Troy Parrott hat-trick for Republic of Ireland v Faroe Islands ensures all 3 points at City Calling Stadium
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.[gallery link="file" ids="19460,19461,19462,19463,19464,19465,19466"]
After the ground staff got to work at half time, so too did the team who ran out 3-0 in the second half.
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.[gallery link="file" ids="19475,19476,19477,19478,19479,19480,19481,19482,19483,19484,19485,19486,19487,19488,19489,19490,19491,19492,19493,19494,19495"]
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.
U19 Internationals to be held at the City Calling Stadium
Longford Town FC are pleased to announce that City Calling Stadium will play host to THREE U19 International matches in October.
On Wednesday October 10th, the Republic of Ireland will take on Bosnia/Herzegovina with a kick off time of 3.00pm.
Only 3 days later, on Saturday, October 13th, the team return to face the Faroe Islands with a kick off time of 3.00pm also.
The final game of the three takes place on the Tuesday, October 16th with Ireland taking on the might of the Netherlands with an earlier kick off time of 1.00pm.[caption id="attachment_19349" align="aligncenter" width="657"] Longford Town’s Shane Elworthy pictured during a recent Ireland International game at the City Calling Stadium. Pic: Tiernan Dolan[/caption]
The club is delighted that the City Calling Stadium has been chosen as the venue for these fixtures and we look forward to welcoming all players, officials and supporters to Longford in October.