Soccer

Limerick native O’Connor signs three-year deal with Bradford

By Adrian Finnin / June 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Former Limerick FC defender Paudie O’Connor has signed for Bradford City on a three-year deal from fellow Yorkshire club Leeds United. O’Connor spent the second half of last season on loan at the Bantams and made quite an impact as manager Gary Bowyer appointed him as captain. A statement on the club’s official website said;…

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Limerick County win Kennedy Cup Trophy on Final Day

By Adrian Finnin / June 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick County Schoolboy League won the Kennedy Cup Trophy on the final of the Kennedy Cup at the University of Limerick on Saturday morning. Limerick District Schoolboy League were defeated in the Kennedy Cup Bowl Final. Limerick County saved one of their better performances until last against West Waterford East Cork as they dominated the…

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Limerick FC and Wexford play out scoreless draw

By Adrian Finnin / June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC picked up a point in Ferrycarrig Park following a 0-0 draw with Wexford FC on Friday night. Limerick were missing top scorer Connor Ellis coming into the game and it showed as they struggled to break down their hosts. In an opening with few chances Kieran Hanlon picked up possession on the edge…

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Limerick County and District League reach Trophy and Bowl finals

By Adrian Finnin / June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick County and District Schoolboy Leagues had a successful day at the SFAI Kennedy Cup this morning as both reached the Kennedy Trophy and Bowl finals respectively. It was a disappointing day for the Limerick Desmond League who lost out to their County counterparts in the Trophy semi-final. Limerick District League overcame Midlands Schoolboy League…

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All three Limerick sides advance in respective quarter-finals.

By Adrian Finnin / June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Following a disappointing showing on day 2 of the SFAI Kennedy Cup, all three Limerick Schoolboy League sides were victorious on Thursday in their respective quarter finals. Limerick County advanced to the semi-final of the Kennedy Trophy following a 1-0 win over North Eastern Counties and will now face Limerick Desmond League in an all-Limerick…

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Limerick Junior Soccer Fraternity Pay Tribute to Pat Cotter

By Adrian Finnin / June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Limerick Junior soccer community were in mourning this week following the death of one of it’s greatest servants Pat Cotter. Cotter passed away on Friday following a short illness. Cotter was an extremely popular man which was evident from the tributes paid from his colleagues as well as the general Limerick community. His club…

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Limerick FC look to continue unbeaten run in Wexford

By Adrian Finnin / June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC will be looking to continue their recent unbeaten run when they travel to Ferrycarrig Park to take on Wexford FC on Friday night (7.45). Limerick are now unbeaten in three games having beaten both Cobh Ramblers and Galway United either side of a 1-1 draw against Athlone Town. The Shannonsiders are now situated…

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No luck for Limerick sides in Kennedy Cup

By Adrian Finnin / June 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

There was little joy for all three Limerick Schoolboy League sides competing at the annual Kennedy Cup U-14 tournament at the University of Limerick on day 2 of the event. There were no victories and four defeats across the board for Limerick District, Desmond and County Schoolboy Leagues. Limerick District Schoolboy League remained unbeaten in…

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WATCH: Ray Houghton looks back on Liverpool’s Champions League win and 19/20 Premier League

By Jack Neville / June 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ray Houghton was in the University of Limerick this week to promote the National Exhibition of Football in UL whilst also taking in the 2019 Kennedy Cup. Houghton as a former Liverpool player, spoke about the recent champions league triumph where his former side picked up a sixth European Cup. Houghton, who was unable to…

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WATCH: Ray Houghton analyses Ireland’s positive start to Euro 2020 qualification

By Jack Neville / June 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ireland have begun their qualifying campaign for the 2020 European Championships in a positive manner as they top the group with ten points out of a possible 12. While the performances have not been of the highest order, Republic of Ireland legend Ray Houghton says the results are more important than the style of play…

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