Cork City Rebels

October News

29/10/98 - Daly Gets One Match Suspension

Declan Daly has received a one match ban and a £50 fine after reaching 20 disciplinary points, 16 of which were carried over from last season. Meanwhile St Pats went down 2-1 to Shamrock Rovers.

28/10/98 - Morley Re-Signed For 2 Year Deal

Pat Morley was today re-signed from Shelbourne by Cork manager Dave Barry. The fee was undisclosed but the deal is for two years. Morley has missed much of the season through injury and was finding it hard to break into the Shel's first eleven.

26/10/98 - Revenge For City As They Reach League Cup Final

A John Caulfield goal was enough to put City through to the League Cup final, reversing Friday's result. City even missed a Flanagan penalty, in a match seen by Turners Cross's largest attendance this season, about 6,000. They now await the winners of the other semi-final, Shamrock Rovers or Galway United.

23/10/98 - City Fall To First Defeat Against St Pat's

Before a live tv audience Cork City suffered their first league of the season, losing 2-0 to St Pats. The two goals came within the opening 11 minutes, both coming from Trevor Molloy. City improved but never lucked likely to pull back any points. St Pats are now level on points with Cork on top of the league, with City scoring one goal more.

21/10/98 - Trio Nursing Injuries Before Clash

Cork City have three injuries worries before Friday's match against St Pats. Dobbs, Cronin and Freyne have been missing training but manager Dave Barry is hopeful they will be available for selection.

20/10/98 - Hill Out Of TV Clash

After missing Sunday's win against Finn Harps, Dave Hill will also be out for the St Pat's game on Friday. His brother died in an accident, and Dave is with his family in England.

18/10/98 - City Beat 10-Men Finn Harps 2-0

A goal in each half from Kelvin Flanagan and John Caulfield sealed a 2-0 victory at home to Finn Harps. The match was delayed by 15 minutes due to a large crowd of over 5,000. They saw an untidy match where Eamonn Cavanagh was sent off after an off the ball incident. It stretched City's record start to a season to 8 straight wins, and kept them 3 points ahead of St Pats before next Friday's top of the table clash.

16/10/98 - Finn Harps Game All Ticket

Due to congestion at recent games, the match against Finn Harps next Sunday will be all-ticket. Tickets can be bought on the way to the stadium at four mobile units.

15/10/98 - Semi-Final Switched To Turners Cross

The League Cup Semi-Final between Cork City and St Patrick's Athletic, will now be played Monday October 26th, at 2.00, at Turners Cross. It was originally due to be played at Cobh, on Tuesday the 27th.

13/10/98 - Late Winner Seals Victory For U-21's

Ireland's U-21's needs a late goal to overcome a determined Maltese team 2-1, today at Arklow. After conceding a goal, Ireland came back with an equaliser, but then had to wait until the fifth minute of injury time to get a winner from their captain David Worell. Cork City's Derek Coughlan was on the sub's bench.

12/10/98 - City To Play St Pats In League Cup Semis

Cork City have been drawn at home to St Patrick's Athletic, in the League Cup semi- finals. It will be played in Cobh, because Turners Cross have no floodlights, on October 27th at 7.30. In the other semi-final, Shamrock Rovers were drawn at home to Galway United.

10/10/98 - Sligo Fail To Stop City Run

Goals from Mark Herrick in the first half and John Caulfield in the second, made it seven wins out of seven for Cork City. Dave Barry's men were returning to the site of their last league defeat. that was in April when they lost 4-1.

9/10/98 - Last Minute Goal Puts U-18's Through

A goal from Cork's Colin Healy in the 90th minute, put Ireland through to the playoff against Northern Ireland for qualification to the finals in Sweden next July. City's O'Halloran came on as a sub. The defending champions had to win, anything less and Russia would have gone through instead.

8/10/98 - Coughlan Out Of Sligo Match

Despite the U-21 Yugoslavian match being postponed, Derek Coughlan will not be released for Cork's match against Sligo Rovers. He is training with the rest of the squad before next Wednesday's match against Malta. Greg O'Halloran might make the match, despite playing for the U-18's the night before.

7/10/98 - U-18's Lose Two Points To Poland

After tonight's 2-2 with Poland, it all goes down to the wire next Friday against Russia. The goals came from Healy and Barrett, in a match Cork City's Greg O'Halloran played 60 minutes. Russia earlier won 1-0 against Cyprus, meaning only a win for Brian Kerr's team will be good enough to put the defending champions through to the next round of qualification.

5/10/98 - Yugoslavia Match Off

Due to worry about players security, and the ongoing unrest in the Baltic region, Ireland's match in Belgrade has been postponed. Derek Coughlan may now be able to play in the Sligo tie, now set for a 7.30 kick-off.

5/10/98 - U-18's Off To A Flier

Brian Kerr's U-18's got off to a 5-1 win , in Tolka Park tonight, against Cyprus. It was their first match in a mini-qualifying tournament to reach the European finals which Ireland won this summer. Cork's Greg O'Halloran came on as a sub in the 72th minute. Earlier Russia beat Poland 2-0.

4/10/98 - Cahill Gets Hat-Trick As City Regain Lead

Ollie Cahill was the star of an easy 5-0 victory, over Waterford United, at Turners Cross today. Dave Barry's men are back on top of the Premier Division, three clear of St Pat's. Cahill got three, with Dobbs and Coughlan completing the scoring before their delighted fans. It is now six wins out of six games, with fifteen goals scored and only two conceded.

3/10/98 - City To Lose Players To Internationals

Cork City will be missing Greg O'Halloran for Sunday's clash against Waterford, because of his involvement in the U-18 qualifying tournament next week. Derek Coughlan will be missing the visit to Sligo Rovers, because of being called up to Ian Evans U-21 squad. Meanwhile, Turners Cross new stand will be officially opened on Sunday at 12.00.