Category Archive: UCD Players

Aug 25

FAI Senior Cup: UCD’s Scoreline History

UCD AFC’s matches in the FAI Senior Cup. UCD AFC’s Historian Declan Hughes was a huge source of information for the details of this article.  Especially results and scorers from UCD’s years before joining the League of Ireland.  Without Declan collecting this knowledge, so much of UCD’s history would be lost. The 2018 campaign brought …

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May 18

UCD AFC: Media Officer Press Release

 v.   SSE Airtricity League, Friday 18th May, UCD AFC v Athlone Town AFC, UCD Bowl, ko 19:45   (UCD AFC Media Officer Conor McCarthy with a Press Release for the build-up to the game). Match Preview: UCD AFC vs Athlone Town Kick-off: 7.45pm, UCD Bowl, Friday 19th May 2018 After a 2-0 defeat last …

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Apr 27

UCD AFC Press Release: UCD v Wexford

(UCD AFC Media Officer Conor McCarthy with a team news and preview of tonight’s UCD AFC v Wexford FC)   Match Preview: UCD AFC vs Wexford FC Kick-off: 7.45pm, UCD Bowl, Friday 27th April Last week saw us pick up a brilliant 2-0 victory thank to two goals from Georgie Kelly to keep us top …

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Feb 06

Collingwood Cup: 1/4 Final Maynooth Univ 0:3 UCD

Collingwood Cup 1/4 Final Queens University Mon 05th February 2018, Queens Sports, Upper Malone ko 16:30 Maynooth University 0:3 UCD (Georgie Kelly 2, Daire O’Connor) A strong UCD starting line up built up the pressure on Maynooth to end with a comfortable win. After low temperatures across the North overnight, the expansive Queens Sport campus …

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Jan 20

Friendly: Bray Wanderers 0:0 UCD AFC

 Kevin Coffey with a first half throwUCD on the attack Friday 19th January, Carlisle Grounds ko 19:45 Pre-Season Friendly: Bray Wanderers 0:0 UCD AFC This match was a chance for a first look at Players for both sides before the start of the SSE Airtricity League season which begins in February. UCD starting lineup was …

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Nov 25

History: World Collegiate Soccer Championship 1987

World Collegiate Soccer Championship 1987 In 1984 the World Collegiate Soccer Championship was founded by entrepreneur Bob Azar after watching a Mexico 0:1 USA Friendly International on the tv.  After annual single match tournaments, the fourth edition of the invitational tournament extended to four teams and UCD AFC (IRL) was one of the invites.  The matches …

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Sep 09

UEFA Youth League: Molde FK v UCD AFC

Details of the Match Fixtures for the UEFA Youth League are confirmed. UEFA Youth League: 1st Round, 2nd leg Wednesday 18th October ko 18:30 Aker Stadion, Molde. Molde FK (NOR) (1) v  (2) UCD AFC (IRL) Molde FK, Aker Stadion, Julsundveien 14, 6412 Molde, Møre Romsdal, Norway Club Website: Aker Stadion 11,249 all-seated Aker Stadion has …

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Jul 30

U19s: Cabinteely FC 0:4 UCD AFC

SSE Airtricity League U19s Southern Elite League Stradbrook, Sat 29th July ko 14:00 Cabinteely FC U19s 0:4 UCD AFC U19s UCD U19s came into the game on a good run of results including hitting Cork City U19s for 4 goals twice in in four days during the week. Once in a top-of -the-table 4-0 (Youcef …

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Apr 11

1st Series: 7 Games in Where We Stand

      1st Series: Where We Stand UCD AFC lie second after the first series of seven games against each of our opponents in the SSE Airtricity League First Division. Team P W D L F A GD Pts Waterford FC 7 4 2 1 11 4 7 14 UCD AFC 7 4 1 …

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Apr 07

Cobh Ramblers v UCD AFC 01st April 2017

            Pic:(Andy Wilson UCD Fan) chalk notice outside Hostel    pic:UCD FANS. Andy Wilson and Gary O’Neill   With the diaspora of UCD Fans spread across the length and breath of the world it should be no surprise to learn of fans living in Cork. Singer/songwriter Andy Wilson is once such …

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Mar 08

UCD Finish Top of The Class

  [This article by John Hudson appeared in The Herald Striker supplement on Tuesday 07th March 2017] UCD Finish Top of the Class Skipper Belhout bows out by leading Belfield side to a sixth Premier Division title UCD……………………………….4 UCC……………………………………3 by John Hudson FOR UCD skipper Samir Belhout this is what dreams are made of in …

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Dec 29

UCD reach 1/4 final of CUFL Premier League

Colleges and Universities Football League The CUFL Divisions have continued to grow and this year 2016/17 there are five different tiers.  UCD compete in Premier Division North and the team have had a great start to the campaign coming out on top of their group. Premier Division North Maynooth University 2:2 UCD Match Report: …

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Oct 14

UCD FAN looks forward to Drogs v. UCD

 Life long UCD Fan Andy Wilson gives an emotional view before the final league game of the regular season. So amidst all the high profile, euro glory boosted premier division title racing that’s been hogging the headlines and even getting on the telly begod, the race in the first division for 2 play off places has been …

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Jun 12

Summer Break: The season so far

 Summer Break: The Season so far after Round 13 A short article on UCD AFC’s season, mostly anecdotal. The blog will do a statistical analysis after next match v. Drogheda Utd away.  Which will be the half-way point of the League season. UCD have put the pedal to the medal in the last few games …

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Apr 09

Students Wing it Past Hoops!

(This article appeared in The Herald Striker Monday 21st March 2016) Farrugia, Perry to the fore as UCD take honours Shamrock Rovers 2 UCD 3 By Ciaran Brennan A SCINTILLATING opener to the Airtricity League U17 season. If this is the competition’s template we’re in for an exciting summer. A south Dublin derby played on …

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Mar 13

Gary O’Neill – At The Head of the Class

(the article below written by Paul Buttner appeared in the newspaper Irish Daily Mirror, Mirror Soccer League of Ireland supplement Friday 11th March 2016) At The Head Of The Class Top scholarship has Gary back on track The disappointment of not making it as a professional footballer in England has become academic to Gary O’Neill …

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