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Date: 7:45 p.m. Feb. 15, 2019
Venue: Richmond Park
Att: 3,479

Michael Drennan 29' -
Peno Scored: 29'


Live Updates for St. Patrick's Athletic -v- Cork City

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90' + 8'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between St. Patrick's Athletic and Cork City.

Full time whistle!! A huge result for St. Pats and a great start for Harry Kenny.

Lively enough game with the only goal coming from St. Pats striker Mikey Drennan.

Cork brought on Cummins and Nash in the second half to try and find a goal but St. Pats held it together and deserved their win in the end

90' + 6'

Substitution

Cian Coleman replaces Ian Bermingham for St. Patrick's Athletic.

90' + 4'

Time almost up here...St. Pats very close to recording a huge opening night win against Cork

90'

Yellow Card

Rhys McCabe is booked for St. Patrick's Athletic.

90'

There will be an additional six minutes here in Richmond. Pats fans not happy at all.

88'

Conor Clifford announced as the Man of the Match for St. Pats this evening

87'

Simon Madden almost secures the three points for St. Pats with a tasty effort as he tries to bend the ball past the scrambling McNulty but he recovers well to keep the game at 1-0

84'

Cork are pushing hard but very wasteful in the final third in the last few minutes

84'

Substitution

Brandon Miele replaces Michael Drennan for St. Patrick's Athletic.

80'

A huge attendance of 3479 in Richmond this evening. Fantastic number!

77'

Substitution

Liam Nash replaces Conor McCormack for Cork City.

72'

Substitution

Garry Comerford replaces Kevin O'Connor for Cork City.

65'

Substitution

Gary Shaw replaces Chris Forrester for St. Patrick's Athletic.

65'

Jamie Lennon and Conor Clifford playing very well just in front of the defence, breaking everything up before it becomes dangerous

63'

Substitution

Graham Cummins replaces James Tilley for Cork City.

61'

Graham Cummins about to come into the match for Cork as they try and find a goal

60'

Cork trying their best to create an opening but the St. Pats defence is dealing with everything comfortably so far

56'

The St. Pats fans are in full voice and enjoying their teams performance so far

53'

Yellow Card

Kevin Toner is booked for St. Patrick's Athletic. Toner with a very heavy challenge on James Tilley and earns himself a booking

50'

Very stop start in the opening minutes of the second half. Yet to get going

48'

Yellow Card

Conor McCormack is booked for Cork City.

46'

Second Half

The second half between St. Patrick's Athletic and Cork City has started.

45' + 2'

Half Time

It is half-time between St. Patrick's Athletic and Cork City and the Saints lead 1-0. An entertaining half of football to open up the season.

Both sides trying their best to keep the ball on the ground and play football. Rhys McCabe standout for Pats so far. Daire O'Connor having a good game for Cork on the right wing.

Scores from around the grounds

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Derry City 1-0 UCD

Dundalk 0-1 Sligo Rovers

St. Pats 1-0 Cork City

Waterford 1-0 Shamrock Rovers

45'

Two minutes additional time to be played

39'

Daire O'Connor who is having a very lively first half weaves down the right before cutting into the box and attempting to catch Clarke out at the near post but Clarke reads it well and it's an easy save in the end

35'

Stoppage in play as Kevin Toner receives treatment, game back under way.

Pats lead 1-0 and have probably shaded it so far

34'

The Pats players are looking very comfortable on the ball and passing it around nicely between each other

29'

PENALTY SCORED!

Michael Drennan scores for St. Patrick's Athletic from the penalty spot. Conor Clifford was taken out inside the Cork box and referee, Neil Doyle, gives the spot kick.

25'

A lovely move by St. Pats. They moved the ball right across the pitch from Drennan to Clifford to Madden with Madden fizzing a powerful shot just over the crossbar

23'

Yellow Card

Jamie Lennon is booked for St. Patrick's Athletic.

22'

Gary Buckley forces Clarke into a great save. A cross from Daire O'Connor on the right found Buckley at the back post with a header.

19'

Rhys McCabe looking very lively for Pats in the early stages

15'

Yellow Card

Conor Clifford is booked for St. Patrick's Athletic. A very heavy tackle from Clifford on Kevin O'Connor gives us the first yellow card of the evening

13'

Good spell of pressure from the home side. Rhys McCabe with an early cross into the box finding Chris Forrester but he can't get the ball out from under his feet

10'

End to end stuff here with a super chance for Pats. Ian Bermingham finds himself unmarked at the back of the box, he takes the ball down and rifles a shot towards goal but a last ditch tackle from Shane Griffin denys the St. Pats skipper

9'

Another great chance for Cork City and this time for Rhys McCabe. O'Connor with the corner McCabes header is well saved by Clarke in the Pats goal

7'

Great travelling support from Cork City for the opening game of the season, Fair play lads!

4'

Great chance for Cork City and James Tilley. McCormack scuffs his shot into the air with Tilley running onto it with a powerful header but it's just wide of the post. Great chance!

2'

Mikey Drennan gets played down the left wing with a ball over the top and attempts to lob the keeper but it was very ambitious. Even enough in the early stages

1'

GAME ON!

The game between St. Patrick's Athletic and Cork City has kicked off.

0'

The teams are out on the field and we are moments away from kick-off. Season 2019 has arrived!!

0'

Late change for Cork City with Kevin O'Connor starting in place of Gearoid Morrissey

Darragh Rainsford replaces O'Connor on the bench with Garry Comerford replacing Matthew Gillam on the bench too

0'

The St. Pats fans are warming up their singing voices behind the goal with five minutes to kick-off!

0'

Both sides are out warming up at the moment and the crowd is starting to build. Looking forward to this one tonight, two very strong lineups with some great players on show

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Good evening folks!

Brendan Graham here with you this evening from Richmond Park for the meeting of St. Patricks Athletic and Cork City . It's great to be back :)

Kick off will be in about thirty minutes with full updates available here throughout the match!



Photo Gallery for St. Patrick's Athletic -v- Cork City



St. Patrick's Athletic
Brendan Clarke
Goalkeeper
David Webster
Defender
Kevin Toner
53Booked: 53'
Defender
Simon Madden
Defender
Ian Bermingham
90'
90Subbed Off: 90'
Defender
Rhys McCabe
90Booked: 90'
Midfielder
Jamie Lennon
23Booked: 23'
Midfielder
Chris Forrester
65'
65Subbed Off: 65'
Midfielder
Lee Desmond
Midfielder
Conor Clifford
15Booked: 15'
Midfielder
Michael Drennan
29Peno: 29'
84'
84Subbed Off: 84'
Forward

Substitutes
Gary Shaw
65'
65Subbed On: 65'
Forward
Barry Murphy
Goalkeeper
Brandon Miele
84'
84Subbed On: 84'
Midfield
Darragh Markey
Midfield
Ciaran Kelly
Defender
James Doona
Midfield
Cian Coleman
90'
90Subbed On: 90'
Midfield
Cork City
Mark McNulty
Goalkeeper
Kevin O'Connor
Defender 72'
72Subbed Off: 72'
Sean McLoughlin
Defender
Conor McCarthy
Defender
Shane Griffin
Defender
Dan Casey
Defender
Daire O'Connor
Midfielder
Conor McCormack
Midfielder
48Booked: 48'
77'
77Subbed Off: 77'
Garry Buckley
Midfielder
James Tilley
Forward 63'
63Subbed Off: 63'
Karl Sheppard
Forward

Substitutes
Tadhg Ryan
Goalkeeper
Darragh Rainsford
Forward
Liam Nash
Forward
77Subbed On: 77'
77'
Colm Horgan
Defender
Graham Cummins
Forward
63Subbed On: 63'
63'
Garry Comerford
Defender
72Subbed On: 72'
72'
Alan Bennett
Defender