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Dodge
29/06/2011, 10:21 AM
1985/86 & 1986/87

Has anybody details for the results of these seasons in the league Cup. I know they were won by Galway and Dundalk but I'm looking for all results if anyone has them?

Cheers

hoops1
29/06/2011, 1:10 PM
Dundalk beat Rovers 1-0 in the final of 86/87. I was mascot that day

TheBoss
29/06/2011, 1:44 PM
I may have them somewhere, have to dig them out from somewhere :D

TheBoss
29/06/2011, 2:50 PM
1985/86

Group Stage

GROUP 1


TEAM PLD W D L F A PTS
Galway United 5 4 1 0 15 3 9 Q
Cork City 5 2 3 0 6 3 7 Q
Limerick City 5 2 1 2 8 7 5
Waterford United 5 1 3 1 9 9 5
Newcastle United 5 0 2 3 6 9 2
Cobh Ramblers 5 1 0 4 3 16 2


08/09/85:Cobh Ramblers 0-2 Cork City, Limerick City 1-3 Galway United, Waterford United 1-1 Newcastle United
15/09/85: Cork City 2-2 Waterford United, Galway United 6-0 Cobh Ramblers, Newcastle United 2-3 Limerick City
29/09/85: Cobh Ramblers 0-3 Limerick City, Newcastle United 1-1 Cork City, Waterford United 0-3 Galway United
06/10/85: Cobh Ramblers 2-5 Waterford United, Galway United 3-2 Newcastle United, Limerick City 0-1 Cork City
13/10/85: Cork City 0-0 Galway United, Newcastle United 0-1 Cobh Ramblers, Waterford United 1-1 Limerick City

GROUP 2


TEAM PLD W D L F A PTS
St. Patrick's Athletic 6 4 1 1 13 5 9 Q
Athlone Town 6 3 1 2 13 14 7
Longford Town 6 2 1 3 9 12 5
EMFA 6 1 1 4 10 14 3


08/09/85: EMFA 4-1 Athlone Town, Longford Town 2-1 St. Patrick's Athletic
15/09/85: Athlone Town 3-0 Longford Town, St. Patrick's Athletic 1-0 EMFA
22/09/85: EMFA 0-2 St. Patrick's Athletic, Longford Town 1-2 Athlone Town
29/09/85: Athlone Town 1-1 St. Patrick's Athletic, Longford Town 3-1 EMFA
06/10/85: Athlone Town 5-3 EMFA, St. Patrick's Athletic 3-1 Longford Town
13/10/85: EMFA 2-2 Longford Town, St. Patrick's Athletic 5-1 Athlone Town


GROUP 3


TEAM PLD W D L F A PTS
Dundalk 6 3 3 0 12 8 9 Q
Bray Wanderers 6 3 1 2 7 6 7 Q
Drogheda United 6 2 1 3 11 12 5
Shamrock Rovers 6 1 1 4 6 10 3


08/09/85: Bray Wanderers 1-1 Dundalk, Drogheda United 2-3 Shamrock Rovers
12/09/85: Dundalk 3-2 Drogheda United
13/09/85: Shamrock Rovers 0-1 Bray Wanderers
22/09/85: Bray Wanderers 1-0 Shamrock Rovers, Drogheda United 2-2 Dundalk
29/09/85: Bray Wanderers 1-0 Drogheda United, Dundalk 1-1 Shamrock Rovers
06/10/85: Dundalk 2-1 Bray Wanderers, Shamrock Rovers 1-2 Drogheda United
13/10/85: Drogheda United 3-2 Bray Wanderers, Shamrock Rovers 1-3 Dundalk


GROUP 4


TEAM PLD W D L F A PTS
Bohemians 6 3 2 1 13 6 8 Q
Sligo Rovers 6 3 2 1 11 9 8 Q
Shelbourne 6 2 2 2 12 9 6
Finn Harps 6 0 2 4 4 14 2


08/09/85: Bohemians 1-1 Finn Harps, Sligo Rovers 3-2 Shelbourne
15/09/85: Finn Harps 1-2 Sligo Rovers, Shelbourne 2-2 Bohemians
20/09/85: Bohemians 1-0 Shelbourne
22/09/85: Sligo Rovers 1-1 Finn Harps
29/09/85: Bohemians 2-1 Sligo Rovers, Finn Harps 1-2 Shelbourne
06/10/85: Finn Harps 0-4 Bohemians, Shelbourne 2-2 Sligo Rovers
13/10/85: Shelbourne 4-0 Finn Harps, Sligo Rovers 2-1 Bohemians


GROUP 5


TEAM PLD W D L F A PTS
Home Farm 6 4 0 2 13 6 8 Q
Monaghan United 6 3 0 3 7 6 6
Derry City 6 2 1 3 6 9 5
UCD 6 2 1 3 5 10 5


08/09/85: Derry City 3-1 Home Farm, UCD 0-2 Monaghan United
15/09/85: Monaghan United 2-0 Derry City, UCD 0-3 Home Farm
22/09/85: Sligo Rovers 1-1 Finn Harps, Derry City 2-1 Monaghan United
29/09/85: Monaghan United 1-2 Home Farm, UCD 0-0 Derry City
06/10/85: Home Farm 3-0 Derry City, Monaghan United 0-2 UCD
13/10/85: Derry City 1-2 UCD, Home Farm 0-1 Monaghan United


Quarter-Finals
28/10/85: Bohemians 1-0 Cork City, Bray Wanderers 0-2 Home Farm, Dundalk 1-0 St. Patrick's Athletic, Galway United 1-1 Sligo Rovers (Galway United 4-1 won on Penalties)


Semi-Finals
27/11/85: Galway United 3-2 Home Farm (aet)
05/12/85: Bohemians 1-2 Dundalk


Final
15/01/86: Galway United 2-0 Dundalk

TheBoss
29/06/2011, 2:55 PM
Still have to look for 1986/87.

Dodge
29/06/2011, 3:17 PM
Great Stuff Boss, thanks

Dodge
25/08/2011, 9:10 AM
Still have to look for 1986/87.

Any update on this TheBoss?

TheBoss
25/08/2011, 1:47 PM
I have found the final tables of the group stage with some match results but not all, have the Quarter's, Semi's and Final

TheBoss
15/10/2011, 1:23 AM
Here are the games that I cannot find details for, date and result needed if anyone has them.

GROUP 1: (Not Sure who Home Team were)
Athlone Town v Home Farm
Athlone Town v Shelbourne
Bohemians v Derry City
Bohemians v Home Farm
Derry City v Athlone Town
Shelbourne v Home Farm


GROUP 2:
Drogheda United v EMFA
Drogheda United V Cork City
Cork City v EMFA
EMFA v Drogheda United


GROUP 3:
Limerick City v Monaghan United
Limerick City v Shamrock Rovers
Monaghan United v Limerick City
Monaghan United v Newcastlewest
Newcastlewest v Limerick City
Newcastlewest v Shamrock Rovers
Shamrock Rovers v Monaghan United
Shamrock Rovers v Newcastlewest


GROUP 4:
Longford Town v St. Patrick's Athletic
Longford Town v Sligo Rovers
St. Patrick's Athletic 2-1 UCD
St. Patrick's Athletic v Longford Town
Sligo Rovers 2-3 UCD
Sligo Rovers v St. Patrick's Athletic
UCD 1-2 Sligo Rovers
UCD v Longford Town


GROUP 5:
Cobh Ramblers v Waterford United
Waterford United v Cobh Ramblers

churchtownroad
23/10/2011, 7:11 PM
Athlone Town v Home Farm
Athlone Town v Shelbourne
Bohemians v Derry City
Bohemians v Home Farm
Derry City v Athlone Town
Shelbourne v Home Farm


GROUP 2:
Drogheda United v EMFA
Drogheda United V Cork City
Cork City v EMFA
EMFA v Drogheda United


GROUP 3:
Limerick City v Monaghan United
Limerick City 3 v 5 Shamrock Rovers
Monaghan United v Limerick City
Monaghan United 0 v 0 Newcastlewest
Newcastlewest 0 v 0 Limerick City
Newcastlewest 0 v 3 Shamrock Rovers
Shamrock Rovers 2 v 2 Monaghan United
Shamrock Rovers 3 v 3 Newcastlewest


GROUP 4:
Longford Town v St. Patrick's Athletic
Longford Town v Sligo Rovers
St. Patrick's Athletic 2-1 UCD
St. Patrick's Athletic v Longford Town
Sligo Rovers 2-3 UCD
Sligo Rovers v St. Patrick's Athletic
UCD 1-2 Sligo Rovers
UCD v Longford Town


GROUP 5:
Cobh Ramblers v Waterford United
Waterford United v Cobh Ramblers

Dodge
24/10/2011, 9:30 AM
GROUP 4:
Longford Town v St. Patrick's Athletic - 21 Sep - 1-1 draw
Longford Town v Sligo Rovers 1-0
St. Patrick's Athletic 2-1 UCD 14 Sep
St. Patrick's Athletic v Longford Town 28 Sep - Pats win 2-0
Sligo Rovers 2-3 UCD
Sligo Rovers v St. Patrick's Athletic 07 Sep - Pats win 2-1
UCD 1-2 Sligo Rovers
UCD v Longford Town

Dodge
24/10/2011, 9:55 AM
BTW if you know the other results you can get that last one. I know Longford beat UCD in one game, and they drew the other. The agg score was 2-1 Longford.

Just not sure if it was a 1-0 win and a 1-1 draw or a 2-1 win and a 0-0 draw.

pineapple stu
24/10/2011, 11:57 AM
We lost 1-0 at home and drew 1-1 away.

You're also missing UCD 0-2 Pat's.

Dodge
24/10/2011, 12:44 PM
You're also missing UCD 0-2 Pat's.

He only posted up the results he was missing

pineapple stu
24/10/2011, 1:01 PM
Pfft. Reading people's posts is for losers.

TheBoss
17/12/2013, 1:12 AM
Some time later I know :p, but did you get all the results from 86/87, cause I have gotten them all now if you want them.

seand
08/01/2014, 3:38 PM
Post away please TheBoss! Cheers

TheBoss
09/01/2014, 3:29 AM
GROUP A
05/09/86 Home Farm 0 5 Bohemians
07/09/86 Derry City 0 2 Galway United
07/09/86 Shelbourne 0 1 Athlone Town
14/09/86 Galway United 3 0 Shelbourne
14/09/86 Athlone Town 3 1 Home Farm
14/09/86 Bohemians 0 1 Derry City
26/09/86 Home Farm 1 3 Shelbourne
28/09/86 Galway United 1 0 Bohemians
28/09/86 Derry City 3 3 Athlone Town
05/10/86 Athlone Town 2 2 Galway United
05/10/86 Home Farm 3 5 Derry City
05/10/86 Shelbourne 3 1 Bohemians
12/10/86 Bohemians 2 2 Athlone Town
12/10/86 Derry City 1 0 Shelbourne
12/10/86 Galway United 5 0 Home Farm


GROUP B
07/09/86 EMFA 1 4 Dundalk
07/09/86 Drogheda United 1 0 Cork City
14/09/86 Dundalk 0 0 Drogheda United
14/09/86 Cork City 2 0 EMFA
20/09/86 Dundalk 4 0 Cork City
21/09/86 EMFA 0 0 Drogheda United
28/09/86 Cork City 0 1 Dundalk
28/09/86 Drogheda United 3 1 EMFA
05/10/86 Cork City 2 0 Drogheda United
05/10/86 Dundalk 4 0 EMFA
12/10/86 Drogheda United 0 1 Dundalk
12/10/86 EMFA 0 1 Cork City


GROUP C
07/09/86 Monaghan United 0 0 Newcastlewest
07/09/86 Limerick City 2 5 Shamrock Rovers
14/09/86 Newcastlewest 0 0 Limerick City
14/09/86 Shamrock Rovers 2 2 Monaghan United
19/09/86 Shamrock Rovers 3 3 Newcastlewest
21/09/86 Limerick City 3 1 Monaghan United
28/09/86 Monaghan United 3 4 Limerick City
28/09/86 Newcastlewest 0 3 Shamrock Rovers
05/10/86 Newcastlewest 2 1 Monaghan United
05/10/86 Shamrock Rovers 3 2 Limerick City
12/10/86 Limerick City 3 2 Newcastlewest
12/10/86 Monaghan United 2 2 Shamrock Rovers


GROUP D
07/09/86 Sligo Rovers 1 2 St. Patrick's Athletic
07/09/86 UCD 0 1 Longford Town
14/09/86 St. Patrick's Athletic 2 1 UCD
14/09/86 Longford Town 0 1 Sligo Rovers
21/09/86 Longford Town 1 1 St. Patrick's Athletic
21/09/86 UCD 1 2 Sligo Rovers
28/09/86 St. Patrick's Athletic 2 0 Longford Town
28/09/86 Sligo Rovers 2 3 UCD
05/10/86 Longford Town 1 1 UCD
05/10/86 St. Patrick's Athletic 0 1 Sligo Rovers
12/10/86 Sligo Rovers 0 1 Longford Town
12/10/86 UCD 0 2 St. Patrick's Athletic


GROUP E
07/09/86 Cobh Ramblers 2 1 Finn Harps
07/09/86 Waterford United 0 5 Bray Wanderers
14/09/86 Bray Wanderers 2 2 Cobh Ramblers
14/09/86 Finn Harps 1 2 Waterford United
21/09/86 Finn Harps 0 0 Bray Wanderers
21/09/86 Cobh Ramblers 1 0 Waterford United
28/09/86 Bray Wanderers 2 1 Finn Harps
28/09/86 Waterford United 4 0 Cobh Ramblers
05/10/86 Bray Wanderers 5 1 Waterford United
05/10/86 Finn Harps 2 2 Cobh Ramblers
12/10/86 Cobh Ramblers 1 2 Bray Wanderers
12/10/86 Waterford United 3 5 Finn Harps


QUARTER-FINALS
27/10/86 Athlone Town 4 3 Limerick City
27/10/86 St. Patrick's Athletic 0 0 Dundalk*
27/10/86 Shamrock Rovers 3 2 Galway United
27/10/86 Waterford United 1 0 Bray Wanderers


SEMI-FINALS
27/11/86 Waterford United 3 3 Shamrock Rovers
27/11/86 Dundalk 1 0 Athlone Town
03/12/86 Shamrock Rovers 2 0 Waterford United (Replay)


FINAL
01/01/87 Dundalk 1 0 Shamrock Rovers

TheBoss
10/03/2014, 6:58 PM
Does anyone have the date for the Semi-Final for the 1994/95 League Cup, between Cork City and St. Patrick's Athletic, it was 2-0 to Cork City, It had to have taken place in November or December of 1994.

Thanks.

The Donie Forde
10/03/2014, 11:39 PM
27 November 1994.

Man of the moment on Leeside Johnny Caulfield got both goals.
My son was actually mascot at that match.

TheBoss
23/06/2014, 5:04 AM
I have another request, this time it is the 1995 League Cup, I am missing the following:

Group A:
??/08/95: Kilkenny City 0-1 Cobh Ramblers

Group B:
??/08/95: Sligo Rovers ?-? Derry City

Group C:
??/08/95: Athlone Town 1-1 Galway United

Group E:
??/08/95: St. Patrick's Athletic ?-? Shamrock Rovers
??/08/95: Shamrock Rovers ?-? St. James' Gate

Group F:
??/08/95: Shelbourne ?-? Home Farm-Everton

Thanks

Dodge
23/06/2014, 9:52 AM
Group E:
??/08/95: St. Patrick's Athletic ?-? Shamrock Rovers

That game didn't happen

Pats 3 LC games in 1995 were
H v UCD 16/8/95 drew 1-1
A v St James Gate 19/8/95 won 2-0
A v Shamrock Rovers 5/9/95 lost 1-2

atfconline
23/06/2014, 2:18 PM
Group A:
12/08/95: Kilkenny City 0-1 Cobh Ramblers

Group B:
16/08/95: Sligo Rovers 2-2 Derry City

Group C:
12/08/95: Athlone Town 1-1 Galway United

Group E:
17/08/95: Shamrock Rovers 0-1 St. James' Gate

Group F:
14/08/95: Shelbourne 2-1 Home Farm-Everton

TheBoss
25/06/2014, 7:22 PM
Anyone got info on 1996/97 League Cup.

Group A:
??/08/96: Cork City ?-? Cobh Ramblers
24/08/96: Cobh Ramblers 2-1 Waterford United (Need Confirmation)
24/08/96: Kilkenny City ?-? Cork City

Group B:
??/08/96: Derry City ?-? Fanad United

Group D:
18/08/96: Dundalk 3-0 Monaghan United (Need Confirmation)
18/08/96: Longford Town 1-3 Drogheda United (Need Confirmation)

Group E:
??/08/96: Home Farm-Everton ?-? Shamrock Rovers
16/08/96: Shamrock Rovers 1-2 St. Patrick's Athletic (Need Confirmation)
17/08/96: Home Farm-Everton 1-2 Shelbourne (Need Confirmation)
25/08/96: Shelbourne ?-? St. Patrick's Athletic

Group F:
??/08/96: Bohemians ?-? St. James' Gate
??/08/96: St. James' Gate ?-? UCD
25/08/96: Bray Wanderers [Not Played] St. James' Gate (Need Confirmation)

SEMI-FINAL
??/??/96: Cork City ?-? Derry City

Thanks

Martinho II
25/06/2014, 11:30 PM
Anyone got info on 1996/97 League Cup.

Group A:
??/08/96: Cork City ?-? Cobh Ramblers
24/08/96: Cobh Ramblers 2-1 Waterford United (Need Confirmation)
24/08/96: Kilkenny City ?-? Cork City

Group B:
??/08/96: Derry City ?-? Fanad United

Group D:
18/08/96: Dundalk 3-0 Monaghan United (Need Confirmation)
18/08/96: Longford Town 1-3 Drogheda United (Need Confirmation)Correct as I do the statistics for Longford Town and our website

Group E:
??/08/96: Home Farm-Everton ?-? Shamrock Rovers
16/08/96: Shamrock Rovers 1-2 St. Patrick's Athletic (Need Confirmation)
17/08/96: Home Farm-Everton 1-2 Shelbourne (Need Confirmation)
25/08/96: Shelbourne ?-? St. Patrick's Athletic

Group F:
??/08/96: Bohemians ?-? St. James' Gate
??/08/96: St. James' Gate ?-? UCD
25/08/96: Bray Wanderers [Not Played] St. James' Gate (Need Confirmation)

SEMI-FINAL
??/??/96: Cork City ?-? Derry City

Thanks

18/08/96: Longford Town 1-3 Drogheda United (Need Confirmation)Correct as I do the statistics for Longford Town and our website

The Donie Forde
26/06/2014, 7:18 AM
Anyone got info on 1996/97 League Cup.

Group A:
22/08/96: Cork City 1-0 Cobh Ramblers
24/08/96: Cobh Ramblers 2-1 Waterford United (Need Confirmation)
24/08/96: Kilkenny City 2-2 Cork City

Group B:
??/08/96: Derry City ?-? Fanad United

Group D:
18/08/96: Dundalk 3-0 Monaghan United (Need Confirmation)
18/08/96: Longford Town 1-3 Drogheda United (Need Confirmation)

Group E:
??/08/96: Home Farm-Everton ?-? Shamrock Rovers
16/08/96: Shamrock Rovers 1-2 St. Patrick's Athletic (Need Confirmation)
17/08/96: Home Farm-Everton 1-2 Shelbourne (Need Confirmation)
25/08/96: Shelbourne ?-? St. Patrick's Athletic

Group F:
??/08/96: Bohemians ?-? St. James' Gate
??/08/96: St. James' Gate ?-? UCD
25/08/96: Bray Wanderers [Not Played] St. James' Gate (Need Confirmation)

SEMI-FINAL
23/10/96: Bohemians 0-2 Cork City

Thanks


Donie

Dodge
26/06/2014, 9:57 AM
Group E:
??/08/96: Home Farm-Everton ?-? Shamrock Rovers
16/08/96: Shamrock Rovers 1-2 St. Patrick's Athletic (Need Confirmation)
17/08/96: Home Farm-Everton 1-2 Shelbourne (Need Confirmation)
25/08/96: Shelbourne ?-? St. Patrick's Athletic

--

16/8/96 - Shamrock Rovers 1-3 St Patrick's Athletic (change from 1-2)
25/8/96 - Shelbourne 0-1 St Patrick's Athletic

atfconline
26/06/2014, 11:56 AM
Group A:
24/08/96: Cobh Ramblers 2-1 Waterford United (Need Confirmation) - Correct

Group B:
24/08/96: Derry City 5-0 Fanad United

Group D:
18/08/96: Dundalk 3-0 Monaghan United (Need Confirmation) - I know Jim Murphy's book has this as the 18th, but I have a paper dated 17th that has the result so would suggest 16th

Group E:
24/08/96: Home Farm-Everton 0-1 Shamrock Rovers

Group F:
25/08/96: Bray Wanderers [Not Played] St. James' Gate (Need Confirmation) - Correct

TheBoss
26/06/2014, 7:47 PM
Thanks guys, completed the season now, only now realised that St. James' Gate were thrown out before their first match against Bohemians in Group F. I only now have one season left, which is 1998/99 now.

TheBoss
27/06/2014, 6:11 PM
Here is my missing info:

Group A:
14-15-16/08/98: Cobh Ramblers 2-3 Kilkenny City
22-23/08/98: Kilkenny City 0-1 Cork City

Group B:
14-15-16/08/98: Fanad United 0-2 Finn Harps
14-15-16/08/98: Sligo Rovers 0-0 Finn Harps
25-26/08/98: Finn Harps 2-2 Derry City

Group C:
15-16/08/98: Limerick 0-1 Galway United
15-16/08/98: Mervue United 1-1 Athlone Town

Group D:
22-23/08/98: Longford Town 2-0 Drogheda United

Group F:
14-15-16/08/98: Home Farm-Everton 1-0 UCD

Thanks

atfconline
28/06/2014, 12:22 AM
Group C:

15/08/98: Mervue United 1-1 Athlone Town

TheBoss
02/07/2014, 6:17 PM
Here is my missing info:

Group A:
14-15-16/08/98: Cobh Ramblers 2-3 Kilkenny City

Group D:
22-23/08/98: Longford Town 2-0 Drogheda United

Group F:
14-15-16/08/98: Home Farm-Everton 1-0 UCD

Thanks

Anyone else got the exact dates for these matches?

The Donie Forde
02/07/2014, 6:40 PM
Anyone else got the exact dates for these matches?

Irish Soccer Magazine records them as:

Rams v Kilk and HFE v UCD both on 15 August
LTFC v DUFC 22 August

TheBoss
06/07/2014, 3:09 AM
Just 1 final match from that season I need verification of:

Group C:
22-23/08/98: Mervue United 0-3 Limerick

Thanks

The Donie Forde
06/07/2014, 8:29 AM
Just 1 final match from that season I need verification of:

Group C:
22-23/08/98: Mervue United 0-3 Limerick

Thanks

Again, from ISM, Boss:

22 August

pineapple stu
11/02/2017, 5:07 PM
A long shot here, but anyone (TheBoss?) know any info about crowds for League Cup matches way back in the day?

Looking for info on Drogheda 3-0 UCD in 1980 in particular.

TheBoss
12/02/2017, 1:54 AM
A long shot here, but anyone (TheBoss?) know any info about crowds for League Cup matches way back in the day?

Looking for info on Drogheda 3-0 UCD in 1980 in particular.

Sorry, can't help you with that request.

pineapple stu
12/02/2017, 9:18 AM
Cheers. Obscure, I know!

Any idea what Drogheda's crowds in general were like back then? I'd imagine a League Cup game against UCD would be below average.

TheBoss
13/02/2017, 12:11 AM
I have no idea to be honest with you, a touch before my time!

littlebray
13/02/2017, 1:24 PM
For FAI Cup matches, they usually reported the "Gate" (amount taken at the gates), but not the crowd numbers, which would have been notional anyway, given habits such as lifting the child over the turnstile &c. But apart from that, the best you'd get is a throwaway remark such as "before a capacity crowd", "in front of a disappointing attendance" and the like.

seand
14/02/2017, 7:42 AM
When attendances are recorded, even in official club records, you also have to be wary of the tax avoidance measure of deliberately understating attendance

EatYerGreens
14/02/2017, 6:08 PM
When attendances are recorded, even in official club records, you also have to be wary of the tax avoidance measure of deliberately understating attendance

Unless something has changed recently, there is no VAT levied on gate receipts in the Republic (whilst there is in the north).

I'm not sure when that began, but there doesn't seem to be any genuine incentive for clubs to understate attendances on tax grounds.

OwlsFan
16/02/2017, 9:41 AM
For FAI Cup matches, they usually reported the "Gate" (amount taken at the gates), but not the crowd numbers, which would have been notional anyway, given habits such as lifting the child over the turnstile &c. But apart from that, the best you'd get is a throwaway remark such as "before a capacity crowd", "in front of a disappointing attendance" and the like.

Correct. The figures in the newspapers were for the receipts. I remember it was a big crowd at Milltown if the receipts were over 1,000. That was the benchmark. Very few other clubs used to reach that mystical figure.

orielabu
16/02/2017, 1:15 PM
Correct. The figures in the newspapers were for the receipts. I remember it was a big crowd at Milltown if the receipts were over 1,000. That was the benchmark. Very few other clubs used to reach that mystical figure.

Dundalk’s match attendance book for the 1980-81 season records receipts of more than 1000 on 18 occasions—and the season average for 25 domestic competitive games was 1,500 while the League games average was 1,750.
Two games exceeded 4,500: v Limerick (Nov-80) and Athlone (Mar-1981)
On that basis it is quite likely that over 1000 was not an unusual occurrence during the early McLaughlin era of mid-70s.

OwlsFan
18/02/2017, 9:36 AM
Dundalk’s match attendance book for the 1980-81 season records receipts of more than 1000 on 18 occasions—and the season average for 25 domestic competitive games was 1,500 while the League games average was 1,750.
Two games exceeded 4,500: v Limerick (Nov-80) and Athlone (Mar-1981)
On that basis it is quite likely that over 1000 was not an unusual occurrence during the early McLaughlin era of mid-70s.

I was talking about the late 1960s to 1970s. You're talking to someone here who was among the 2nd highest attendance at an FAI Cup Final in 1968 when Rovers beat their then nemesis Waterford 3-0. Only a kid at the time but a day that lives long in the memory.

littlebray
04/03/2017, 12:56 PM
A small correction to the data shared originally (three years ago!) when the topic was ancient League Cup results:

The Boss posted on 09/01/2014:
GROUP E
07/09/86 Waterford United 0 5 Bray Wanderers

The outcome on that occasion was Waterford 5-0 Bray [Cashin 29, Donnelly 35, 44, Bennett 46, McEvoy 85].

I wouldn't have bothered only that I had to cross-check it to verify my own data.