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#EA Sports Cup

# ea-sports-cup - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

FAI confirm rescheduled dates for postponed Premier Division games
# Fixtures
# Fixtures

FAI confirm rescheduled dates for postponed Premier Division games

Feb 26th 2020, 5:40 PM 3,857 Views 3 Comments

The dates and times for the first round of the EA Sports Cup have also been announced.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

All-Cork clash among the ties as draw for EA Sports Cup is confirmed
# First Round
# First Round

All-Cork clash among the ties as draw for EA Sports Cup is confirmed

Feb 18th 2020, 5:45 PM 5,157 Views 0 Comments

Cabinteely will host Crumlin in the first round of the competition.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 5 August, 2019

Parkhouse the hero with four goals as Derry City book place in EA Sports Cup final
# Cup Final
# Cup Final

Parkhouse the hero with four goals as Derry City book place in EA Sports Cup final

Aug 5th 2019, 9:51 PM 5,070 Views 5 Comments

The enjoyed a 4-2 victory over Waterford after extra-time tonight.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Holders Derry City handed home draw in EA Sports Cup semi-final
# Cup Dream
# Cup Dream

Holders Derry City handed home draw in EA Sports Cup semi-final

May 28th 2019, 5:36 PM 3,947 Views 2 Comments

Declan Devine’s side will take on Waterford FC at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium on 5 August.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 8 April, 2019

Holders Derry City host Finn Harps, while Cork City travel to Bohs in EA Sports Cup
# Draw
# Draw

Holders Derry City host Finn Harps, while Cork City travel to Bohs in EA Sports Cup

Apr 8th 2019, 6:30 PM 3,054 Views 1 Comment

Dundalk, meanwhile, have been drawn at home to UCD for their quarter-final clash.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Ireland U21 winger scores again as UCD dump struggling Shelbourne out of EA Sports Cup
# Roundup
# Roundup

Ireland U21 winger scores again as UCD dump struggling Shelbourne out of EA Sports Cup

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:24 PM 3,699 Views 0 Comments

UCD and Derry City both progressed in the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night.

Cork and Dundalk safely through to EA Sports Cup quarter-finals while Bray prevail after penalties
# Wrap
# Wrap

Cork and Dundalk safely through to EA Sports Cup quarter-finals while Bray prevail after penalties

Apr 2nd 2019, 12:05 AM 3,736 Views 0 Comments

There were six crunch games down for decision this evening.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

EA Sports Cup champions Derry City welcome Longford to the Brandywell while Dundalk travel to Inchicore
# Second Round
# Second Round

EA Sports Cup champions Derry City welcome Longford to the Brandywell while Dundalk travel to Inchicore

Mar 12th 2019, 6:23 PM 2,817 Views 1 Comment

The second round draw for the 2019 EA Sports Cup took place at FAI Headquarters on Tuesday.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 4 March, 2019

Faherty's header sends Galway United through after extra-time tussle
# Cup Action
# Cup Action

Faherty's header sends Galway United through after extra-time tussle

Mar 4th 2019, 10:29 PM 5,561 Views 1 Comment

Cabinteely, Bray Wanderers and Shelbourne also enjoyed wins in the EA Sports Cup tonight.

# ea-sports-cup - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Derry City see off Cobh to end 6-year trophy wait
# Winning
# Winning

Derry City see off Cobh to end 6-year trophy wait

Sep 16th 2018, 6:34 PM 5,242 Views 6 Comments

Manager Kenny Shiels lifted his first piece of silverware in his third year at the helm.

# ea-sports-cup - Friday 14 September, 2018

Cobh Ramblers' underdog run reminds us why the EA Sports Cup is worth loving
# League Of Ireland
# League Of Ireland

Cobh Ramblers' underdog run reminds us why the EA Sports Cup is worth loving

Sep 14th 2018, 5:37 PM 3,160 Views 2 Comments

A coin-toss shouldn’t decide the venue for a national final, writes John O’Sullivan.

# ea-sports-cup - Thursday 13 September, 2018

James McClean will make his punditry debut on Sunday for Eir Sport
# EA Sports Cup
# EA Sports Cup

James McClean will make his punditry debut on Sunday for Eir Sport

Sep 13th 2018, 4:43 PM 7,458 Views 9 Comments

The former Derry City winger will return to the Brandywell to analyse Sunday’s EA Sports Cup final.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

'I saw people crying today... that's what football does'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I saw people crying today... that's what football does'

Aug 7th 2018, 11:53 AM 32,208 Views 12 Comments

Cobh Ramblers boss Stephen Henderson hailed his young side following their shock win over Dundalk.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 6 August, 2018

Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot
# Giant-killing
# Giant-killing

Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot

Aug 6th 2018, 7:23 PM 12,836 Views 10 Comments

Chris Hull’s goal with 15 minutes to go booked Cobh Ramblers’ place in their first ever senior cup final.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Dundalk, Sligo and Cobh Ramblers all book EA Sports Cup semi-final berths
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Dundalk, Sligo and Cobh Ramblers all book EA Sports Cup semi-final berths

May 8th 2018, 10:34 PM 4,934 Views 6 Comments

The trio will join Derry City in the last four of the competition.

# ea-sports-cup - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Shelbourne striker completes hat-trick with 35-yard stunner
# It's In The Game
# It's In The Game

Shelbourne striker completes hat-trick with 35-yard stunner

Apr 25th 2018, 3:23 PM 5,592 Views 7 Comments

He must have a foot like a traction engine.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 9 April, 2018

Incredible 8-goal thriller played out before Dundalk pip Pat's on penalties
# Wrap
# Wrap

Incredible 8-goal thriller played out before Dundalk pip Pat's on penalties

Apr 9th 2018, 11:59 PM 4,447 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere in the EA Sports Cup, Cobh Ramblers claimed an upset over Limerick.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 2 April, 2018

Ex-Leeds forward scores winning penalty as Bohs progress in EA Sports Cup after shootout drama
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Ex-Leeds forward scores winning penalty as Bohs progress in EA Sports Cup after shootout drama

Apr 2nd 2018, 8:33 PM 4,895 Views 1 Comment

The Gypsies have gone through to the third round along with Sligo Rovers and Derry City.

Waterlogged pitches means a number of EA Sports Cup games have been postponed again
# Torrential Rain
# Torrential Rain

Waterlogged pitches means a number of EA Sports Cup games have been postponed again

Apr 2nd 2018, 2:47 PM 3,029 Views 0 Comments

Heavy rainfall on Monday morning has seen a number of EA Sports Cup games called off across the country.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 19 March, 2018

Four games postponed in SSE Airtricity League and EA Sports Cup following bad weather
# Called Off
# Called Off

Four games postponed in SSE Airtricity League and EA Sports Cup following bad weather

Mar 19th 2018, 12:03 PM 5,775 Views 0 Comments

The Premier Division clash between Bray Wanderers and Waterford is one of the ties affected by the postponements.

# ea-sports-cup - Friday 2 March, 2018

Postponements continue for League of Ireland clubs as EA Sports Cup fixtures rescheduled
# Called Off
# Called Off

Postponements continue for League of Ireland clubs as EA Sports Cup fixtures rescheduled

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:31 PM 2,921 Views 16 Comments

All games in the opening round of the 2018 EA Sports Cup have been moved forward due to severe weather conditions across the country.

# ea-sports-cup - Sunday 17 September, 2017

‘I genuinely treat every final like it could be our last’ - Kenny hungry for more success
# Winning
# Winning

‘I genuinely treat every final like it could be our last’ - Kenny hungry for more success

Sep 17th 2017, 7:45 AM 4,778 Views 5 Comments

With Saturday’s EA Sports Cup triumph over Shamrock Rovers Stephen Kenny secured his eighth trophy in his last four seasons at Dundalk.

# ea-sports-cup - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'I was delighted for my 20th to come in a cup final — I'm 28 and can still get better'
# Man Of The Match
# Man Of The Match

'I was delighted for my 20th to come in a cup final — I'm 28 and can still get better'

Sep 16th 2017, 9:35 PM 6,023 Views 0 Comments

David McMillan scored his 20th goal of the season in Saturday’s EA Sports Cup final during a man of the match performance.

Dundalk claim eighth trophy in four seasons as Lilywhites down sorry Hoops in Tallaght
# EA Sports Cup
# EA Sports Cup

Dundalk claim eighth trophy in four seasons as Lilywhites down sorry Hoops in Tallaght

Sep 16th 2017, 5:02 PM 5,579 Views 14 Comments

David McMillan set the Lilywhites on their way before late goals from Patrick McEleney and Tommy Stewart sealed the win in Dublin.

'This has been one of the great teams in the history of football in Ireland'
# Cup Final
# Cup Final

'This has been one of the great teams in the history of football in Ireland'

Sep 16th 2017, 7:30 AM 6,772 Views 11 Comments

Tallaght Stadium hosts the EA Sports Cup final between Shamrock Rover and Dundalk this afternoon.

# ea-sports-cup - Friday 15 September, 2017

'I think it’s the biggest game of my career because I didn’t get to any finals over in England'
# Medals On Offer
# Medals On Offer

'I think it’s the biggest game of my career because I didn’t get to any finals over in England'

Sep 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 6,661 Views 6 Comments

Ex-Sheffield United midfielder David McAllister would love nothing more than to get his hands on some silverware in tomorrow’s EA Sports Cup final.

# ea-sports-cup - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'Patrick has to work harder than other players at his fitness. He wasn’t born a natural athlete'
# Top Talent
# Top Talent

'Patrick has to work harder than other players at his fitness. He wasn’t born a natural athlete'

Sep 14th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,074 Views 1 Comment

Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny is hoping his star man can put a run of games together for the business end of the season.

# ea-sports-cup - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'An innocent man was sent off... he's distraught people would even think that'
# Ref Justice
# Ref Justice

'An innocent man was sent off... he's distraught people would even think that'

Aug 9th 2017, 7:30 AM 13,785 Views 31 Comments

John Caulfield insists that Alan Bennett was incorrectly dismissed against Shamrock Rovers.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'We were laughing when he scored because he does it to everyone in training'
# Young Talent
# Young Talent

'We were laughing when he scored because he does it to everyone in training'

Aug 8th 2017, 11:07 AM 7,396 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Bradley was full of praise for teenager James Doona, who scored a dramatic last minute winner for Shamrock Rovers against Cork City last night.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 7 August, 2017

Last-gasp extra-time goal secures Shamrock Rovers a place in Cup decider at City's expense
# In A Hoop
# In A Hoop

Last-gasp extra-time goal secures Shamrock Rovers a place in Cup decider at City's expense

Aug 7th 2017, 10:34 PM 7,899 Views 16 Comments

Leesiders were reduced to 10 men after Alan Bennett’s straight red card in the first-half.

# ea-sports-cup - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Cork and Dundalk kept apart in EA Sports Cup semi-final draw
# Last Four
# Last Four

Cork and Dundalk kept apart in EA Sports Cup semi-final draw

May 17th 2017, 6:47 PM 3,820 Views 1 Comment

The Leesiders are away to Shamrock Rovers, while Stephen Kenny’s men meet Galway United.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

17-year-old Dillon lands decisive blow as Rovers advance to semis
# Remember The Name
# Remember The Name

17-year-old Dillon lands decisive blow as Rovers advance to semis

May 2nd 2017, 9:58 PM 5,340 Views 2 Comments

They join Cork City, Dundalk and Galway United in the final four of the EA Sports Cup.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 1 May, 2017

Cork City record 15th consecutive win to eliminate holders and reach semi-finals
# It's In The Game
# It's In The Game

Cork City record 15th consecutive win to eliminate holders and reach semi-finals

May 1st 2017, 7:00 PM 7,824 Views 3 Comments

Dundalk and Galway United are also safely through to the last four of the EA Sports Cup.

# ea-sports-cup - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Holders to face league leaders in EA Sports Cup quarters-finals
# Luck Of The Draw
# Luck Of The Draw

Holders to face league leaders in EA Sports Cup quarters-finals

Apr 19th 2017, 5:36 PM 3,865 Views 2 Comments

Cork City v St. Patrick’s Athletic was the standout tie after the ties were announced earlier today.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Dundalk finally awarded a penalty, miss it but still progress - ironically - after Cup shootout
# Wrap
# Wrap

Dundalk finally awarded a penalty, miss it but still progress - ironically - after Cup shootout

Apr 18th 2017, 12:17 AM 4,387 Views 5 Comments

Elsewhere, there were Dublin, Munster and north-west derbies to be decided.

# ea-sports-cup - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Longford Town win 7-goal thriller while St Pat's still unbeaten in EA Sports Cup since 2014
# It's A Wrap
# It's A Wrap

Longford Town win 7-goal thriller while St Pat's still unbeaten in EA Sports Cup since 2014

Apr 4th 2017, 10:20 PM 4,036 Views 0 Comments

David O’Sullivan hit a hat-trick against Athlone Town.

# ea-sports-cup - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Four-star Pat's come back from a goal down to retain the EA Sports Cup
# TWO IN A ROW
# TWO IN A ROW

Four-star Pat's come back from a goal down to retain the EA Sports Cup

Sep 17th 2016, 7:44 PM 4,793 Views 11 Comments

The Saints were 4-1 winners over Limerick in this evening’s final at a packed Markets Field.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 8 August, 2016

St Pat's triumph in Tallaght to book place in the EA Sports Cup final
# Title Defence
# Title Defence

St Pat's triumph in Tallaght to book place in the EA Sports Cup final

Aug 8th 2016, 10:32 PM 4,409 Views 5 Comments

The Inchicore men now face Limerick.

# ea-sports-cup - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Dublin derby on the cards as Rovers and Pat's paired in EA Sports Cup semis
# Final Four
# Final Four

Dublin derby on the cards as Rovers and Pat's paired in EA Sports Cup semis

May 4th 2016, 3:34 PM 2,535 Views 2 Comments

League cup semis scheduled for the August bank holiday, Monday 1 August.

# ea-sports-cup - Monday 18 April, 2016

Cork hit seven (yes, seven) against Waterford tonight
# Thrashing
# Thrashing

Cork hit seven (yes, seven) against Waterford tonight

Apr 18th 2016, 10:50 PM 9,385 Views 7 Comments

It was an evening to forget for Roddy Collins’ men at Turner’s Cross.

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