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Women’s Match Preview: Sligo Rovers (A)

Date: 25th of May 2024
Kick-off: 7pm
Venue: The Showgrounds

Athlone Town AFC return to Women’s Premier Division action tomorrow night, Sligo Rovers are the hosts as Athlone Town make the trip to the Showgrounds.

Athlone have put together a run-in recent games and find themselves third in the table. With last weekends cup action out of the way all eyes return to the league.

Ciaran Kilduff stated, “Another tough test against a good team, we had a good battle with them in the All-Island cup and we expect the same this week.”

Team News

Athlone Town AFC come into the game with a couple of injury concerns. Ciara Glackin is ruled out and Kayleigh Shine is a doubt.

Past Encounters
Athlone Town and Sligo have had some entertaining games. This will be the eighth meeting between the two clubs. This is the last game before the international break.

Key Players to Watch

For Athlone Town AFC Madison Gibson has the x factor. She can turn a game on its head in a matter of minutes. Her contributions since joining the club have been huge and here’s hoping she can continue to deliver.

For Sligo Rovers Kelsey Monroe is a player well known to Athlone fans, she always gave it her all when playing for Athlone and was a league and cup runner up with the club two years ago. She has a wand of a left foot and is very dangerous from set pieces.

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.

SLIGO ROVERS V ATHLONE TOWN (loitv.ie)

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Referee Team
Referee:
Alan Patchell
1st Assistant Referee: Paudie Hayes
2nd Assistant Referee: Thomas Joyce
4th Official: Emmett Dynan