NewAirtricity League resumes following break…12/06/2021


Following the mid-season break, the Airtricity League Premier Division resumed with three contests played this Friday evening. Derry City welcomed Bohemian to the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium where the sides played out a one all draw while Dundalk, despite taking the lead, suffered a surprise three one defeat by visitors Waterford in Oriel Park. Shamrock Rovers also took a very early lead but were pegged back by visitors Finn Harps with a second half goal in Tallaght Stadium.

The two remaining Series 15 contests took place on Saturday evening with Longford Town going down to a three one defeat by visitors St Patrick’s Athletic while Sligo Rovers suffered a two one defeat by Drogheda United  in the Showgrounds.

………………………………    P    W   D   L    F      A    G/D    Pts
Shamrock Rovers         15    9    4    2    22    11     11      31
Sligo Rovers                   15    9    4    2    21    10    11      31
St Patricks Athletic       15    8    4    3    23    15      8      28
Drogheda United          15    7    4    4     29   14     15      25

Bohemian                       15    6    3     6   24    16      8       21
Finn Harps                     15    5    4     6    13   19     -6       19
Derry City                       15    4    6     5    15    19    -4       18
Dundalk                         15     4    5     6    19    22    -3       17
Waterford                      15    3    0   12      9   31   -22         9
Longford Town             15     1    4  10    10   28   -18         7

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There was a full programme of Airtricity League First Division matches played on Friday evening. Bray Wanderers suffered a four one defeat by leaders Shelbourne in the Carlisle Grounds.  Cork City went down to a two nil defeat by visitors Cabinteely in Turners Cross. Galway United  overcame visitors Athlone Town by two goals to one in Eamonn Deacy Park. UCD were surprise losers to Cobh Ramblers who prevailed by two goals to one at The Bowl. Bottom side Wexford also suffered  a two one defeat by  newcomers Treaty United in Ferrycarrig Park.

………………………        P    W   D   L    F     A    G/D    Pts
Shelbourne               11   8    3    0   26    10    16      27
UCD                            11   5    4    2   26    14    12      19
Treaty United          11    5    4    2   15    11      4      19
Cabinteely                11    6    0    5   12    18     -6      18
Athlone Town         11    5     1    5   17    14      3      16
Galway United        11    4    4    3    16    14      2      16
Bray Wanderers      11   3    5     3    12    13    -1      14
Cobh Ramblers        11   3    2     6    10    19    -9      11
Cork City                   11   2    3     6    10    12    -2        9
Wexford                   11    1    0   10      5    24  -19        3
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