Silverware Up For Grabs
- Mon, Sep 08, 2014 @ 21:26
Longford Town and St Pat's meet tomorrow night in the final of the 2014 Leinster Senior Cup Final, kick-off 7.45pm.
St Pat's suffered defeat in last year's final and will be looking to go one better this year when they face Tony Cousin's side at the City Calling Stadium.
The sides met in last year's competition at the Quarter Final stage with the Saints winning 2-0 on that occasion, thanks to goals from Conan Byrne and Anto Flood.
In team news Liam Buckley is likely to rest a number of players ahead of Friday's FAI Cup Quarter Final match against Bohemians.
PATHS TO THE FINAL
[20/05/14] Sheriff YC 1 - 2 Longford Town
[28/04/14] U.C.D 1 - 3 Longford Town
[01/02/14] Shamrock Rovers AFC 2 - 2 Longford Town (Won 3-1 on pens)
[20/05/14] St Patrick's Athletic 1 - Shamrock Rovers 0
[28/04/14] Athlone Town 2 - St Patrick's Athletic 3
[17/02/14] St Patrick's Athletic 2 - Dundalk 1
This is our 15th Leinster Senior Cup Final match. So far we've 7 wins and 7 defeats. The Saints last won the competition in 2011 beating Bohemians 2-0 (report)
Last year the Saints lost in the final to Shamrock Rovers. Among the winners that day were Conor McCormack and James Chambers (with Chambers scoring the winner).
24 players have represented the Saints in the Leinster Senior Cup this year. Only 2 players have started all 3 games (Greg Bolger & Daryl Kavanagh (who is no longer with the club)).
Top scorer is Daryl Kavanagh with 2 goals. Keith Fahey, Conan Byrne, Greg Bolger and Sam Verdon are our other goal scorers this season.