2014 FAI Cup

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2014 FAI Cup
FAI Ford Cup
Country  Republic of Ireland
Teams 40
Champions St. Patrick's Athletic
Runners-up Derry City
Matches played 47

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.[1]


Round Clubs
Winners from
previous round
New entries
this round
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
Third round 16 16 16 none none
Quarter-Finals 8 8 8 none none
Semi-Finals 4 4 4 none none
Final 2 2 2 none none

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]


Third round[edit]

First legs[edit]







Main article: 2014 FAI Cup Final


  1. ^ "Plenty of surprises in FAI Ford cup second round". FAI.ie. 7 June 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 

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