Cork City Rebels

September News

30/9/98 - Coughlan Retained In U-21 Squad

Irish U-21 manager Ian Evans, included Cork City defender Derek Coughlan, in his squad to play Yugoslavia, in Belgrade. Coughlan played against Croatia, and is one of three National League players in the squad. Brian Barry-Murphy didn't make the squad.

27/9/98 - Flanagan Puts City Top Of League

An 81st minute penalty from Kelvin Flanagan, was enough to put Cork City on top of the Premier Division. It was the only goal as City beat the U.C.D. students 1-0, in Belfield Park. After St Pats lost to Finn Harps last night, 2-1, City are now three points clear and still have a 100% league record.

24/9/98 - O'Halloran In U-18 Qualifying Tournament

Cork City's Greg O'Halloran has been included in Brian Kerr's U-18 squad to play in the mini-qualifying tournament, in Dublin, next month. They will play Cyprus, Poland and Russia in the beginning of October.

22/9/98 - City Need Penalties To Get Past Derry

After 120 minutes of League Cup Quater-final football, it took penalties to seperate Derry and Cork. Flanagan gave City the lead but was soon cancelled out by Gary Beckett's goal. In extra-time Dobbs looked to have got the winner until Derry got a last-minute penalty goal from Gauld. Mooney then became City's hero by saving 3 penalties, with Cotter scoring the decisive penalty, putting Cork through to the semi-finals 3-0 on penalties.

19/9/98 - Cahill Gets Two As City Win 4-1

Cork City continued their perfect start to the League campaign, with a 4-1 victory over Dundalk, today at Turners Cross. Ollie Cahill scored his first League goal after 8 minutes, before Mark Herrick made it two for half-time, with Dundalk down to 10 men. The second half got no better for the visitors from Louth, as Ollie Cahill got his second. Brian Barry-Murphy made it 4-0, before Dundalk pulled back a late goal. St Pats won last night 3-0 against Bohemians.

19/9/98 - Coughlan Named Player Of The Month

Cork City defender Derek Coughlan, has been named Writers Player of the Month for August. Coughlan has had superb performances against CSKA Kiev in the ECWC, and played for the Irish U-21 team against Croatia.

16/9/98 - Prendeville Apologises For Radio Remarks

96FM d.j. Neil Prendeville withdrew his remarks about City's performance against CSKA Kiev, which he called "crappy". He didn't however, withdraw his comments about calling City's fans at Turners Cross scumbags. Instead he said that only applied to a small minority of City fans.

15/9/98 - Daly Nominated For Player Of The Year

Cork City captain Declan Daly, has been nominated for National League award. The other nominations were Colin Hawkins and Pat Scully. Denis Irwin is in the running for the Senior award, with Liam Miller nominated for the U-16 International award. The awards ceremony is on Sunday, October 11.

11/9/98 - City Maintain 100% Record

Goals from Jason Kabia and Gerald Dobbs gave Cork City full points, tonight, at Dalymount Park. The 2-0 win over Bohemians is City's third win in three games. St Pats also won 2-0, so both teams remain level on top.

6/9/98 - 2 Wins Out Of Two

Derry City were the second league victims for City, today, at a wind-swept Turners Cross. It ended 2-1 to Cork, with all the goals coming in the second half. Derry took the lead with a goal from Gary Beckett. Gerald Dobbs got the equaliser, with Derek Coughlan getting the winner. Cork are now top of the League with St Patrick's Athletic, both with six points.

4/9/98 - 2-2 Draw For Irish U-21s

Ten-man Ireland tonight earned a point against Croatia. Conlon took the lead, but was sent off just before half-time. Croatia equalised before Baker took the lead again. Ireland tried to hold onto the lead but Croatia drew 2-2 in the last 10 minutes. Cork City's Derek Coughlan played for 50 minutes.

2/9/98 - Irish U-18's Hammered 5-0

After winning the European U-18 Championships Brian Kerr's U-18's got beaten 5-0 tonight by England. Cork City's Greg O'Halloran came on as a sub, but was taking off injured, after only 20 minutes.