2013 Cork City F.C. season

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Cork City F.C.
2013 season
Chairman Mick Ring
Manager Tommy Dunne (-3 Aug)
Stuart Ashton (3 Aug-27 Sept)
Paul O 'Brien (27 Sept-5 Nov)
Stadium Turners Cross
Premier Division 6th
FAI Cup 3rd Round
League of Ireland Cup Quarter Final
Munster Senior Cup Semi-Final
Setanta Cup Semi-Final
Top goalscorer Ciarán Kilduff - 11 Goals

The 2013 season is Cork City F.C.'s 29th season competing in the League of Ireland, and 2nd consecutive season in the Premier Division. Tommy Dunne began his 4th year in charge of city in the 2013 season however it was confirmed in a club statement on 3 August 2013 that Cork City FC had parted company with the Dublin native after a bad run of results.

Previous Cork City U19 manager Stuart Ashton took over as Caretaker Manager. Stuart took charge of City for 7 competitive games winning 5 and losing only 2, Sligo Rovers in the FAI Cup and Shamrock Rovers in the league.

On 26 September 2013 it was announced that Paul O Brien would take over as Technical Director. Commenting on the appointment Cork City FC chairman Mick Ring said "We are delighted to welcome Paul on board. Work commitments mean that Stuart Ashton has had to take a step back from his involvement with the first team, so Paul will be helping the first team coaching staff for the remainder of the season."

Staff[edit]

Position Name
Manager (See Below)
Technical Director Paul O Brien
First Team Coach Billy Woods
Goalkeeping Coach Anthony Fennelly
Head of Youth Development Stuart Ashton
U-19 Manager Paul Bowdren
Club Doctor Dr. Gerard Murphy
Club Physio John Flynn

Managers[edit]

Throughout the 2013 League of Ireland Season Cork City FC have had 3 different people in charge.

Tommy Dunne; 4th consecutive season in charge until 3 August.

Stuart Ashton; took over as Caretaker Manager from 3 August until 27 September.

Paul O 'Brien took over as Technical Director on 27 September for the remainder of the season.

  • League games only
Manager Wins Draws Losses Games Played Win %
Tommy Dunne 6 6 11 23 26%
Stuart Ashton 4 0 1 5 80%
Paul O 'Brien 3 1 1 5 60%
Total 13 7 13 33 39%

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Republic of Ireland GK Mark McNulty
2 Republic of Ireland DF Ian Turner
3 England DF Danny Murphy
4 Republic of Ireland DF Kevin Murray (captain)
5 Republic of Ireland DF Darren Dennehy
6 Republic of Ireland MF Gearóid Morrissey
7 Republic of Ireland MF Colin Healy
8 Republic of Ireland MF Shane Duggan
14 Republic of Ireland FW Rob Lehane
15 Republic of Ireland FW Danny Morrissey
16 Republic of Ireland DF John Dunleavy
17 England DF Dan Murray
18 Republic of Ireland MF Kalen Spillane
No. Position Player
19 Republic of Ireland DF Brian Lenihan
20 Republic of Ireland FW Stephen Kenny
21 Republic of Ireland MF Eoghan Murphy
22 United States DF Neal Horgan
23 Republic of Ireland MF Daryl Horgan
24 Republic of Ireland DF Jason Forde
25 Republic of Ireland GK Kevin Burns
26 Republic of Ireland MF Garry Buckley
27 Republic of Ireland GK David Ryan
28 Republic of Ireland DF Coleman Kennedy
29 Republic of Ireland MF John Kavanagh
31 Republic of Ireland FW Ciarán Kilduff

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player Country Position Signed from
January 2013 Adam Rundle England Forward Darlington
January 2013 Denis Behan Republic of Ireland Forward Limerick
January 2013 Darren Dennehy Republic of Ireland Defender Barnet
June 2013 Ciarán Kilduff(Loan) Republic of Ireland Forward Shamrock Rovers
July 2013 David Ryan Republic of Ireland Goalkeeper St Patrick's Athletic FC

Out[edit]

Date Player Country Position Sold to
June 2013 Adam Rundle England Forward Free Agent
June 2013 Denis Behan Republic of Ireland Forward Free Agent
July 2013 Danny Furlong(Loan) Republic of Ireland Forward Waterford United
July 2013 Daryl Kavanagh Republic of Ireland Forward St Patrick's Athletic

Premier Division[edit]

Final Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 St Patrick's Athletic (C) 33 21 8 4 56 20 +36 71 UEFA Champions League/Setanta Cup
2 Dundalk 33 21 5 7 55 30 +25 68 UEFA Europa League/Setanta Cup
3 Sligo Rovers 33 19 9 5 53 22 +31 66 UEFA Europa League/Setanta Cup
4 Derry City 33 17 5 11 57 39 +18 56 UEFA Europa League
5 Shamrock Rovers [note 1] 33 13 13 7 43 28 +15 52 Setanta Cup
6 Cork City 33 13 7 13 47 50 −3 46
7 Limerick 33 11 9 13 38 46 −8 42
8 Drogheda United 33 8 14 11 44 46 −2 38
9 UCD 33 8 6 19 45 73 −28 30
10 Bohemians 33 7 8 18 27 47 −20 29
11 Bray Wanderers 33 7 6 20 33 66 −33 27 Won promotion/relegation play off
12 Shelbourne (R) 33 5 6 22 25 56 −31 21 Relegated to First Division

Source: [1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Shamrock Rovers qualified for the Setanta Cup as holders.



Results[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Top Goalscorers[edit]

As of 26th October 2013 the Top League Goalscorers for Cork City FC were as follows:

Name Appearances Goals
Ciarán Kilduff 14 11
Danny Morrissey 23 8
Shane Duggan 31 6
Daryl Horgan 30 6
Ian Turner 27 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland 2013". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 9 August 2016.