Match Report by Tony Ghee Drogheda United 4 (Murray ’35, Doyle ’44, Adeyemo ’87, ’90+3) Longford Town 1 (Dobbs ’53) Longford Town remain second bottom of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division after losing 4-1 to Drogheda United at Head in the Game Park, as goals from Ronan Murray, Mark Doyle and a brace from
Town took a precious three points away from United Park last night, as Sam Verdon tapped in to make it 2 wins on the bounce for De Town. Check out Ken Keenan’s pictures from the game on our Facebook page.
Dylan Grimes’ delicious back heel v Drogheda to make it 1-1.
Sam Verdon headed a real peach of a winning goal with just minutes of normal time remaining.
The celebrations were certainly justified…coming from behind..we deserved the win but we don’t always get what we deserve…..3 vital points and back to second place- yes, for sure, the celebrations were justified.
A few more pics from an action packed game on a warm summer’s evening.
6 long anxious minutes were added – it was helter skelter as the kitchen sink was thrown at us – but this time we held firm for those 3 vital points.
The relief and joy at the sound of the final whistle was clear to see on the faces of players, management and supporters…
Aoife and Ciara Smith were on hand to present Anto Beslin with his June player of the month trophy- two former Town legends were in attendance as well as 2 UEFA officials (hopefully they were suitably impressed with our facilities) and then a few other random pics with which to finish tonight’s photographic round up.
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