MATCHDAY 5: UCD 2-0 Longford Town

Sat Mar 25th 2017

Longford Town lost further ground in tonight’s game at the UCD Bowl. Jason McClelland opened the scoring for the Students in the 9th minute before Georgie Kelly scored the second goal on 20 minutes.


MATCHDAY 5: UCD v Longford Town Team News

Thu Mar 23rd 2017

Longford Town are looking to bounce back from last week’s home defeat to Cabinteely when they travel to the UCD Bowl on Saturday evening to take on UCD.

Town manager Alan Mathews has a mounting injury list as Kealan Dillon and Enda Curran are both out through injury, as are medium-term casualties, Noel Haverty, Rhys Gorman and Don Cowan.

Meanwhile, midfielder Gavin Boyne’s availability won’t be known until closer to kick-off as he is also carrying a knock.

De Town are looking to maintain their unbeaten away record after drawing against Shelbourne at Tolka Park and beating Athlone Town away. Kick-off on Saturday evening is at 7.45pm.

Midfielder, Gavin Boyne is carrying a knock and hopes to be available.

Athlone Town v Longford Town EA Sports Fixture postponed

Mon Mar 20th 2017

All EA Sports Cup First Round fixtures including tomorrow’s game vs Athlone Town, have been postponed as a mark of respect to the late Derry City captain Ryan McBride, RIP.

The EA SPORTS Cup First Round fixtures were set to be played tomorrow night but will now be rescheduled following the sudden passing of City captain McBride.

Director of Competitions Fran Gavin said:

“Irish football is currently in deep shock at the news of the sudden passing of Derry City captain Ryan McBride.

“As a mark of respect, we’ve decided to postpone all EA SPORTS Cup fixtures tomorrow evening to give clubs and officials around the country time to grieve his loss.

“We’ll announce new dates and times for the fixtures in due course.”

We’d like to extend our sympathies to Derry City on the sad passing away of Ryan, and our kindest regards to the club, fans, family and friends.

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