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
John Caulfield cited a demoralising double loss in Europe as a pivotal point in Cork City’s fortunes last season, the team’s subsequent slump in league form meaning that, even with a late rally, they were unable to defend their title as Dundalk reclaimed the glittering prize.
Thu, 11 Jul, 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
Now without a win in six league games and having failed to score yet again, Cork City’s season shows no sign of improving judging on yesterday’s disappointing scoreless draw against fellow strugglers Sligo Rovers at Turner’s Cross.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
The first Munster derby of the new SSE Airtricity League Premier Division season is all about showing ‘bouncebackability’, with both Cork City and Waterford smarting from defeats on the opening night and anxious to get their first points on the board at Turner’s Cross this evening.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2019
Drawing opposition as formidable as Legia Warsaw was hardly the dream date Cork City had in mind in the Champions League but, while John Caulfield is not hiding from the difficulty of the challenge thrown up by yesterday’s First Round draw in Nyon – “probably got the toughest that was there” was his initial reaction yesterday – the City manager is still hoping that his side can subject the three-in-a-row Polish champions to something of a “nightmare” in the first leg at home.
Sat, 20 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