Former Cork City manager John Caulfield fears the League of Ireland will be scraping a fragile existence a century from now, without major support from the FAI. And he warns Cork City will never be more than a couple of years of poor results from a threat to the club’s survival.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2019
From very hard-earned experience, football managers tend to be pragmatic people so, painful though it has been for John Caulfield to part company with his beloved Cork City, it’s probably fair to say that he would hardly have been completely shocked by the timing of his exit.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
This may be beginning to feel like an annual pilgrimage to Aviva Stadium for the supporters of Cork City and Dundalk but after the furore surrounding Karl Sheppard in the run-up to last year’s final, the City ace is enjoying the build up a lot more, this time.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2018
Cork City manager John Caulfield expects squad players to be clamouring for inclusion against Limerick on Saturday after the team he sent out against Shamrock Rovers were convincingly beaten in Tallaght on Monday night.
Wed, 02 May, 2018
John Caulfield will ring the changes in his Cork City team for this afternoon’s EA Sports Cup against Waterford at the RSC (kick off 3pm), the first of two games in a week against the same opposition at the same venue.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
Cork City boss John Caulfield believes Conor McCormack was “targeted” against Dundalk at the weekend and will restore faith in his skipper as the champions face Shamrock Rovers at Turner’s Cross this evening (7.45pm).
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
At the end of a momentous year for the club, John Caulfield talks candidly about the pleasures and pressures of managing Cork City. ‘When we were appointed I remember saying ‘people in the League of Ireland think we haven’t a clue’.
Sat, 23 Dec, 2017
September is long gone now. The last strains of ‘The West’s Awake’ have petered out on the cold winter winds as a New Year clears its throat but still the hurlers from Galway continue to rack up the prizes.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Cork City boss John Caulfield has reignited his war of words with Shamrock Rovers, saying his club are expecting “gamesmanship” in their meeting this week and accusing Hoops players of “hitting the deck for no reason”.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2017
Cork City manager John Caulfield has admitted that finding a replacement for Sean Maguire is “not going to happen straight away” as the Preston striker — a used substitute for his new club in their 0-0 draw with Leeds United on Saturday — waits to see if Martin O’Neill includes him when he unveils his Ireland squad today for next month’s World Cup qualifiers.
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
CORK CITY 4 - LIMERICK 1: Another swashbuckling display from Cork City and Sean Maguire saw the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division leaders make it 17 wins from 18 matches as they defeated Limerick for the third time this season in last night’s hugely entertaining Munster derby at Turner’s Cross.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
When the FAI brought in ‘summer football’ to the League of Ireland, it wasn’t in the script for the season to be over by autumn. Still, with Cork City 15 points clear going into tonight’s latest meeting of the League of Ireland’s ‘New Firm’, that’s a scenario which could arise unless Dundalk can put a stop to Cork’s march at Oriel Park.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
Cork City manager John Caulfield believes Irish teams have the potential to make huge strides in the Europa League and Champions League but warned club managers must first lose their “mé féin” attitude for the good of the league.
Thu, 25 May, 2017