It is Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup semi-final weekend and it promises to be an exciting weekend of action.
SSE Airtricity League leaders Dundalk welcome SSE Airtricity League First Division Champions UCD to Oriel Park on Friday, September 28. With the Lilywhites on the cusp of claiming the Premier Division title after their Tuesday night victory over Derry City, Stephen Kenny’s side will be eager to progress as they aim for a domestic double.
UCD will be going all out to secure their own domestic double after winning the First Division title following a fantastic campaign. Manager Collie O’Neill has constructed a youthful, attacking side which has taken the First Division by storm this season but face their toughest test yet in the FAI Cup semi-finals.
Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Holders Cork City travel to Bohemians on Sunday, September 30 in the second semi-final. Bohemians have enjoyed a fantastic run of form with nine straight victories coming into the game, including a 4-2 win over the Leesiders this month in the Premier Division.