|Full name||Timothy James O'Keefe|
|Date of birth||1910|
|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Date of death||11 September 1943|
|Place of death||Cork, Ireland|
|1938–1939||→ Raith Rovers (loan)|
|1934–1938||Republic of Ireland||3||(0)|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
Timothy James O'Keefe (or O'Keeffe) (1910 – 1943) was a Republic of Ireland international footballer. Born in Cork O'Keefe began his career with Cork F.C. in 1930 before moving to Waterford in 1936. During his time with Waterford he became an integral part of the team that won the FAI Cup in 1937, scoring in every round, including the winning goal in the final against St James's Gate.
O'Keefe was capped three times for the Republic of Ireland at senior level. His debut was in a 4–4 home draw with Belgium in 1934.He also won caps against Czechoslovakia and Poland in 1938.
O'Keefe died at age 33 in the Bon Secours hospital in Cork; his death was caused by cancer.
Waterford Football Club formerly Waterford United Football Club is an Irish association football club based in Waterford who play in the League of Ireland First Division. The club was founded and elected to the league in 1930. Originally the club was based at the greyhound stadium known as Kilcohan Park, but has now moved to the Waterford Regional Sports Centre. In 2018 the club and its players became fully professional.
University College Dublin Association Football Club, known commonly as UCD, is the football team of University College Dublin. They play in the League of Ireland Premier Division. Founded in 1895, the club was elected to the League of Ireland in 1979 under the management of Dr. Tony O'Neill. Since the 2008 season they have played at the UCD Bowl, also home to the college's rugby team. 'The Students' play in sky blue and navy. Their reserve and freshers teams play in the Leinster Senior League.
Cork Football Club was an Irish association football club based in Cork. They were founded as Fords F.C. and later became known as Fordsons F.C.. They played in the League of Ireland between 1924–25 and 1937–38. Like several fellow early League of Ireland clubs, such as St James's Gate, Jacobs, Midland Athletic and Dundalk, the club had their origins as a factory or works team. They were initially the football team of the Ford Motor Company, a major employer in the city at the time. In 1930, however, Ford ended its association with the club and they were renamed Cork. The club folded in 1938 and were replaced in the League of Ireland by a new club, Cork City.
Liam Kearney, nicknamed "The Conna Maradona", is an Irish former professional footballer associated primarily with Cork City in the League of Ireland. As of 2021, Kearney was "Head of Academy" at Cork City FC.
The League of Ireland, is a league of professional football clubs from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It is one of the two main governing bodies responsible for organising association football in the Republic of Ireland, along with the Football Association of Ireland. It is also the top-level football league in the Republic of Ireland since its foundation in 1921, but the term was used to refer to a single division league before the introduction of a second division in 1985.
James Chambers, born 14 February 1987 in Dublin, is an Irish former professional footballer who played for Shelbourne, Waterford United, Drogheda United, Shamrock Rovers and St Patrick's Athletic in Ireland, Solihull Moors in England, Hamilton Academical in Scotland and Bethlehem Steel in the United States.
Alfred "Alfie" Hale is a former Irish footballer and manager who played for several clubs in both the League of Ireland and the English League, most notably, Waterford, Aston Villa, Doncaster Rovers and Cork Celtic. During his career, Hale scored 153 goals in the League of Ireland and a further 66 with English League clubs. As an international, Hale also played for the Republic of Ireland.
Frank O'Neill is an Irish former footballer who spent most of his career at Shamrock Rovers. As an international he also played for the Republic of Ireland.
Florrie Burke was an Irish footballer who played for Cork United, Cork Athletic and Evergreen United. He also played for both Ireland and the League of Ireland XI. Burke was raised in the Ballintemple, Cork and was a talented junior hurler, playing with Blackrock. During the Second World War, Burke played for a very successful Cork United team. His United teammates included, among others, Jack O'Reilly, Bill Hayes, Owen Madden, Jackie O'Driscoll, Frank O'Farrell and Tommy Moroney. Burke helped United win several League of Ireland titles and in 1942 they won an FAI Cup / League double. On 17 October 1951, while playing for Cork Athletic, he also helped Ireland to a 3-2 win against West Germany at Dalymount Park. Despite playing a starring role in the game, this was Burke's only international cap. He subsequently joined Evergreen United after a contract dispute and in 1953 played for them in the first all-Cork FAI Cup final against Athletic.
The 2007 FAI Cup Final was the final match of the 2007 FAI Cup, the national association football cup of the Republic of Ireland. Cork City and Longford Town contested the final, which was played at the RDS Arena in Dublin as Lansdowne Road, the usual venue for the final, was under re-development. Much of the build-up to the game was dominated by the events at Cork City, where many of the squad were out of contract and were seemingly not going to be offered new deals. Cork won the game 1-0 by virtue of a goal from Denis Behan. Despite his side's victory, Cork manager Damien Richardson left the club a few weeks later and was replaced by Longford manager Alan Mathews.
Sean Patrick Maguire is a professional footballer who plays as a striker most recently for Championship club Coventry City.
Dane Massey is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a defender for Bray Wanderers in the League of Ireland Premier Division. He has also played for Dundalk, Drogheda United and for the Republic of Ireland national futsal team. Massey has made all 14 of his appearances in European competition for Dundalk and was part of their team that became the first Irish side to reach the play-off round of the UEFA Champions League in August 2016.
Noel O'Mahony was a former League of Ireland footballer and manager. As a player, he won the 1970–71 League of Ireland title with Cork Hibernians and as manager he won the 1992–93 League of Ireland Premier Division with Cork City.
Mark O'Sullivan is an association footballer who played for League of Ireland Premier Division club Cork City as a striker for several years. O'Sullivan spent four years with Munster Senior League side Avondale United before signing for Cork City Foras in 2010. He later returned to Avondale United, before returning to Cork City in 2014. He signed for Waterford in 2017. He then joined Limerick in 2018, before returning to Avondale United in the summer of 2018, and rejoined Cork City in 2019.
Aaron John Drinan is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Leyton Orient.
Darragh Markey is an Irish professional footballer playing for League of Ireland Premier Division club, Drogheda United, having previously spent six seasons with St Patrick's Athletic, the club he started his professional career with.
Danny Kane is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a defender, most recently for League of Ireland Premier Division side Sligo Rovers. He previously played for EFL Championship side Huddersfield Town at youth level, before going on to play for Cork City and AFC Fylde (loan).
Georgie Poynton is an Irish footballer who plays for Leinster Senior League club Glebe North. He has previously played for Dundalk, Bohemians, Saint Patrick's Athletic, Waterford, Shelbourne and Drogheda United.
Jamie Lennon is an Irish professional footballer playing for League of Ireland Premier Division club St Patrick's Athletic, the club where he started his professional career.
Ross Tierney is an Irish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Scottish Premiership side Motherwell.