FAI Youth Cup Preview - OPPOSITIONSCOPE

  • Wed, Apr 09, 2008 @ 11:47

This Sunday see our Under 18 Youth Team take on their Dundalk counterparts in their FAI Youth Cup Semi-Final. The Saints will be hoping that they can reach the final before an expected large crowd.

Dundalk are the current Under 18 Super League leaders so Alan Ryan's side face a tough challenge. The County Louth boys have also taken all six points on offer in the two league encounters this season.

Back in the middle of October “The Lilywhites” recorded a 2-1 win in Richmond Park and then in late November nicked all three points in a five goal thriller, edging the Saints out 3-2.

In the league Dundalk have turned their form around after a horrendous start. They had only won one game from their first five. They are currently three points ahead of Rivervalley Rangers who have three games in hand on their Louth rivals.

Previous League encounters
Sunday October 14, 2007 St Patrick's Athletic 1 – 2 Dundalk
Sunday November 25, 2007 Dundalk 3 – 2 St Patrick's Athletic

Recent Form
St Patrick's Athletic
W 2-0 St Mary's Boys
W 2-1 Rivervalley Rangers
D 0-0 Kildare County

Dundalk
W 3-0 Knocklyon United
W 4-2 Kildare County
W 4-1 St Kevin's Boys

In our build up to the semi-final - Watch for more articles to follow




Next Fixture

Bohemians / September 22nd @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: Dalymount Park

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Pos Team Pld Pts
1Cork City2770
2Dundalk2756
3Shamrock Rovers2744
4Derry City2743
5Bray Wanderers2839
6Bohemian FC2837
7Limerick2832
8Sligo Rovers2831
9St. Patrick's Athletic2730
10Finn Harps2830
11Galway United FC2829
12Drogheda United2718