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As Galway United’s Premier League plight deepens the FAI Cup’s significance increases and tomorrow evening’s quarter final tussle with Bray Wanderers at Terryland Park (7.45pm) carries vast consequence.
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There have been a wide range of emotions experienced by followers of Galway United throughout this turbulent season but finally, 330 days after their last league win in Terryland Park, joy unconfined greeted Mark Gough’s final whistle on Friday night as Jeff Kenna’s side produced a winning league performance when it was needed most.
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.
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.
Richmond Park is becoming synonymous with glorious Galway United wins.
Over the past couple of months respect has certainly been earned by Galway United, but it is points rather than praise that are needed in the final three weeks of a critical campaign.
The mystic number three has long held prominence in fairytales. If Galway United are really to record the great escape, Friday’s third win at home with three fine strikes that claimed three invaluable points might be looked upon with prescience. Either way, it was a most decisive 90 minutes in what at sometimes seemed a futile quest.
On an evening when it would have been all too easy to get carried away with your team’s third home league win on the trot, in front of the largest and most vocal home crowd of your tenure, thankfully Galway United boss Jeff Kenna was in no such mood to get ahead of himself after a scintillating performance by his squad.
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.