City drawn away to Shamrock Rovers in cup semi-final

City drawn away to Shamrock Rovers in cup semi-final
Cork City’s Sean Maguire celebrates the winning goal against Rovers in the league. Picture: INPHO/Tom Beary

Noel Spillane


LEAGUE leaders Cork City have been drawn away to Shamrock Rovers at Tallaght Stadium in the semi-finals of this year's EA Sports Cup over the August bank holiday weekend.

Galway United will play Dundalk in the other semi-final at Eamonn Deacy Park on the same day – Monday, August 7.

Cork City have won the competition just three times in 1987, 1994 and again in 1998. City have a busy few days ahead in the league, hosting Drogheda United this Friday, before an away game in Sligo on Monday and then Shamrock Rovers at Turner's Cross on Friday, May 26.

EA Sports Cup semi-finals: Shamrock Rovers v Cork City, Tallaght Stadium; Galway United v Dundalk, Eamonn Deacy Park.

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