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Darren McGarry’s U19 team defeats Derry City and go through to the Shield Semi-Final

Sun Oct 14th 2018

Congrats to our U19’s who defeated Derry City 3-2 in extra time, in the U19 Shield Quarter Final today at City Calling Stadium, having fought back from two-nil down. Paddy O’Sullivan scored twice, and Ruadhan Feeney scored for Town deep into the second half of  extra-time to put Town through.Darren McGarry’s team now play Shelbourne in the semi-final, next Sunday, 21st October at City Calling Stadium with a kick-off time of 2.00pm.

You can find a match report of today’s exciting game on betweenthestripes.ie

Troy Parrott hat-trick for Republic of Ireland v Faroe Islands ensures all 3 points at City Calling Stadium

Sat Oct 13th 2018

Pictures by Tiernan Dolan

Troy Parrott of Tottenham Hotpsur bagged a hat-trick ensuring all three valuable points for the Republic of Ireland….all strikes pictured here.

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After the ground staff got to work at half time, so too did the team who ran out 3-0 in the second half.

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Apart from winning 3-0, the U19 Republic of Ireland U 19 players also had the pleasure of meeting family, friends and girlfriends after the match.

The home of Longford Town FC certainly lived up to its reputation as being the family friendly ground.

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Mohan’s side will come up against Netherlands on Tuesday afternoon in Longford to finish off their Qualifying Round campaign.

Republic of Ireland: Brian Maher; Jordan Doherty, Lee O’Connor (capt), Nathan Collins, Jack James (Andy Lyons 69); Aaron Bolger (Jason Knight 83), Conor Coventry; Ali Reghba, Troy Parrott, Jonathan Afolabi; Adam Idah.

Faroe Islands: Bjarti Vitalis Mørk; Sjúrdur Nielsen, Andrias Edmundsson, Óli Poulsen, Pætur Skipanes; Lukas Giessing, Magnus Holm Jacobsen (capt), Elias El Moustage (Sølvi Sigvardsen 78), Hanus Sørensen; Stefan Radosavlevic (Bartal S. Petersen 85), Steffan Løkin (Jonn Johannesen 78)

Referee: Giorgi Kruashvili (Georgia).

Kieran Burke’s match report from today’s game can be found on the Between The Stripes website.

https://www.betweenthestripes.ie/blog/2018/10/13/reghba-steals-the-show-despite-parrott-hat-trick-as-ireland-19s-advance

Head Coach Vacancy within our Underage Set-up at Longford Town FC

Fri Oct 12th 2018

Applicants are sought for Head Coach Vacancy within our League of Ireland underage set up at Longford Town Football Club.

Closing date is Friday 2nd November 2018.

Job Description
  • To assemble squad through talent identification
  • Organise, plan and deliver a suitable player development programme in line with the FAI and Longford Town FC coaching syllabus
  • Uphold the clubs code of conduct
  • Setting high standards for the players both ON and OFF the pitch
  • Create and maintain appropriate communication with players/parents/clubs/leagues relevant to the team
  • To work with the media in any area regarding Longford Town Football Club

Qualifications (Skills) Required

  • UEFA B Licence
  • Up to date Child Protection Certificate
  • Administrative and organisational skills
  • An ability to produce verbal and written reports
  • Long-term commitment to working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Access to both email and phone
  • Full driving licence
  • Fluency in English

Interested candidates should download the application form below and e-mail LTFC1924@gmail.com for further information.

Download the Application Form



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