Playoff
Date: 7:45 p.m. Oct. 28, 2013
Venue: Carlisle Grounds
Att: 900 (est)
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Jason Byrne 8' -
Scored: 8'


Jason Byrne 31' -
Scored: 31'


Scored: 61'
- Dean Ebbe 61'

Scored: 83'
- David O'Sullivan 83'

Live Updates for Bray Wanderers -v- Longford Town

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90' + 3'

FULL TIME!

Well that's it for the first leg. Longford come from two down to secure the game is definitely still on for Friday night at the City Callings Stadium. David O'Sullivan made sure of that with a stunning late equaliser. I've been Stephen Pollard, enjoy your evening!

90' + 2'

Strike from Kevin O'Connor is on target but Bennion gets down well to prevent a winner for Bray.

90' + 1'

3 minutes for someone to find a winner in this superb game

88'

Waters corner is met by Byrne but his header goes over Bennion's bar. Close for the seagulls

84'

And who else? David O'Sullivan does what he's done all year. Score vital goals. The free kick was whipped in by Connolly, it was cleared to the edge of the D where O'Sullivan smashed the ball on the half volley into the bottom corner. Stunning goal.

83'

GOAL!

David O'Sullivan scores for Longford Town.

82'

Free kick on the left at the edge of the box for Town. Good position

79'

Substitution

Derek O'Brien replaces Dean Ebbe for Longford Town.

75'

Should be a third for the home side! Waters broke to the edge of the box down the left and cut back before curling an effort which smashed off both crossbar and post with Bennion beaten. Great effort

71'

Substitution

John Mulroy replaces Kevin Maher for Bray Wanderers.

71'

Yellow Card

Kevin O'Connor is booked for Bray Wanderers.

67'

Bray looking like the better side since Longoford got ther goal. This time Shane O'Connor was the man to head over from a corner kick.

64'

Longford really turning the screw now. An O'Sullivan volley this time looping over the bar from distance

61'

Long ball forward to the right edge of the box is controlled by Ebbe before he unleashes a low drive under Quigley into the Bray net. Game on

61'

GOAL!

Dean Ebbe scores for Longford Town.

58'

Scorpion kick from Byrne flies over the bar after Waters corner

56'

Yellow Card

Dean Ebbe is booked for Longford Town.

54'

Earley with a free kick in a dangerous position but he lobs it over the wall with little power and it's easy for Bennion

52'

Yellow Card

Chris Deans is booked for Longford Town.

49'

Rhys Gorman with a header from Purdy's cross and it was superbly saved by Quigley!

48'

Half Time

Well that's it for the first half, I'm off to try get some feeling back in my hands. See you in 15

46'

Second Half

And we're back

45' + 1'

3 minutes added on for those subs and the stoppages leading to them

41'

Cross from Waters from the left is flicked on by a Town defender to Byrne at the back post. This time the marksman wasn't so sharp, smashing the ball into a bowling alley across the road. 

39'

Already three subs in this game, the toll of a long hard season beginning to tell on both sides

38'

Substitution

Conor Earley replaces Dean Zambra for Bray Wanderers.

36'

Much better from Longford since the second. More positive and pressing the Bray midfield toward their back for a little more

32'

Substitution

Josh O'Hanlon replaces Gary Shaw for Longford Town.

32'

Dempsey lofts the ball over the top to Byrne, Bennion rushes out before Byrne beautifully lofts the ball over him into the net. Byrne at his finest

31'

GOAL!

Jason Byrne scores for Bray Wanderers.

27'

Another Longford player down, appears to be Gary Shaw

23'

Gavin Doyle with a stunning drive which Quigley tipped around the post, it was destined for the top corner

19'

It should be two for the home side. Gorman took to long on the ball and Byrne pounced. He squared it back to Akinade who shot. That was well saved by Bennion before Dempsey's follow up was blocked off the line by his unassuming teammate Marty Waters.

14'

There is an obvious gulf in quality name wise on the field with Gary Dempsey, Jason Byrne and Marty Waters on the Wanderers side. Longford have their 20 goal man David O'Sullivan playing though which will make for a difficult night for Webster and Shane O'Connor at the back for Bray

10'

In truth it's been an even first ten minutes but Bray have put the ball in the net and that's what's important. Longford have also been forced into the early change with Hope going off injured and Doyle replacing him. That mean's Rhys Gorman has dropped back into defence

9'

Kevin O'Connor's strike from inside the area smashes the crossbar before looping up for Byrne to power home from a yard out

8'

GOAL!

Jason Byrne scores for Bray Wanderers.

7'

Substitution

Gavin Doyle replaces Des Hope for Longford Town.

6'

Two quick fire efforts from Town. The second the highlight with Shaw's audacious chip floating inches over the bar

3'

Goal for Bray! but it's been chalked off for offside against Byrne! Waters with the cross and a good finish but he was ajudged offside

1'

GAME ON!

Here we go!

0'

Both teams just about to emerge onto the pitch!

0'

With ten minutes until kick off it seems as if the whole of Longford has travelled down for the game. Far outnumbering the home fans!

0'

20 minutes to kick off and a large away support has assembled

0'

Bray with a very up beat few tunes here! 

0'

Stephen Pollard here nice and early for the Relgation/Promotion play off between Bray and Longford. It's fairly windy and chilly already! Where has the summer football gone?



Photo Gallery for Bray Wanderers -v- Longford Town



Bray Wanderers
Darren Quigley
Goalkeeper
David Webster
Defender
Shane O'Connor
Defender
Daire Doyle
Defender
Dean Zambra
38'
38Subbed Off: 38'
Defender
Marty Waters
Midfielder
Kevin O'Connor
71Booked: 71'
Midfielder
Kevin Maher
71'
71Subbed Off: 71'
Midfielder
Gary Dempsey
Midfielder
Jason Byrne
8Scored: 8'
31Scored: 31'
Forward
Ismahil Akinade
Forward

Substitutes
Shane Redmond
Goalkeeper
John Mulroy
71'
71Subbed On: 71'
Forward
Adam Mitchell
Defender
Kevin Knight
Defender
Eoin Hyland
Defender
Conor Earley
38'
38Subbed On: 38'
Midfield
Ryan Coombes
Midfield
Longford Town
Chris Bennion
Goalkeeper
Keith Quinn
Defender
Des Hope
Defender 7'
7Subbed Off: 7'
Noel Haverty
Defender
Chris Deans
Defender
52Booked: 52'
Daniel Purdy
Midfielder
Rhys Gorman
Midfielder
Dean Ebbe
Midfielder
56Booked: 56'
61Scored: 61'
79'
79Subbed Off: 79'
Ryan Connolly
Midfielder
Gary Shaw
Forward 32'
32Subbed Off: 32'
David O'Sullivan
Forward
83Scored: 83'

Substitutes
David O'Neill
Midfield
Josh O'Hanlon
Forward
32Subbed On: 32'
32'
Glen O'Connor
Defender
Derek O'Brien
Midfield
79Subbed On: 79'
79'
Brian McCarthy
Defender
Paul Hunt
Goalkeeper
Gavin Doyle
Forward
7Subbed On: 7'
7'