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Galway United, experiencing their most worrying spell in two decades, will take a welcome and much-needed break from league action this weekend as they head to Oriel Parkfor a testing FAI Cup clash with Dundalk on Sunday.
From an early stage of the season it was apparent Galway United’s threadbare squad would struggle to cope with any injury enforced absentees, and that is proving to be the case as Sean Connor’s team prepare to host Dundalk at Terryland Park tomorrow evening.
Two managers will face their former clubs tomorrow night at Terryland Park as Galway United and Dundalk commence a hectic Easter schedule.
A good start is frequently half the battle in the League of Ireland, and Galway United venture to Richmond Park tomorrow hoping to commence the Sean Connor era with a victory.
Every season a defining fixture arrives, and tomorrow evening in Ballybofey Galway United will sit an exacting exam. If relegation is to be avoided, United cannot afford to lose so delivering a substantial performance is the remit.
Rarely has a defeat at the penultimate stage of a cup competition been received with such contentment, but on a pleasant Monday night in front of a moderate but passionate audience Galway United demonstrated that top flight status can be retained by delivering a smashing performance against League Cup specialists Derry City.
Attaining a requisite level of consistency was an issue. It has been rectified. For that Jeff Kenna and Ian Foster should take a bow. They also deserve to be commended for deploying Jay O’Shea in a fresh and exciting role that ensures Galway United enter every game with aspirations again.
So following a month's debate and deliberation Jeff Kenna has opted to ink a new deal with Galway United.
Crucial contests and Galway United has been the 2008 cocktail. Two more will be added to the list in the next six days. A trip to Richmond Park for a combat with St Patrick’s Athletic and an FAI Cup semi-final with Derry City are brimful of importance. When such matches are arriving thick and fast a footballer’s life glimmers with possibility.
League of Ireland football makes a welcome return to Terryland Park in the next couple of days as both Galway and Mervue United face awkward assignments at the Dyke Road venue.