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2009 FAI Cup

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2009 FAI Cup

The FAI Cup 2009 was the 86th season of the national football competition of the Republic of Ireland. It began on the weekend ending 26 April 2009 and ended on 22 November 2009 with the final taking place for the first time at Tallaght Stadium. The winner - Sporting Fingal - earned spots in both the second qualifying round of the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League and the 2010 Setanta Sports Cup.

First round

The first round matches were played on the weekend ending 26 April 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Castlebar Celtic 8-1 Ringmahon Rangers
Glenmore Dundrum 1-6 St Mary's
Rockmount 1-1 Malahide United
St Peter's 0-1 Bluebell United
Tralee Dynamos 2-0 Clonmel Town
Tullamore Town 0-0 Carrigaline United

First Round Replays

The matches were played on the weekend ending 3 May 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Carrigaline United 2-1 Tullamore Town
Malahide United 1-0 Rockmount

Second round

The matches were played on the weekend ending 24 May 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Blarney United FC 2-1 FC Carlow
Bluebell United 2-1 Malahide United
Cobh Ramblers 1-2 Carrigaline United
Crumlin United 3-0 Kildrum Tigers
Erris United 2-4 Cherry Orchard
Fanad United 2-2 Ballymun United
Mayfield United 3-2 Castlebar Celtic
Salthill Devon 3-1 Newtown Rangers
Tralee Dynamos 1-0 St Mary's
University College Dublin (LSL) 1-2 Arklow Town

Second Round Replay

The match was played on 31 May 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ballymun United 3-0 Fanad United

Third round

The matches were played between 9 and 14 June 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Blarney United FC 0-2 Sporting Fingal
Bohemians 8-1 Mayfield United
Bray Wanderers 2-1 Bluebell United
Cherry Orchard 2-2 Monaghan United
Cork City 2-2 Sligo Rovers
Crumlin United 1-1 Shelbourne
Derry City 6-0 Ballymun United
Finn Harps 0-3 Galway United
Kildare County 1-2 Athlone Town
Limerick 0-1 St. Patrick's Athletic
Mervue United 1-3 Dundalk
Shamrock Rovers 1-1 Drogheda United
Tralee Dynamos 2-1 Salthill Devon
University College Dublin 3-1 Arklow Town
Waterford United 6-0 Carrigaline United
Wexford Youths 2-2 Longford Town

Third round replays

The matches were played between 15 and 17 June 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Drogheda United 0-3 Shamrock Rovers
Longford Town 3-2 (aet) Wexford Youths
Monaghan United 4-0 Cherry Orchard
Shelbourne 0-1 Crumlin United
Sligo Rovers 2-1 (aet) Cork City

Fourth round

The matches were played the weekend ending 16 August 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Bray Wanderers 2-0 Tralee Dynamos
Crumlin United 0-0 Waterford United
Dundalk 0-0 Bohemians
Galway United 0-1 Longford Town
Monaghan United 0-0 St Patrick's Athletic
Shamrock Rovers 3-1 University College Dublin
Sligo Rovers 1-0 Derry City
Sporting Fingal 4-1 Athlone Town

Fourth Round Replays

The matches were played between 18 August and 7 September 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Waterford United 2-0 Crumlin United
Bohemians p) Dundalk
St Patrick's Athletic Monaghan United

Quarter finals

The matches were played between 11–12 September 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Bohemians 0-0 Sligo Rovers
Sporting Fingal 2-2 Shamrock Rovers
Waterford United 1-1 St Patrick's Athletic
Longford Town 0-0 Bray Wanderers

Quarter Final Replays

The matches were played on Tuesday 15 September 2009.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Sligo Rovers 2-1 Bohemians
Shamrock Rovers Sporting Fingal
St Patrick's Athletic 0-2 Waterford United
Bray Wanderers 2-1 Longford Town

Semi finals

The semi-final draw took place on Monday, 21 September.[1]

23 October 2009
19:35 IST
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Waterford United
Matthew Blinkhorn Goal 76' Report
The Showgrounds, Sligo
Referee: D. Hancock

25 October 2009
16:05 GMT
Sporting Fingal 4 - 2 Bray Wanderers
Éamon Zayed Goal 4' Goal 11'
Alan Kirby Goal 22'
Robert Bayly Goal 83'
Report Gary McCabe Goal 74'
John Mulroy Goal 90'
Chris Deans Red card 81'
Morton Stadium, Santry
Referee: A. Kelly


22 November 2009
15.00 GMT
Sligo Rovers 1 - 2 Sporting Fingal
Eoin Doyle Goal 57' Report Colm James Goal 85' (pen.)
Gary O'Neill Goal 90'
Tallaght Stadium, Dublin
Attendance: 8,105
Referee: Alan Kelly (Cork)


External links

  • Official website
  • Results on
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