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# EA Sports Cup

    # Fixtures
    FAI confirm rescheduled dates for postponed Premier Division games
    The dates and times for the first round of the EA Sports Cup have also been announced.
    # First Round
    All-Cork clash among the ties as draw for EA Sports Cup is confirmed
    Cabinteely will host Crumlin in the first round of the competition.
    # Cup final
    Parkhouse the hero with four goals as Derry City book place in EA Sports Cup final
    The enjoyed a 4-2 victory over Waterford after extra-time tonight.
    # cup dream
    Holders Derry City handed home draw in EA Sports Cup semi-final
    Declan Devine’s side will take on Waterford FC at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium on 5 August.
    # Draw
    Holders Derry City host Finn Harps, while Cork City travel to Bohs in EA Sports Cup
    Dundalk, meanwhile, have been drawn at home to UCD for their quarter-final clash.
    # Roundup
    Ireland U21 winger scores again as UCD dump struggling Shelbourne out of EA Sports Cup
    UCD and Derry City both progressed in the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night.
    # Wrap
    Cork and Dundalk safely through to EA Sports Cup quarter-finals while Bray prevail after penalties
    There were six crunch games down for decision this evening.
    # second round
    EA Sports Cup champions Derry City welcome Longford to the Brandywell while Dundalk travel to Inchicore
    The second round draw for the 2019 EA Sports Cup took place at FAI Headquarters on Tuesday.
    # Cup action
    Faherty's header sends Galway United through after extra-time tussle
    Cabinteely, Bray Wanderers and Shelbourne also enjoyed wins in the EA Sports Cup tonight.
    # Winning
    Derry City see off Cobh to end 6-year trophy wait
    Manager Kenny Shiels lifted his first piece of silverware in his third year at the helm.
    # League of Ireland
    Cobh Ramblers' underdog run reminds us why the EA Sports Cup is worth loving
    A coin-toss shouldn’t decide the venue for a national final, writes John O’Sullivan.
    # EA Sports Cup
    James McClean will make his punditry debut on Sunday for Eir Sport
    The former Derry City winger will return to the Brandywell to analyse Sunday’s EA Sports Cup final.
    # Reaction
    'I saw people crying today... that's what football does'
    Cobh Ramblers boss Stephen Henderson hailed his young side following their shock win over Dundalk.
    # Giant-killing
    Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot
    Chris Hull’s goal with 15 minutes to go booked Cobh Ramblers’ place in their first ever senior cup final.
    # Round-Up
    Dundalk, Sligo and Cobh Ramblers all book EA Sports Cup semi-final berths
    The trio will join Derry City in the last four of the competition.
    # it's in the game
    Shelbourne striker completes hat-trick with 35-yard stunner
    He must have a foot like a traction engine.
    # Wrap
    Incredible 8-goal thriller played out before Dundalk pip Pat's on penalties
    Elsewhere in the EA Sports Cup, Cobh Ramblers claimed an upset over Limerick.
    # Round-Up
    Ex-Leeds forward scores winning penalty as Bohs progress in EA Sports Cup after shootout drama
    The Gypsies have gone through to the third round along with Sligo Rovers and Derry City.
    # Torrential Rain
    Waterlogged pitches means a number of EA Sports Cup games have been postponed again
    Heavy rainfall on Monday morning has seen a number of EA Sports Cup games called off across the country.
    # Called Off
    Four games postponed in SSE Airtricity League and EA Sports Cup following bad weather
    The Premier Division clash between Bray Wanderers and Waterford is one of the ties affected by the postponements.
    # Called Off
    Postponements continue for League of Ireland clubs as EA Sports Cup fixtures rescheduled
    All games in the opening round of the 2018 EA Sports Cup have been moved forward due to severe weather conditions across the country.
    # Winning
    ‘I genuinely treat every final like it could be our last’ - Kenny hungry for more success
    With Saturday’s EA Sports Cup triumph over Shamrock Rovers Stephen Kenny secured his eighth trophy in his last four seasons at Dundalk.
    # man of the match
    'I was delighted for my 20th to come in a cup final — I'm 28 and can still get better'
    David McMillan scored his 20th goal of the season in Saturday’s EA Sports Cup final during a man of the match performance.
    # EA Sports Cup
    Dundalk claim eighth trophy in four seasons as Lilywhites down sorry Hoops in Tallaght
    David McMillan set the Lilywhites on their way before late goals from Patrick McEleney and Tommy Stewart sealed the win in Dublin.
    # Cup final
    'This has been one of the great teams in the history of football in Ireland'
    Tallaght Stadium hosts the EA Sports Cup final between Shamrock Rover and Dundalk this afternoon.
    # medals on offer
    'I think it’s the biggest game of my career because I didn’t get to any finals over in England'
    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.
    # top talent
    'Patrick has to work harder than other players at his fitness. He wasn’t born a natural athlete'
    Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny is hoping his star man can put a run of games together for the business end of the season.
    # Ref Justice
    'An innocent man was sent off... he's distraught people would even think that'
    John Caulfield insists that Alan Bennett was incorrectly dismissed against Shamrock Rovers.
    # Young Talent
    'We were laughing when he scored because he does it to everyone in training'
    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.
    # in a hoop
    Last-gasp extra-time goal secures Shamrock Rovers a place in Cup decider at City's expense
    Leesiders were reduced to 10 men after Alan Bennett’s straight red card in the first-half.
    # Last Four
    Cork and Dundalk kept apart in EA Sports Cup semi-final draw
    The Leesiders are away to Shamrock Rovers, while Stephen Kenny’s men meet Galway United.
    # remember the name
    17-year-old Dillon lands decisive blow as Rovers advance to semis
    They join Cork City, Dundalk and Galway United in the final four of the EA Sports Cup.
    # it's in the game
    Cork City record 15th consecutive win to eliminate holders and reach semi-finals
    Dundalk and Galway United are also safely through to the last four of the EA Sports Cup.
    # Luck of the Draw
    Holders to face league leaders in EA Sports Cup quarters-finals
    Cork City v St. Patrick’s Athletic was the standout tie after the ties were announced earlier today.
    # Wrap
    Dundalk finally awarded a penalty, miss it but still progress - ironically - after Cup shootout
    Elsewhere, there were Dublin, Munster and north-west derbies to be decided.
    # it's a wrap
    Longford Town win 7-goal thriller while St Pat's still unbeaten in EA Sports Cup since 2014
    David O’Sullivan hit a hat-trick against Athlone Town.
    # TWO IN A ROW
    Four-star Pat's come back from a goal down to retain the EA Sports Cup
    The Saints were 4-1 winners over Limerick in this evening’s final at a packed Markets Field.
    # title defence
    St Pat's triumph in Tallaght to book place in the EA Sports Cup final
    The Inchicore men now face Limerick.
    # Final Four
    Dublin derby on the cards as Rovers and Pat's paired in EA Sports Cup semis
    League cup semis scheduled for the August bank holiday, Monday 1 August.
    # thrashing
    Cork hit seven (yes, seven) against Waterford tonight
    It was an evening to forget for Roddy Collins’ men at Turner’s Cross.
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