First
Date: 7:45 p.m. Feb. 22, 2019
Venue: Eamonn Deacy Park
Att: 2,174

Colin Kelly 3' -
Scored: 3'


Vinny Faherty 15' -
Scored: 15'


Scored: 74'
- Ciarán Kilduff 74'

Scored: 82'
- Karl Moore 82'

Scored: 84'
- Ciarán Kilduff 84'

Live Updates for Galway United -v- Shelbourne

90'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Galway United and Shelbourne.

87'

Yellow Card

Lorcan Fitzgerald is booked for Shelbourne.

86'

Somebody will be in troubkle after this, Shels supporters invaed the pitch twice and the Shels players add to the confusion

85'

Galway just collapsed,conceding two goals in a minute

84'

Substitution

Matthew Barrett replaces Colin Kelly for Galway United.

84'

Substitution

Matthew Barrett replaces Colin Kelly for Galway United.

84'

GOAL!

Ciarán Kilduff scores for Shelbourne.

83'

Shels equalise, their fans invade the pitch, now cleared

82'

GOAL!

Karl Moore scores for Shelbourne.

80'

Galway pressing here at EDP

78'

Conor Barry sets up Kelly, but it's a weak effort and easily saved

77'

Penalty shout for Galway, but ref deems it to be accidental

75'

Shels score from nothing, Moore cross and Kilduff slots it home

74'

GOAL!

Ciarán Kilduff scores for Shelbourne.

73'

Moore creates a chance for Shels, corner conceded adn a second conceded, Galway clear it

70'

Substitution

Shane Doherty replaces Wilson Waweru for Galway United.

70'

Substitution

Karl Moore replaces Abdulrasaq Alamu-Tajudeen for Shelbourne.

68'

Nugent off with cramp

68'

Substitution

Conor Melody replaces Maurice Nugent for Galway United.

65'

You would think Galway will go to te bench soon, likely to get Conor Melody in the game, probably for either Kelly or Waweru

52'

Shels have now introduced two of their subs

50'

Substitution

Sean Quinn replaces Alex O'Hanlon for Shelbourne.

48'

Shels have gone up a gear here, but they are still strggling for cohesion 

48'

Nugent heads wide for home side

47'

Early corner for Galway

46'

Conan Byrne manages Shelburne's first real shot, easily saved by Horgan

46'

Second Half

The second half between Galway United and Shelbourne has started.

46'

Substitution

Conan Byrne replaces Shane Farrell for Shelbourne.

45'

Half Time

It is half-time between Galway United and Shelbourne.

39'

Colin Kelly lets one fly, deflected for a corner and that corner is cleared for another, Barry takes again, ends up back with him and he blazes it out of play

36'

Shels struggling to get a foothold, rocked by the goals perhaps but they have been getting worse as it has gone on

26'

Stephen Walsh have been outstanding so far for Galway

24'

Prendergast with a header , froma corner,  just over the bar for Shels, real chance

21'

Shelbourne, who have dominated possession find themselves 2-0 down and have looked a bit jittery in the last few minutes

19'

Free to Shels, wide left, as they try to get back in, great delivery by Fitzgerald, but no one on the end of it

16'

What a goal by Vinny Faherty lobbed the keeper from 40 yards, 

15'

GOAL!

Vinny Faherty scores for Galway United.

12'

Wilson escapes  yellow card, not sure how for a rough house tackle on Waweru

9'

Shelbourne look physically a lot stronger than Galway, they are just regaining their composure after the early set back, but they look dangerous

4'

Delany's 'up in air' clearance was returned form wide right, over his head and looping into the net - bizaare opener for Galway

3'

GOAL!

Colin Kelly scores for Galway United.

2'

Chance for Shels, with poor play at the back by Galway, but the Shels player dived when he could have stayed upright and the chance was lost

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Galway United and Shelbourne has kicked off.

1'

Galway United supporters who marched down the Dyke Road are pouring in - looks like a big crowd!

0'

Just over an hour to KO here in Deacy Park and all is ready for a new season. The crowds are gatherimg at the end of the Dyke Road, from where 'Michael D' will lead the supporters march to the stadium.

At least 2k people are expected and it'll be a a 'bit hollywood' here with special lighting, etc. I have the lighting engineer here beside me in the box and he has a ton of kit!



Photo Gallery for Galway United -v- Shelbourne



Galway United
Kevin Horgan
Goalkeeper
Stephen Walsh
Defender
Adam Rooney
Defender
Marc Ludden
Defender
Christopher Horgan
Defender
Wilson Waweru
70'
70Subbed Off: 70'
Midfielder
Maurice Nugent
68'
68Subbed Off: 68'
Midfielder
Colin Kelly
3Scored: 3'
84'
84Subbed Off: 84'
Midfielder
Mark Hannon
Midfielder
Conor Barry
Midfielder
Vinny Faherty
15Scored: 15'
Forward

Substitutes
James Tierney
Goalkeeper
Cian Murphy
Defender
Conor Melody
68'
68Subbed On: 68'
Midfield
Shane Doherty
70'
70Subbed On: 70'
Midfield
Dara Costelloe
Unknown
Joe Collins
Midfield
Matthew Barrett
84'
84Subbed On: 84'
Midfield
Shelbourne
Dean Delany
Goalkeeper
Derek Prendergast
Defender
Lorcan Fitzgerald
Defender
87Booked: 87'
Luke Byrne
Defender
John Ross Wilson
Defender
Dayle Rooney
Midfielder
Alex O'Hanlon
Midfielder 50'
50Subbed Off: 50'
Oscar Brennan
Midfielder
Ryan Brennan
Midfielder
Ciarán Kilduff
Forward
74Scored: 74'
84Scored: 84'
Shane Farrell
Forward 46'
46Subbed Off: 46'

Substitutes
Sean Quinn
Midfield
50Subbed On: 50'
50'
Karl Moore
Midfield
70Subbed On: 70'
70'
82Scored: 82'
Daniel McKenna
Midfield
Colin McCabe
Goalkeeper
Flavio Marku
Defender
Aidan Friel
Defender
Conan Byrne
Midfield
46Subbed On: 46'
46'