president’s cup

First Citizen of Football

The Irish season kicks off with the 2017 President’s Cup this weekend, when League of Ireland champions Dundalk travel to FAI Cup winners Cork City in the curtain-raiser to the domestic campaign. The Irish version of the Community Shield was initiated to honour our football-loving first citizen, Michael D. Higgins.

Fahey Volley Wins President’s Cup

Ireland international Keith Fahey’s volley won the inaugural President’s Cup for St. Patrick’s Athletic, earning praise from the watching Martin O’Neill.