Prem
Date: 7:45 p.m. Sept. 22, 2017
Venue: Eamonn Deacy Park
Ref: Jim McKell
Att: 2,117

Marc Ludden 43' -
Scored: 43'


Kevin Devaney 71' -
Scored: 71'


Gavan Holohan 74' -
Scored: 74'


Scored: 14'
- Kyle McFadden 14'

Live Updates for Galway United FC -v- Sligo Rovers

90'

Great win by Galway United in front of the second biggest crowd of the season, they were clearly the better side and deserved the rewards on the night. Marc Ludden was my man of the match. The crowd are on their feet here at Deacy park, as the players acknowledge their support

90'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Galway United FC and Sligo Rovers.

90'

Four minutes added time tonight

88'

Substitution

Conor Melody replaces Rory Hale for Galway United FC.

86'

Corner to Sligo, they are trying, but Galway look comfortable, Hale doing really well

85'

Ludden leaves the field - he is my Man of the Match tonight

84'

Substitution

Gary Shanahan replaces Marc Ludden for Galway United FC.

83'

Yellow Card

Gary Boylan is booked for Sligo Rovers.

81'

Galway playing brilliant football here and Sligo look a bit ragged

80'

Ludden has been great tonight for Galway

76'

Galway rampant at the moment, pouring forward

75'

Substitution

Benny Igiehon replaces Chris Kenny for Sligo Rovers.

74'

Deacy Park has gone wild! Holohan scores from Devaney's pass

74'

GOAL!

Gavan Holohan scores for Galway United FC.

73'

Vinny Faherty nearly equalised for Sligo

73'

Vinny Faherty nearly equalised for Sligo

72'

The crowd are on their feet, Devaney's goal was magical - curled in in form outsife the box, it was set up by a great challange by Alex Byrne, ended up with Devaney - rest is history

71'

GOAL!

Kevin Devaney scores for Galway United FC.

68'

Galway looking the more likely

67'

Russell on for Cretaro, that knock did indeed proved too sore to carry on

66'

Substitution

John Russell replaces Raffaele Cretaro for Sligo Rovers.

66'

64'

McCormack straight into the action showing some great pace - yet another long throw, oops he threw it short - another throw - long this time

64'

Substitution

Eoin McCormack replaces Padraic Cunningham for Galway United FC.

62'

Cretaro back in action, limping slightly

61'

Galway now on top, can they make it pay? Cretaro down injured after that tackle for which he picked up a yellow - his recovery rate will be noted!

61'

Yellow Card

Raffaele Cretaro is booked for Sligo Rovers.

60'

Ludden again with the long throw, falls to Holhan and can't keep it down - shot goes high & wide

56'

Another Ludden long throw and Folan is only a whisker away from it - Sligo breeak downfield and force a corner, punched clear

55'

Crazy tackle by sharkey, free to Galway, 30 yards out - blocked by the wall

55'

Yellow Card

Seamus Sharkey is booked for Sligo Rovers.

52'

2,117 patrons in tonight and goodly number of those have travelled down the N17 from Sligo

51'

Cretaro has the ball in the net, but he is offisde, home crowd can breathe again

49'

Devanney's looping cross fumbled by Patton but re-gathered and cleared

46'

Long throw from Ludden, won by Folan and Devaney just prods it wide, early threat from Galway

46'

Critcal 45 minutes for both sides here at Deacy pk

46'

Second Half

The second half between Galway United FC and Sligo Rovers has started.

45'

Half Time

It is half-time between Galway United FC and Sligo Rovers.

45'

One minute added here

43'

Ludden, one of the better perfromers tonight gets a rare goal, but it might be very important

43'

GOAL!

Marc Ludden scores for Galway United FC.

41'

Laboured build up by Galway ends with Cunningham's weak header easily gathered by Patton

37'

Hale swings a ball to Ludden and his side foot volley sails over the bar, as Galway try to get a foothold in the game again

34'

Substitution

Raffaele Cretaro replaces Greg Moorhouse for Sligo Rovers.

34'

Moorhouse shipped an injury there, Cretaro on, and he is a dynamic player, hero in Sligo, once a hero at Deacy Park as well, how will it roll tonight?

34'

28'

Murray creeps in heads off the post, but the offside flag was up

27'

Free to Galway, wide left, Ludden will take, Faherty engaaging ref in a little debate on the challange on him by Folan, in fairness the push on Faherty was blatant

24'

Good possession play from Galway, but noboady getting near Ludden's cross

22'

Now it's Sligo who look dominent, Faherty creates for Moorhousem but his shot is wild

21'

And now Sligo hit the bar - McDonagh! screamer, still 0-1 though 

19'

Good combination play by Galway forces anotehr corner, Ludden takes, ball breaks but Cunningham cannot react in time, - Sligo swing foward and Winn has to save! up and down stuff

17'

Sligo with another chance, Galway at sixes and sevens from the corner, but its finally cleared

16'

Galway push back with two successive corners, but the ball is cleared

14'

Bizarre goal, against the tun of play - Sligo, with McFadden took a 'fresh air' then connected with his second attempt and blasted to the roof of the net - all came form Donelans free

14'

GOAL!

Kyle McFadden scores for Sligo Rovers.

12'

Holohan fouled just outside the box, Murray to take , hits the bar with a rocket and its cleared

8'

Another Galway corner, shot blocked on the line, Cawley blasts the rebound over the bar; all Galway

7'

Then Sligo pour forward and McDonagh, with two opportunities could not get the ball into the danger area and Galway clear it

6'

Galway really trying to up the ante from the opening whislte and against a nervy Sligo

5'

Sligo looking vry edgy at the back as Galway press, could have had one there - corner

3'

Ludden's long throw caused panic, cleared for a corner, and that is headed clear

3'

Early pressure from Galway, 

1'

Sligo have a large following with them here at Deacy Park tonight

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Galway United FC and Sligo Rovers has kicked off.

0'

its one hour to KO here in Deacy Park, weather is perfect, Strong Galway connection in Sligo's ranks, John Russell, Vinny Faherty, Ryan casey in the backroom team. Raf Cretaro was a hero in Deacy Park when he playered here, so bitter sweet for some tonight!



Photo Gallery for Galway United FC -v- Sligo Rovers



Galway United FC
Conor Winn
Goalkeeper
Alex Byrne
Defender
Stephen Folan
Defender
Colm Horgan
Defender
Marc Ludden
43Scored: 43'
84'
84Subbed Off: 84'
Defender
David Cawley
Midfielder
Kevin Devaney
71Scored: 71'
Midfielder
Rory Hale
88'
88Subbed Off: 88'
Midfielder
Gavan Holohan
74Scored: 74'
Midfielder
Padraic Cunningham
64'
64Subbed Off: 64'
Forward
Ronan Murray
Forward

Substitutes
Charlie Burns
Goalkeeper
Ronan Manning
Midfield
Eoin McCormack
64'
64Subbed On: 64'
Forward
Conor Melody
88'
88Subbed On: 88'
Midfield
Gary Shanahan
84'
84Subbed On: 84'
Midfield
Declan Sharkey
Midfield
Paul Sinnott
Defender
Sligo Rovers
Shaun Patton
Goalkeeper
Gary Boylan
Defender
83Booked: 83'
Regan Donelon
Defender
Kyle McFadden
Defender
14Scored: 14'
Seamus Sharkey
Defender
55Booked: 55'
Chris Kenny
Midfielder 75'
75Subbed Off: 75'
Rhys McCabe
Midfielder
Jamie McDonagh
Midfielder
Greg Moorhouse
Midfielder 34'
34Subbed Off: 34'
Vinny Faherty
Forward
Daniel Kearns
Forward

Substitutes
Tobi Adebayo-Rowling
Defender
Raffaele Cretaro
Forward
34Subbed On: 34'
34'
61Booked: 61'
66'
66Subbed Off: 66'
Benny Igiehon
Forward
75Subbed On: 75'
75'
Jack Keaney
Midfield
Mick Leahy
Defender
Edward McGinty
Goalkeeper
John Russell
Midfield
66Subbed On: 66'
66'