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Irish friendly match moved to Longford

Thursday, 7th February, 2013 9:30am

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Irish friendly match moved to Longford

Athlone Town's stadium will now NOT host tonight's U19 international friendly between the Republic of Ireland and Czech Republic.

Irish friendly match moved to Longford

Athlone Town's stadium will now NOT host tonight's U19 international friendly between the Republic of Ireland and Czech Republic.

TONIGHT's scheduled Republic of Ireland U19 international against Czech Republic has been moved from Athlone Town Stadium to Flancare Park, Longford.

A pitch inspection was carried out at Athlone Town's Stadium in Lissywollen following much poor weather in the area over recent days.

Kick-off in Longford will be at 7.30 pm and admission is €5 for adults with U16s free.

This is the second of two U19 friendly fixtures in the space of three days between Ireland and Czech Republic.

The Irish won the first game on Tuesday night at Flancare Park, with Ryan Coombes - who recently signed on-loan for Athlone Town from St Patrick's Athletic - scoring the game's opening goal in the 27th minute.

Coombes was then integral to Ireland's second goal, spraying a pass wide to Mikey Drennan (Aston Villa), who crossed for Tottenham's Kenny McEvoy to head home.

The Czechs replied with a late penalty from Frantisek Liska.

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