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Longford Town v Cabinteely FC Match Preview

Cabinteely FC Press Release

Team News vs Longford Town


SSE Airtricity League First Division

Monday August 17, 2020

7.45 p.m.

For the third time in four matches since the 2020 season resumed, Cabinteely are on the road.
We travel to Bishopsgate on Monday to face Longford Town in a top of the table SSE Airtricity League First Division fixture.


Cabo make their first visit to the Midlands since our Play-off success last October.
But with the tie being the club’s second in four days, in a scheduled of three games in eight days – we pay UCD on Friday – the club’s Director of Football Pat Devlin said after Friday’s win over Cobh Ramblers “It’s non-stop. We just must get on with it. Everybody is in the same boat.”


Cabinteely have signed Jack Connolly (ex-Sunderland) and Steven Kinsella (ex-Everton). Both will be added to the first team squad.


Michael Connolly will take charge of the fixture with Alan Sherlock and Ciaran O’Reilly being the assistants. Marc Lynch is fourth official.


This will be the first meetings of the club since the First Division Play-off’s last October when Cabo won a penalty shoot-out.
The clubs first met in 2017. The 10 league meetings since then have seen both clubs claim four victories with the other two being drawn.



Play-off Second Leg Stradbrook, October 4
Longford Town 1 (Aaron Dobbs 41); Cabinteely 1 (Paul Fox 18)
(AET) (Cabinteely won 3-1 on pens).

Play-off First Leg Stradbrook, October 4
Cabinteely 0; Longford Town 0

Stradbrook, July 19
Cabinteely 2 (Rob Manley 36, 90 + 5); Longford Town 0.

City Calling Stadium, May 11
Longford Town 0; Cabinteely 1 (Kieran Marty Waters 85).

Stradbrook, March 8
Cabinteely 1 (Rob Manley 56); Longford Town 1 (Sam Verdon 13)


City Calling Stadium, September 1
Longford Town 4 (Karl Chambers 34, Dylan McGlade 43, 90 + 4, 90 + 5); Cabinteely 1 (Keith Dalton 70).

Stradbrook, June 8
Cabinteely 1 (Kevin Knight 31); Longford Town 0

City Calling Stadium, April 7
Longford Town 3 (Own Goal 9, Peter Hopkins 81, Dean Byrne 90 + 1); Cabinteely 0.


Stradbrook, September 1
Cabinteely 0; Longford Town 2 (Sam Verdon 37, David O’Sullivan 83).

City Calling Stadium, July 1
Longford Town 1 (Daniel O’Reilly 85); Cabinteely 0.

Stradbrook, May 6
Cabinteely 0; Longford Town 0.

City Calling Stadium, March 18
Longford Town 0; Cabinteely 2 (Jack Watson 2, Kieran Marty Waters 90).