FAI Intermediate Cup
Liffey Wanderers will return to the Aviva for the second time in three years and are now just 90 minutes away from cementing their status as one of the greatest amateur cup teams of all time.
The side with more scalps than a Apache Indian defied the odds again to book a place in the FAI Intermediate Cup final on Sunday afternoon.
Fittingly enough Wanderers had to do it the hard way and managed to progress despite playing for over an hour with 10 men and conceding a penalty just minutes before the break.
The Dublin side won a penalty of their own after the turn and managed to go ahead converting the rebound before an og on 72 minutes put them in title pole.
Wanderers, who won the FAI Junior Cup two seasons ago, may not have dominated either competition for a number of years like the likes of , like the likes of Avondale or Fairview Rangers , but their achievements have to be respected nonetheless.
The LSL Senior 1A promotion hopefuls won the FAI Junior Cup by defying the odds over and over again. The then LSL fifth tier side not only managed to successfully navigate the road to the the Aviva, but defeated the mighty Sheriff in the final.
Now in just their second season as an Intermediate outfit the John Young managed are in another Aviva hosted decider having beating top flight Cork side College Corinthians in Cork.
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