After losing 3-0 to Shamrock Rovers in Tallaght last Monday, Cork City are looking for an immediate response, in every sense, in their SSE Airtricity Premier Division game against Limerick at Turner’s Cross this afternoon (kick off 2pm).
A commanding second-half performance saw Cork City come from behind and start the post-Maguire-and-O’Connor era off in the best possible fashion as they moved ever closer to a first SSE Airtricity League Premier Division title since 2005 at Turner’s Cross last night.
Sean Maguire, who scored an eye-catching solo goal on his debut for Preston in a friendly against Burnley on Wednesday night, has expressed delight that he was able to take up at Deepdale where he left off at Turner’s Cross.
After last week’s slog in the bog in Ballybofey yielded a 0-1 win over Finn Harps, Cork City are hardly expecting a walk in the park against Galway United this evening but they will certainly be hoping for less onerous conditions when they host their first home game of the new SSE Airtricity Season at Turner’s Cross.
Cork City manager John Caulfield has called for patience from his team and the club’s supporters ahead of tonight’s Europa League second qualifying round second leg against BK Hacken at Turner’s Cross (7.45pm).
Having looked like he had kicked his last ball for the club a few short weeks ago, Billy Dennehy is well and truly back in John Caulfield’s good books as his goal saw an out of sorts Cork City claim a priceless three points against a free-falling Galway United at Turner’s Cross last night.
Despite his disappointment at Friday’s 1-2 loss to Dundalk, Cork City manager John Caulfield was once again able to express pride in the club’s fan base, after a capacity crowd of nearly 7,000, in a season of bumper attendances at Turner’s Cross, turned up for the televised game.
Republic of Ireland 2 England 0: First-half goals from Eleanor Ryan-Doyle and Saoirse Noonan got the Republic of Ireland off to a winning start in the elite qualifying round of the UEFA Women’s U17 Championships at Turner’s Cross last night.
Cork City turned in their best performance of the season to make it a Great Friday for their fans at Turner’s Cross last night as they blew Derry City away to move to within a point off leaders Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.