A stuttering Finn Harps surrendered second place in the Airtricity League First Division following their home loss against Athlone Town at a sunny but sparsely populated Finn Park. The Twin Towns was still in celebration mode following Stranorlar native Jason Quigley’s European Boxing Championship gold medal in Belarus earlier in the day.
Senior Team Match Reports
Finn Harps 2 - 3 Athlone Town
Finn Harps 2 - 1 Wexford Youths
Finn Harps exacted some FAI Cup revenge over Wexford Youths on Friday night following their First Division defeat seven nights’ beforehand in the south-east.
Wexford Youths 2 - 1 Finn Harps
Finn Harps suffered defeat in their long trip to Wexford on Friday night by the odd goal in three. It all looked like going to plan early on as Sean McCarron give Harps the lead. However, Wexford fought back to take victory. Harps remain in second place, although Longford have increased the gap at the top of the table to seven points. Full report to follow . . . .
Finn Harps 1 - 1 Derry City (Derry win 6-5 on penalties)
Derry City sneaked into the third round of the EA Sports League Cup when they defeated a spirited Finn Harps on penalties in Ballybofey on Monday night.
Finn Harps 1 - 0 Mervue United
There was a theory that when Mervue United meet Finn Harps in Ballybofey, the two sides’ chemistry brings with it a guarantee of goals - but there was only one goal those who attended Finn Park left talking about on Friday night.
Longford Town 2 - 3 Finn Harps
Finn Harps recorded their first away victory of the season and in doing so inflicted a first home defeat of the season on league leaders Longford Town on Saturday night.
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