Bray Wanderers Match Preview
League of Ireland First Division
Friday September 29, Carlisle Grounds
With the play-off’s for the 2023 season now virtually gone, Bray Wanderers Head Coach Ian Ryan has called on his squad to finish the season on a high.
The Wicklow side welcome third placed Cobh Ramblers – who have already secured a top-five placing – to the Carlisle Grounds on Friday.
“The play-off’s are probably gone” conceded Ryan. “But we can finish as close to them as possible. We’ve still got four games left that we think we can win.”
He stressed “For us now, it’s about going out and performing with pride; showing who we represent. And making sure we get as many points as we can.”
Defenders Cole Omorehiomwan (knee) and Seán Quinn (hamstring) along with striker Jake Walker (groin|) are all struggling to be match fit.
Top scorer Ben Feeney (ankle) is ruled out.
“That’s what squads are for when injuries happen. It’s an opportunity for another person to come in” explained Ryan.
PREVIOUS MEETINGS IN 2023
Back in March, Cobh won 2-1 at St. Colman’s Park with an own goal accounting for Bray’s score.
It finished 2-2 at the Carlisle Grounds last May with own goal and Conor Crowley making up Wanderers’ scores.
Back at St. Colman’s Park in August, it finished 3-3 with Dane Massey, Ben Feeney and Guillermo Almirall finding the net for the Seagulls.