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Date: 7:45 p.m. May 3, 2019
Venue: United Park
Att: 720

Scored: 44'
- Aaron Dobbs 44'

Live Updates for Drogheda United -v- Longford Town

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FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Drogheda United and Longford Town.

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Gratzer goes up for a corner, Longford clear for a second which is claimed by Steacy.

90' + 3'

Substitution

Joseph Manley replaces Dean Byrne for Longford Town.

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5 added minutes.

88'

Brennan delivers a free to the back post, Gallagher meets it with a diving header but it hits the side netting.

87'

Two similar chances for Drogheda as first Brennan on the right and then Kane on the left cross. Meaney gets the flick on both times but on the first occasions Lyons can't get to it and on Kane's ball, there's nobody at the back post.

81'

Brennan sees a low free kick saved by Steacy. Big scramble in the box afterwards as Drogheda look to twice get the touch to put it past Steacy but it eventually results in a goal kick.

80'

Substitution

James Clarke replaces Jake Hyland for Drogheda United.

75'

Great chance for Longford to score a second. Verdon lofts a ball to the right to the unmarked Chambers but he fires over the bar. 

73'

Brennan delivers a corner to the near post, Lyons gets the flick but it goes behind for a goal kick.

72'

Substitution

Karl Chambers replaces Peter Hopkins for Longford Town.

71'

Yellow Card

Shane Elworthy is booked for Longford Town.

70'

Sean Brennan plays a ball into the feet of Chris Lyons who turns and shoots but his shot lacks power and rolls wide.

69'

Substitution

Sean Brennan replaces Luke Heeney for Drogheda United.

66'

Substitution

Sam Verdon replaces Aaron Dobbs for Longford Town.

62'

Free kick delivered into the box by Drogheda, Meaney gets his head to it but it's straight at Steacy.

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After 14 minutes of the second half, the first chance of the half goes to Drogheda. Lyons does well to keep the ball in play, heading it down to McNally. The centre half, who hsa found himselfo n the right wing crosses to the back post to Doyle who heads narrowly wide.

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Second Half

The second half between Drogheda United and Longford Town has started.

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Half Time

It is half-time between Drogheda United and Longford Town.

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GOAL!

Aaron Dobbs scores for Longford Town.

30'

Yellow Card

Mark Doyle is booked for Drogheda United.

29'

Yellow Card

Kevin Knight is booked for Longford Town.

26'

From one of the following corners, a Longford player heads it goalwards but is denied by Doyle who blocks it with his head inside his own six yard box before Drogheda clear their lines.

25'

That's the chance of the game so far! Ball is crossd in from the left, Dobbs controls brilliantly and turns and shoots but is denied by a superb save from Gratzer.

19'

Longford's first shot of the game sees Aaron Dobbs shoot narrowly wide from inside the box.

9'

Lyons does well to keep the ball and then play it to Heeney on the right, but Steacy saves from close range, shot was hit straight at the Longford keeper.

3'

Drogheda take a free kick short but Mark Hughes loses possession. Peter Hopkins breaks, plays it to Dean Byrne but he overruns the ball and Gratzer claims.

2'

Drogheda have the ball in the net early on but it's disallowed. Luke Heeney cut the ball back across goal for Chris Lyons to finish but flag was up for offside.

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GAME ON!

The game between Drogheda United and Longford Town has kicked off.

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Gerard Grimes here at United Park as Drogheda United host top of the table Longford Town. Teams are on your screen, kick off is around 5 minutes away.



Photo Gallery for Drogheda United -v- Longford Town



Drogheda United
Luca Gratzer
Goalkeeper
Luke McNally
Defender
Conor Kane
Defender
Luke Gallagher
Defender
James Brown
Defender
Jake Hyland
80'
80Subbed Off: 80'
Midfielder
Mark Hughes
Midfielder
Luke Heeney
69'
69Subbed Off: 69'
Midfielder
Stephen Meaney
Midfielder
Chris Lyons
Forward
Mark Doyle
30Booked: 30'
Forward

Substitutes
Cian Kavanagh
Midfield
Daniel Grace
Goalkeeper
Kevin Farragher
Defender
James Clarke
80'
80Subbed On: 80'
Midfield
Sean Brennan
69'
69Subbed On: 69'
Midfield
Janabi Amour
Unknown
Jordan Adeyemo
Forward
Longford Town
Lee Steacy
Goalkeeper
Anto Breslin
Defender
Shane Elworthy
Defender
71Booked: 71'
Conor Kenna
Defender
Kevin Knight
Defender
29Booked: 29'
Michael McDonnell
Defender
Aodh Dervin
Midfielder
Peter Hopkins
Midfielder 72'
72Subbed Off: 72'
Dean Zambra
Midfielder
Dean Byrne
Forward 90'
90Subbed Off: 90'
Aaron Dobbs
Forward
44Scored: 44'
66'
66Subbed Off: 66'

Substitutes
Sean Brennan
Midfield
69Subbed On: 69'
69'
Karl Chambers
Forward
72Subbed On: 72'
72'
Joseph Manley
Defender
90Subbed On: 90'
90'
Jack Menton
Goalkeeper
Paul O'Conor
Midfield
Carlton Ubaezuonu
Midfield
Sam Verdon
Forward
66Subbed On: 66'
66'