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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

1991: DUNDALK FC 0-0 CELTIC

Thirty years ago today, on July 26th, 1991, Oriel Park played host to a pre-season friendly that saw Turlough O'Connor's league champions meet a Celtic team under new management in the shape of Liam Brady. The game was played just three days after Dundalk held a Liverpool team that contained Stephen Staunton scoreless and [...]

By |July 26, 2021|0 Comments

RETRO: 1991 LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

Sunday, April 21st, 1991. Do you remember where you were 30 years ago today? If you are a Dundalk fan, then the chances are you were probably celebrating Tom McNulty's goal against Cork City at Turner's Cross which saw Turlough O'Connor's side clinch the league title. We take a look back at an [...]

By |April 21, 2021|0 Comments