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
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
Are our youngsters coached right? Should they play less competitive football? Or more? Is the cross-channel route to the top of the game viable any longer? And can the League of Ireland provide a feasible alternative? In the second part of his look at our supply line of footballers, canvasses more opinion from around the Irish game.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
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
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.
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017
With Thursday night’s massive Europa League second leg tie against BK Hacken looming, an understrength Cork City XI went down to Championship side Wolves in last night’s friendly in front of a small crowd at Turner’s Cross.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
Tue, 03 Nov, 2015
A late Billy Dennehy penalty was enough to secure second place for the second year running for Cork City who, having held off the attentions of Shamrock Rovers in the league, can now devote their thoughts exclusively to tomorrow week’s FAI Cup final meeting with champions Dundalk.
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015
Wed, 07 Oct, 2015
Cork City showed that they won’t go down in this title race without a fight as they moved to within five points of champions Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division after a comfortable victory over St Patrick’s Athletic at Turner’s Cross last night.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
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.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
Damien Duff finally made his League of Ireland debut last night, coming on in the dying moments in Tallaght immediately after a third Shamrock Rovers goal had ensured the comprehensive victory which boosts the Hoops European dreams while leaving Cork City’s title aspirations hanging by the slenderest of threads.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015
Cork City hope they find Dundalk suffering from a European hangover of the ‘what did I do last night?’ kind when they take on the champions and league leaders in a much anticipated top of the table clash at Oriel Park tomorrow (6pm).
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
Short of Paul McGrath doing a Bejamin Button and reconstituting himself as the fabled ‘Black Pearl of Inchichore’, it’s hard to think of an Irish footballer whose appearance in the League of Ireland will generate more genuine delight than that of Damien Duff.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
Cork City bid to extend their Europa League adventure against KR Reyjkavik in Iceland tonight and manager John Caulfield will be looking for a volcanic response from his team after last week’s 1-1 first leg draw at Turner’s Cross.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015