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Men’s Match Preview: Cobh Ramblers (H)

SSE Airtricity Men’s First Division

Date: Friday 26th April 2024
Kick-off: 19:45
Venue: Athlone Town Stadium

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this much-anticipated match.

Athlone Town will be looking to build on last weekend’s win over Kerry.

Carl Mujaguzi scored a wonderful goal in Kerry and will be looking to build on that performance.

The town sit in sixth place on fifteen points.

Cobh won against Finn Harps last weekend and they are five points off the playoffs.
Dario Castelo stated, “It was great to get the win and get back in the mix for the playoffs. For us the hard work continues.”

Team News
Athlone Town AFC have a couple of injury concerns, with Oisin Duffy, Aaron Connolly and German Funtes missed training this week. Ruben Candal is ruled out following an accident midweek. Dylan Hand is serving the last game of his suspension

Past Encounters
Athlone Town and Cobh played each other four times last season in a what were closely contested encounters.

Cobh got the upper hand in the end with Athlone winning the first and Cobh winning the last two games.

Both teams exited the playoffs at the first hurdle last season and will have ambitions to go further this season. Their first game this season finished 3-3.

Key Players to Watch
For Athlone Town AFC, Daniel McKenna covered every blade of grass last week and was playing out of position. His distribution gets Athlone on the move quickly and we hope to see more of the same this weekend.

Cobh Ramblers will be delighted to have seen Matthew McKevitt get on the score sheet last week.

Ramblers won against Finn Harps last weekend and will be hoping that they can build on their strong performance last weekend.

Referee Team
Referee: Daryl Carolan
First Assistant Referee: Richard Storey
Second Assistant Referee: Philip Harrison
Fourth Official: Damien Mc Grath

Match Programme