Cork City Rebels

January News

30/1/99 - City Lose Two Valuable Points In Tolka 3-3 Triller

Cork lost further ground to St Pats this weekend after throwing away a 2 goal lead in the last 10 minutes. City went ahead through Colin O'Brien before Sheridan equalised for Shels. Kelvin Flanagan converted a penalty, after Caulfield went down in the box. Pat Morley looked to have won the came when he put City up 3-1. But 2 late headers from Fenlon and Scully left Cork 4 points behind St Pats with 11 games to go.

28/1/99 - Freyne Doubt For Shels Match

It will be left up to Patsy Freyne if he wants to play on Sunday against Shelbourne, after the death of his father. Michael Freyne was a lifetime football and passed away, earlier this week.

27/1/99 - Finn Harps Next Up For City In Cup

Finn Harps today hammered Belgove 6-0, to play Cork City in the next round. The tie will be played Sunday, Febuary 7 at 2.00.

26/1/99 - National League Squad Announced

Dave Barry announced his National Squad to play Rebublic of Ireland B's side. They included 7 Cork City players - Mooney, Daly, Coughlan, Hill, Cronin, Cahill and Freyne. There's 4 players from St pats in the 16 man squad.

23/1/99 - Pats Get Vital Win In Top Of Table Clash

St Patrick's Athletic opened up a 2 point lead at the top of the Premier Division, after pulling out a major win away to Cork. A packed Turners Cross and TV audience watched as City dominated the first half. After hitting the woodwork twice they took the lead through Pat Morley. Pats came out much better in the second half, as the put City on the back foot. Two goals in five minutes from Braithwaite and McGuinness, silenced City's largest ever crowd.

20/1/99 - Arena Announced By FAI

The Fai have announced a 45,000 all-seater stadium to be built in Dublin. It will be multi purpose with a retractable roof and removable pitch. It will cost £65 million and should be open by 2001.

19/1/99 - Shels Match Switched To Sunday

Cork's match away to Shelbourne has been switched from Friday, January 29 to Sunday, January 31. The Tolka Park game has a 3.15 pm kick-off.

18/1/99 - Tickets Go On sale For St Pats Match

Tickets are now on sale at usual outlets, for Saturday's top of the table clash. Stand tickets are at £6 and £4, and terrace tickets at £5 and £3.

16/1/99 - City Lead Cut Down To One Point After 1-1 Draw


10/1/99 - City Open Cup Defence With A Win

John Caulfield struck twice to sink Monaghan United 2-0, in the FAI Cup first round. The match controversaly went ahead, despite a frozen pitch and heavy fog. Caulfield got his eight and ninth goals of the season, as they outclassed the First Division side. Cork played a 3-5-2 formation, with Pat Morley starting his first game since re-signing for City.

3/1/99 - City Lucky To Collect All 3 Points