2020 League of Ireland Cup
The 2020 League of Ireland Cup, also known for sponsorship reasons as the 2020 EA Sports Cup, is the 47th season of the League of Ireland's secondary knockout competition. The EA Sports Cup features teams from the SSE Airtricity League Premier and First Divisions, as well as some intermediate level teams. The competition was deferred indefinitely on March 20 by the Football Association of Ireland as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. 
|EA Sports Cup|
|Country||Republic of Ireland|
|Dates||8 March – TBD|
All ten teams from the League of Ireland First Division, with the exception of Shamrock Rovers II, enter the competition at this stage. One representative from the Leinster Senior League. the Munster Senior League and the Ulster Senior League enter at this point also. The draw for the first round was made on 18 February with fixtures originally set for 9 and 10 March.
|8 March 2020||Cabinteely||4–3 (a.e.t.)||Crumlin United||Blackrock, Dublin|
|15:30 GMT||Kaito Akimoto 1'
Eoin McPhillips 15'
Dean Casey 109'
Oliver White 119'
|Report||Stephen Larkin 19'
Craig Walsh 34' (pen) 103'
|Stadium: Stradbrook Road|
Attendance: 150 (est.)
Referee: Robert Dowling
|10 March 2020||UCC||1–1 (a.e.t.)|
|19:30 GMT||Owen Collins 107'||Report||Cian Leonard 105'||Stadium: The Mardyke|
Attendance: 200 (est.)
Referee: Kevin O'Sullivan
|10 March 2020||Galway United||2–0||Athlone Town||Galway|
|19:45 GMT||Alberto Cabanyes 49'
Wilson Waweru 65'
|Report||Stadium: Eamon Deacy Park|
Attendance: 350 (est.)
Referee: Damien McGraith
|10 March 2020||Wexford||1–2 (a.e.t.)||Bray Wanderers||Wexford|
|19:45 GMT||Janabi Amour 55'||Report||Joe Doyle 90+3' 108'||Stadium: Ferrycarrig Park|
Attendance: 150 (est.)
Referee: Alan Patchell
*As of 11th March 2020
|1||Joe Doyle||Bray Wanderers||2|
|Craig Walsh||Crumlin United|
|Cian Leonard||Cobh Ramblers|
|Wilson Waweru||Galway United|
|Alberto Cabanyes||Galway United|
|Stephen Larkin||Crumlin United|
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