0 - 1
FT

Scored: 55'
- Romeo Parkes 55'

Live Updates for Shamrock Rovers -v- Sligo Rovers

Updates by Macdara Ferris

90' + 4'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Shamrock Rovers and Sligo Rovers.

90' + 2'

Corner Kick

Stephen Bradley (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

90'

Three more minutes to come at a minimum.

86'

Substitution

Ryan De Vries (in) - Romeo Parkes (out) (Sligo Rovers).

82'

Corner Kick

Daniel Mandroiu (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick and Ed McGinty comes through traffic to claim. Great goalkeeping.

80'

Graham Burke goes close. Just flashed wide of the frame of Sligo's goal.

78'

Substitution

Dean Williams (in) - Max Murphy (out) (Shamrock Rovers).

77'

Yellow Card

Johnny Kenny (Sligo Rovers) is booked.

71'

Sligo begin to sit deeper. Graham Burke shoots but doesn't trouble Ed McGinty.

70'

68'

64'

Yellow Card

Rory Gaffney (Shamrock Rovers) is booked for a foul on Mark Byrne.

55'

ASSIST!

Jordan Gibson (Sligo Rovers) provides the assist.

55'

GOAL!

Romeo Parkes (Sligo Rovers) scores.

54'

Good run from Sean Gannon and he pulls it back to Aaron Greene but his right foot effort goes over. Seems to be a more open half.

54'

Jordan Gibson takes Walter Figueira's pass and shoots just wide.

52'

Corner Kick

Daniel Mandroiu (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick. Gaffney flicks it on and it comes out to Max Murphy but his low shot drifts wide.

50'

Rory Gaffney and Graham Burke hold the ball up and Aaron Greene races on goal but Ed McGinty slides out to smother the ball.

48'

Corner Kick

Daniel Mandroiu (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick after Sean Gannon's cross was deflected behind. The Hoops were looking for a handball peno. Sligo break and Jordan Gibson goes close. 

47'

Yellow Card

Greg Bolger (Sligo Rovers) is booked for a foul on half way on Aaron Greene.

46'

SECOND HALF

The second half between Shamrock Rovers and Sligo Rovers has started.

45' + 1'

HALF TIME

It is half-time between Shamrock Rovers and Sligo Rovers.

45'

One more minute.

44'

Corner Kick

Walter Figueira (Sligo Rovers) takes a corner-kick as Pico Lopes pokes the ball away from Romeo Parkes. Lack of marking by the home side as Sligo take short working ball to Greg Bolger. He steps in but can't work Alan Mannus with his shot.

42'

Graham Burke goes down in the box running onto a Max Murphy pass. Shout for a peno but Neil Doyle correctly in my view waves play on.

39'

Danny Mandroiu dances across front of the Bit O' Red box and Romeo Parkes takes him down. Danger here with this Hoops free.

39'

Yellow Card

Jordan Gibson (Sligo Rovers) is booked for pulling back Pico Lopes as the Hoops broke from deep. Burke takes it but too high over the wall to get close to the goal.

37'

Yellow Card

Liam Scales (Shamrock Rovers) is booked for a two footed challenge on Walter Figueira.

37'

Corner Kick

Daniel Mandroiu (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

36'

The Hoops break thanks to some strong physical play by Rory Gaffney and Sean Gannon's shot hit John Mahon in the arm but behind for a corner.

35'

Corner Kick

Daniel Mandroiu (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

34'

Graham Burke gets a one-two off Sean Gannon and Sligo step across to concede a set piece.

31'

Game isn't lacking any edge, just some goal mouth action. Neither goalkeeper has been tested yet.

28'

Greg Bolger picks up a loose pass from Mandroiu and drives a shot but just wide of the goal.

27'

Neil Doyle making Sean Gannon take the throw in from the correct location.

20'

Jordan Gibson takes the ball on. Feeds Figueira who cuts inside onto his right foot but way to wayward with his shot.

17'

Corner Kick

Graham Burke (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick on the right after Robbie McCourt blocked Sean Gannon's attempted cross.

16'

Rory Gaffney and John Mahon pushing into one another. Neil Doyle calls them over and has a word. Visitors have started the game well.

15'

Yellow Card

Lee Grace (Shamrock Rovers) is booked for hauling down Greg Bogler as the Bit O' Red looked to break from that Shamrock Rovers corner.

14'

Corner Kick

Daniel Mandroiu (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

13'

Lewis Banks' cross on the right is headed up in the air by Lee Grace and Alan Mannus comes out to claim.

11'

Jordan Gibson finds some space in front of the home box but he chooses to cross and can't find a player in a red shirt.

10'

Romeo Parkes feels the pain after a late challenge from Sean Gannon.

8'

Substitution

Max Murphy (in) - Joey O'Brien (out) (Shamrock Rovers).

6'

Joey O'Brien receiving treatment. 

5'

Ed McGinty, baseball cap on his head, steps out to take a deep ball from Liam Scales.

4'

Neil Doyle has a word with Graham Burke. Greg Bolger wasn't happy with Burke's challenge.

2'

Corner Kick

Daniel Mandroiu (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick after Gaffney's cross sliced behind by John Mahon. Mandroiu, called up to the Ireland squad, hits it way too deep. Throw in to the Bit O' Red.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Shamrock Rovers and Sligo Rovers has kicked off.

0'

Pico Lopes will skipper the home side.

0'

Neil Doyle is the official in charge in the middle this evening. 

0'

Three changes for Liam Buckley's charges. Greg Bolger returns from suspension and captain's the Bit O' Red. Mark Byrne and Romeo Parkes step up from the bench from the 2-0 win over Longford last Friday.

0'

Grand total of 37 Premier Division appearance on the bench for Rovers. Dean Williams has 19 of them and next is Chris McCann with eight.

0'

No changes for Stephen Bradley's starting XI from their defeat in Dundalk. Chris McCann does comes into the squad and is on the bench in place of Kevin Zefi. The Hoops have four players on the bench who haven't played in the Premier Division - Pohls, Wells, McMenemy and Omorehiomwan. Five teenagers listed as subs too.

0'

0'

Evening everyone. Macdara Ferris here at a sunny but breezy Tallaght Stadium. Peter Fitzpatrick is also in the ground and will be taking images before and during the game which can be viewed here.

I'll be doing our match updates and penning the match report for publication on the final whistle.

Kick off is 7.45pm and so please check out my match preview below:

 





Shamrock R
LAug. 26, 2021
Shamrock R 0 - 1 Flora Tallinn
LAug. 29, 2021
Bohs 2 - 1 Shamrock R
LSept. 3, 2021
Harps 2 - 1 Shamrock R
WSept. 10, 2021
Shamrock R 2 - 0 Waterford
WSept. 18, 2021
Sligo 0 - 1 Shamrock R
Alan Mannus 1
Goalkeeper
Joey O'Brien 28
8'
8Subbed Off: Max Murphy 8'
Defender
Roberto Lopes 4
Defender
Lee Grace 5
Booked: 15'
Defender
Gary O'Neill 16
Midfielder
Daniel Mandroiu 14
Midfielder
Sean Gannon 2
Midfielder
Liam Scales 15
Booked: 37'
Midfielder
Aaron Greene 9
Forward
Rory Gaffney 20
Booked: 64'
Forward
Graham Burke 10
Forward

Substitutes
Cole Omorehiomwan
Defender
Darragh Nugent 22
Midfield
Max Murphy 24
8'
8Subbed On: Joey O'Brien 8'
78'
78Subbed Off: Dean Williams 78'
Midfield
Dean McMenamy
Midfield
Chris McCann 26
Midfield
Aidomo Emakhu
Midfield
Leon Pohls 25
Goalkeeper
Adam Wells 21
Defender
Dean Williams 19
78'
78Subbed On: Max Murphy 78'
Forward
Sligo
LAug. 21, 2021
Sligo 1 - 2 Derry
DSept. 3, 2021
Drogheda 0 - 0 Sligo
WSept. 10, 2021
Sligo 2 - 0 St. Pats
WSept. 14, 2021
Sligo 2 - 1 Dundalk
LSept. 18, 2021
Sligo 0 - 1 Shamrock R
1 Edward McGinty
Goalkeeper
2 Lewis Banks
Defender
21 John Mahon
Defender
5 Robbie McCourt
Defender
12 Mark Byrne
Midfielder
26 Garry Buckley
Midfielder
6 Greg Bolger
Midfielder
Booked: 47'
8 Niall Morahan
Midfielder
7 Jordan Gibson
Forward
Booked: 39'
10 Walter Figueira
Forward
27 Romeo Parkes
Forward
Scored: 55'
86'
86Subbed Off: Ryan De Vries 86'

Substitutes
Cillian Heaney
Forward
3 Regan Donelon
Defender
9 Ryan De Vries
Forward 86'
86Subbed On: Romeo Parkes 86'
30 Richard Brush
Goalkeeper
14 Shane Blaney
Midfield
3 Colm Horgan
Defender
24 Johnny Kenny
Forward
Booked: 77'
33 Peter Maguire
Defender
18 John Russell
Midfield

MATCH INFO

Competition: 2021 League of Ireland Premier Division

Date: 7:45 p.m. May 24, 2021

Venue: Tallaght Stadium

Referee: Neil Doyle

Attendance: Unknown

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