Longford Town 1 Bray Wanderers 2
City Calling Stadium, First Division, 14 September 2019
Bray Wanderers came from a goal behind to earn all three points away to Longford Town and extended their unbeaten league run to seven games. Cabinteely’s win over Athlone on Friday evening ended Wanderers chances of making the First division play offs.
Longford took the lead through Dean Byrne on 10 minutes when he shot home from inside the box. The home side were reduced to ten men when Karl Chambers was sent off for a second yellow 25 minutes.
Wanderers equalised on the stroke of half time when before half time when John Martin scored following a good move.
Bray dominated possession in the second half with an extra man and eventually got their winner n 88 minutes when Shane Elworthy conceded a penalty for a push in the area. Longford’s Anto Breslin was sent off in the aftermath and Dean Williams converted the spot kick to give Bray all three points.
Longford Town: 1 Lee Steacy, 2 Shane Elworthy, 5 Mick McDonnell, 12 Conor Kenna, 3 Anto Breslin, 8 Jack Doherty, 6 Dean Zambra, 19 Karl Chambers, 20 Dean Byrne, 21 Sean Boyd, 23 Dylan Grimes. Subs: Peter Hopkins (for Boyd 62), Adam Evans (for Grimes 70), Luke Dennison, Tristan Noack-Hofmann, Aaron McCabe, Paul O’Conor , Joe Manley.
Bray Wanderers: 16 Adam Hayden; 4 Killian Cantwell, 2 Hugh Douglas, 15 Darragh Gibbons, 3 Dylan Barnett, 6 Paul Keegan, 11 Derek Daly; 17 Luka Lovic, Dylan McGlade; 12 John Martin, 18 Dean Williams.
Subs: 1 Gabriel Sava (gk), 8 Philip Gannon (for Keegan 41), 14 Jake Ellis (for Gibbons h/t), 9 Joe Doyle (for Lovic 77), 19 Brandon McCann, 20 Dylan Thornton, 22 Luke Nolan