Derry City manager Peter Hutton: has played his cards close to his chest in the run-up to the FAI Cup final against St Patrick’s Athletic. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

If they accepted the league table was really a true reflection of the difference between the two teams in tomorrow’s Ford FAI Cup final then Derry Cit(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley at Richmond Park. “As a footballer, you want to be at the cutting edge of the league, or in semi-finals or finals of cups,” he says.  Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley insists t the club’s remarkable run of FAI Cup final defeats will be only become a talking point within th(...)

Finn Harps American midfielder Pat McCann (right) in action against Shelbourne. McCann is excited about the prospect of being involved in what will be his biggest game for the club since arriving in Ballybofey a little over a year ago. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic will be without Greg Bolger and Aaron Greene for the first of tomorrow’s semi-finals, with the pair suspended and cup-tied resp(...)

Alan Mathews’s Bray side will be aiming to avoid a third straight defeat against the defending champions. Photograph: Inpho

Dundalk’s potentially key league game against Shamrock Rovers has been rescheduled for Monday, October 13th. The title chasers had hoped that the game(...)

 Dundalk assistant manager Vinny Perth, left, and Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon. Photograph: David Maher / Sportsfile

Having won doubles as both a manager and a player, Pat Fenlon knows more than most what Dundalk must contend with as they try to get their league a(...)

Shamrock Rovers boss Trevor Croly: “I thought we deserved the win. First half we created some really good chances.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sligo Rovers 0 Shamrock Rovers 1 Shamrock Rovers are back to within four points of leaders Dundalk after inflicting a sixth defeat of the season on S(...)

Dundalk’s Patrick Hoban  celebrates  his side’s third goal with team-mates. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 3 (Horgan 23, Byrne 48, Hoban 60), Sligo Rovers 0 Free-scoring Dundalk sent out another statement of intent with a comprehensive dismantling (...)

Sligo Rovers players celebrate on the rain soaked pitch after their victory over Dundalk in  the Setanta Sports Cup Final at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sligo Rovers 1 Dundalk 0 Sligo Rovers won their sixth trophy in four years this afternoon in Tallaght where they beat Dundalk 1-0 thanks to an early P(...)

Joseph Ndo’s 88th-minute corner caused confusion in the home area and went in off a defender.

Cork City 1, Sligo Rovers 1 It was honours even after la(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Shane Robinson challenges Sligo Rovers’  Danny Ventre at Tallaght. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 1 Sligo Rovers 2Sligo Rovers finished their league campaign on a high following their deserved 2-1 victory over Shamrock Rovers at Tal(...)