Prem
Date: 6 p.m. April 10, 2021
Venue: Bishopsgate
0 - 4
FT

Scored: 35'
- Mark Doyle 35'

Scored: 51'
- Chris Lyons 51'

Scored: 56'
- Mark Doyle 56'

Scored: 67'
- Hugh Douglas 67'

Live Updates for Longford Town -v- Drogheda United

Updates by Andrew Dempsey

90' + 3'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Longford Town and Drogheda United.

An outstanding second-half for Drogheda earns them an easy three points as Longford are handed a harsh lesson tio Premier Division life. That's all she wrote. 4-0 Drogheda! 

90'

Apolgies folks - but the stream has just gone on me there - still 4-0 however...

89'

Yellow Card

Aaron Robinson (Longford Town) is booked.

88'

Free Kick

Aodh Dervin (Longford Town) takes a free-kick.

86'

Aaron Robinson shoots wide with a long-range strike, but he was never troubling McCabe in the Drogheda United goal...

85'

Corner Kick

Dylan Grimes (Longford Town) takes a corner-kick.

84'

Free Kick

Dylan Grimes (Longford Town) takes a free-kick.

79'

Corner Kick

Patrick Kirk (Longford Town) takes a corner-kick.

79'

Drogheda are now coasting to their first win at Bishopsgate since August 2013. This has been too easy for the visitors..

77'

Free Kick

Gary Deegan (Drogheda United) takes a free-kick.

75'

Substitution

James Clarke (in) - Mark Doyle (out) (Drogheda United).

75'

Substitution

Dinny Corcoran (in) - Ronan Murray (out) (Drogheda United).

73'

Substitution

Callum Thompson (in) - Karl Chambers (out) (Longford Town).

73'

Free Kick

Dylan Grimes (Longford Town) takes a free-kick.

73'

Yellow Card

Luke Heeney (Drogheda United) is booked.

71'

Corner Kick

Patrick Kirk (Longford Town) takes a corner-kick.

67'

Substitution

Luke Heeney (in) - Conor Kane (out) (Drogheda United).

67'

ASSIST!

Ronan Murray (Drogheda United) provides the assist.

67'

GOAL!

Hugh Douglas (Drogheda United) scores.

IT'S FOUR!!!! 

Douglas heads home after a great ball into the box from Ronan Murray. This has teh potential to get ugly for Longford Town now. And they have the small matter of playng Shamrock Rovers away next week... 

64'

Free Kick

Aodh Dervin (Longford Town) takes a free-kick.

62'

Free Kick

Ronan Murray (Drogheda United) takes a free-kick.

62'

Substitution

Aaron Robinson (in) - Joseph Manley (out) (Longford Town).

62'

Substitution

Conor Davis (in) - Aaron Bolger (out) (Longford Town).

60'

This has not exactly been a poor performance from Longford this evening - but they have been made to pay for some lax defending. A reality check more than anything..

59'

Substitution

Jake Hyland (in) - Darragh Markey (out) (Drogheda United).

58'

Yellow Card

Ronan Murray (Drogheda United) is booked.

56'

ASSIST!

Conor Kane (Drogheda United) provides the assist.

56'

GOAL!

Mark Doyle (Drogheda United) scores.

DOYLE MAKES IT THREE!!!! 

Doyle gets on the end of Conor Kane's floating cross to head home past Lee Steacy. That is more than likely that...

55'

Corner Kick

Dylan Grimes (Longford Town) takes a corner-kick.

55'

Corner Kick

Dylan Grimes (Longford Town) takes a corner-kick.

A Longford head gets on the end of it - and they claim that the ball has crossed the line but you can't be sure of that at alll..

51'

ASSIST!

James Brown (Drogheda United) provides the assist.

51'

GOAL!

Chris Lyons (Drogheda United) scores.

DROGHEDA MAKE IT TWO! 

Chris Lyons gets on the end of James Brown's cross to wrongfoot Lee Steacy in the Longford goal. Steacy was caught out a bit there.... 

48'

Shane Elworthy's cross into the box breaks down and falls out to Karl Chambers who fires over the bar.. He should have made more of that in fairness...

46'

SECOND HALF

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

45' + 2'

HALF TIME

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

45' + 1'

CLOSE FOR DROGHEDA! 

Ronan Murray and Mark Doyle combine well - but Doyle's one-on-one with Steacy is saved by Steacy in the Longford goal...

45'

There will be 2 minutes of added time..

45'

Free Kick

Ronan Murray (Drogheda United) takes a free-kick.

42'

Corner Kick

Dylan Grimes (Longford Town) takes a corner-kick.

42'

GRIMES! 

Grimes goes close again but McCabe saves well and it goes out for a corner. Longford have reacted well to going behind..

41'

After a bright start Longford have struggled to create anything of real note as Drogheda are growing into the game. Clancy's side are deservedly ahead...

39'

Free Kick

Aaron Bolger (Longford Town) takes a free-kick.

36'

Corner Kick

Karl Chambers (Longford Town) takes a corner-kick.

35'

GOAL!

Mark Doyle (Drogheda United) scores.

Disaster for Longford Town as they can't clear their lines after a Conor Kane cross - the ball squirms loose and Doyle is on hand to force home and give Drogheda the lead...

34'

Substitution

Shane Elworthy (in) - Aaron McNally (out) (Longford Town).

34'

Aaron McNally looks like his race is run - that is a real blow for the hosts..

31'

Aaron McNally cracks a low shot that is blocked by a Drogehda defender - that wasn't exactly going to trouble Drogheda there...

29'

Almost an opener for Drogheda as Mark Doyle's dinked header almost goes in the back of the Longford net - but thankfully for the hosts the ball just went wide...

28'

Free Kick

Ronan Murray (Drogheda United) takes a free-kick.

25'

Free Kick

Ronan Murray (Drogheda United) takes a free-kick.

25'

Yellow Card

Aaron O'Driscoll (Longford Town) is booked.

23'

DYLAN GRIMES AGAIN! 

Great play from Longford again sees the ball find Grimes - but his effort just goes over the bar. Grimes is not far off hitting the back of the net with one of those strikes...

20'

Close for Longford Town as Dylan Grimes shoots just wide from long-range. McCabe probably had that covered but he was scarmbling to make that one...

17'

Bolger saves the day! Good play from Drogheda almost sets Lyons free in the penalty area - but Aaron Bolger nips in just in time to avert the danger for the hosts... 

15'

Free Kick

Ronan Murray (Drogheda United) takes a free-kick.

13'

Good play from Drogheda nearly gives them the lead. Mark Doyle is slipped free down the left-wing, but his cross across the face of goal is not met by Chris Lyons... 

12'

Free Kick

Dylan Grimes (Longford Town) takes a free-kick.

10'

Free Kick

Aodh Dervin (Longford Town) takes a free-kick.

Colin McCabe saves easily from Dervin's long-range free-kick...

9'

Some good pressure from Longford Town's Aodh Dervin in midfield is not letting Drogheda set at all just yet.. 

7'

Longford Town are shading the early exhanges here - albeit slightly..

4'

Free Kick

Dylan Grimes (Longford Town) takes a free-kick.

Close for Longford as Aaron Bolger gets on the end of Grimes' ball into the penalty area. The ball then squirms to Rob Manley but he can't turn home...

4'

Plenty of early intent from Longford and Drogheda so far - but nothing has really opened up just yet. You get the sense both teams will be looking to win this one... 

2'

Corner Kick

Patrick Kirk (Longford Town) takes a corner-kick.

1'

GAME ON!

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

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Longford Town have won the previous four of their last five league games against Drogheda – conceding twice.

Drogheda are winless at Bishopsgate since August 2013 - when they saw off the Red and Black in the FAI Cup.

But will that trend end this evening? 

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Good evening folks and welcome to Extratime.com's live updates of Longford versus Drogheda United. 

Andrew Dempsey in position here from the comfort of my own home. 

KO at 6pm and team news will come shortly! 

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Photo Gallery for Longford Town -v- Drogheda United



Longford Town
Lee Steacy 1
Goalkeeper
Aaron O'Driscoll 12
Booked: 25'
Defender
Aaron McNally 21
34'
34Subbed Off: Shane Elworthy 34'
Defender
Joseph Manley 22
62'
62Subbed Off: Aaron Robinson 62'
Defender
Joe Gorman 32
Defender
Patrick Kirk 3
Midfielder
Dylan Grimes 7
Midfielder
Aodh Dervin 16
Midfielder
Karl Chambers 19
73'
73Subbed Off: Callum Thompson 73'
Midfielder
Aaron Bolger 14
62'
62Subbed Off: Conor Davis 62'
Midfielder
Rob Manley 8
Forward

Substitutes
Sam Verdon 10
Forward
Callum Thompson 11
73'
73Subbed On: Karl Chambers 73'
Midfield
Aaron Robinson 4
62'
62Subbed On: Joseph Manley 62'
Booked: 89'
Midfield
Matthew O'Brien 17
Midfield
Michael McDonnell 5
Midfield
Michael Kelly 30
Goalkeeper
Shane Elworthy 2
34'
34Subbed On: Aaron McNally 34'
Defender
Aaron Dobbs 9
Forward
Conor Davis 25
62'
62Subbed On: Aaron Bolger 62'
Forward
Drogheda United
1 Colin McCabe
Goalkeeper
6 Hugh Douglas
Defender
Scored: 67'
2 James Brown
Defender
41 Dane Massey
Defender
5 Daniel O'Reilly
Defender
3 Conor Kane
Midfielder 67'
67Subbed Off: Luke Heeney 67'
8 Gary Deegan
Midfielder
7 Darragh Markey
Midfielder 59'
59Subbed Off: Jake Hyland 59'
14 Mark Doyle
Forward
Scored: 35'
Scored: 56'
75'
75Subbed Off: James Clarke 75'
9 Chris Lyons
Forward
Scored: 51'
17 Ronan Murray
Forward
Booked: 58'
75'
75Subbed Off: Dinny Corcoran 75'

Substitutes
11 Jake Hyland
Midfield 59'
59Subbed On: Darragh Markey 59'
21 Luke Heeney
Forward 67'
67Subbed On: Conor Kane 67'
Booked: 73'
10 Dinny Corcoran
Forward 75'
75Subbed On: Ronan Murray 75'
22 James Clarke
Midfield 75'
75Subbed On: Mark Doyle 75'
16 Brandon Bermingham
Forward
20 Jordan Adeyemo
Forward
23 David Odumosu
Goalkeeper
19 Killian Phillips
Midfield
4 Jack Tuite
Defender