WELCOME TO THE MATCH PREVIEW 📲
Galway United Senior Men’s are back on the road this week as they travel to Longford to take on Longford Town on Saturday evening, kick off is at 7:30pm.
The Tribesmen are looking to continue their great run of form, which currently sees them 15 points clear at the top of the table, and it’s important they keep that form up. Meanwhile Longford also have been in good form, recording three wins in their last four games.
Find out more about Longford Town and all you need to know about the match by clicking into the tabs below:
ℹ️ ABOUT THE OPPOSITION
ABOUT THE OPPOSITION ℹ️
🏟: Longford Town, based in Longford Town play in Bishopsgate, Co. Longford, which has a capacity of 5,000.
ℹ️: Longford Town were founded in 1924
: Longford sit in sixth place in the SSE Airtricity Men’s First Division, with 34 points from 28 games, they have been in a good run of form recently and looking to extend that as Galway United visit “the Town”
: A key player for them this season Cristian Magerusan, or Cristiano as he’s also known. The former Bohs striker has ten goal contributions for Longford Town, scoring six in his last four games.
🇱🇻 ABOUT GALWAY UNITED
ABOUT GALWAY UNITED 🇱🇻
⏪: United’s last game was a 4-1 win against Cobh Ramblers at home, in Eamonn Deacy Park. Including a sublime strike by Vincent Borden and an outstanding hit from David Hurley.
🗣: John Caulfield had a chat with us earlier in the week about Saturday’s game and he said the below:
Stephen Henderson has done a great job, and after a slow start has got them rocking now and pushing for the Play-Offs. The one defeat we’ve had this season was away to Longford too so we’re well aware of how difficult going there is going to be.
2023 SQUAD ⚽️
Brendan Clarke, Conor O’Keeffe, Regan Donelon, Rob Slevin, Killian Brouder, Maurice Nugent, Stephen Walsh, Mikie Rowe, Rob Manley, David Hurley, Ronan Manning, Callum McNamara, Alex Rutter, Vincent Borden, David Tarmey, Francely Lomboto, Evan O’Connor, Colm Horgan, Conor McCormack, Darren Clarke, Ed McCarthy, Aaron Neary, Steven Healy, Mikey McCullagh, Oisin O’Reilly, Ibrahim Keita, Wassim Aouachria, Aodh Dervin.
LEAGUE TOP SCORERS 📈
David Hurley – 20
Stephen Walsh – 10
Vincent Borden – 9
⬅️ OUR PREVIOUS MEETINGS
⬅️ PREVIOUS MEETINGS
Galway United 4-0 Longford Town
Galway United run riot in Eamonn Deacy Park last time out winning 4-0, check out the highlights below.
Longford Town 1-0 Galway United
Galway United’s only loss of the season so far, came in Bishopsgate early on in the year with Longford Town scoring moments after kick off and enduring the constant United pressure over 90 minutes.
GETTING TO LONGFORD
Galway United’s game is taking place in Bishopsgate, Longford
🚘: You can drive to Longford from Galway City centre in roughly an hour and a half, following the M6 and then heading north once you reach Athlone.
WATCH THE GAME ON LOITV 🎥
If you can’t make it to the game, don’t worry, you can watch from afar and support United by watching on the streaming platform LOITV.
NEXT HOME GAME 🏠
Galway United play Dundalk on Friday 15th September at 7:45PM in Eamonn Deacy Park. There are limited numbers left, get your match tickets HERE