Saints In Cup Action Tonight

  • Tue, May 17, 2011 @ 8:56

Richmond Park plays host to the Leinster Senior Cup Quarter Final match between St Patrick's Athletic and Athlone Town tonight kick-off: 8pm).

Having enjoyed some time-off last week following the scoreless draw against Shamrock Rovers, St Pat's are back in action looking to extend their 5 match unbeaten run and a place in the Semi-Finals of the competition.

Team News
Saints' manager, Pete Mahon, has injury concerns over Ian Bermingham (stomach bug) and James O'Brien (ankle)

On a positive note, Dave Mulcahy has resumed training and Conor Kenna's knee injury is reacting well to treatment and he may resume training on Saturday.

Mark Logan has been added to squad for tonight's fixture having featured recently for the Under 20 and A-Team squads.

Manager's Comments
"We had a very positive training session on Sunday following the few days break last week. We are buoyed by the news of Dave Mulcahy resuming training and the good news regarding Conor Kenna's injury."

"We played out a scoreless draw with Athlone during pre-season and I expect another tough game tonight."

"With the important Dublin Derby against Bohemians on Friday, some players will be rested. Tonight's starting XI will resemble to the team which defeated Shamrock Rovers in the EA Sports Cup."



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