2006 FAI Cup

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The FAI Cup 2006 was the 83rd staging of The Football Association of Ireland Challenge Cup or FAI Cup. This seasons competition was the last to be sponsored by Carlsberg. 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 League of Ireland clubs. The competition ran until early December, with the final taking place on Sunday, December 3.

First round[edit]

Fixtures played weekend April 23

Waterford Crystal 4-1 Garda AFC

Castlebar Celtic 5-1 Fairview CYM

Ashtown Villa 2-2 Wayside Celtic

Tolka Rovers 1-3 Carrigaline United

College Corinthians 2-2 Blarney United

Brendanville 0-1 Douglas Hall

Malahide United 1-1 Fanad United

Athenry 0-0 Bangor Celtic

Killester United 6-1 St Mochtas

Crumlin United 0-0 Avondale United

Second round[edit]

Matches played on the weekend of Sunday, 28 May 2006.

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

Third round[edit]

Matches played on the weekend of Sunday, 27 August 2006.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Shamrock Rovers 1-1 Bohemians
replay Bohemians 0-2 Shamrock Rovers
2 Waterford United 1-1 Longford Town
replay Longford Town 1-0 Waterford United
3 UCD 3-1 Limerick
4 St Patrick's Athletic 2-0 Dundalk
5 Finn Harps 0-0 Athlone Town
replay Athlone Town 3-2 Finn Harps
6 Sligo Rovers 2-1 Bray Wanderers
7 Shelbourne 0-1 Derry City
8 Killester United w/o Dublin City

Quarter-finals[edit]

Matches played on the weekend of Sunday, 1 October.

29 September 2006
St Patrick's Athletic 4–1 Longford Town
Molloy Goal 3', Goal 61', Goal 78' pen
Foley Goal 26' pen
Martin Goal 69'

30 September 2006
Athlone Town 1–2 Shamrock Rovers
Sheridan Goal 38' Rowe Goal 82'
Clarke Goal 90'


1 October 2006
Derry City 2–0 UCD
Farren Goal 65' pen
McHugh Goal 67'

Replay[edit]


Killester United 3–4
aet
Sligo Rovers
Keogh Goal 19', Goal 77'
Lacey Goal 51'
Bellew Goal 11'
Hughes Goal 44'
Peers Goal 67'
McTiernan Goal 102'

Semi-finals[edit]


29 October 2006
Sligo Rovers 0–0 Derry City

Replay[edit]

31 October 2006
Derry City 5–0 Sligo Rovers
McCourt Goal 33', Farren Goal 39'(pen),Goal 46', Martyn Goal 42', Goal 91'

Final[edit]

The 2006 FAI Cup Final was the last at the old Lansdowne Road.

December 3, 2006
Derry City 4-3 (AET) St Patrick's Athletic
M. Farren Goal 25'
C. Delaney Goal 84'
P. Hutton Goal 106'
S. Brennan (OG) Goal 109'
FAI Cup final 2006 Match Report D. Mulcahy Goal 19'
T. Molloy (pen) Goal 74'
S. O'Connor Goal 103'
15.15 - Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance: 16,022
Referee: Damien Hancock


Winner of FAI Cup 2006

Derry City
4th Title

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