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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Joe Brolly: Sorting tactics on the boat
In the Irish Mail on Sunday, Mark Gallagher wrote a beautiful piece on the Connacht Junior football final between Achill Island and the Aran Isles. Just a few pages earlier, there was a spread on FIFA, the dazzling palace of corruption that rules world ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ireland happy for USA to provide more welcome distraction
At the FAI Press Conference Martin O'Neill answers questions on Keane, Grealish and the upcoming USA match. ... After a decent World Cup, Jürgen Klinsmann's side, even this somewhat experimental version of it, looks an interesting enough way to round ...
St Patrick's Athletic re-sign striker Christy Fagan
Published 18/11/2014 | 16:28. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. St. Patrick's Athletic's Christy Fagan with the PFAI Player of the Year award. Picture credit: Paul Mohan / SPORTSFILE. Liam Buckley will be delighted to see that his ...
A FRANK EXCHANGE OF VIEWS
For the best part of 20 minutes, the ensuing question and answer session dealt with matters concerning the Irish team before, just as FAI Head of Communications Peter Sherrard was about to bring the session to a close, one reporter sought to bring up ...
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 ...