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Men’s Match Preview: Kerry FC (A)

SSE Airtricity Men’s First Division: Kerry FC vs Athlone Town AFC

Date: April 19th, 2024

Kick-off: 7.45pm

Venue: Mounthawk Park, Kerry

Kerry FC lost their first three games of the season and have taken 9 points from the next 6 games winning last time out against a team from the Midlands in Mounthawk Park. They have conceded in each game this season in Kerry except against sides from the Midlands. Athlone have found going away from home this season very difficult and failed to score in 4 of the 5 away games this campaign.

So, after that positive outlook here’s everything you need to know ahead of this much-anticipated match.

Kerry are on a role and picked up their second victory in Senior football since they entered they league last time out in Kerry, their first victory coming against Athlone last season.

Athlone have found it difficult on the road but will need to be attacking against Kerry.

Dario Castelo stated, “For us the hard work continues. We take every game serious and its important to try get a win against a good Kerry team.”

Team News

Athlone Town AFC Noah Van Geenen is sidelined with injuries and Dylan Hand is suspended.

Past Encounters

In the 5 games between the clubs there has been 3 wins for Athlone, 1 win for Kerry and a draw in Athlone earlier in the season.

Key Players to Watch

Athlone Town AFC, Dean Ebbe has been enjoyed a great start to his return season with Athlone. He will hope to continue his good form and help Athlone return to winning ways.

Kerry FC forward Victor Udeze has been excellent since moving to the Kingdom and Athlone Town defence will have their hands full the quick striker.

Match Tickets
Tickets for the game can be purchased by clicking here.

Live Coverage:

The game will be streamed live on LOITV at the below link. Individual match passes can be purchased for €5 or viewers can purchase a season pass which will give them access to all games across the League of Ireland.


Referee Team
Ian O’Keeffe
1st Assistant Referee: Brian Fenlon
2nd Assistant Referee: Christopher Braganza
4th Official: Rob Hennessy