2014 FAI Cup
|FAI Ford Cup|
|Country||Republic of Ireland|
|Champions||St. Patrick's Athletic|
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|
|Belgrove v Drumcondra 25 April||Belgrove||1–0||Drumcondra|
|19:30||E. Mooney 43'||Report|
|Leixlip United v St Patrick's CY 25 April||Leixlip United||1–2||St Patrick's CY|
|19:45||G. Kelleher 28'||Report||L. Ridgeway 17'
M. Boland 56'
|Malahide v Tolka Rovers 25 April||Malahide||2–1||Tolka Rovers|
|19:45||K. Thomas 5'
S. Magden 71'
|Report||A. Crowther 63' (pen.)|
|Avondale United v Carrigaline United 26 April||Avondale United||4–1||Carrigaline United|
|Swilly Rovers v UCC 27 April||Swilly Rovers||1–2||UCC|
|11:00||Hegarty 15'||Report||Henry 27', 85'|
|St Michael's v St Francis 27 April||St Michael's||2–1||St Francis|
|Bluebell United v Phoenix F.C. 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'
|Mayfield United v Malahide 1 June||Mayfield United||1–3||Malahide|
|Collinstown v Avondale United 1 June||Collinstown||0–2||Avondale United|
|Belgrove v Finn Harps 6 June||Belgrove||0–1||Finn Harps||Frank Cooke Park, Dublin|
|19:30||Report||Patrick McCann 8'||Referee: Simon Rogers
|Athlone Town v Longford Town 6 June||Athlone Town||0–2||Longford Town||Athlone Town Stadium|
|19:45||Report||David O'Sullivan 77'
Mark Salmon 79' (pen.)
|Cork City v St. Mochta's 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
|Dundalk v Sligo Rovers 6 June||Dundalk||3–0||Sligo Rovers||Oriel Park|
|19:45||David McMillan 31'
Daryl Horgan 47'
Brian Gartland 65'
Referee: Paul Tuite
|St Patrick's CY v St Patrick's Athletic 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
|UCD v Galway 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
|Drogheda United v Cockhill Celtic 6 June||Drogheda United||4–2||Cockhill Celtic||United Park|
|20:00||Declan O'Brien 1', 72', 90'
Gavin Holohan 77'
|Report||Gerry Gill 20' (pen.)
Gerard McLaughlin 46'
Referee: Neil Doyle
|Shelbourne v Waterford United 6 June||Shelbourne||1–0||Waterford United||Tolka Park|
|20:00||Jordan Keegan 16'||Report||Attendance: 493
Referee: Robert Harvey
|Wexford Youths v Bray Wanderers 6 June||Wexford Youths||1–0||Bray Wanderers||Ferrycarrig Park|
|Craig Shortt 60'||Report|
|Sheriff Y.C. v Shamrock Rovers 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
|Limerick v Bohemians 7 June||Limerick||1–2||Bohemians||Thomond Park|
|17:30||R. Gaffney 69'||Report||S. Beattie 35'
P. Kavanagh 59'
Referee: Graham Kelly
|Cobh Ramblers v Derry City 7 June||Cobh Ramblers||0–2||Derry City||St. Colman's Park|
|19:45||Report||B. McNamee 54'
R. Patterson 80'
|Ballynanty Rovers v Phoenix F.C. 8 June||Ballynanty Rovers||2–1||Phoenix F.C.|
|UCC v St. Michael's 8 June||UCC||0–0||St. Michael's||The Farm|
|15:00||Report||Referee: David Keeler
|St. Michael's v UCC 15 June||St. Michael's||4–2||UCC|
|Wexford Youths v Finn Harps 22 August 2014||Wexford Youths||1–2||Finn Harps||Ferrycarrig Park, Crossabeg|
|Broaders 89'||Report||McMonagle 26'
|Cork City v Bohemians 22 August 2014||Cork City||2–2||Bohemians||Turners Cross, Cork|
|Report||Corcoran 31', 83'||Attendance: 2197
|Derry City v Malahide United 22 August 2014||Derry City||3–0||Malahide United||Brandywell Stadium, Derry|
|St Patrick's Athletic v Shelbourne 22 August 2014||St Patrick's Athletic||1–1||Shelbourne||Richmond Park, Dublin|
|Fagan 3'||Report||Sullivan 10'|
|Dundalk v Galway 22 August 2014||Dundalk||2–1||Galway||Oriel Park, Dundalk|
|Report||Cunningham 81'||Attendance: 1,441
Referee: Paul Tuite
|Shamrock Rovers v Longford Town 22 August 2014||Shamrock Rovers||3–0||Longford Town||Tallaght Stadium, Dublin|
|Report||Referee: Neil Doyle
|St Michael's v Avondale United 23 August 2014||St Michael's||0–0||Avondale United||Cooke Park, Tipperary|
|Report||Referee: Jonathan Walsh
|Ballynanty Rovers v Drogheda United 23 August 2014||Ballynanty Rovers||0–4||Drogheda United||Fairgreen, Limerick|
|Report||Holohan 24', 44'
Gary O'Neill 47', 75'
|Referee: Kevin O'Regan
|Bohemians v Cork City 25 August 2014||Bohemians||1–0||Cork City||Dalymount Park, Dublin|
|Corcoran 39'||Report||Referee: Neil Doyle
|Avondale United v St Michael's 30 August 2014||Avondale United||2–0||St Michael's||Avondale Park, Carrigaline|
|Shelbourne v St Patrick's Athletic 1 September 2014||Shelbourne||0–1||St Patrick's Athletic||Tolka Park, Dublin|
|Report||Conan Byrne 44'||Attendance: 1,239
Referee: Dave McKeon
|Shamrock Rovers v Dundalk 12 September 2014||Shamrock Rovers||0–0||Dundalk||Tallaght Stadium|
|Drogheda United v Derry City 12 September 2014||Drogheda United||2–2||Derry City||United Park|
|19:45||McNally 23', 52'||Report||McBride 13'
Referee: Michael Daly
|St. Patricks Athletic v Bohemians 12 September 2014||St. Patricks Athletic||3–2||Bohemians||Richmond Park|
|19:45||Fagan 23', 58'
|Avondale United v Finn Harps 14 September 2014||Avondale United||1–1||Finn Harps||Avondale Park|
|14:00||Long 77'||Report||Funston 52'||Attendance: 250
|Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers 15 September 2014||Dundalk||1–2||Shamrock Rovers||Oriel Park|
|19:45||Hoban 41'||Report||Sheppard 81', 88'||Attendance: 2,016
Referee: David McKeon
|Derry City v Drogheda United 15 September 2014||Derry City||5–0||Drogheda United||Brandywell|
Patterson 60', 81', 90'
|Report||Referee: T. Connolly
|Finn Harps v Avondale United 17 September 2014||Finn Harps||4–1||Avondale United||Finn Park|
|19:45||McHugh 11', 60', 65'
|Report||Long 85'||Referee: Ray Matthews.
|St. Patricks Athletic v Finn Harps 5 October 2014||St. Patricks Athletic||6–1||Finn Harps||Richmond Park|
|13:45||Brennan 21', 65'
Byrne 44', 79'
Christy Fagan 71'
|Report||Mailey 27'||Referee: D Tomney
|Shamrock Rovers v Derry City 5 October 2014||Shamrock Rovers||1–1||Derry City||Tallaght Stadium|
|15:55||Kelly 78'||Report||Patterson 87'||Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Neil Doyle
|Derry City v Shamrock Rovers 7 October 2014||Derry City||2–0||Shamrock Rovers||Brandywell|
|Report||Referee: Paul McLaughlin
|St.Patrick's Athletic v Derry City 2 November 2014||St.Patrick's Athletic||2-0||Derry City||Aviva Stadium|
Referee: Padraigh Sutton
- "Plenty of surprises in FAI Ford cup second round". FAI.ie. 7 June 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.