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Cabinteely FC v Drogheda United Match Preview

Cabinteely FC Press Release

Team News vs Drogheda United

United Park

SSE Airtricity League First Division

Monday September 7, 2020

7.45 p.m.

Cabinteely start the second half of the 2020 SSE Airtricity League First Division season (nine of 18 games played to date) when travelling to Drogheda on Monday evening.


Results over the weekend mean there are just five points separating the top five placed teams in the First Division.
“I’m sure it’s going to be a cracking league from now on in. There’s going to be some interesting games,” said Cabinteely’s Director of Football Pat Devlin.
It is a quick turn-around (it is Cabo’s third match in eight days). It is hard on the players. We mixed it up against Bray. We left some players out. We have to shuffle the pack against Drogheda. Then we are very quickly up against Athlone on Friday. It is not easy. But we have to get on with it.”


Kevin Knight completes the final game of this three-match ban.


Neil Doyle will take charge of the fixture with Wayne McDonnell and Shane O’Brien being the assistants. Mark Moynihan is the fourth official.


The clubs first met in 2016 and the ten League meetings since then have seen Cabinteely win three times and Drogheda claim four victories.
The teams also faced off in the First Division play-off’s last year.



United Park, October 25 (Play off Second Leg)

Drogheda United 5 (Luke McNally 35, 57, 59, Chris Lyons 62, Jamie Hollywood 79); Cabinteely 1 (Kieran Marty Waters 52).
Stradbrook, October 18 (Play off First Leg)

Cabinteely 1 (Kieran Marty Waters 5); Drogheda United 1 (Jake Hyland 77).

United Park, July 26

Drogheda United 0; Cabinteely 0.

Stradbrook, May 18

Cabinteely 0; Drogheda United 5 (Chris Lyons 10,46,80, Stephen Meaney 26, Luke McNally 53).

United Park, March 15

Drogheda United 1 (Mark Hughes 79); Cabinteely 4 (Rob Manley 52, 66, 72, Own Goal 89).


Stradbrook, August 17

Cabinteely 2 (Karl Manahan 20, Keith Dalton 22); Drogheda United 2 (Sean Brennan 45, Ciaran Kelly 45 + 5).

United Park, June 1

Drogheda United 2 (Chris Lyons 33, Mark Doyle 90 + 2); Cabinteely 0.

Stradbrook, August 17

Cabinteely 3 (Kieran Marty Waters 4, Steven Ball 45 + 6, 58); Drogheda United 2 (Gareth McCaffrey 36, 87).


Stradbrook, September 23

Cabinteely 1 (Ben Hanrahan 30); Drogheda United 0.

United Park, July 29

Drogheda United 1 (Aaron Ashe 66); Cabinteely 0.

Stradbrook, May 29

Cabinteely 0; Drogheda United 0.

United Park, April 1

Drogheda United 4 (Sean Brennan 22, Eoin Kirwan 56, Aaron Ashe 82, 83); Cabinteely 0.