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FAI Cup Date Confirmed

// 26 Jul 2017

Our Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup first round tie against Derry City has been confirmed for Sunday August 13th.

The match will kick-off at 6.30 p.m. at Oriel Park and will be played to a finish on the night with extra-time and penalties if required.

This will be the third meeting of the sides this season with Derry City winning the first at Maginn Park while the second at Oriel Park finished in a 0-0 draw.

The sides met in last season’s competition at the semi-final stage with the Lilywhites coming out on top in a replay at the Brandywell after a 2-2 draw at Oriel Park.

Dundalk are the second most successful club in the history of the competition having won it 10 times with their first crown coming in 1942  and were beaten finalists in the competition at the AVIVA Stadium to Cork City.