Saints To Face Galway In 2016 SSE Airtricity League Opener

  • Tue, Dec 22, 2015 @ 11:10

St Patrick's Athletic are to open their 2016 SSE Airtricity League season with a home fixture against Galway United on Friday, 4 March 2016 (kick-off 7.45pm).

The Saints are set to face Galway United, Bohemian FC, Dundalk, Sligo Rovers, Wexford Youths and Derry City at home twice during the 2016 season, while Liam Buckley's side must travel to Longford Town, Cork City, Bray Wanderers, Shamrock Rovers and Finn Harps twice.

The Saints begin the defence of their EA Sports Cup title on the 18/19 of April, while the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup second round is scheduled for May 22.

The Saints' opening league fixture is a repeat of the 2015 EA Sports Cup final, which saw the Saints defeated Galway United 4-3 on penalties in Eamon Deacy Park.

To view the fixture list in full, click here.

Other dates for your diary!

March 21/22 EA Sports Cup First Round
April 18/19 - EA Sports Cup Second Round
May 2 - EA Sports Cup Quarter-Finals
W/E May 22 - Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Second Round
June 6 - June 23 - Mid-Season Break
August 1 - EA Sports Cup Semi-Finals
W/E August 21 - Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Third Round
W/E Ending September 11 - Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Quarter-Finals
September 17 - EA Sports Cup Final
W/E October 2 - Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Semi-Finals
November 6 - Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final

Next Fixture

Sligo Rovers / June 25th @ 8:45pm
Competition: Under17
Venue: TBC

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Pos Team Pld Pts
1Cork City1955
3Bray Wanderers2033
4Shamrock Rovers2032
5Derry City1928
6Bohemian FC1926
8Finn Harps1918
9Sligo Rovers1917
10Drogheda United1917
11St. Patrick's Athletic1916
12Galway United FC1915