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FAI Junior Cup Round One

Gweedore United F.C. 4-1 Glenree United F.C

15/09/2013

This game played in extremely windy conditions in Gweedore saw the home side advance to the next round of the cup thanks to a good second half team peformance.

The first half began with the visitors going in front in the 2nd minute when Nicholas Nelis headed a rebounded free kick past Liam Mc Fadden to make it 1-0. Both sides tried to settle and deal with conditions and Gweedore went in search of an equaliser. Ciaran Mc Fadden found himself one on one with Stephen Doherty in the Glenree nets on a number of occasions, however Doherty saved well on each occasion. Glenree looked dangerous on the break and seen half chances from Ciaran Cunningham and Martin Mc Elhinney, however the score remained 1-0 until half time.

The second half started with the home side looking sharp and they began to throw the ball about. This good play paid off in the 49th minute following a good pass from Shane O Donnell to Eugene Noel Ferry and Ferry hit well from 20 yards into the top corner past Doherty to make it 1-1.The home side continued to push and 3 minutes later were 2-1 up when Michael Connolly and Ciaran Mc Fadden combined and Mc Fadden finished well. Glenree could have equalised in the 60th minute however Nelis's shot was well blocked by Brian Gallagher. In the 61st minute when Matthew Byrnes put Michael Connolly through and Connolly who rounded the keeper and tapped home. In the 78 minute Mc Fadden got his second and Gweedore's fourth when he finished well past Doherty to make it 4-1.

It was a good team effort from both sides with Martin Mc Elhinney, Stephen Doherty and Oisin Langan excelling for Glenree.

Referee: Kevin Logue.

Team: Liam Paul Mc Fadden, Brian Gallagher, Stephen Cassidy, Ciaran Gillespie, Keith Sweeney, Shane "Baggio O Donnell (1), Darren Ferry, Niall Friel, Hugh Martin Curran,Ciaran Mc Fadden, Michael Conolly (2), Eugene Ferry, Declan Friel, Noel Diver, Charlie O Donnell, Matthew Byrnes