Christmas came four days early for one Waterford man as his numbers came up trumps in the Waterford United Lotto Draw. The jackpot of
Waterford United’s new manager was in town to officially sign his contract with the club. The Limerick born boss attended the signing along with assistant Trevor Lovell as well as Head of Youth Development Derek Browne. Following a very successful meeting with the management committe, there was a photocall with Mike putting pen to paper on his new deal.”This was a very positive meeting,” said Kerley. “We put forward our requirements and thoughts for the new season and the committee reacted very favourably to these plans. We are excited about the ideas that the committee have to bring the club forward and we will be doing everything we can to get things right on the field. At the moment we are talking to the players and we will meet them again this week to give each player his personalised training programme for the next couple of weeks. We will get into the full swing of things early in the New Year and by the time the season kicks off on March 10th the squad will be well prepared.”Pictured at the signing of the contract are members of the management committee with Mike Kerley(2nd right) and Trevor Lovell (2nd left). Also included is Head of Youth Development Derek Browne (back left)
Waterford United has decided to mark the 75th anniversary of league football in the city by launching a Limited Edition framed Print celebrating the past 75 years of Waterford football.The exclusive framed picture would make an ideal gift for anyone with an interest in football in Waterford and features some of the great winning teams and stars of the past.The print is framed in a luxurious black frame and there will be just 75 of the pictures available for purchase.The Limited Edition framed Print will be numbered and is available to purchase at the The Print Gallery, George’s Court, Waterford City or by clicking in the photograph for more details.The cost for the Limited Edition Framed Print is
The 24,521 attendance and the television audience for last Sunday
Waterford United is pleased to announce that fans can now purchase a gift voucher which makes the ideal Chrsitmas present. Do you know someone who is a Blues’ fan? Then why not give them a gift of a season ticket voucher. Vouchers can be bought for any amount and may be used against the purchase of a season ticket. Waterford United gift vouchers are available from Gregory’s Clothes for Men in Patrick Street Waterford City.
Waterford United players John Lester and Paul Crowley will miss the opening game of the 2006 season following recent meetings of the Eircom League disciplinary committee. Lester has been suspended for one game having reached four penalty points while Paul Crowley has also been hit with a one match suspension having hit the eight penalty point mark. It seems though that that Crowley will serve his suspension with Dublin City as the newly promoted club has announced him as one of thier new signings.
For the second year in a row Waterford will have a team at the FAI Cup Final. Throughout the year the FAI has recognised special moments in the history of the FAI Cup at the draw for each round of the FAI Carlsberg Senior Challenge Cup.In keeping with this theme the Association is delighted to announce that it has teamed up with The Star for the inaugural The Star/FAI Cup Silver Jubilee Team which is to be awarded to the Waterford team which defeated St Patrick’s Athletic 1 – 0 in the 1980 Cup Final courtesy of a goal from full back, Brian Gardiner.That Waterford team, which was managed by Tommy Jackson, contained such great characters of Irish football as Peter Thomas, Tony Dunphy, Al Finnucane and Syd Wallace.As well as receiving a momento of the occasion the The Star/FAI Cup Silver Jubilee team will be introduced to the crowd at Sunday’s final.Waterford FC Cup Winners 1980: Peter Thomas; Ger O’Mahony; Al Finnucane; Tony Dunphy; Brian Gardiner; Mark Meeagan; Mick Madigan; Vinny McCarthy; Larry Murray; Syd Wallace; Paul Kirk. Subs: Tommy Jackson and Eamonn Coady.Other Members of the Squad: Richie Hall; Brendan Carey and Tom Keane.