile, has joined Bray Wanderers on loan.Defender Kavanagh joins for a second spell having spent the first half of the 2018 season at the club. The 24-year-old former Ringmahon Rangers, Cork City and Cobh Ramblers full back spent [...]

“We are in a dogfight now”. Alan Reynolds

Waterford FC manager Alan Reynolds not looking too happy at the final whistle. Photo by Noel Browne
Alan Reynolds, the Waterford FC manager was clearly upset by the outcome of the contest and he appealed to the supporters to stay loyal to the team during the remainder of the season. Following two great seasons, the fortunes have taken a turn for the worse. Having lost some top-class players for one reason or [...]

Rovers and Blues draw for a third time

Shane Duggan starts another Blues attack against Sligo Rovers last Saturday
League of Ireland, Premier Division Sligo Rovers 0 Waterford FC 0 Sligo Rovers and Waterford FC cancelled each out for a third time this season when they met at the Showgrounds on Saturday night last. The two teams failed to score a goal when they first met at this venue and a few weeks [...]

Hery leaves for Linfield, O’Connor joins

Waterford FC captain, Bastien Hery disconsolate after defeat to St Patrick’s Athletic
Blues’ signings and departures Waterford FC announced last week that striker Michael O’Connor has joined the club on loan from Linfield while Bastien Hery has joined the Danske Bank Premiership side on a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee.20-year-old striker Michael O’Connor joins on loan until the end of the season having played for Dundalk, Shamrock [...]

“We need a bit of help”. Alan Reynolds

Waterford FC’s Maxim Kouogun clears under pressure.
Blues boss Alan Reynolds admitted it was a jaded display by his charges and that overall it was a pretty poor game.“I’m very disappointed. Look, I suppose it’s plain to see that we need a bit of help and the players that are playing, all of them need help. We have such a small squad [...]

Flat Blues fall to Saints

Waterford FC’s John Martin shows great skill to control this pass.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Premier League Waterford FC 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Waterford FC were hoping to beat St Patrick’s Athletic for the third time this season when they played hosts to the Dubliners at the RSC on Friday night last but sadly they turned in one of their worst displays of the campaign. Despite [...]

Glór Na Mara too strong for Holy Cross

The Glór Na Mara team celebrate their cup final win.
Jack Kennedy Memorial Division One Cup Final Glór Na Mara Primary School (Tramore) 3 Holy Cross National School (Tramore) 1 There was a very special atmosphere in Graun Park on Wednesday last for this unique clash between the neighbouring Tramore schools in the annual Jack Kennedy Cup Memorial Cup Final. A large gathering of supporters from both [...]

Villa complete double-without kicking a ball.

Villa U16 ‘A’ league and cup winners  Photos: Shay Searson
WSFL Under 16 A Waterford FC Cup Final The Villa completed the double in Graun Park on Saturday last. They had clinched the league title a few weeks ago and they were due to play Park Rangers in the Under 16 A Cup Final but due to one reason or another the Faithlegg outfit were unable [...]