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RETRO: 1991 | HONVED 1-1 DUNDALK FC

https://youtu.be/mjX032BE2vA September 18th, 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of a famous night in Dundalk FC’s European history when Ricky McEvoy secured the Lilywhites a famous draw against Kispest Honved in Budapest. The European Cup first-round tie was played at the Bozsik Jozsef Stadion which was demolished in 2019 on what proved to be [...]

By |September 18, 2021|0 Comments

RIP ALAN FOX (1936-2021)

Dundalk FC was saddened to learn of the passing of legendary former player-manager Alan Fox, who died at the age of 85 on Thursday. The Welshman, who also played for Limerick and Sligo Rovers, arrived at Oriel Park in the summer of 1966 and guided the Lilwyhites to the league title, the Shield, the [...]

By |September 17, 2021|0 Comments

FAI CUP DUELS: DUNDALK V HARPS

Dundalk will be hoping that history repeats itself when they take on Finn Harps in the quarter-finals of the Extra.ie FAI Cup in Ballybofey on Friday night. The Lilywhites have gone on to lift the trophy on four of the last five occasions that the sides have met in the competition and are unbeaten [...]

By |September 16, 2021|0 Comments

NON-LEAGUE NIGHTMARES

This evening’s game with St Mochta’s will be Dundalk’s 37th FAI Cup tie against non-league opposition. While the club's record in these cup ties has been generally good, unfortunately, there have been six notable defeats over the years, and a couple of close-run games as well! We take a look back. 2001: Portmarnock While [...]

By |August 27, 2021|0 Comments

1963: THE FIRST LOUTH DERBY

While this evening’s meeting represents the 166th time that Dundalk and Drogheda United have locked horns, the first-ever meeting between the clubs took place 58 years ago this week. The date was Sunday, August 16th, 1963, the venue, Oriel Park, as reigning league champions Dundalk, who were bound for the European Cup, played host [...]

By |August 20, 2021|0 Comments

RIP TOMMY CONNOLLY

We were desperately saddened to learn of the passing of our former player, youth team coach, assistant manager and first-team manager, Tommy Connolly, this morning. Tommy’s name will forever be linked to Dundalk FC. After starting out with Rangers in the Dundalk Minor League, he joined the club’s youth team in the early 1960s and went [...]

By |July 27, 2021|1 Comment