Wednesday, 19th September 2018
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Blues bridge nine year gap in Drogheda

Waterford made it through to the last eight of the FAI Cup for the first time in nine years when they defeated Drogheda United in United Park on Friday night last. Bastien Hery scored the only goal of the match and although this was not a classic display by the Blues it was good enough to send the loyal followers home in a happy frame of mind.

Blues boss Alan Reynolds made two changes to the side that beat Derry City with Corbet coming in between the sticks for the cup in place of Matthew Connor, while skipper Paul Keegan returned to the starting eleven in place of the injured Sander Puri.

The Blues got their noses in front with their first attack on four minutes. Corbet's long clearance out of the defence saw Izzy Akinade lay the ball off to H

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