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“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 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 [...]


Waterford FC’s Bastien Hery on the attack during last Friday's Premier Division opener against Shamrock Rovers at the RSC. Inset: disappointment is etched all over Hery's face following the Blues' last gasp defeat.| Photos: Noel Browne
Waterford stunned by late Rovers strike in front of bumper RSC crowd A bumper attendance of 4,152 were present to watch this clash of two famous footballing rivals at the RSC on Friday night last. The new look Waterford team got pushed back from the opening whistle and it was Matthew Connor who kept the visiting [...]

Young Blues too hot for Reds

Rory Feely on the attack for the Blues against Shelbourne.
Pre-season friendly Shelbourne 0 Waterford FC 3 A young Waterford FC team recorded a fine victory in Tolka Park on Friday night last in what was their last pre-season game ahead of the new league season which gets underway this Friday with a home game against Shamrock Rovers.Manager Alan Reynolds fielded a [...]

Waterford book All-Ireland place in nail-biting fashion

Waterford’s Tony Ebhonwaye celebrates scoring the opening goal for his side.
Under 15 All-Ireland semi-final Waterford League 3 Galway League 2 Waterford will head to Mullingar on Sunday week to play the Dublin League in the Under 15 All-Ireland final following this nail biting semi-final played at the RSC on Sunday afternoon last. At the interval Nigel Ray’s side were leading three nil and at that stage plans [...]

Late late strike ends Blues unbeaten run

Waterford FC’s Dean Walsh in control at midfield. Photos by Noel Browne
Waterford FC 1 Bray Wanderers 2 Paul Elliott Reports Waterford FC suffered their first defeat in the pre-season series of games when Jake Ellis came off the bench and scored deep into stoppage time to give Bray Wanderers a 2-1 win at the RSC last Saturday. The Blues went close to taking the lead after just five [...]