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#FAI Cup

# fai-cup - Monday 3 November, 2014

Cup final disappointment can act as a catalyst for great things to come – Derry boss Peter Hutton

The Candystripes endured cup final heartache yesterday but their manager is taking the positives.

# fai-cup - Sunday 2 November, 2014

‘Bunk’ from The Wire revels in St Pats’ FAI Cup triumph

Wendell Pierce is the Saints’ most-famous fan.

# fai-cup - Friday 31 October, 2014

‘Individual achievements will mean nothing if there is no medal at the end of it’ – Conan Byrne

The St. Pat’s midfielder and his team mates are out to end 53 years of heartache this Sunday.

# fai-cup - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Drama in Derry as Candystripes strike late to set up FAI Cup final with St Pat’s

Drama in Derry as Candystripes strike late to set up FAI Cup final with St Pat’s

Two late goals sent the Hoops crashing out in this semi-final replay.

# fai-cup - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Saints skipper O’Brien wants ‘another crack’ at Derry in FAI Cup final

St Patrick’s Athletic meet Finn Harps in this afternoon while Shamrock Rovers and Derry also face off in the other semi-final.

# fai-cup - Friday 3 October, 2014

5 reasons to watch the League of Ireland and FAI Cup semi-finals this weekend

There are three league fixtures tonight and two cup semi-finals on Sunday.

# fai-cup - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Stuart Byrne column: Home advantage should prove key in FAI Cup semi-finals

The semi-finals of the country’s premier cup competition are this Sunday with St Patrick’s Athletic facing Finn Harps and Shamrock Rovers taking on Derry City.

# fai-cup - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Candystripes hammer Drogs to stroll into FAI Cup semi-finals

Rory Patterson scored twice as Derry City won tonight’s quarter-final replay at the Brandywell.

# fai-cup - Monday 15 September, 2014

Super sub Sheppard sends Hoops into FAI Cup semi-final with late double

The striker earned Shamrock Rovers a 2-1 victory over Dundalk in tonight’s last eight replay.

# fai-cup - Friday 12 September, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Pistorius found guilty, McIlroy’s tee shot pocketed and today’s sport

Meanwhile, Ulster, Munster and Connacht are in Pro12 action tonight, there are FAI Cup quarter-finals and a former Allstar has retired from intercounty football.

# fai-cup - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Stuart Byrne column: Full-time players need to start acting professionally

Clubs like Sligo Rovers aren’t performing as well as they should be and our weekly columnist questions where poor player attitudes have something to do with it.

# fai-cup - Friday 6 June, 2014

Clinical Dundalk knock holders Sligo out of FAI Cup

Goals from David McMillan and Daryl Horgan helped their side prevail.

# fai-cup - Friday 15 November, 2013

Sligo manager Ian Baraclough signs extension until end of 2014

Rovers have secured the Englishman’s services for another season.

# fai-cup - Monday 7 October, 2013

Sligo try to catch Shamrock Rovers off guard with this ‘trick’ free-kick

This one needs another bit of work on the training ground…

# fai-cup - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Sligo GAA change county final date to avoid FAI Cup semi-final clash

The decision has been taken to switch the senior county decider to October 13th.

# fai-cup - Friday 23 August, 2013

FAI Cup wrap: Dundalk and Limerick produce 8-goal thriller

Elsewhere, Leinster Senior League side Bluebell United held Derry City to a 0-0 draw.

# fai-cup - Saturday 1 June, 2013

FAI Cup wrap: Pat’s, Derry and Sligo all progress to next round

Seven games took place today, with few surprises occurring as the big sides all triumphed.

# fai-cup - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Ian Baraclough eyeing up at least two more quality signings for 2013

The Sligo Rovers chief needs to strengthen his squad after losing Airtricity POTY Mark Quigley.

# fai-cup - Monday 26 November, 2012

Patterson named November Player of the Month

Rory Patterson won the monthly prize after his two goals clinched the FAI Cup for Derry City.

# fai-cup - Friday 2 November, 2012

Interview: Kevin Deery talks Derry’s season and the FAI Cup final

The Candystripes skipper says a cup win is just what the club needs after their disappointing league campaign.

# fai-cup - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

FAI Cup semi-final replay preview: Mathews plays down favourites tag

Derry have three injury worries ahead of tonight’s game, while Shels have a full squad to choose from.

# fai-cup - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Barstooler: 5 talking points from last weekend’s League of Ireland action Domestic Football This post contains videos

Barstooler: 5 talking points from last weekend’s League of Ireland action

Limerick are crowned First Division champions while Sligo still have a bit to do.

# fai-cup - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Five things we learned from today’s FAI Cup semi-finals

There was plenty to stew over after today’s FAI Cup semi-finals.

As it happened: Dundalk v St. Patrick’s Athletic, FAI Cup semi-final

Join us for the second of today’s FAI Cup semi-finals.

As it happened: Derry City v Shelbourne, FAI Cup semi-final

We’re live for both FAI Cup semi-finals this afternoon so put the kettle on, stick your feet up and join us for all the action.

Buckley: We’re looking forward, not back to 1961

The St Pat’s manager is not concerned that the Inchicore club has failed to lift the FAI Cup since 1961.

Murphy tight-lipped on cup heartbreak

Like his club, St Pat’s keeper Barry Murphy knows how it feels to lose in the FAI Cup. This weekend, he’s determined to get it right.

Devine keen to add to Derry’s cup legacy

Derry City boss Declan Devine wants to be the first man to take the club to an Aviva cup final by beating Shelbourne on Sunday.

# fai-cup - Saturday 6 October, 2012

‘The players know what they went through last year. We’re one game from a wonderful occasion’ – Mathews

The 2011 FAI Cup finalists face Derry City at the Brandywell tomorrow afternoon.

Kierans looks to Ryder Cup miracle for inspiration

Darius Kierans knows that Dundalk will be the underdogs when they face St Pat’s in Sunday’s FAI Cup semi-final. That could be the advantage they need, he tells

# fai-cup - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

VIDEO: The last time Derry and St Pat’s met in the FAI Cup final Memory Lane This post contains videos

VIDEO: The last time Derry and St Pat’s met in the FAI Cup final

Relive the thrilling 4-3 from when the sides played at Lansdowne Road in 2006.

# fai-cup - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

FAI Cup: Pat’s penalty drama sets up date with Dundalk

Barry Murphy saved three penalties as St Patrick’s Athletic beat Drogheda in the FAI Cup quarter-final replay last night.

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning — except for the words to the Champions League theme tune.

# fai-cup - Friday 14 September, 2012

FAI Cup round-up: More misery for Rovers, as Derry thump Mervue

Meanwhile, both sides were left frustrated, as St Patrick’s Athletic and Drogheda drew 0-0.

McMillan: Greg can stay as Bohs number one

Evan McMillan feels that Monday’s clean sheet against Shamrock Rovers will be a big boost for Bohemians teenage keeper Greg Murray.

FAI Cup: Murphy focused on the one that keeps getting away

He’s won almost everything the domestic game has to offer. Now Shelbourne midfielder Anto Murphy has grand designs on a FAI Cup winners’ medal.

FAI Cup preview: Same faces, different story as Shels and Rovers meet again

Eight will become four as the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup dominate the domestic football agenda tonight.

# fai-cup - Monday 27 August, 2012

Here’s the draw for the 2012 FAI Cup quarter-finals

Shelbourne host Shamrock Rovers in a Dublin derby quarter-final on the week ending 15/16 September.

Not again! Waterford-Mervue cup tie off due to waterlogged pitch

The tie will now be played next Monday, 3 September, with kick-off at 7.45pm.

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