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.