2004 FAI Cup

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The FAI Cup 2004 was the 81st staging of The Football Association of Ireland Challenge Cup or FAI Cup. It officially kicked-off in late May, when twenty clubs from the junior and intermediate leagues battled it out for the chance to face League of Ireland opposition in the Second Round. The ten winners of those ties were joined in the Second Round by the 22 eircom League of Ireland clubs. The competition ran until October, with the final taking place on Sunday, October 24.

First round[edit]

Fixtures played weekend May 23

Belgrove 0-1 Leeds

Carrick United 3-2 Bluebell United

Cherry Orchard 1-2 Glebe North

Drumcondra 1-1 Letterkenny Rovers

Fairview Rangers 0-2 Wayside Celtic

Freebooters 3-3 Portmarnock

Moyle Park College 1-1 Quay Celtic

Ringmahon Rangers 3-0 CYM Terenure

Rockmount 2-2 College Corinthians

Tullamore 1-1 Bangor Celtic

Replays[edit]

Bangor Celtic 0-1 Tullamore

College Corinthians 2-3 Rockmount

Letterkenny Rovers 0-2 Drumcondra

Portmarnock w/o Freebooters

Quay Celtic 2-1 Moyle Park College

Second round[edit]

Matches played on the weekend of Sunday, 25 July 2004.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Rockmount 3-1 Portmarnock
2 Waterford United 2-1 Sligo Rovers
3 Shamrock Rovers 3-0 Carrick United
4 Shelbourne 4-1 Finn Harps
5 St Patrick's Athletic 4-1 Wayside Celtic
6 Cobh Ramblers 3-3 Limerick
replay Limerick 2-2p Cobh Ramblers
7 Leeds 0-3 Longford Town
8 Monaghan United 1-0 Dublin City
9 Bray Wanderers 0-2 Kilkenny City
10 Athlone Town 3-0 Tullamore
11 Galway United 0-1 Derry City
12 Bohemians 8-0 Ringmahon Rangers
13 Kildare County 4-0 Glebe North
14 Dundalk 0-0 Drogheda United
replay Drogheda United 3-2 Dundalk
15 Quay Celtic 3-4 Drumcondra
16 UCD 1-0 Cork City

Third round[edit]

Matches played on the week of Monday, 16 August 2004.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Shelbourne 1-1 Derry City
replay Derry City p0-0 Shelbourne
2 UCD 5-0 Drumcondra
3 Waterford United 7-2 Kilkenny City
4 Bohemians 0-1 Kildare County
5 Athlone Town 1-0 Cobh Ramblers
6 Drogheda United 2-0 St Patrick's Athletic
7 Longford Town 1-1 Shamrock Rovers
replay Shamrock Rovers 0-1 Longford Town
8 Rockmount 2-0 Monaghan United

Quarter-finals[edit]

9 September 2004
Derry City 1–0 Kildare Countty
McCallion Goal 89'

10 September 2004
Waterford United 2–2 Rockmount
O'Brien Goal 72' (og)
BrutonGoal 81'
Hurley Goal 48'
Keane Goal 51'

10 September 2004
UCD 0–0 Drogheda United

11 September 2004
Longford Town 2–2 Athlone Town
Fitzgerald Goal 7'
Lavine Goal 23'
Murphy Goal 32'
Hope Goal 89'

Replays[edit]

13 September 2004
Drogheda United 3–2(aet) UCD
O'Brien Goal 73', Goal 93'
Lester Goal 117'
Martin Goal 2'
McAuley Goal 114'

13 September 2004
Athlone Town 0–3 Longford Town
Barrett Goal 21'
Murphy Goal 77'
Keogh Goal 80'

15 September 2004
Rockmount 1–2 Waterford United
Busteed Goal 76' Bruton Goal 1', Goal 75'

Semi-finals[edit]

1 October 2004
Derry City 1–2 Waterford United
Byrne Goal 12' Murphy Goal 8'
Connor Goal 40'

Replay[edit]

5 October 2004
Drogheda United 1–2(aet) Longford Town
O'Brien Goal 50' Martin Goal 32'
Dillon Goal 114'

Final[edit]

October 24, 2004
Waterford United 1-2 Longford Town
Bruton Goal 62' Kirby Goal 86'
Keegan Goal 88'
Winner of FAI Cup 2004

Longford Town
2nd Title

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