League of Ireland: Sligo Rovers defeat sees Drogheda pocket three points

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League Of Ireland: Sligo Rovers Defeat Sees Drogheda Pocket Three Points
Sligo Rovers’ Walter Figueira and James Brown of Drogheda United. Photo: INPHO/Lorcan Doherty.
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Drogheda have beaten Sligo Rovers 2-1 in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at the Showgrounds.

With the result, the hosts miss out on the chance to go three points clear at the top of the table.

Two finishes from Chris Lyons saw Drogheda pocket the points, despite a late Shane Blaney goal for the Rovers.

Meanwhile, third-placed St Pat's beat Longford Town 3-1 at Bishopsgate.

The meeting was tied 1-1 with an hour on the clock, before the Dublin-based side were able to secure a lead.

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