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

Longford Town / May 28th @ 8:45pm
Competition: Under17
Venue: TBC

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League Table

Pos Team Pld Pts
1Cork City1646
2Dundalk1631
3Bray Wanderers1627
4Derry City1625
5Shamrock Rovers1622
6Limerick1620
7Bohemian FC1619
8Finn Harps1617
9Drogheda United1616
10Sligo Rovers1615
11Galway United FC1614
12St. Patrick's Athletic1614