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News and Match Preview - v Cobh Ramblers


Thursday, May 24, 2018

Cobh Ramblers v Shelbourne
SSE Airtricity League – First Division
St. Colman’s Park – May 25th – KO 19.45 

 
 
Friday night sees Shelbourne on their travels again, this time to the South and the County Cork town of Cobh, where they will take on the local Ramblers in the SSE Airtricity League First Division. Kick-off at St. Colman’s Park is scheduled for 7.45pm
 
On Saturday last, Shelbourne were away to Longford Town, with both teams hoping to get the three points on offer, to close the gap between their side and UCD at the top of the table on 26 points – Shelbourne being in fifth place on nineteen points, with Longford just one place below and with one point less.

 

As it happened, Longford and Shelbourne drew 1-1, each picking up one point, while UCD went further ahead, taking all three points from their game against Athlone. Shelbourne’s goal was scored by ex-Longford player Dave O’Sullivan, while the home side’s goal was scored by ex-Shelbourne player, Dylan McGlade.  

 
Cobh Ramblers game last week was against away to Finn Harps and the Cork side made the long trip home with the three points, courtesy of Cian Leonard’s goal after 22 minutes.

Shelbourne and Cobh have played once this year already, in late March, when the winning and only goal of the game was scored by the Division’s leading scorer to date, Dave O’Sullivan, just before halftime in a tight affair with both sides struggling to create many chances of note. 
 
The four games played between the sides last season were tight affairs, with three games producing just a single goal in each case, Cobh winning both away games and Shelbourne winning one in St. Colman’s, with the other drawn 1-1.
 
Manager Owen Heary reports no injuries, so with no suspensions, he will be in a position to select from a full squad.
 
 
Absentees
Suspended: None
Injured:  None
Doubtful:  None
 
League Form
Shelbourne  L D W W W W L W D D D D
Cobh Ramblers  D W L L L D W L L L W W
 
 

Goal Scorers (Competitive 2018)

Dave O’Sullivan – 13 (2 EA Cup)
James English – 5 (3 EA Cup)
Adam Evans – 3
Jamie Doyle – 3 (3 EA Cup)
Shane Farrell – 2 (1 EA Cup; 1 LSC)
Gavin Boyne – 1 (1 EA Cup)
Dave Mulcahy – 1 (1 EA Cup)
Dayle Rooney -1 (1 EA Cup)
Cian Kavanagh – 1 (1 EA Cup)
Arran Molloy – 1
Alan Byrne - 1


 

Previous Meetings   Last 6 Competitive Games
                 
                 
Date: 23-Mar-18       Date 19-May-18    

Shelbourne 1-0 Cobh Ramblers

 

Longford Town 1-1 Shelbourne

Shels Scorer/s: Dave O'Sullivan   Shels Scorer/s: Dave O'Sullivan    
                 
Date 18-Aug-17     Date 11-May-18  

Shelbourne 0-1 Cobh Ramblers

 

Shelbourne 0-0 Finn Harps

Shels Scorer/s:         Shels Scorer/s:      
                 
Date 24-Jun-17       Date 07-May-18 EA Sports Cup  

Cobh Ramblers 0-1 Shelbourne

 

Derry City 7-3 Shelbourne

Shels Scorer/s: James English     Shels Scorer/s: Dave O'Sullivan 2, James English
                 
Date 28-Apr-17       Date 04-May-18    

Shelbourne 0-1 Cobh Ramblers

 

Shelbourne 1-1 UCD

Shels Scorer/s:         Shels Scorer/s: James English  
                 
Date 11-Mar-17       Date 30-Apr-18 Leinster  SC

Cobh Ramblers 1-1 Shelbourne

 

Athlone Town 0-1 Shelbourne

Shels Scorer/s: Adam Evans     Shels Scorer/s: James English  
                 
          Date 27-Apr-18    
   

Drogheda United 1-1 Shelbourne

          Shels Scorer/s: James English

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TeamPWDLGDPTS
U.C.D1712232238
Drogheda179442131
Shels178722031
Longford178541229
Harps17845528
Galway177551126
Cabinteely17719-222
Cobh17638-1021
Wexford172312-259
Athlone170215-542
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