2009 League of Ireland Cup

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The 2009 EA Sports Cup is the 36th staging of the League of Ireland football knockout competition.

Twenty nine clubs participated in this year's competition. The ten Premier Division, twelve First Division and the five non-reserve teams from the A Championship were joined by Kildrum Tigers, the 2008 Ulster Senior League champions, and the Kerry District League representative side. For the Preliminary, First and Second Rounds of the competition, all participating clubs were split into 4 regional pools with the further rounds of the competition having an open draw.

The 2009 EA Sports Cup kicked off on Monday, 30 March 2009 with the Preliminary Round. The Final was played on Saturday, 26 September 2009, and was won by Bohemians.[1]

Preliminary round[edit]

The matches were played on Monday, 30 and Tuesday, 31 March 2009.

Pool 2[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Kildrum Tigers 1–2 Finn Harps
Salthill Devon 2–2 (aet, p. 4–3) Mervue United

First round[edit]

The matches were played on Monday, 13 and Tuesday, 14 April 2009.

Pool 1[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Limerick 1–1 (aet, p. 3–5) Wexford Youths
Kerry District League 1–3 (aet) Cork City
FC Carlow 3–2 Cobh Ramblers

Pool 2[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Galway United 2–2 (aet, p. 3–2) Salthill Devon
Castlebar Celtic 0–4 Finn Harps

Pool 3[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Shelbourne 3–0 Dundalk
Monaghan United 1–2 Sporting Fingal
Bray Wanderers 0–2 Drogheda United

Pool 4[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Athlone Town 3–0 Longford Town
Shamrock Rovers 3–0 Kildare County
Tullamore Town 0–2 University College Dublin

Second round[edit]

The matches were played on Monday, 4 and Tuesday, 5 May 2009.

Pool 1[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
FC Carlow 1–3 (aet) Waterford United
Cork City 1–1 (aet, p. 4–5) Wexford Youths

Pool 2[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Galway United 1–0 Derry City
Sligo Rovers 4–1 Finn Harps

Pool 3[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Drogheda United 0–2 Sporting Fingal
Bohemians 4–3 (aet) Shelbourne

Pool 4[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
St Patrick's Athletic 0–1 Shamrock Rovers
Athlone Town 0–1 University College Dublin

Quarter finals[edit]

The matches were played on Monday, 18 and Tuesday, 19 May 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Galway United 0–2 University College Dublin
Sporting Fingal 0–1 Sligo Rovers
Waterford United 2–1 Shamrock Rovers
Wexford Youths 1–2 Bohemians

Semi-Finals[edit]

The matches will be played on Monday, 3 and Tuesday, 4 August 2009.


Final[edit]

26 September 2009
17:30 IST
Waterford United 1 - 3 Bohemians
Kenny Browne Goal 81' Report Killian Brennan Goal 8' Goal 30' (pen.)
Neale Fenn Goal 43'
RSC, Waterford
Attendance: c. 4,000
Referee: D. Tomney

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bohs end Cup wait but focus returns to league". The Herald. 2009-09-28. Archived from the original on 2009-10-01. Retrieved 2009-09-28. 

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