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Galway FC, which is making an Airtricity licence application for the 2014 domestic season, has appointed Tommy Dunne as manager.
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.
Mervue United are gearing up for the biggest double-header of their history .
It is better to have tried and failed than not to have tried at all. While the footballers of Garrycastle and Tubberclair will be disappointed this week to have fallen short at the final hurdle in Leinster, they can take solace in the fact that they did what very few club players ever get the chance to do - represent their club in a provincial final. In doing so they put Westmeath football back in the spotlight after an eminently forgettable year on the county scene.
Mervue United are on the brink of an amazing end to their first season in the Eircom League A Championship as they prepare to take on the First Division’s bottom club Kildare County in a promotion/relegation play-off over the next week. Tomorrow night’s first leg at Fahy’s Field (kick off 8pm) promises to be a memorable occasion for all involved with the progressive club.
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Coming from a bohemian city renowned for its dreamers and schemers, it came as no surprise that Mervue United ventured to Station Road accompanied with hope and quiet expectation. That the trip home was brimful of contentment simply added to the sense of satisfaction as Mervue must now deliberate on whether to accept entry into the Eircom League First Division. Conferences will be organised briskly.
For the second Friday running, a club from Galway travelled east for a decisive fixture. While Galway United’s celebrations may have been on a larger scale, there were similar scenes of delight and satisfaction at a mission accomplished once the final whistle went at Station Road to confirm Mervue United’s, in the end, comfortable victory over Kildare County.
Making decisions can be difficult. Since their stirring play/off success at Station Road over Kildare County when Mervue United performed diligently there have been debate and conferences. Now it appears a place in the Eircom League proper will be accepted as Mervue seek a licence. Is it the correct route to take? A provocative question indeed.
Mervue United have began their preparations for life in the Eircom League first division with the first of four pre-season friendlies.