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Category: On This Day

FAI Cup
// 7 Apr 2020

Today, April 7th 2020, marks the 18th anniversary of Dundalk FC’s memorable 2-1 win over Bohemians – managed by one Stephen Kenny – in the FAI Cup final at Tolka Park. On a sunny afternoon, the Lilywhites, who included a host of local players such as John Whyte, Christopher Lawless, Cormac Malone, David Hoey, Cormac…

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On This Day
// 21 Nov 2018

On this day in 2012, Stephen Kenny, was appointed Dundalk FC manager! Click HERE to subscribe to Dundalk FC on YouTube. Watch on DFCTV below

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On This Day
// 15 Nov 2018

On this day 10 years ago, Dundalk FC won the First Division in the most dramatic of fashion. What a night! Watch on DFCTV below

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History
// 20 Feb 2015

On this day in 1949, Dundalk took an important step on the way to winning the FAI Cup when they defeated Cork Athletic 4-1. Dundalk were glad that the Cork forwards had an off-day with their finishing as they could have been out of sight before Dundalk rallied. Dundalk were without Arthur Whelan and James…

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History
// 19 Feb 2015

Paul Newe (pictured above in 1984 in his first spell with Shelbourne) grabbed the headlines after his sensational performance in this cup tie that took place 26 years ago today. Newe had only recently forced himself into the starting line-up of Turlough O’Connor’s team but he rewarded his manager’s faith in him with a brilliant…

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History
// 18 Feb 2015

On This Day 1979, Dundalk took on reigning champions Bohemians at Oriel Park in a crucial League of Ireland encounter. Before the match both teams were locked together at the top of the table on 34 points with Bohs having played one game less. This match was crucial for Jim McLaughlin’s hopes of bringing the…

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History
// 17 Feb 2015

On this day 1994, Dundalk and Galway United played out one of Oriel Park’s most dramatic games of the 1990s. It had been a diffcult season with the resignation of Turlough O’Connor and the arrival of Dermot Keely. This match was a re-arranged FAI Cup replay after the first replay seven days earlier was called…

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History
// 16 Feb 2015

Our On This Day feature today goes to 1969 when Dundalk defeated Cork Celtic 3-0 at snow-covered Oriel Park. The conditions did not favour good football, but, Dundalk were able to give their cold supporters something to cheer a week after the side were dumped out of the FAI Cup by Shamrock Rovers. Dundalk thoroughly…

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