It would be fair to say that the FAI were worried people in the run up to the 1990 FAI Cup final, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this week [on Wednesday 13 May]. This was the first FAI Cup final ever at Lansdowne Road, and the prospect of a near-empty
Tickets for the 2019 FAI Cup Finals Day are set to go on sale on Thursday, October 17.
Finals day will see Dundalk take on Shamrock Rovers in the Extra.ie FAI Cup Final, with kick-off at 3.40pm, and the Só Hotels FAI Women's Cup Final between Wexford Youths and the winner
Ciaran Callan at the RSC, Waterford.
With this week all things Dundalk FC and the Cup, the Lilywhites know the Semi-Final place at stake at the RSC was another step in what is the clubs course to a historic treble. While a lot of football is yet to be placed before
The Extra.ie FAI Cup quarter-final fixture schedule has been confirmed.
SSE Airtricity League First Division side Galway United will face Shamrock Rovers on Friday, September 6, with kick-off at 7.45pm at Eamonn Deacy Park.
Sligo Rovers will welcome UCD AFC to the Showgrounds on Saturday, September 7, with kick-off at 7.45pm whilst
FAI Cup round-of-32 weekend passed off with plenty of thrills and spills but ultimately no shocks or surprises. Of the 15 games played over the weekend [the Midlands Derby between Athlone and Longford is being played this week] there were 46 goals, for an average of 3.1 goals-per-game.
Holders Dundalk will travel to Derry City in the second round of the Extra.ie FAI Cup.
Inishowen League side Glengad United will host SSE Airtricity League Premier Division side Waterford whilst Crumlin United will host Lucan United in a all non-league tie.
All fixtures will be played on the weekend ending Sunday,
It’s FAI Round 2 week! Round 2 week has always had more than a little bit of magic about it for me. 32 teams, 16 games; 12 non-league sides joining the 20 league boys. Potential giant-killings and upsets. The formbook from the league goes out the window. At the end
Speaking to CorkCityFC.ie ahead of the game, City manager John Caulfield said: “The mood has been good, and why wouldn’t it be? We are going to the Aviva for a cup final for the fourth year in a row; it has been fantastic. We are all looking forward to it
Speaking to dundalkfc.com ahead of the Final was midfielder John Mountney and while he admitted that the players are all looking forward to the final, he is treating it like every other week.
"It's the same build up as any game but it's that little bit special when it is the FAI Cup
Undoubtedly one of the League of Ireland’s most honest, straight-shooting and passionate pundits, Soccer Republic’s Alan Cawley last night declared there is “genuine needle” between Sunday’s FAI Cup finalists, Dundalk FC and Cork City. Cawley, a former Dundalk player himself, was speaking on Between the Stripes LOI podcast, who were