Longford look to rebound in the Cup after defeat to Cobh

Match action from Cobh Ramblers and Longford Town
Action from Cobh v Longford

Longford Town fell to a 2-0 defeat to Cobh Ramblers at the weekend and while boss Neale Fenn was disappointed with the performance, he was pleased to see striker Davy O’Sullivan make his re-appearance, coming on to replace Chris Mulhall just after the hour mark. The striker should be fit for the weekend’s cup clash with Sligo Rovers.

“It’s great to have Davy back, we’ve been playing without a recognised striker so it’s good to have him fit again.”

On the Cobh game itself Fenn said, “We’re disappointed to lose the game obviously. I thought we created our own problems in the first half by giving the ball away too easily which is how we conceded the first goal, having said that it was a great free kick into the top corner.”

“The second half was similar to the first, we had a lot of possession without creating chances, we switched off defensively and we were 2 down.”

“We huffed and puffed but couldn’t find a way back into the game.”

Longford can now put their league form to one side and look ahead to the start of the FAI Cup next weekend as they face Sligo Rovers at the City Calling Stadium.

Fenn is hoping his side can sort out some issues on the training ground during the week and be ready for the Sligo challenge,

“If we can sort out the simple mistakes we are making we will be fully confident going into the Sligo Game!”

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