3 - 0
FT

Rónán Coughlan 47' -
Scored: 47'


Chris Forrester 52' -
Scored: 52'


Chris Forrester 91' -
Scored: 91'


Live Updates for St. Patrick's Athletic -v- Longford Town

Updates by Patrick O' Connor

95'

Thats it from Richmond Park, goodnight and hope you  enjoyed the updates.

95'

A fully deserved win for Pats, their substitutions had a big impact after half time,  they were fully in control  in the second period and had the games outstanding player in Pats captain and midfielder Chris Forrester

95'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between St. Patrick's Athletic and Longford Town.

91'

A brilliant solo effort from Pats captain Forrester, he outpaces three Longford defenders, rounds the keeper and slots  the ball into the net, fantastic individual goal.

91'

GOAL!

Chris Forrester (St. Patrick's Athletic) scores.

90'

5 mins added time

86'

Yellow Card

Joseph Manley (Longford Town) is booked.

86'

Substitution

Ben McCormack (in) - Billy King (out) (St. Patrick's Athletic).

85'

Pats strength in depth a big factor in the second half, all subs have made a noticable impact, the same cannot be said for the Longford changes.

82'

Yellow Card

Matty Smith (St. Patrick's Athletic) is booked.

78'

Substitution

Dean Byrne (in) - Dylan Grimes (out) (Longford Town).

78'

Substitution

Callum Thompson (in) - Aaron Bolger (out) (Longford Town).

71'

Substitution

Rob Manley (in) - Aaron Dobbs (out) (Longford Town).

66'

Yellow Card

Lee Desmond (St. Patrick's Athletic) is booked.

65'

Yellow Card

Aaron Bolger (Longford Town) is booked.

59'

Much better from Pats in the second period, sub Coughlan in particular has had a big impact. They are comfortably in control now, Longford beginning to stuggle .

56'

Substitution

Ian Bermingham (in) - Darragh Burns (out) (St. Patrick's Athletic).

56'

Substitution

Sam Verdon (in) - Patrick Kirk (out) (Longford Town).

52'

Cracking effort from Forrester from 25 meters, ball nestles in the top right corner  of the net, giving keeper Kelly no chance

52'

ASSIST!

Rónán Coughlan (St. Patrick's Athletic) provides the assist.

52'

GOAL!

Chris Forrester (St. Patrick's Athletic) scores.

47'

Immediate impact from Ronan Coughlan, he sprays the ball wide to Darragh Burns and takes the return to slot past Kelly

47'

ASSIST!

Darragh Burns (St. Patrick's Athletic) provides the assist.

47'

GOAL!

Rónán Coughlan (St. Patrick's Athletic) scores.

46'

Substitution

John Mountney (in) - Jamie Lennon (out) (St. Patrick's Athletic).

46'

Substitution

Rónán Coughlan (in) - Shane Griffin (out) (St. Patrick's Athletic).

46'

SECOND HALF

The second half between St. Patrick's Athletic and Longford Town has started.

45'

A scrappy first half, the home side certainly wont be happy with their performance , they had lots of possession but never threatened the Longford keeper while the visitors will be well content with holding the league leaders scoreless in the opening 45.

45'

A scrappy first half, the home side certainly wont be happy with their performance, they have had lots of possession but never really threatened the Longford keeper, while the visitors will be well content with having held the league leaders scoreless in the opening 45 mins.

45'

HALF TIME

It is half-time between St. Patrick's Athletic and Longford Town.

45'

Free kick to the visitors mid way between the half way line and the box but Longford get it all wrong and it is easily dealt with by Pats

44'

Yellow Card

Sam Bone (St. Patrick's Athletic) is booked.

41'

Shot from Forrester from the edge of the box, but it  has no power and does not trouble Kelly

38'

Darragh Burns with a free kick for Pats, but it is wasted, going straight into Michael Kelly's hands

36'

Paddy Kirk down injured for Longford , gone to the sideline for atterntion , looks like he will be ok.

30'

Pats generally in control of proceedings but unable to create any real chances so far, while Longford look dangerous on the break

24'

The very strong sun is in the eyes of the Pat's defenders, making it difficult for them to judge the flight of the ball

20'

20 mins gone and neither side has had a shot on target so far.

18'

Lee Desmond took an knock after an aerial challenge but he has recovered.

16'

Free Kick

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

13'

Corner Kick

Shane Griffin (St. Patrick's Athletic) takes a corner-kick.

11'

Quick break by Pats , ball played out wide to Billy King but he blazes over the bar

10'

Pats doing most of the attacking but have not had a strike on goal yet.

5'

High tempo to the game in the first 5 minutes, both sides trying to get the ball forward at every opportunity.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between St. Patrick's Athletic and Longford Town has kicked off.

0'

5 minutes to kick off here.

0'

Longford Town have Aaron Dobbs starting up front this week, Joe Manley returns to the centre of defence while Club Captain Dean Zambra is back in the bench following injury.

0'

Three changes in the Pats linenup from last week's win over Finn Harps, Alfie Lewis, Darragh Burns and Shane Griffin come into the starting eleven for John Mountney, Ronan Coughlan and Ian Bermingham

0'

Good evening and welcome to Richmond Park in Inchicore for this evenings Premier Division clash between St Patricks Athletic and Longford Town.

I'm Patrick O Connor and i'll be bringing you live updates on the match.





St. Pats
DAug. 27, 2021
Cork 1 - 1 St. Pats
WSept. 3, 2021
St. Pats 3 - 2 Longford
LSept. 10, 2021
Sligo 2 - 0 St. Pats
WSept. 17, 2021
St. Pats 3 - 0 Wexford
LSept. 24, 2021
St. Pats 0 - 1 Shamrock R
Vitezslav Jaros 1
Goalkeeper
Shane Griffin 20
46'
46Subbed Off: Rónán Coughlan 46'
Defender
Lee Desmond 5
Booked: 66'
Defender
Sam Bone 4
Booked: 44'
Defender
Paddy Barrett 29
Defender
Alfie Lewis 16
Midfielder
Jamie Lennon 6
46'
46Subbed Off: John Mountney 46'
Midfielder
Billy King 15
86'
86Subbed Off: Ben McCormack 86'
Midfielder
© Chris Forrester 8
Scored: 52'
Scored: 91'
Midfielder
Darragh Burns 17
56'
56Subbed Off: Ian Bermingham 56'
Midfielder
Matty Smith 12
Booked: 82'
Forward

Substitutes
Daniel Norris 27
Midfield
Barry Murphy 21
Goalkeeper
John Mountney 2
46'
46Subbed On: Jamie Lennon 46'
Midfield
Nahum Melvin-Lambert 9
Forward
Ben McCormack 18
86'
86Subbed On: Billy King 86'
Midfield
Rónán Coughlan 10
46'
46Subbed On: Shane Griffin 46'
Scored: 47'
Forward
Kian Corbally 31
Midfield
Ian Bermingham 3
56'
56Subbed On: Darragh Burns 56'
Defender
Longford
LAug. 20, 2021
Waterford 4 - 1 Longford
LAug. 27, 2021
UCD 2 - 1 Longford
LSept. 3, 2021
St. Pats 3 - 2 Longford
WSept. 11, 2021
Longford 1 - 0 Dundalk
LSept. 24, 2021
Derry 3 - 0 Longford
30 Michael Kelly
Goalkeeper
12 Aaron O'Driscoll
Defender
22 Joseph Manley
Defender
Booked: 86'
32 Joe Gorman
Defender
19 Karl Chambers
Defender
4 Aaron Robinson
Midfielder
3 Patrick Kirk
Midfielder 56'
56Subbed Off: Sam Verdon 56'
7 Dylan Grimes
Midfielder 78'
78Subbed Off: Aaron McCabe 78'
16 Aodh Dervin
Midfielder
14 Aaron Bolger
Midfielder
Booked: 65'
78'
78Subbed Off: Callum Thompson 78'
9 Aaron Dobbs
Forward 71'
71Subbed Off: Rob Manley 71'

Substitutes
6 Dean Zambra
Midfield
10 Sam Verdon
Forward 56'
56Subbed On: Patrick Kirk 56'
11 Callum Thompson
Midfield 78'
78Subbed On: Aaron Bolger 78'
1 Lee Steacy
Goalkeeper
5 Michael McDonnell
Midfield
15 Aaron McCabe
Forward 78'
78Subbed On: Dylan Grimes 78'
8 Rob Manley
Forward 71'
71Subbed On: Aaron Dobbs 71'
Ben Lynch
Midfield
20 Dean Byrne
Forward

MATCH INFO

Competition: 2021 League of Ireland Premier Division

Date: 5:45 p.m. April 30, 2021

Venue: Richmond Park

Referee: Ray Matthews

Attendance: Unknown

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