Irish FAI Cup
The FAI Cup, known as the FAI Ford Cup for sponsorship reasons, is a knock-out association football competition contested annually by teams from the Republic of Ireland (as well as Derry City from Northern Ireland). Organised by the FAI (Football Association of Ireland), it is of similar format to the FA Cup played in England and the Scottish Cup in Scotland. The competition is currently sponsored by the car manufacturer, Ford. It was known as the Free State Cup from 1923 to 1936. Shamrock Rovers hold the record of most wins with 24.
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Saints hero Fagan explains Chesterfield snub decision
The PFAI Player of the Year, who scored 27 goals for the Saints, including the winning brace in the FAI Cup final, rejected a firm offer from Paul Cook, opting instead to stay with the Inchicore club. Fagan (25) says he is playing the best ... Fagan ...
Liam Brady to feature on Near FM football series
Brady – who was once assistant manager of the Republic of Ireland football team, during Giovanni Trapattoni's reign as manager, and who is a frequent contributor to RTÉ Televisions football coverage – hails Whitehall in Dublin. In the Near ... He adds ...
Our heart and Seoul remains with 'De Town'
He has also attended every game the Republic of Ireland has played in at World Cup Finals since Italia '90, and it was after the World Cup of '02, jointly hosted by Korea & Japan, that he decided to base himself in Korea. ... In 2007 he managed to ...
Keane has agenda against us
Everton manager Roberto Martinez claims Roy Keane has "an agenda" against the Toffees following his "ridiculous" criticism about the club's Republic of Ireland contingent. Assistant Ireland boss Keane suggested Everton exaggerate the extent of injuries ...
Djilali wings his way to Cork City
The Londoner, who began his career at Crystal Palace, spent the latter part of the 2014 campaign with Limerick, prior to which he had a successful spell with the Bit'O Red, winning an FAI Cup and Setanta Sports Cup while at the Showgrounds. “I'm ...
Brian Kerr hits back at Roddy Collins' FAI Cup final comments
Former Republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr has rejected claims by Roddy Collins that Sunday's FAI Cup final between St Patrick's Athletic and Derry City was an "embarrassing" standard of football. “I wouldn't agree at all,” Kerr, who was a co ...