LOI: Big win for Sligo, Derry and Longford draw

Loi: Big Win For Sligo, Derry And Longford Draw
SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Co. Louth 7/5/2021 Dundalk vs Sligo Rovers Sligo's Jordan Gibson celebrates scoring a goal with teammates Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson
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James Cox

A fourth goal of the season from Jordan Gibson secured a first win in four games for Sligo Rovers tonight.

Liam Buckley’s side survived the sending off of Garry Buckley to beat Dundalk 1-0 at Oriel Park.

The win moves Sligo to within four points of leaders Shamrock Rovers, but with a game more played.

An injury time strike from James Akintunde salvaged a 1-1 draw for Derry City at home to Longford Town.

UCD are the new leaders in the First Division.

They turned a 2-1 half-time deficit into a 3-2 victory at home to Treaty United.

Just goal difference separates the Students from Shelbourne, who beat previous leaders Athlone 1-0 at Tolka Park.

Cabinteely were 1-0 winners at home to Cobh Ramblers.

Cian Murphy and Beineon O'Brien Whitmarsh each scored twice as Cork hammered Wexford 5-0.


While Galway and Bray drew 1-1.

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