MATCH REPORT: Longford Town 1-1 Cabinteely (Cabinteely win 3-1 on penalties)

Sat Oct 12th 2019

Match Report by Andrew Dempsey

Cabinteely have continued their fairy-tale promotion hunt with a dramatic penalty shootout win over Longford Town – with Stephen McGuinness’ heroics sealing their passage to face Drogheda next week.

For Longford, their season is over despite a gallant effort, with its ending coming in the most cruel way possible via a penalty shootout.

Full match report on extratime.ie

Team Line-Ups

Longford Town: Lee Steacy; Shane Elworthy (Joe Manley ‘104), Conor Kenna, Michael McDonnell; Jack Doherty, Dylan Grimes (Peter Hopkins ’75), Paul O’Conor; Dean Byrne (Sam Verdon ’72), Aaron Dobbs, Adam Evans (Aodh Dervin ’95)

Subs not used: Sean Boyd, Karl Chambers, Luke Dennison

Booked: Conor Kenna (’49), Adam Evans (’87)

Sent off: None

Cabinteely: Stephen McGuinness; Jack Tuite, Eoin Massey, Conor Keeley, Keith Dalton (Yuta Sasaki ’87); Jack Hudson, Paul Fox, Kieran ‘Marty’ Waters (Luke Clucas ‘112); Zak O’Neill (Shane Barnes ‘110), Rob Manley, Karl Manahan (Daniel Blackbyrne ’62)

Subs not used: Peter Quinlan, Dean Casey, Jonny Carlin

Booked: Rob Manley (’31), Zak O’Neill (’90), Yuta Sasaki (‘120+2)

Sent off: None

Referee: Alan Patchell

Attendance: 992

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