Full schedule for the first round of the EA Sports Cup confirmed as Cabinteely host Crumlin United in the opening game

Wed, Feb 26 2020

Dundalk manager Vinny Perth lifts the EA Sports Cup trophy aloft after beating Derry last year. Credit: Clare McCahill (ETPhotos)

The schedule for the first round of the EA Sports Cup first round has been finalised with six games to take place over three days.

Cabinteely will welcome Leinster Senior League champions Crumlin United to Stradbrook Park on the afternoon of Sunday, March 8th with a 3.30pm kick-off.

Drogheda United will host last season’s beaten quarter-finalists UCD at United Park on Saturday evening, March 9th, at 7.45pm.

The remaining four games will take place on the evening of Tuesday the 10th, with the Cork derby between UCD and Cobh Ramblers kicking off at the Mardyke at 7.30pm.

The remaining games take place the same evening at 7.45pm as Longford Town enterain Cockhill Celtic, Galway United host last year’s Leinster Senior Cup finalists Athlone Town and Bray Wanderers visit Wexford.

Sunday, March 8

Cabinteely v Crumlin United, Stradbrook Park, 3.30pm

Monday, March 9

Drogheda United v UCD, United Park, 7.45pm

Tuesday, March 10

UCC v Cobh Ramblers, Mardyke Sports Ground, 7.30pm

Galway United v Athlone Town, Eamonn Deacy Park, 7.45pm

Longford Town v Cockhill Celtic, Bishopsgate, 7.45pm

Wexford v Bray Wanderers, Ferrycarrig Park, 7.45pm