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// 3 Aug 2018

Dundalk FC Under-15s are the only youth side in action this weekend. The Under-17 and Under-19 teams both were undefeated against Derry City FC in their last outing.


Dundalk FC U15s take on St. Patrick’s Athletic FC in the SSE Airtricity U15 League at Oriel Park on Saturday, 4th August. Kick-off at 14.00. Free admission.

The young Lilywhites will be aiming to make it back-to-back wins in Group One after their 1-0 win against Derry City FC last weekend.

What other U15 Group One matches are on this weekend?

Friday, 3rd August

Sligo Rovers FC vs. Shamrock Rovers FC

Dundalk FC U15 2018 Results

23.03.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 0-3 Shelbourne FC

07.04.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 2-0 Drogheda United FC (Ryan Kinahan, Seán O’Donoghue)

14.04.2018 (LG) | St. Patrick’s Athletic FC 3-1 Dundalk FC (Seán O’Donoghue)

21.04.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 2-0 Monaghan United/Cavan FP

28.04.2018 (LG) | Finn Harps FC 1-0 Dundalk FC

12.05.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 6-1 Derry City FC (Seán O’Donoghue, Jake O’Sullivan, Lee Cahill, Michael Soyemi X3)

20.05.2018 (LG) | Bohemian FC 4-3 Dundalk FC (Michael Soyemi, Harry Butterly, Cillian Duffy)

28.05.2018 (LG) | Shelbourne FC 4-1 Dundalk FC (Cillian Duffy)

02.06.2018 (CUP) | Dundalk FC 2-3 Bray Wanderers FC (Valintino Adedokun X2)

01.07.2018 (LG) | Drogheda United FC 1-1 Dundalk FC

15.07.2018 (LG) | Monaghan United/Cavan FP 1-6 Dundalk FC

21.07.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 0-1 Finn Harps FC

28.07.2018 (LG) | Derry City FC 0-1 Dundalk FC


There is no fixture for Dundalk FC U17s this weekend. The young Lilywhites return to action when they host St. Patrick’s Athletic FC in the Northern Elite Division at Oriel Park on Sunday, 19th August. Kick-off at 14.00. Free admission.

Liam Burns’ side played out a 1-1 draw against away to Derry City FC in their last SSE Airtricity U17 League encounter.

Burns said: I’m very happy to come away with a draw because Derry is always a difficult place to go. With circumstances ahead of the game with the weather and the pitch were quite bad but the lads showed great attitude towards the game, especially with the venue being changed from the Brandywell.

“I thought the players put in an excellent effort in really terrible conditions. We would have loved to have won the game obviously but a draw is probably a fair enough reflection on the game.

“Chris McFadden finished off an excellent team goal. There was some lovely build up play then the ball came to Josh Hanna who came off the centre half after a lovely bit of skill, Chris made a late run into the box for a great finish.

“We are going in to a two week break now so that will give us a chance to get bodies back and hopefully by our next league game against St. Pats at home, we will have a fully fit squad to pick from.”

Dundalk FC U17 2018 Results

24.03.2018 (LG) | Athlone Town FC 0-1 Dundalk FC (Ebuka Kwelele)

08.04.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 3-1 Derry City FC (Ebuka Kwelele, Christopher McFadden, Jamie Wynne)

21.04.2018 (LG) | Sligo Rovers FC 5-1 Dundalk FC (Ebuka Kwelele)

29.04.2018 (LG) | St. Patrick’s Athletic FC 3-1 Dundalk FC (Andrew Quinn)

06.05.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 1-1 Bohemian FC (Seán Kane)

13.05.2018 (LG) | Longford Town FC 2-4 Dundalk FC (Mark Traynor, Ebuka Kwelele X3)

15.05.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 1-3 Shelbourne FC (Ebuka Kwelele)

20.05.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 0-1 Finn Harps FC

29.05.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 1-0 Drogheda United FC (Christopher McFadden)

01.07.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 4-0 Monaghan United/Cavan FP (Ebuka Kwelele X3, Seán Kane)

08.07.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 0-1 Sligo Rovers FC

11.07.2018 (CUP) | Shelbourne FC 1-1 Dundalk FC (Shels win 4-1 on pens)

14.07.2018 (LG) | Shelbourne FC 1-1 Dundalk FC (Kevin McEvoy OG)

22.07.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 1-1 Athlone Town FC (Maurice Walsh OG)

28.07.2018 (LG) | Derry City FC 1-1 Dundalk FC (Christopher McFadden)


Dundalk FC U19s are not in action this weekend. The young Lilywhites’ next match is when they travel to IT Blanchardstown to face St. Patrick’s Athletic FC in SSE Airtricity U19 League on Sunday, 19th August. Kick-off at 14.00.

Mick Neville’s team defeated Derry City FC 3-2 at Oriel Park in their last Northern Elite Division clash.

Neville said: “It was a very tight and difficult game. We are delighted to win it against a really good Derry side. We struggled in the first half to get anywhere near them but in the second half we got after them a bit more.

“We got an equaliser from Pablo Cavalcante, a good header at the back post after Nedas Maciulaitis set him up. Then we got ourselves ahead with Lido Lotefa, a new signing of ours from Bohs. It was another good finish from him from inside the left hand side of the box, he cut past the centre half and scored. Then Jack O’Keeffe scored the third with a really good finish.

We tried to see out the game to the end with about 5 or 6 minutes to go but the Derry substitute scored an absolute screamer with 3 minutes to go. That put us on the back foot a bit and we were nervous for the last couple of minutes but we held out for a really good win.

That puts us 4 points between ourselves and Derry now, keeps us in 4th and closes the gap on the 2 out of the 3 that are ahead of us.”

Dundalk FC U19 2018 Results

24.03.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 3-1 Athlone Town FC (Jack O’Keeffe X2, Adam Finnegan)

28.03.2018 (LG) | Shelbourne FC 1-1 Dundalk FC (Jack O’Keeffe)

07.04.2018 (LG) | Derry City FC 2-2 Dundalk FC (Cian Flynn, Jack O’Keeffe)

21.04.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 1-1 Sligo Rovers FC (Jack O’Keeffe)

28.04.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 0-2 St. Patrick’s Athletic FC

05.05.2018 (LG) | Bohemian FC 1-3 Dundalk FC (Niall Cassidy, Pablo Cavalcante, Alex Nevin (OG)

12.05.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 3-0 Longford Town FC (Jack O’Keeffe X3)

19.05.2018 (LG) | Finn Harps FC 1-1 Dundalk FC (Pablo Cavalcante)

26.05.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 2-2 Drogheda United FC (Jack O’Keeffe, Kyle Molloy)

03.07.2018 (LG) | Monaghan United/Cavan FP (Jordan Maguire)

08.07.2018 (LG) | Sligo Rovers FC 3-0 Dundalk FC

11.07.2018 (CUP) | Dundalk FC 1-1 Drogheda United FC (Adam Finnegan) (DFC win 3-1 on pens)

22.07.2018 (LG) | Athlone Town FC 1-6 Dundalk FC (Jack O’Keeffe X4, James Carroll, Callum McDonnell)

28.07.2018 (CUP) | Dundalk FC 1-2 Finn Harps FC (Jack O’Keeffe)

01.08.2018 (LG) | Dundalk FC 3-2 Derry City FC (Pablo Cavalcante, Lido Lotefa, Jack O’Keeffe)


Picture credit: Ciaran Culligan/Dundalk Democrat