2014 FAI Cup
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|FAI Ford Cup|
|Country||Republic of Ireland|
The 2014 FAI Senior Challenge Cup, also known as the 2014 FAI Ford Senior Cup, is the 91st season of the national football competition of the Republic of Ireland. The winners of the competition will earn a spot in the first qualifying round of the 2015-16 UEFA Europa League.
A total of 40 teams are competing in the 2014 competition, which will commence in March 2014. The teams entered from the 2014 League of Ireland Premier Division and First Division received byes into the second round stage. Four non-league clubs also received byes to the second round. The remaining 12 teams entered at the first round stage. These non-league teams are composed of the sixteen clubs, which reached the fourth round of the 2013–14 FAI Intermediate Cup and the semi-finalists of the FAI Junior Cup in 2013-14.
|Leagues entering at this round|
|First round||40||16||none||16||Leinster Senior League
Munster Senior League
Ulster Senior League
|Second round||32||32||8||24||League of Ireland|
|19:30||E. Mooney 43'||Report|
|25 April||Leixlip United||1–2||St Patrick's CY|
|19:45||G. Kelleher 28'||Report||L. Ridgeway 17'
M. Boland 56'
|25 April||Malahide||2–1||Tolka Rovers|
|19:45||K. Thomas 5'
S. Magden 71'
|Report||A. Crowther 63' (pen.)|
|26 April||Avondale United||4–1||Carrigaline United|
|27 April||Swilly Rovers||1–2||UCC|
|11:00||Hegarty 15'||Report||Henry 27', 85'|
|27 April||St Michael's||2–1||St Francis|
|27 April||Bluebell United||2–3||Phoenix F.C.|
|11:00||J. Cleary 6'
G. Cooney 33'
|Report||P. Ryan 38'
W. McDonald 40', 90'
|1 June||Mayfield United||1–3||Malahide|
|1 June||Collinstown||0–2||Avondale United|
|6 June||Belgrove||0–1||Finn Harps||Frank Cooke Park|
|19:30||Report||Patrick McCann 8'|
|6 June||Athlone Town||0–2||Longford Town||Athlone Town Stadium|
|19:45||Report||David O'Sullivan 77'
Mark Salmon 79' (pen.)
|6 June||Cork City||6–0||St. Mochta's||Turner's Cross|
|19:45||Mark O'Sullivan 4'
Billy Dennehy 25'
Rob Lehane 31'
Billy Dennehy 45'
Danny Morrissey 50'
Ian Turner 76'
Referee: Keith Callanan
|6 June||Dundalk||3–0||Sligo Rovers||Oriel Park|
|19:45||David McMillan 31'
Daryl Horgan 47'
Brian Gartland 65'
Referee: Paul Tuite
|6 June||St Patrick's CY||0–3||St Patrick's Athletic||Richmond Park|
|19:45||Report||Conan Byrne 43'
Keith Fahey 53'
Daryl Kavanagh 87'
Referee: Robert Rogers
|6 June||UCD||1–3||Galway||UCD Bowl|
|19:45||Robbie Creevy 68'||Report||Jason Molloy 29'
Stephen Walsh 59'
Jake Keegan 90'
Referee: David McKeon
|6 June||Drogheda United||4–2||Cockhill Celtic||United Park|
|20:00||Declan O'Brien 1'
Declan O'Brien 72'
Gavin Holohan 77'
Declan O'Brien 90'
|Report||Gerry Gill 20' (pen.)
Gerard McLaughlin 46'
Referee: Neil Doyle
|6 June||Shelbourne||1–0||Waterford United||Tolka Park|
|20:00||Jordan Keegan 16'||Report||Attendance: 493
Referee: Robert Harvey
|6 June||Wexford Youths||1–0||Bray Wanderers||Ferrycarrig Park|
|Craig Shortt 60'||Report|
|7 June||Sheriff Y.C.||0–4||Shamrock Rovers||Tolka Park|
|17:00||Report||G. McCabe 2'
C. Kilduff 6'
K. Waters 49'
É. Zayed 64'
Referee: Thomas Connolly
|7 June||Limerick||1–2||Bohemians||Thomond Park|
|17:30||R. Gaffney 69'||Report||S. Beattie 35'
P. Kavanagh 59'
Referee: Graham Kelly
|7 June||Cobh Ramblers||0–2||Derry City||St. Colman's Park|
|19:45||Report||B. McNamee 54'
R. Patterson 80'
|8 June||Ballynanty Rovers||2–1||Phoenix F.C.|
|8 June||UCC||0–0||St. Michael's||The Farm|
|15:00||Report||Referee: David Keeler
|15 June||St. Michael's||4–2||UCC|
|Wexford Youths||v||Finn Harps|
|St Michael's||v||Avondale United|
|Ballynanty Rovers||v||Drogheda United|
|Derry City||v||Malahide United|
|St Patrick's Athletic||v||Shelbourne|
|Shamrock Rovers||v||Longford Town|
- "Plenty of surprises in FAI Ford cup second round". FAI.ie. 7 June 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.