Posts tagged el clasico
Fenn heaps praise on Kenna after derby day masterclass

A man of the match display from Conor Kenna in the Midlands derby left Longford Town manager, Neale Fenn piling the praise on the shoulders of the veteran defender, who has been displaying the art of defending to its absolute finest degree since arriving at the Midlands club during the close season. Fenn spoke to BetweenTheStripes.ie and Shannonside FM reporter, Kieran Burke regarding Kenna’s latest premium performance after Friday nights El Clasico derby victory away to Athlone Town.

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"We're looking for the play-offs 100%" says Athlone's Cian Byrne

“We are looking for the play-offs 100%” says new Athlone Town youngster, Cian Byrne. The ex-Lucan star is set to come up against his former club and Athlone’s arch midland rivals Longford Town in the 2019 First Division season.

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First Division review - Round 4

In what was another barnstorming weekend of top quality First Division action, Drogheda United clawed back a two-goal deficit against Galway United Park, while UCD came out on top against Cabinteely in the South Dublin Derby. Elsewhere, there were wins for both Finn Harps and Shelbourne, who overcame Wexford and Cobh Ramblers respectively. Unsurprisingly, Longford Town swatted aside a poor Athlone Town challenge by a hefty margin.

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First Division preview - Round 4

In what can only be described as another barnstorming weekend of top quality First Division action, Drogheda United will be looking to continue their scintillating start to life in the First Division with a clash against title-chasing Galway United, Shelbourne host Cobh Ramblers, Finn Harps welcome a wounded Wexford FC to Finn Park, while there is only the small matter of two local derbies making up the rest of the action as UCD host Cabinteely in the N11 Derby, while Longford Town will look to shake off their defeat against Shelbourne with a Midlands “El Clasico” win over Athlone Town.

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