Extra.ie FAI Senior Cup

Competition Description: 

The oldest football competition in Ireland, the FAI Senior Cup is the Blue Riband event for clubs in Ireland. Clubs from the SSE Airtricity League compete with junior and intermediate clubs in a competition that dates back to 1922.

The current holders of the competition are Dundalk, who defeated Cork City 2-1in the 2018 Final, courtesy of a Patrick McEleney goal.

Competition Image: 
FAI Cup 2019 Shamrock Rovers
Competition Type: 
Senior

Extra.ie FAI Cup Second Round Draw

Inishowen League side Glengad United will host SSE Airtricity League Premier Division side Waterford whilst Crumlin United will host Lucan United in a all non-league tie. 

All fixtures will be played on the weekend ending Sunday, August 25 with dates and kick-off times set to be confirmed at a later date.

Extra.ie FAI Cup - Second Round Draw

ROUND-UP: Lucan United progress to the second round

Elsewhere, UCD AFC scored five against Letterkenny Rovers, Waterford comfortably beat Maynooth University Town and Galway United progressed thanks to a narrow win over Collinstown at Whitehall. 

Lucan United 2-1 Killester Donnycarney

Marco Chindea scored the first goal of the game on the half-hour to put the home side ahead in the FAI Cup.

Aji Sule secured the second round spot in the 65th minute as Killester's John Brophy scored a consolation goal in injury time.

Collinstown 1-2 Galway United

ROUND-UP: Glengad secure second spot in the FAI Cup

Elsewhere, Crumlin United claimed a 3-1 win over Malahide United and Georgie Kelly's second-half strike saw Extra.ie FAI Cup holders Dundalk past Cobh Ramblers. 

St. Michael's 0-0 Glengad United (8-9 pens)

Inishowen League side Glengad United are through to the second round of the Extra.ie FAI Cup thanks to a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory against St. Michael's.

Colin Bargary was sent off early in the second-half for the home side but both sides had a number of opportunities to win the game at Cooke Park in the 120 minutes.

ROUND-UP: Bohemians produce stunning Shels comeback

Goals from Ciaran Kilduff and Shane Farrell put the First Division leaders into a comfortable lead in the 81st minute. 

Shelbourne winger Jaze Kabia was shown a red card immediately after the second goal and Bohemians pulled one back through Keith Buckley with five minutes remaining.

Incredibly, Danny Mandroiu scored two goals in the final minutes of the game to seal victory for the Premier Division side in front of a jubilant Dalymount Park.

Bohemians face Shelbourne in Extra.ie FAI Cup first round

The draw, which was at the Aviva Stadium, was completed by Republic of Ireland U-21 manager Stephen Kenny and Garrett Brennan, Extra.ie Editor.

Before the draw, it was announced that Extra.ie are the new title sponsors of the competition. Extra.ie features news reports, sport, business and entertainment articles and is one of Ireland's leading digital platforms and will be the sponsor of the competition for the next two years.

"We're delighted to announce extra.ie as our new title sponsors of the FAI Cup," said FAI Competitions Director Fran Gavin.

FAI Cup First Round draw to take place in AVIVA Stadium

There will be 32 teams in the draw with the 20 SSE Airtricity League Premier and First Division clubs entering the competition. 

There will also be 12 team non-league teams in the draw with the fixtures set to take place on the weekend ending Sunday, August 11. 

The non-league clubs in the FAI Cup first round draw are as follows:

FAI Cup: Two qualifying round fixtures confirmed

Six qualifying round ties have already taken place in the competition with two further fixtures set to take place on the weekend-ending Sunday, May 26. 

Sheriff YC are set to travel to St. Michael's on Saturday, May 25, with kick-off at 7pm at Cooke Park whilst Lucan United welcome Aisling Annacotty at Celbridge Football Park on Sunday, May 26, with kick-off at 1pm. 

FAI Cup Qualifying Round - Results

FAI Cup: Glengad produce shock qualifying round result

Substitute goalkeeper Kevin McLaughlin was the hero for the Donegal side after he saved two penalties to see the Inishowen League side progress to the first round. 

Elsewhere, Intermediate Cup finalists Avondale United needed extra-time to progress past Newtown Rangers as David Shovlin scored a brace, as well as the decisive goal in extra-time, and last year's Intermediate Cup finalists Maynooth University Town are also through after a 5-1 win over Rockmount. 

FAI Cup: Qualifying Round set to get underway

20 clubs were in the qualifying round draw, 16 intermediate clubs and four junior clubs; Ashling Annacotty, Glengad United, Regional United and St. Michael’s. 

Four teams, Cobh Wanderers, Crumlin United, Letterkenny Rovers and Killester Donnycarney, received a bye into the first round of the competition. 

Six fixtures are set to get underway this weekend with two fixtures to be confirmed as all clubs look to progress to the first round of the competition. 

FAI Cup - Qualifying Round

Friday, April 19

Pages