2005 FAI Cup

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2005 FAI Cup
FAI Ford Cup
Country  Republic of Ireland
Champions Drogheda United Cork City F.C.
Runners-up Cork City F.C.

The FAI Cup 2005 was the 82nd staging of The Football Association of Ireland Challenge Cup or FAI Cup. It officially kicked-off in late April, 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 early December, with the final taking place on Sunday, December 4.

First round[edit]

Fixtures played weekend April 24

Lissadel United 3-0 Rockmount

St Mary's 1-4 Avondale United

Cherry Orchard 0-0 Belgrove

Bangor Celtic 1-2 Wayside Celtic

Douglas Hall 2-0 Moyle Park

Mount Merrion 2-2 Galway Hibernians

St Peter's Athlone 0-0 Carew Park

Waterford Crystal 2-0 Bonagee United

Westport United 1-2 Fanad United

Malahide United 3-2 Glenmore / Dundrum

Replays[edit]

Belgrove 1-2 Cherry Orchard

Galway Hibernians 0-0 Mount Merrion (3-0 pen)

Carew Park 3-2 St Peters Athlone

Second round[edit]

Matches played on the weekend of Sunday, 12 June 2005.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 UCD 2-0 Dublin City
2 Shelbourne 0-2 Derry City
3 Drogheda United 2-0 Limerick
4 Waterford United 0-1 St Patrick's Athletic
5 Bohemians 2-0 Athlone Town
6 Galway United 0-0 Cork City
replay Cork City 1-0 Galway United
7 Avondale United 0-1 Bray Wanderers
8 Carew Park 1-3 Douglas Hall
9 Kilkenny City 0-1 Finn Harps
10 Sligo Rovers 1-1 Malahide United
replay Malahide United 0-2 Sligo Rovers
11 Kildare County 4-1 Galway Hibernians
12 Longford Town 5-0 Waterford Crystal
13 Cobh Ramblers 0-1 Wayside Celtic
14 Lissadel United 0-4 Cherry Orchard
15 Shamrock Rovers 2-0 Fanad United
16 Monaghan United 1-7 Dundalk

Third round[edit]

Matches played on the weekend of Sunday, 28 August 2005.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Dundalk 0-2 Drogheda United
2 Bray Wanderers 1-0 Cherry Orchard
3 Bohemians 2-2 Wayside Celtic
replay Wayside Celtic 1-2 Bohemians
4 Longford Town 1-1 UCD
replay UCD 2-1 Longford Town
5 Derry City 3-1 Kildare County
6 Sligo Rovers 2-1 St Patrick's Athletic
7 Shamrock Rovers 2-0 Douglas Hall
8 Cork City 0-0 Finn Harps
replay Finn Harps 2-3 Cork City

Quarter-finals[edit]

23 September 2005
Bray Wanderers 3–2 UCD
Murphy Goal 12'
Tyrell Goal 26'
O'Brien Goal 61'
Martin Goal 64'
McWalter Goal 83'

23 September 2005
Drogheda United 2–1 Bohemians
Keegan Goal 2'
Lynch Goal 16'
O'Keefe Goal 50'

23 September 2005
Cork City 3–1 Sligo Rovers
Murray Goal 45'
O'Flynn Goal 77'
O'Callaghan Goal 84' (pen)
Low Goal 40'

24 September 2005
Derry City 1–0 Shamrock Rovers
Beckett Goal 67'

Semi-finals[edit]

21 October 2005
Cork City 1–0 Derry City
O'Callaghan Goal 90' (pen)

23 October 2005
Drogheda United 2–1 Bray Wanderers
O'Brien Goal 29'
Sandvliet Goal 80'
Tresson Goal 82'

Final[edit]

Main article: 2005 FAI Cup Final
December 4, 2005
Cork City 0-2 Drogheda United
Match Report G. Whelan Goal 52'
D. O'Brien Goal 83'
15.15 - Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance: 24,521
Referee: Ian Stokes
Winner of FAI Cup 2005
Drogheda United
1st Title

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