Irish News Cup

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Irish News Cup
Founded1995
Abolished1999
RegionNorthern Ireland Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland
Most successful club(s)Coleraine
Derry City
Omagh Town
Finn Harps
(1 title each)

The Irish News Cup was a "north-south" association football competition in Ireland involving teams from the Irish League and League of Ireland mostly located in the north-west of the island. It is thus not counted among the major all-Ireland cup tournaments, since neither League champions nor Cup winners were involved. (Derry City did win the League of Ireland title in 1996-97). It was sponsored by the Irish News and also referred to as the Irish News North West Cup. It lasted four seasons.

Winners[edit]

Season Winners
1995/96 Northern Ireland Coleraine
1996/97 Republic of Ireland Derry City
1997/98 Northern Ireland Omagh Town
1998/99 Republic of Ireland Finn Harps

External links[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • M. Brodie (ed.), Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook 1996/97
  • M. Brodie (ed.), Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook 1997/98
  • M. Brodie (ed.), Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook 1998/99
  • M. Brodie (ed.), Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook 1999/2000
  • Ballymena United Football Club