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Athlone Town ended their 2018 season as they had started it, with a defeat. The opening game of the campaign had saw the Town lose in Galway and the season finished with another away defeat in Wexford.
Athlone Town ended their home programme of games in the First Division last Friday night when a first clean sheet secured a point against Cobh Ramblers. It ended a run of twelve straight defeats and is the first point claimed since the end of May when Longford shared the spoils at Lissywollen.
Second placed Finn Harps maintained their push for promotion to the Premier Division when they came from behind to beat Athlone away from home last Friday night. The Town took an early shock lead but Ollie Horgan’s men were back on level terms through Nathan Boyle by half time. A second score from Boyle early in the second half put Harps in front as Keith Cowan sealed victory with a late third goal.
Athlone Town almost snatched a sensational stoppage time equaliser at home to high flying Drogheda United last Friday night (May 11).
In his first game in charge since replacing Aaron Callaghan who departed earlier in the week, Athlone Town caretaker manager Terry Butler tasted defeat.