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Date: 7:35 p.m. April 29, 2011
Venue: Terryland Park
Att: 1,165

Scored: 7'
- Karl Sheppard 7'

Live Updates for Galway United (ex) -v- Shamrock Rovers

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94'

FULL TIME!

The final whistle blows, a gallant effort by United but Rovers are weel learned in grinding out results like this and have done so again. Connor will have to count his wounded again after tonight.

93'
They go into the corner with the ball, looking to run down the clock.

93'
Ronan Finn comes close with a good shot from 20 yards but drags it just wide. Rovers look to have wone this out of pure industry than anything else.

92'

Yellow Card

Galway's Brian Cash picks up a late booking.

89'
Dennehy has a vooley blocked over for a corner. Four minutes of added time.

87'
Sinnot makes a great tackle to deny Dennehy space in the box as Galway retain hope of an equaliser at the other end.

85'
Kavanagh almost makes an immediate impact but drags his shot wide when one on one with Fleming. Galway United still have a chance to get something here.

82'

Substitution

Rovers Sub - Paddy Kavanagh comes on for Gary O'Neill.

80'

Yellow Card

Rovers center back Dan Murray gets a yellow for a cynical challenge on Alan Murphy. Mikey Gilmore had done well to turn his man and feed Murphy.

80'
Murphy drives the free kick goalward but just wide, great effort from the United Talisman.

78'
Dempsey has a good effort turned around the post by Fleming as he broke from the left wing. Oman can't keep his header down from the resulting corner. Rovers are beginning to assert more dominance now.

70'

Substitution

Rovers Sub - Ciaran Kilduff replaces Gary McCabe in the Rovers ranks, McCabe has been a constant torn in Uniteds side tonight.

70'

Substitution

Galway Sub - Mikey Gilmore replaces Shane Keogh.

70'
McCabe sees a rasping drive blocked by Sinnot whne the goal looked on. Great block!

69'

Yellow Card

Galway's Shaun Kelly collects a yellow for illegally stopping an opportunity for Ronan Finn.

65'
The attendance tonight in Terryland is 1,165.

65'
McCabe beats three men down the left flank but overshoots his cross and O'Neill watches in vain as it trickles over the line.

64'
Ronan Finn collects the clearance and shoots narrowly wide with a rasping drive from 20 yards.

63'
Mannus collects bravely amongst a heap of bodies however.

63'
Galway have a corner off Sullivan

61'
The vocal Galwa crowd are making their support for their injury ravaged team known as the Tribesman battle gallantly.

59'

Yellow Card

Rovers defender Pat Sullivan gets a yellow for a cynical foul on Karl Moore

58'
McCabe is set through by Sheppard who avails of Sinnots temporary injury to find space. McCabe couldn't make the most of the opportunity however.

56'
Rovers win a corner after good play down the right with McCabe and Pat Sullivan but again can't trouble Fleming. Rovers are nowhere near their best tonight but are doing just enough for the moment.

53'
Murphy has a free kick 30yards out, and is lining up a shot. His effort sails wide of the far post and doesn't trouble Mannus.

52'
O'Neill blasts over from 16yards after a clever ball from Billy Dennehey, the Rovers man should have done better.

50'
Sinnot gets a talking to but no booking for a challenge on Ronan Finn

46'
Good play by O'Neill and Sheppard set McCabe away winning a throw in deep in Uniteds half, the Dubliners can't make the most of it however.

46'

SECOND HALF

United kick off the second half.

45'

HALF TIME

Gary McCabe has a good effort from the eighteen yard line just bounce past the post as the halftime whistle sounds. More injuries for United!

45'

Yellow Card

Stephen Rice goes into the book for a rash challenge. Moments after Sean Connor had booted a throw in to Rovers down the line in a comedic act of petulance.

45'
Four minutes of added time has been called at Terryland Park.

44'
Sheppard gets a free header in the Galway box but can't make the most of it and Sinnot clears. United just want the halftime whistle at this stage.

43'
Stephen Feeney finishes the half up front, Murphy has retreated to midfield and Gary Kelly has gone to left back as Connors reshuffles the pack courtesy of those injuries to Bobby Ryan and Sean Maher.

42'
Rovers are applying some late first half pressure with good possession in the Galway half culminating Omans header which is easily gathered by Fleming.

39'

Substitution

Galway Sub - There is a round of applause as Shaun Maher leaves for the dressing rooms, to be replaced by Stephen Feeney.

38'
Alan Murphy has dropped back to midfield for United as they continue with ten men.

36'
Things just seem to go from bad to worse for Sean Connors as now Sean Maher leaves the field with a bloody nose. We're not sure if he will be fit to return as of yet.

33'
Sorry folk we went offline their for a moment, the gremlins are at it again.

27'

Substitution

Galway Sub - Brian Cash replaces Bobby Ryan, who took a knock.

25'
O'Neill has a goal disallowed for offside after more good play from McCabe down the right.

18'
Shaun Kelly can only head wide though from Gary Kellys deep cross.

17'
Alan Murphy earns a free kick as Ken Oman fells him near the sideline. It looks the only route to a goal the hosts have.

15'
Another dangerous McCabe cross gets cleared off O'Neill toe. The Rovers front two look lively.

12'
Sheppard has a shot comfortably saved by Fleming as the statistics stack up in Rovers favor.

11'
Galway, as suspected before the game look toothless in attack. Alan Murphy does not look fully fit. It remains to be seen whether his inclusion will bear dividends.

9'
Sheppard causes havoc again crossing for O'Neill who sees his effort saved by Fleming. The signs are ominous for Galway already, with the game in its mere infancy.

7'

GOAL!

Karl Sheppard comes back to torment his former employers when he nods in Gary Mcabes cross with their first meanigful attack.

6'
A series of throw ins along the right for Unites eventually amount to nothing. Already however, the influence of Alan Murphy in the line up is apparent as he dictates and encourages Connors inexperienced charges on the pitch.

3'
early attack for United sees claims for a handball on the edge of the area waved away by referee Tuite.

1'

GAME ON!

Rovers get us underway

0'
We're just moments away from Kick Off here in Terryland Park. Contrary to all previews Alan Murphy is fit to tog out for the hosts and Karl Sheppard lines out for Shamrock Rovers against his former employers.



Photo Gallery for Galway United (ex) -v- Shamrock Rovers



Galway United (ex)
Greg Fleming
Goalkeeper
Stephen Walsh
Defender
Paul Sinnott
Defender
Shaun Maher
Defender
Shaun Kelly
69Booked: 69'
Defender
Bobby Ryan
Midfielder
Karl Moore
Midfielder
Gary Kelly
Midfielder
Sean Kelly
Midfielder
Alan Murphy
Forward
Shane Keogh
Forward

Substitutes
Mikey Gilmore
Forward
Rory Gartlan
Defender
Steve Feeney
Defender
Eduardo Dusi
Defender
Enda Curran
Forward
Brian Cash
92Booked: 92'
Midfield
Conor Winn
Goalkeeper
Shamrock Rovers
Alan Mannus
Goalkeeper
Dan Murray
Defender
80Booked: 80'
5 Ken Oman
Defender
Enda Stevens
Defender
Pat Sullivan
Defender
59Booked: 59'
7 Gary McCabe
Midfielder
21 Ronan Finn
Midfielder
20 Billy Dennehy
Midfielder
6 Stephen Rice
Midfielder
45Booked: 45'
10 Gary O'Neill
Forward
Karl Sheppard
Forward
7Scored: 7'

Substitutes
22 Conor McCormack
Midfield
CiarĂ¡n Kilduff
Forward
Dean Kelly
Forward
Paddy Kavanagh
Midfield
19 Sean Gannon
Defender
Pat Flynn
Defender
Ryan Thompson
Goalkeeper