2019 President of Ireland's Cup

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2019 President of Ireland's Cup
EventPresident's Cup
Date9 February 2019
VenueTurners Cross, Cork
RefereeRobert Hennessy
Attendance2,777
2018
2020

The 2019 President's Cup was the sixth President's Cup contested for. The match was played between the champions of 2018 League of Ireland Premier Division and 2018 FAI Cup, Dundalk, and Cork City who were runners-up in both of those competitions. It took place on 9 February 2019, at Turners Cross and was won by Dundalk.[1][2] Dundalk won the game 2-1 to win their second President's Cup.[3][4]

Match[edit]

Summary[edit]

Cork were looking for a fourth consecutive President’s Cup victory. It was the first competitive game for new Dundalk manager Vinny Perth since taking over from Stephen Kenny.[5] In the 36th minute Dane Massey put Dundalk ahead with a powerful header from six yards out after a corner form the right. In first-half injury time Patrick Hoban made it 2-0 with a header to the right corner from six yards out after a cross from Michael Duffy on the left.[6] Kevin O'Connor pulled one back for Cork in the 65th minute with a free-kick into the top left corner of the net.[7]

Details[edit]

Cork City1–2Dundalk
K. O'Connor Goal 65' Report Goal 36' Massey
Goal 45+1' Hoban
Attendance: 2,777
Referee: Robert Hennessy
Cork City
Dundalk
GK 1 Republic of Ireland Mark McNulty
DF 4 Republic of Ireland Sean McLoughlin
DF 20 Republic of Ireland Shane Griffin
DF 21 Republic of Ireland Conor McCarthy
DF 26 Republic of Ireland Dan Casey
MF 6 Republic of Ireland Gearóid Morrissey
MF 8 Republic of Ireland Conor McCormack Substituted off 62'
MF 10 Republic of Ireland Garry Buckley (c) Yellow card 70'
MF 11 Republic of Ireland Daire O'Connor
FW 9 Republic of Ireland Graham Cummins
FW 22 Republic of Ireland James Tilley Yellow card 70'
Substitutes:
GK 23 Republic of Ireland Tadhg Ryan
DF 2 Republic of Ireland Colm Horgan
DF 3 Republic of Ireland Alan Bennett
DF 14 Republic of Ireland Ronan Hurley
MF 25 Republic of Ireland Kevin O'Connor Goal 66' Substituted in 62'
FW 7 Republic of Ireland Daragh Rainsford
FW 24 Republic of Ireland Cian Murphy
Manager:
Republic of Ireland John Caulfield
GK 1 Republic of Ireland Gary Rogers
DF 2 Republic of Ireland Sean Gannon
DF 3 Republic of Ireland Brian Gartland (c)
DF 14 Republic of Ireland Dane Massey Goal 36'
DF 4 Republic of Ireland Seán Hoare
MF 5 Republic of Ireland Chris Shields Yellow card 72'
MF 7 Republic of Ireland Michael Duffy
MF 8 Republic of Ireland John Mountney
FW 9 Republic of Ireland Patrick Hoban Goal 45+1' Substituted off 83'
MF 11 Republic of Ireland Patrick McEleney Substituted off 68'
MF 18 Republic of Ireland Robbie Benson Substituted off 90+1'
Substitutes:
GK 20 Republic of Ireland Aaron McCarey
DF 15 Republic of Ireland Stephen Folan
DF 21 Republic of Ireland Daniel Cleary
DF 33 Republic of Ireland Dean Jarvis Substituted in 90+1'
MF 16 Republic of Ireland Sean Murray Substituted in 68'
MF 27 Republic of Ireland Daniel Kelly
FW 12 Republic of Ireland Georgie Kelly Substituted in 83'
Manager:
Republic of Ireland Vinny Perth


Assistant referees:
Dermot Broughton
Trevor Cotter
Fourth official:
Ray Matthews

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.fai.ie/domestic/news/date-confirmed-for-2019-presidents-cup
  2. ^ https://www.dundalkfc.com/2019-season-schedule-confirmed/
  3. ^ "Dundalk claim the President's Cup despite O'Connor's goalscoring Cork City return". The 42. 9 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Dundalk defeat Cork City to lift President's Cup". RTE Sport. 9 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Dundalk overcome Cork City to lift President's Cup". FAI.ie. 9 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Dundalk earns first President's Cup win since 2015 with Cork City defeat". Irish Examiner. 9 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Dundalk FC claim President's Cup after Leeside triumph over Cork City". Dundalk Democrat. 9 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.