Posts Tagged ‘Soccer’

Shels come from behind to catch Blues

Dean Reidy on the attack for the Blues against Shelbourne.
Having lost to Finn Harps and Cabinteely in the previous two games Waterford United looked well on track to get back to winning ways when they led Shelbourne two nil at the interval at the RSC on Friday last. But two goals from set pieces during [...]

Tractor Boy nets winner for Boys in Green

Republic of Ireland U21’s line up against Andorra
It was not the turkey shoot the 1,600 crowd expected but nevertheless Noel King’s team got their qualifying campaign off to a winning start at the RSC on Thursday last. In front of the watching senior management team of Martin O’Neill and [...]

Derrick Williams a Wembley champion

Derrick Williams
Derrick Williams, the former Tramore AFC player walked up the famous Wembley steps on Sunday, March 22nd to collect his winners’ medal following Bristol City’s 2-0 victory over Walsall in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final. Derrick is also expected to secure another medal in early May as his club are setting a blistering pace in [...]

Ten Man Blues Crash to Harps

Shuan Corcoran wins this ball for the Blues.
A soft goal conceded just before the interval and a red card early in the second half cost Waterford United dearly at the RSC on Friday night last. Following a home draw with Athlone Town and an away win against Wexford Youths this was a battling display [...]

Powerful Paddock Boys rule in Poleberry

Bohs Dean Hayes tackles Portlaw’s Shane Power in the first half.                   Photos : Noel Browne
Portlaw have moved to within three points of the leaders Dungarvan United following this victory in Ben Wadding Park on Sunday. They came away from the Poleberry venue with all three points courtesy of an excellent second half display. Shane Power scored a brace for the Paddock Boys and they will go [...]

Blues Tickled Pink With Derby Victory

Waterford United's Dylan Mernagh takes the ball out of defence at Ferrycarrig Park.
Following their opening day draw against Athlone Town at the RSC, Waterford United picked up three points in Ferrycarrig Park on Friday night last in a cracking south east derby. This was one of the best derby games for a number of years and it [...]

Blues Off Colour Against The Hoops

Waterford United striker Daniel Pender heads for goal against Shamrock Rovers in the Under 19 League at the RSC last Saturday.
League leaders Waterford United lost a rare game on Saturday when they were beaten by Shamrock Rovers. This was easily their most disappointing display of the season and it has brought second placed Limerick back into the picture. The Shannonsiders remain seven point behind the Blues [...]

Nolan is Hero and Villian in League Opener

Blues players celebrate Shane Nolan's equaliser against Athlone Town at the RSC last Friday night.
Shane Nolan was the central figure in this opening game of the League season at the RSC on Friday night last. Nolan, who signed for the Blues after spending last season with Wexford Youths handed the visitors the lead just before the interval but atoned for his [...]

Bit-o-Red defeat battling Blues

Cormac Breslin sets up another attack for the Blues against Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers, a team who are expected to feature big time in the Premier League this season, scored two late goals to put an impressive looking final score on their game with Waterford United at the RSC on Friday evening last. Slowly but surely the Blues team is taking shape and this latest outing will [...]

Domestic Soccer’s Woes Not Down to ‘Foreign’ Fans

The Shamrock Rovers/Liverpool friendly has whipped up a massive debate about the nature of soccer support in this country.