ROUND-UP: Glengad secure second spot in the FAI Cup


ROUND-UP: Glengad secure second spot in the FAI Cup

Inishowen League side Glengad United grabbed the headlines after they secured a second round spot in the FAI Cup thanks to a penalty shoot-out victory over St. Michael's.
10th Aug 2019

Elsewhere, Crumlin United claimed a 3-1 win over Malahide United and Georgie Kelly's second-half strike saw FAI Cup holders Dundalk past Cobh Ramblers. 

St. Michael's 0-0 Glengad United (8-9 pens)

Inishowen League side Glengad United are through to the second round of the FAI Cup thanks to a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory against St. Michael's.

Colin Bargary was sent off early in the second-half for the home side but both sides had a number of opportunities to win the game at Cooke Park in the 120 minutes.

However, the two sides couldn't be separated and after St. Michael's missed two penalties, Terance Doherty stepped up to slot home the winning penalty to cap a memorable day for the Inishowen side.

Crumlin United 3-1 Malahide United

Leinster Senior League side Crumlin United came from behind to secure a second round spot thanks to a 3-1 victory over Malahide United.

Malahide took the lead in the eighth minute but Crumlin equalised two minutes later through the experienced Craig Walsh.

Ger Brady put Crumlin ahead in the 18th minute before Alan McGreal completed the scoring from the spot before half-time.

Cobh Ramblers 0-1 Dundalk

Dundalk were made to work hard for their FAI Cup second round spot in front of 800 supporters at St. Colman's Park.

Georgie Kelly scored the only goal of the game in the second-half, a sublime header, and the holders are in the hat for Monday's draw.

Full report from St. Colman's Park:  

Longford Town P-P Athlone Town

The FAI Cup first round tie between Longford Town and Athlone Town was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

The match will now take place on Tuesday, August 13 at the City Calling Stadium, with kick-off at 7.45pm. FAI Cup First Round

Friday, August 9 - Results

Cobh Wanderers 0-1 Limerick, St. Colman’s Park, 7pm
Bohemians 3-2 Shelbourne, Dalymount Park, 7.45pm
Cabinteely 2-2 (4-5 pens) Cork City, Stradbrook, 7.45pm
Derry City 1-0 Wexford, Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium, 7.45pm
Drogheda United 2-1 Avondale United, United Park, 7.45pm
St. Patrick’s Athletic 2-1 Bray Wanderers, Richmond Park, 7.45pm
Glebe North 0-8 Sligo Rovers, Market Green, Balbriggan 7.45pm
Shamrock Rovers 1-0 Finn Harps, Tallaght Stadium 8pm

Saturday, August 10 - Results

St. Michael’s 0-0 Glengad United (8-9 pens), Cooke Park, 3pm
Crumlin United 3-1 Malahide United, Pearse Park Astro, 6pm
Cobh Ramblers 0-1 Dundalk, St. Colman’s Park, 7pm
Longford Town P-P Athlone Town, City Calling Stadium, 7.30pm

Sunday, August 11 - Fixtures

Lucan United v Killester Donnycarney, Celbridge Football Park, 11am
Collinstown v Galway United, Home Farm FC, Whitehall, 2pm
U.C.D. v Letterkenny Rovers, UCD Bowl, 2pm
Maynooth University Town v Waterford, Rathcoffey Road, Maynooth, 3pm