Wed, 01 Jul, 2020
Dundalk boss Vinny Perth has said that Dundalk will not get into “excuse-making mode” about the shock loss of Chris Shields through suspension for the FAI Cup Final against Shamrock Rovers.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2019
Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley wants the FAI to properly promote and market next month’s Cup final in the hope of filling the Aviva Stadium. Rovers face cup holders and league champions Dundalk on November 3 in the decider.
Fri, 11 Oct, 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
So, this lovely image of Bob Marley adorning Bohemians’ new away strip: Does it mean that, next season, when it’s nil-nil late on and the opposition score, we will be entitled to refer to the goal as “breaking the dreadlock”?
Sat, 27 Oct, 2018
John Caulfield has reminded his players that “everything is up for grabs for the FAI Cup final” as the Aviva Stadium showpiece looms large over the rest of the club’s season, while a financial quandary lies just over the horizon.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
Who knows how much money he would have made, how many caps he’d have earned, how many honours he’d have won, had Colin Healy not had his leg badly broken by an awful tackle when he was just 23.
Sat, 04 Nov, 2017
If Cork City players feel pressure going into Sunday’s FAI Cup final, it will be of the welcome kind: The sensation of the hand of history on their shoulders as, with the league title already in the bag, they go in search of the club’s first ever double.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
The FAI Cup final might not be taking place until Sunday afternoon but the tackles are already flying off the field, with Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny, at his pre-match press conference yesterday, accusing Cork City goalkeeper Mark McNulty of a lack of class.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017