Saints Host Galway At Richmond Tonight

  • Tue, Oct 14, 2008 @ 8:51

This match had previously been due to take place on 5th September but was cancelled due to heavy rains.

Previous Meetings
30/05/08 - Galway United 2 St Patrick's Athletic 2
21/03/08 - St Patrick's Athletic 1 Galway United 0


Team News
Derek O'Brien returns from suspension. Barry Ryan who injured his back on Friday is expected to return in goals while Mark Quigley is absent with flu and joins a long list of players on the sideline – including:
• Dessie Byrne - hamstring injury
• Damien Lynch – ankle injury
• David Partridge – shoulder injury
• Bobby Ryan – knee injury
• Stephen Paisley – groin strain
• Gary O'Neill – groin strain
• John Murphy – ongoing back injury


Managers Comment
‘Like Cobh, Galway will be coming here scrapping for every ball and it will be a tough game for us.

Friday's match was easily our worst game of the season.

If every team is entitled to one bad day in a season then I'd definitely like to think we've had ours.

The conditions were awful, things that could go wrong did but that's not taking away from Cobh who deserve full credit for their win.

We didn't play well but Galway will be another game and another chance to put three more points on the board' – John McDonnell



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