First
Date: 7:45 p.m. Feb. 23, 2018
Venue: Eamonn Deacy Park
Att: 1,198

Danny Furlong 13' -
Scored: 13'


Danny Furlong 33' -
Scored: 33'


Ronan Manning 59' -
Scored: 59'


Danny Furlong 80' -
Scored: 80'


Scored: 90'
- Felix Bape 90' + 3'

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90' + 4'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Galway United and Athlone Town.

90' + 3'

GOAL!

Felix Bape scores for Athlone Town.

90'

We are now in added time at Deacy Park, four minutes

87'

Furlong goes off - probably jetlag! no subs left

85'

1,191 came through the gates tonight

82'

Clumsy tackle by Nyakakambili for yellow, nothing malicious 

82'

Yellow Card

Bashmil Nyakambili is booked for Athlone Town.

80'

Hatrick for Furlomg, turned well in the box and whipped it in

80'

GOAL!

Danny Furlong scores for Galway United.

78'

Yellow Card

Felix Bape is booked for Athlone Town.

78'

Great cross from Barry, and Ubaezuonu blasts one over the top

76'

Carlton Ubaezuonu , on loan from Dundalk has looked very lively for Galway, strong and quick

75'

Furlong a whisker away from the hattrick, keeper saves

72'

Clash of heads there between the 'Walshs, both ok

70'

Substitution

Conor Barry replaces Alex Byrne for Galway United.

70'

Substitution

Maurice Nugent replaces Stephen Kenny for Galway United.

67'

Brian Carabaley stretchered off for Athlon, looked like a muscle pull

67'

Substitution

Josh Hogan replaces Brian Cabraley for Athlone Town.

62'

Substitution

Carlton Ubaezuono replaces Eoin McCormack for Galway United.

60'

Ronan Manning with a cracking shot and Ludden's cross overshot Furlong, Athlone looking a bit tired

59'

GOAL!

Ronan Manning scores for Galway United.

58'

Furlong heads just wide from Ludden's cross, as Galway show signs of waking up a bit

56'

Athlone threaten, Galway taking the foot off the pedal

47'

Athlone spring two subs at HT, Galway can win handsomely here if they up the tempo

46'

Substitution

George Mukete replaces Thaigh Keogh for Athlone Town.

46'

Substitution

Etanda Nkololo replaces Steven Grogan for Athlone Town.

46'

Second Half

The second half between Galway United and Athlone Town has started.

45'

Half Time

It is half-time between Galway United and Athlone Town.

33'

Furlong again - long throw by Ludden went straight to Furlong and he has the 'midas touch' tonight. He looks really sharp tonight.

33'

GOAL!

Danny Furlong scores for Galway United.

29'

Galway almost handed one to Athlone, mix up between Keeeper and Williams - two poor errors at the back by Galway, would ahve been punished by a shaper side

29'

Connolly's corner is headed wide by Stephen Walsh, Galway still on top

23'

Galway in total control here, should be further ahead

20'

Speculative cross from Kenney hits the bar, Ludden has a go and Mc Cormack's prodded effort is straight at the keeper

17'

Galway nearly in again, great ball by Manning, but Furlong's touch let him down

15'

 offside flag was up, overruled by Ref, score stands Furlong did'nt take long - could be a very long night for Athlone

13'

GOAL!

Danny Furlong scores for Galway United.

12'

Great run by Kenny, but his shot goes high and wide - great move by Galway

10'

Gtreat chance athlone, bad mistake by Stephen Walsh, but Martin Walsh hit his shot straight at Ryan, poor effort

9'

Ga;way have converted Shanahan to a right fullback this season - he is on a learning curve, but he has the raw pace to get up and down

8'

First corner to Galway, poor delivery by Kenny and its cleared

4'

The Athlone team looking very youthful, remaisn to seen if they ahve the strength to compete in this tough league, Galway look physically bigger

2'

First shot of the season at Deacy Park comes from Danny Furlong - goes tamely wide though

1'

Season underway at Deacy Park

 

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Galway United and Athlone Town has kicked off.

0'

Cold here at Deacy Park but dry - season opener just 60 minutes away @petekelly54 (twitter) here with your updates



Photo Gallery for Galway United -v- Athlone Town



Galway United
Tadhg Ryan
Goalkeeper
Marc Ludden
Defender
Gary Shanahan
Defender
Stephen Walsh
Defender
Robbie Williams
Defender
Alex Byrne
70'
70Subbed Off: 70'
Midfielder
Ryan Connolly
Midfielder
Stephen Kenny
70'
70Subbed Off: 70'
Midfielder
Ronan Manning
59Scored: 59'
Midfielder
Danny Furlong
13Scored: 13'
33Scored: 33'
80Scored: 80'
Forward
Eoin McCormack
62'
62Subbed Off: 62'
Forward

Substitutes
Conor Barry
70'
70Subbed On: 70'
Forward
Aaron Conway
Defender
Conor Layng
Forward
Arek Mamala
Goalkeeper
Alan Murphy
Midfield
Maurice Nugent
70'
70Subbed On: 70'
Midfield
Carlton Ubaezuonu
62'
62Subbed On: 62'
Midfield
Athlone Town
Nathan Murphy
Goalkeeper
Ger Smyth
Defender
Craig Shortt
Defender
Aaron Brilly
Defender
Felix Bape
Defender
78Booked: 78'
90Scored: 90'
Shane Stokes
Midfielder
Bashmil Nyakambili
Midfielder
82Booked: 82'
Thaigh Keogh
Midfielder 46'
46Subbed Off: 46'
Steven Grogan
Midfielder 46'
46Subbed Off: 46'
Brian Cabraley
Midfielder 67'
67Subbed Off: 67'
Martin Walshe
Forward

Substitutes
Daniel O'Donovan
Defender
Shaun O'Donnell
Goalkeeper
Etanda Nkololo
Forward
46Subbed On: 46'
46'
George Mukete
Forward
46Subbed On: 46'
46'
Darren Kavanagh
Unknown
Josh Hogan
Midfield
67Subbed On: 67'
67'
Barry Davies
Forward