Category Archives: Soccer

Celtic wander out of FAI Cup

KILLARNEY Celtic’s incredible dream of advancing beyond the first round of the FAI Cup turned into a 45-minute nightmare when they were comprehensively overpowered in the first half by a far superior Cobh Wanderers at Old Church Park, Cobh this afternoon. Celtic travelled with great optimism after a remarkable season that saw them reach the… Continue Reading

Kerry teen aces draw with Chelsea FC

A SQUAD that included some of Kerry’s finest young soccer stars held a youth side from Premier League champions Chelsea FC to a 1-1 draw in a hugely competitive international tournament at the Oakham Academy in the UK this week. The Total Football Academy from Killarney also beat a side representing top flight club Burnley… Continue Reading

Kerry produces Total Football stars

TALENTED young soccer stars from Killarney and other parts of Kerry will this week have the dream chance of taking on the best teenage players from Manchester United and Chelsea FC in an international tournament at the Oakham Academy in the UK. The Killarney-based Total Football Academy has sent a squad of under 16 players… Continue Reading

Supporters to hit the road to Cobh

KILLARNEY Celtic is to ferry its passionate supporters to Cork for the club’s eagerly awaited FAI Cup first round clash with Cobh Wanderers on Saturday, August 12. Cobh have the advantage of home venue for the clash, which kicks-off at 4.00pm, but Celtic officials are hoping that their travelling army of fans can roar on… Continue Reading

7-up for the Failte melts Toffees

IN a 10-goal thriller at Woodlawn last night, The Failte Legends hit top form to overcome a stern challenge from the Tatler Toffees in a battle of the pubs in the Premier final of the Killarney Athletic AFC-Killarney Credit Union seven-a-side soccer tournament. At the final whistle spectators had been treated to a dramatic 7-3… Continue Reading