First
Date: 7:45 p.m. Feb. 28, 2020
Venue: United Park
Att: 834

Brandon Bermingham 75' -
Red: 75'


Scored: 21'
- Sam Verdon 21'

Live Updates for Drogheda United -v- Longford Town

Updates by Gerard Grimes

90' + 5'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Drogheda United and Longford Town.

90' + 4'

Last chance for Drogheda as Hyland beats his man and crosses, Lyons takes a touch but Steacy again makes the save! 

90' + 1'

Minimum of 4 added minutes 

89'

Substitution

Karl Chambers replaces Rob Manley for Longford Town.

85'

Yellow Card

Shane Elworthy is booked for Longford Town.

80'

Cut back finds Brennan unmarked in the box but his effort is cleared off the line by a combination of Steacy and Hand. 

79'

Yellow Card

Jack Doherty is booked for Longford Town.

75'

Second Yellow & Red Card

Brandon Bermingham receives a second yellow card and is sent off for Drogheda United.

70'

Substitution

Sean Brennan replaces Luke Heeney for Drogheda United.

68'

Substitution

James English replaces Sam Verdon for Longford Town.

65'

Yellow Card

Michael McDonnell is booked for Longford Town.

63'

Yellow Card

Brandon Bermingham is booked for Drogheda United.

60'

Substitution

Brandon Bermingham replaces Adam Wixted for Drogheda United.

55'

Substitution

Jack Doherty replaces Adam Evans for Longford Town.

54'

Lyons scoops the ball over the Longford back four. Doyle beats Gorman, who is on a yellow, to the ball but sees his effort saved by Steacy.

52'

Yellow Card

Adam Evans is booked for Longford Town.

47'

Kane played in on the left after linking up with Doyle and Lyons. Beats his man and crosses. Richie O'Farrell unmarked but doesn't hit the target with his header.

46'

Second Half

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

45' + 1'

Half Time

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

44'

Yellow Card

Joe Gorman is booked for Longford Town.

41'

Longford have been the better side in the first half but Drogheda have come back into the game towards the end of the half and Steacy has again had to make another great save.

Luke Heeney catches much of the ground by surprise from the right wing and looks to bend the ball into the far top corner, but is denied by Steacy who taps it over his crossbar. 

39'

Steacy makes a brilliant save to keep Longford ahead. Hyland's free is delivered into the box from the halfway line. Tuite heads goalwards but Steacy saves and holds on to the ball. 

34'

James Brown with a lapse of concentration plays the ball straight to Rob Manley. He finds Verdon but he fires wide. 

31'

Yellow Card

Rob Manley is booked for Longford Town.

27'

Manley splits the Drogheda defence, looking for Verdon but Odumuso claims it. 

26'

Drogheda have a goal disallowed for handball. Brown crosses it in from the right, Wixted gets a touch on it to play it into the path of Lyons who controls with his hand before slotting the ball into the bottom corner. Remains 1-0 to Longford.

21'

ASSIST!

Dylan Grimes provided the assist.

21'

GOAL!

Sam Verdon scores for Longford Town. Shane Elworthy breaks on the right, cuts a ball back across the box, Odumosu palms it but the ball rolls straight into the path of Verdon who taps in from close range. 

14'

Corner played out to Aodh Dervin on the edge of the box. His low drive is gathered at the second attempt by Odumosu. 

13'

Latest Longford effort is from Evans as he's played in on the left by Grimes. He shifts the ball onto his left foot, winning a corner as the strike takes a deflection off Brown.

10'

Ball worked well to Grimes after Longford win it in midfield, takes a touch and his strike from 30 yards rises over the bar. 

6'

Another Longford free delivered to the back post. McDonnell meets it at the back post but his header is deflected out for a corner. 

4'

Two early frees for Longford that Drogheda clear. The second sees Heeney block a shot on the edge of the box that Drogheda break from. Ends up with a ball played to the feet of Lyons and calls for a penalty waved away for the home side after Zambra had cleared the ball well in a tackle in the box. 

1'

GAME ON!

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

0'

Gerard Grimes at United Park here as Drogheda United face Longford Town. Fast approaching kick off here. Teams are on screen. 



Photo Gallery for Drogheda United -v- Longford Town



Drogheda United
David Odumosu 23
Goalkeeper
James Brown 2
Defender
© Jake Hyland 11
Defender
Conor Kane 3
Defender
Richie O'Farrell 10
Defender
Derek Prendergast 5
Defender
Jack Tuite 4
Defender
Adam Wixted 7
60'
60Subbed Off: 60'
Midfielder
Mark Doyle 14
Forward
Luke Heeney 21
70'
70Subbed Off: 70'
Forward
Chris Lyons 9
Forward

Substitutes
Brandon Bermingham 16
60'
60Subbed On: 60'
63Booked: 63'
75Booked: 75'
75Sent off: 75'
Forward
Sean Brennan 8
70'
70Subbed On: 70'
Midfield
James Clarke 22
Midfield
Hugh Douglas 6
Defender
Stephen Meaney 15
Forward
Ryan O'Shea 25
Defender
Ross Treacy 1
Goalkeeper
Longford Town
1 Lee Steacy
Goalkeeper
2 Shane Elworthy
Defender
85Booked: 85'
32 Joe Gorman
Defender
44Booked: 44'
4 Dylan Hand
Defender
16 Aodh Dervin
Midfielder
7 Dylan Grimes
Midfielder
5 Michael McDonnell
Midfielder
65Booked: 65'
6 Dean Zambra ©
Midfielder
11 Adam Evans
Forward
52Booked: 52'
55'
55Subbed Off: 55'
8 Rob Manley
Forward
31Booked: 31'
89'
89Subbed Off: 89'
10 Sam Verdon
Forward
21Scored: 21'
68'
68Subbed Off: 68'

Substitutes
12 Niall Barnes
Midfield
19 Karl Chambers
Forward
89Subbed On: 89'
89'
18 Luke Dennison
Unknown
14 Jack Doherty
Midfield
55Subbed On: 55'
55'
79Booked: 79'
9 James English
Forward
68Subbed On: 68'
68'
22 Joseph Manley
Defender
21 Aaron McNally
Defender