First
Date: 7:45 p.m. June 14, 2013
Venue: Athlone Town Stadium
Att: 602

Philip Gorman 9' -
Scored: 9'


Philip Gorman 61' -
Peno Scored: 61'


Live Updates for Athlone Town -v- Longford Town

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90' + 6'

FULL TIME!

That's it here, two goals for Philly Gorman seal the points for Athlone in a game that belonged to Garbhan Coughlan. That's it from me, enjoy the midseason break, I will be back on Tuesday evening at Tallaght Stadium for the Women's international between The Republic Of Ireland and Austria. Until then, I've been Stephen Pollard, good night

90' + 5'

Josh O'Hanlon shoots direct from a corner, just desperation at this stage.

90' + 2'

Coughlan looking a class above tonight, everything Athlone have done has gone through him

90' + 1'

6 minutes added on

89'

Athlone's defence has been watertight tonight, not giving David O'Sullivan a sniff

87'

Yellow Card

Philip Gorman is booked for Athlone Town.

85'

Athlone now content to keep the ball, Coughlan uses his dazzling feet to create an opening and his shot is blocked by Treacy

81'

Yellow Card

Robbie Clarke is booked for Athlone Town.

81'

602 the official attendance tonight

77'

Coughlan again with a shot, this time straight at Bennion

75'

Coughlan breaks free for Athlone, his shot is over though. Athlone still with the better of the game

74'

Yellow Card

Aidan Collins is booked for Athlone Town.

72'

Rhys Gorman, a signing from Shamrock Rovers Under 19's is on for Athlone, Mark Salmon taken off on a stretcher, best wishes to him

70'

Substitution

Rhys Gorman replaces Mark Salmon for Longford Town.

67'

Looks like a really bad injury for Mark Salmon, stretcher is out on the pitch

65'

Substitution

Niall Scullion replaces Mark Hughes for Athlone Town.

62'

Tyrell with a poorly timed tackle on Coughlan, Referee Adriano Reale awards the penalty and Gorman fires past Bennion to extend the home side's lead

61'

PENALTY SCORED!

Philip Gorman scores for Athlone Town from the penalty spot.

61'

Penalty to Athlone !

60'

Substitution

Josh O'Hanlon replaces Keith Quinn for Longford Town.

59'

Substitution

Gavin Doyle replaces Keith Gillespie for Longford Town.

56'

Yellow Card

Keith Gillespie is booked for Longford Town.

55'

Shot from Mark Salmon saved by Paul Skinner

53'

James O'Brien dispossesses David O'Neill, his attempt is turned away by Bennion

48'

Coughlan weaves his way through the Longford defence, shot saved by Bennion

47'

Early attempt for Salmon, chops the shot wide

46'

Second Half

And we are back

45' + 1'

Half Time

We will be back in 15 minutes enjoy your cuppa!

42'

It ended up being Clancy who took it and Bennion is forced into a wonderful fingertip save

41'

James O'Brien standing over a free kick mid way inside the Longford half

35'

Philly Gorman recieving attention for a knock, looks OK to carry on though

33'

Game is finely poised for a second goal, James O'Brien outstadning in midfield for Athlone so far.

29'

Free Kick from Purdy hits the side netting

28'

Good break from Athlone, Clancy and Gorman playing a 1-2, the former playing in James O'Brien, who shot over Bennion's post

24'

Yellow Card

David O'Neill is booked for Longford Town.

22'

David O'Neill with a nice cross for  Gary Shaw, he heads over from close range. Better from the league leaders though

21'

Rain has stopped here, making conditions perfect for football

18'

Roddy Collins in glasses tonight, His side the team with all the chances so far.

15'

Great link up play from Athlone, Hughes plays the ball to Gorman, he slides in Roddy Collins JR but the full back fires high over Bennion's bar

12'

Yellow Card

James O'Brien is booked for Athlone Town.

11'

Correction it was Bary Clancy with the flick on for Gorman's goal

9'

Ball clipped forward by Harney, flicked on by Clarke and Gorman lobs Bennion first time with a delightful effort

9'

GOAL!

Philip Gorman scores for Athlone Town.

6'

Gillespe with a defence splitting pass to Keith Quinn, his curling effort is wide of Skinner's post

3'

Even start, both sets of fans in good voice

1'

GAME ON!

And we are off in El Classico!

0'

Both sides out, Both in changed strips, Athlone in white and Longford in yellow

0'

The teams are with you now, both sets of players gone back in for final instructions

0'

Just awaiting team line up's now, will give you them as soon as I get them

0'

Hello and welcome to Athlone Town Stadium for "El Classico de Midlands" between Athlone Town and Longford Town. I am Stephen Pollard and I will be taking you through all the action.



Photo Gallery for Athlone Town -v- Longford Town



Athlone Town
Paul Skinner
Goalkeeper
Robbie Clarke
81Booked: 81'
Defender
Aidan Collins
74Booked: 74'
Defender
Roddy Collins Jnr
Defender
Neil Harney
Defender
Garvan Broughall
Midfielder
Barry Clancy
Midfielder
Mark Hughes
65'
65Subbed Off: 65'
Midfielder
James O'Brien
12Booked: 12'
Midfielder
Garbhan Coughlan
Forward
Philip Gorman
9Scored: 9'
61Peno: 61'
87Booked: 87'
Forward

Substitutes
David Brookes
Defender
Niall Lanigan
Midfield
Conor McMahon
Defender
Toyeeb Mustapha
Midfield
Niall Scullion
65'
65Subbed On: 65'
Defender
Craig Sexton
Manager
Longford Town
Chris Bennion
Goalkeeper
Corie Tracey
Defender
Brian McCarthy
Defender
Willie Tyrell
Defender
Mark Salmon
Midfielder 70'
70Subbed Off: 70'
Keith Quinn
Midfielder 60'
60Subbed Off: 60'
David O'Neill
Midfielder
24Booked: 24'
Keith Gillespie
Midfielder
56Booked: 56'
59'
59Subbed Off: 59'
Gary Shaw
Forward
Daniel Purdy
Forward
David O'Sullivan
Forward

Substitutes
Josh O'Hanlon
Forward
60Subbed On: 60'
60'
Glen O'Connor
Defender
Michael Isichei
Forward
Paul Hunt
Goalkeeper
Noel Haverty
Defender
Rhys Gorman
Midfield
70Subbed On: 70'
70'
Gavin Doyle
Forward
59Subbed On: 59'
59'