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With an EA Sports Cup final place secured Galway United will be hoping to build on Monday's satisfying penalty shootout success over Dundalk when hosting Derry City in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division at Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow.
The last Mayo League side standing the Connacht Junior Cup will be looking to take a big scalp when they head to Galway on Sunday afternoon. Iorras Aontaithe will take on Mervue United in the quarter-final stages of the competition and look to do what fellow Super League side Ballyheane were unable to do in the last round, knock out the Galway city outfit. Mervue are currently sitting in second place in the Premier Division in Galway, five points behind leaders Athenry, with one game left to go in the league and are one of five Galway sides to make the last eight of the Connacht Junior Cup.
Athlone Town have released a statement highlighting the importance of a public meeting about the future of the SSE Airtricity League First Division club at the Shamrock Lodge tonight, Thursday March 19 at 8.30pm.
Galway United make the trip to the spiritual home of Irish football tomorrow evening for what promises to be an interesting SSE Airtricity League premier division encounter with Bohemians at Dalymount Park.
Galway United host Athlone Town in a pre-season friendly at Eamonn Deacy Park on Saturday evening, kick off 7.30 pm.Tommy Dunne's charges are undergoing a robust pre season having played out a scoreless draw with Finn Harps at Moyne Villa's grounds in Headford last Friday. The squad followed that fixture with a 2-0 victory over Jumbo Brennan's NUIG Collingwood Cup squad in Mervue on Tuesday morning.
Time to peer into that crystal ball again. No, not the one in the Treasure Chest window. Here’s a taste of what we can expect in the year ahead.
Eddie Wallace, who served as assistant manager to Keith Long, has been named as the new manager of Athlone Town.
Galway FC’s promotion to the League of Ireland Premier Division should be marked by injection of funding for improvements to the club grounds of Eamonn Deacy Park.
Sometimes a feeling abounds that Galway does not punch the weight it should, that there is something amiss, divisive, unhealthy even, that eats at the heart of every concerted effort to make this city better. It is not a begrudgery. It is something more than that. A sort of reticence in the drive to improve things, to make Galway a city like all the others. There are many reasons for this. There are many objections to key infrastructural advancements, but this in itself is not solely a bad thing. It is an opinionated city, though often the balance of opinion lies with those who pose an alternative view, based on the perception of the world, rather than on how it is viewed or needed locally.
Having staged a dramatic late recovery mission at the UCD Bowl on Monday evening to accumulate a 2-1 SSE Airtricity League promotion/relegation play/off advantage, Galway FC will be hoping to claim top flight status in front of a bumper Eamonn Deacy Park crowd tomorrow.