St Patrick’s Athletic’s   Sean Hoare scores their second goal during the FAI Ford Cup semi-final against Finn Harps at  Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 6 Finn Harps 1If Finn Harps and their supporters had travelled to Dublin hoping against hope that the romance of the cup might m(...)

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(...)

Limerick FC striker  Rory Gaffney with his SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for August at Thomond Park, Limerick. Photo:  Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Conan Byrne wants St Patrick’s Athletic’s form and focus to ensure they move a major step closer to securing a European place next summer when Shamroc(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton (left) and his Shamrock Rovers counterpart Pat Fenlon at yesterday’s FAI Ford Cup semi-final draw. Photograph: Inpho.

The Shamrock Rovers manager, Pat Fenlon, has led calls for the reintroduction of neutral venues for the FAI Ford Cup semi-finals despite his side las(...)

 Conan Byrne of St Patrick’s Athletic celebrates scoring his first and his side’s third against Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Bray Wanderers 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 4 Two goals in as many minutes turned this game on its head early in the second half as St. Patrick’s, w(...)

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(...)

Sligo Rovers’s Alan Keane and Seamus Conneely compete with Morten Gamst Pedersen of Rosenborg during their  Europa League second qualifying round, second leg at the Showgrounds, Sligo. Photograph: Inpho

Sligo Rovers 1 Rosenborg 3 Rosenborg win 4-3 on aggregate It was a better game and much more of a contest than Legia got against St Patrick’s Athletic(...)

 Legia Warsaw’s Michal Zyro  celebrates after putting his side  2-0 up against  St Patrick’s Athletic during the  Champions League second qualifying round second leg  match at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph:   Aidan Crawley/EPA

St Patrick’s Athletic 0, Legia Warsaw 5 (agg: 1-6): When Liam Buckley had spoken on Tuesday of the way in which his side’s European dream had been (...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley knows his side have much to do to see off Legia Warsaw.

Uefa Champions League Second qualifying round, second leg St Patrick’s Athletic (1) v Legia Warsaw (1) Tallaght Stadium, Wednesday, 7,45pm The(...)