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Date: 7:45 p.m. Feb. 21, 2020
Venue: Tolka Park
Att: 3,010

Gary Deegan 54' -
Scored: 54'


Scored: 18'
- Andy Boyle 18'

Scored: 43'
- Patrick Hoban 43'

Live Updates for Shelbourne -v- Dundalk

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90' + 5'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Shelbourne and Dundalk. Hell of a game here in tolka as Dundalk secure the three points. Plenty of positives for Ian Morris and his charges in that second half.

90' + 3'

Yellow Card

Daniel Kelly is booked for Dundalk.

90' + 2'

Yellow Card

Sean Hoare is booked for Dundalk.

90' + 1'
4 added minutes.

90'

Substitution

Darragh Leahy replaces Jordan Flores for Dundalk.

86'
A horrendous bobble results in Hoare being dispossessed. Kabia thinks he’s in until a great last ditch tackle from Shields. Dundalk hanging on.

85'

Substitution

Brian Gartland replaces Michael Duffy for Dundalk.

83'
Rogers blocks from Sheppard as he latches on to a long pass from O’Hanlon, the ex-Cork City man should’ve scored.

81'
Shields takes a massive risk as Kabia robs him of possession on the counter attack. Kabia tried to beat Gannon for pace when he perhaps should’ve slipped Sheppard in, Gannon does excellently well and clears his lines.

80'
Massive chance goes begging as the ball falls to the feet of Massey as his effort is blocked by O’Reilly.

79'

Yellow Card

Aidan Friel is booked for Shelbourne. Friel drags back Duffy after a poor pass from O’Reilly.

77'
Hoare glances a header which never troubles Brady in the Shels goal, Dundalk’s first chance of the second half.

76'

Yellow Card

Jack Brady is booked for Shelbourne.

74'

Substitution

Ryan Brennan replaces Gary Deegan for Shelbourne. Deegan has had a great battling performance, he’s replaced by Ryan Brennan.

71'

Substitution

Sean Quinn replaces George Poynton for Shelbourne.

67'
Kilduff was nearly in after a mix up between Hoare and Boyle, somehow the Shels frontman is adjudged to have fouled Hoare before Rogers smothers his effort. Shels are really in this game now.

64'

Yellow Card

Jordan Flores is booked for Dundalk.

58'

Substitution

Daniel Kelly replaces Cammy Smith for Dundalk.

58'

Substitution

Shane Farrell replaces Aaron Dobbs for Shelbourne.

57'
Tolka Park is rocking. A great chance for Kilduff to put through Dobbs clean through on goal is fluffed as Andy Boyle intercepts. A great chance for the home side.

54'

GOAL!

Gary Deegan scores for Shelbourne. GAME ON. Deegan cracks one off the post from 20 years out with his left, great strike.

51'

Yellow Card

Chris Shields is booked for Dundalk. Shields catches ex-Dundalk man Poynton late, a deserved yellow.

50'
Bit of a scramble in the Dundalk box after a looping cross from Sheppard, Boyle manages to hack away.

48'
Rogers flaps at a nothing cross from Kilduff which gets the home fans going again. Nothing comes from it.

46'

Second Half

The second half between Shelbourne and Dundalk has started. No changes for either team at the half.

45' + 2'

Half Time

It is half-time between Shelbourne and Dundalk.

45' + 1'
2 added minutes.

43'

ASSIST!

Michael Duffy provided the assist.

43'

GOAL!

Patrick Hoban scores for Dundalk. Excellent inswinging delivery from Duffy finds the head of Hoban who makes no mistake from 7 yards out as his header into the ground leaves ‘keeper Brady with no chance.

42'
Foul on Massey after Boyle steps into midfield and finds a neat pass. Free kick wide left, Duffy to take.

38'
O’Hanlon produces the first bit of Shels quality with a great cross from the left which just evades the outstretched leg of Kilduff.

36'
Poynton intercepts before Sheppard tried to find Kilduff on the diagonal. Shels finally manage to get themselves some possession in the Dundalk half.

35'
Duffy runs off the back of Friel from a Massey throw in, he nearly finds Hoban who made the near post run, Dundalk miles on top here.

33'
Dundalk have pinned Shels in their half for the majority of the game, Duffy and Smith beginning to click.

27'
Duffy is starting to cause problems for the home side. He skips past Friel down the right before the ball eventually found its way back to the Derryman who strikes on whistling over Jack Brady’s crossbar.

25'
Free kick down the right for Dundalk after a foul on Gannon.

19'
Boyle taps on from a yard after a corner finds its way to the back post after a Cammy Smith near post flick on. Dundalk had just created the best move of true match with Duffy, Sloggett, Smith and Massey combining down the left.

18'

ASSIST!

Michael Duffy provided the assist.

18'

GOAL!

Andy Boyle scores for Dundalk.

16'

Yellow Card

Gary Deegan is booked for Shelbourne. Deegan goes into the book after a poor challenge on Duffy.

12'

Yellow Card

Greg Sloggett is booked for Dundalk. Sloggett goes into the book after pulling down Sheppard. A really poor pass from Shields put his midfield partner in trouble.

10'
Corner for Dundalk as Poynton inadvertently knocks it out under a challenge from Sloggett.

5'
Wide free kick well defended by the Town, goal kick.

4'
Free kick down the right for Shels, Massey foul on Kabia.

3'
Kilduff flagged offside from a long pass from Daniel O’Reilly.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Shelbourne and Dundalk has kicked off. Underway here in rainy, windy Drumcondra.

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Tolka Park is rocking as Shelbourne play host to Dundalk in what is a battle of the domestic champions. Updates with me David Wilson if you haven’t managed to grab the hottest ticket in Dublin tonight.



Photo Gallery for Shelbourne -v- Dundalk



Shelbourne
Jack Brady 25
Goalkeeper
Aidan Friel 14
79Booked: 79'
Defender
Luke Byrne 23
Defender
Daniel O'Reilly 2
Defender
Jaze Kabia 11
Midfielder
Gary Deegan 8
16Booked: 16'
54Scored: 54'
74'
74Subbed Off: 74'
Midfielder
Alex O'Hanlon 5
Midfielder
George Poynton 26
71'
71Subbed Off: 71'
Midfielder
Ciarán Kilduff 9
Forward
Aaron Dobbs 20
58'
58Subbed Off: 58'
Forward
Karl Sheppard 7
Forward

Substitutes
Colin McCabe 1
Goalkeeper
Lorcan Fitzgerald 3
Defender
Shane Farrell 17
58'
58Subbed On: 58'
Forward
Ryan Brennan 10
74'
74Subbed On: 74'
Midfield
Sean Quinn 19
71'
71Subbed On: 71'
Midfield
Dayle Rooney 18
Midfield
Dundalk
1 Gary Rogers
Goalkeeper
14 Dane Massey
Defender
4 Sean Hoare
Defender
90Booked: 90'
2 Sean Gannon
Defender
44 Andy Boyle
Defender
18Scored: 18'
23 Cammy Smith
Midfielder 58'
58Subbed Off: 58'
10 Greg Sloggett
Midfielder
12Booked: 12'
5 Chris Shields
Midfielder
51Booked: 51'
6 Jordan Flores
Midfielder
64Booked: 64'
90'
90Subbed Off: 90'
7 Michael Duffy
Midfielder 85'
85Subbed Off: 85'
9 Patrick Hoban
Forward
43Scored: 43'

Substitutes
18 Will Patching
Midfield
20 Aaron McCarey
Goalkeeper
28 Lido Lotefa
Forward
15 Darragh Leahy
Defender
90Subbed On: 90'
90'
27 Daniel Kelly
Forward
58Subbed On: 58'
58'
90Booked: 90'
3 Brian Gartland
Defender
85Subbed On: 85'
85'
21 Daniel Cleary
Defender