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An important campaign looms for Athlone Town, who continue to prepare ahead of the upcoming SSE Airtricity League First Division season with a Leinster Senior Cup clash against Wexford Youths at Lissywollen on Saturday evening, February 20, with a 7.45pm kickoff.
The possibility of having a Mayo League team in action in the League of Ireland in the next few years is one of the major aims of the new five year plan for the league that was launched last Saturday. The plan's executive summary outlined the steps to such a possability happening, stating: "We want to provide a pathway for our elite players and coaches to progress to the top of the domestic game. The Mayo Football League believes that a Mayo representative team should play in the SSE Airtricity U17 League by 2017, the U19 League by 2019, and shortly afterwards the Mayo Football League will apply to join the First Division of SSE Airtricity League."
Long-time Athlone Town supporter, Joe Cassidy, is embarking on an interesting fundraiser for the Midlanders ahead of the SSE Airtricity League First Division season.
With the SSE Airtricity League First Division only six weeks away, Athlone Town manager Alan Mathews is busy preparing for the new campaign.
Athlone Town commercial and marketing manager, Philip Nolan, is optimistic about the Midlanders’ future following a “positive” spell for the club.
Athlone Town’s last home game of the SSE Airtricity League First Division is scheduled for Friday evening, when Alan Mathews’ team host promotion-chasing Finn Harps at Lissywollen.
Wexford Youths secured promotion to the top flight by cruising to a convincing SSE Airtricity League First Division win over Athlone Town at Ferrycarrig Park on Friday evening.
A spirited comeback in last Saturday’s SSE Airtricity League First Division clash showed Athlone Town’s potential as they drew with promotion-chasing UCD.
Athlone Town’s miserable run of form continued at Lissywollen on Monday evening as the Midlanders were dumped out of the FAI Cup by Sheriff YC.