Longford lead the way after the opening day’s fixtures in the Premier Division, thanks to a 2-0 home victory over Derry. That puts them ahead of Finn Harps and Drogheda on goal difference [Harps and Waterford both had 1-0 home wins, the former over Bohemians and the latter over Waterford].
Longford Town will be playing Premier Division football next season as Rob Manley’s solitary goal earned the victory for the Midlands club over ten-men Shelbourne in the Promotion/Relegation Play-Off Final in Richmond Park. It was a tale of two halves for the striker as he missed a penalty in the first-half
Longford Town have announced Daire Doyle as the clubs new manager. Doyle took interim charge of the club after Fenns departure. Speaking to the Longford official website Doyle said: I’m really delighted to be announced as manager of LTFC. It is a proud moment for myself, my family and my staff. The work
Striker David O’Sullivan has announced his retirement from football. The Wicklow man was a key figure for Longford Town over the years and Shelbourne recently. Speaking to BetweentheStripes.ie, O’Sullivan said; “The rumors are true, I’m taking a step back from the League of Ireland. I’ve had a good run and I’ve enjoyed the
Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Champions Cork City will have their quarter-final trip to Longford Town televised on RTE2. The quarter-final tie at the City Calling Stadium will be played on Friday, September 7 with kick-off at 7.30pm as the Leesiders look to continue their defence of the FAI Cup. Dundalk's trip
Holders Dundalk, who progressed past St Patrick’s Athletic in a penalty shoot-out in the last round, will host Bohemians in the stand out tie of the round. Cobh Ramblers await the winners of the 3rd Round tie between Shamrock Rovers and Longford Town, while the winners of the postponed fixture between