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

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Pos Team Pld Pts
1Cork City3376
3Shamrock Rovers3354
4Derry City3351
5Bohemian FC3347
6Bray Wanderers3346
8St. Patrick's Athletic3339
9Sligo Rovers3339
10Galway United FC3335
11Finn Harps3330
12Drogheda United3322