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United way too classy for woeful Wanderers

Amidst a welter of expectation and pressure, a resurgent Galway United extended their unbeaten run to seven in magnificent fashion in Terryland Park on Friday night. The class and confidence which oozed from the home team belied their precarious league position, the deserved four-goal rout lifting them now to a position where a win over St Patrick’s Athletic tonight should lift them out of the drop zone.

Numerous reasons for optimism

So there is still scope for Galway United to remain a full-time footballing outfit. That much was proved in Terryland Park on Friday. Suddenly United’s existence is meaningful again. A seven-match unbeaten sequence offers confidence and evidence that the club can prosper in Premier Division company.

Faherty still learning the trade

One thing has gone almost unnoticed in Galway sport: Moycullen’s staggering influence. Paul Clancy, the county’s most unsung footballer over the past two decades, steered his club to All-Ireland intermediate glory. The basketballers continue to fight the good fight, and Galway United are indebted to the service of John Russell and Vinny Faherty.

United travel to Inchicore with hope and expectation

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.

United must grab chance to advance in FAI Cup

For teams vexed by league pressures cup competitions are a welcome break, but tomorrow's Terryland Park tussle between Galway United and Athlone Town should not be short on incident or intrigue.

Kenna to line-out for understrength United in cup tie

Intrigue has been attached to Galway United since the start of 2008, and the next instalment in the Terryland Park tale ought to be interesting on Sunday.

United boost their chances of avoiding the drop

Richmond Park is becoming synonymous with glorious Galway United wins.

United back Galway’s youth development programme

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Galway United and the FAI are both backing the development of young players through the the Galway & District Football League.

It’s now do or die for United

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The margin for error is slim as Galway United venture into the last 180 minutes of 2008 completely aware that a brace of victories are required.

Revitalised United deal with the pressure

Suddenly Galway United matter again and planes, trains, and automobiles will be filled with expectant travellers for next Friday’s defining trip to Belfield. It is always fascinating to watch a sporting tale unfold, but this story has been particularly charming.


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