Reginald's Tower in Waterford. Once part of the city walls, it was erected by the invading Vikings to keep out the invading Normans.
UCD AFC visit Waterford United in the first game of the second half of the League of Ireland First Division season. At the halfway mark UCD are in 2nd place with 25 points.
Waterford United, The Blues, have been around since 1930, have won the League of Ireland six times (all of them between 1965 and 1973), and the FAI Cup and League of Ireland Cup twice each. They are currently 7th in the division. They wear blue.
Waterford was established by Danish Vikings in the mid-9th Century. In the 12th Century the Normans, expanding westward from South Wales, took over. The 17th Century saw an influx of Huguenots. Trade with Newfoundland made the city wealthy in the 18th Century. During the Irish Civil War Waterford was on the Republican side. Waterford crystal is from Waterford.
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Women's World Cup yesterday: Canada 0 - 0 Netherlands. Today: Japan [2 - 1] Cameroon.
Celtic are the 34th-wealthiest soccer club in the world.
Most SPFL clubs are receptive to summer football.