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# longford-town - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

€22.5k worth of cash and jewellery, including Rolex watches, seized during raid in Longford
# Crime Watch
# Crime Watch

€22.5k worth of cash and jewellery, including Rolex watches, seized during raid in Longford

Wed 4:45 PM 23,822 Views 9 Comments

The seizure was made during a search in Longford town yesterday evening.

# longford-town - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Longford Town stun Shelbourne to seal promotion to Premier Divsision
# Shelshocked
From The42
# Shelshocked

Longford Town stun Shelbourne to seal promotion to Premier Divsision

Nov 15th 2020, 4:58 PM 12,070 Views 4 Comments

Rob Manley was the Midlanders’ hero.

# longford-town - Friday 6 November, 2020

Longford see off Caulfield's Galway to reach promotion play-off
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Longford see off Caulfield's Galway to reach promotion play-off

Nov 6th 2020, 10:02 PM 6,214 Views 3 Comments

Daire Doyle’s side were 2-1 winners tonight, and will face either Finn Harps, Derry or Shelbourne for a place in the top flight.

# longford-town - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Setback for title-chasers Longford after 6-2 defeat to Galway United while Cabinteely overcome Cobh
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Setback for title-chasers Longford after 6-2 defeat to Galway United while Cabinteely overcome Cobh

Oct 4th 2020, 12:18 AM 5,257 Views 3 Comments

Tonight’s results put Cabinteely on level points with Longford Town.

# longford-town - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Super-sub scores stunning lob to earn crucial win for Longford Town
# Brace
From The42
# Brace

Super-sub scores stunning lob to earn crucial win for Longford Town

Sep 1st 2020, 10:50 AM 6,004 Views 2 Comments

Aaron McCabe grabbed the first of his two goals just three minutes after coming on.

# longford-town - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Dundalk and Cork nudge through to FAI Cup second round
# Late Drama
From The42
# Late Drama

Dundalk and Cork nudge through to FAI Cup second round

Aug 11th 2020, 10:53 PM 5,891 Views 2 Comments

Both were 1-0 winners, although Cork’s was highly dramatic.

# longford-town - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Verdon scores twice as Longford Town win 'midlands clasico'
# First Division
From The42
# First Division

Verdon scores twice as Longford Town win 'midlands clasico'

Aug 8th 2020, 10:01 PM 6,821 Views 1 Comment

There was late drama in the league’s other game between Cobh Ramblers and Galway United.

# longford-town - Friday 10 July, 2020

Mustang Sally, Stephen Kenny and the Longford Town legacy
# Rise Of Kenny
From The42
# Rise Of Kenny

Mustang Sally, Stephen Kenny and the Longford Town legacy

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 7:45 PM 12,964 Views 4 Comments

Longford Town were going nowhere until Stephen Kenny arrived in 1998. Their subsequent success charmed the nation and set the then 26-year-old on the road to the biggest job in Irish football.

# longford-town - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Man (30s) arrested in connection with armed robbery at convenience store in Longford
# Longford Town
# Longford Town

Man (30s) arrested in connection with armed robbery at convenience store in Longford

Jun 21st 2020, 7:14 PM 19,290 Views 9 Comments

No one was injured during the raid.

# longford-town - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Newly-promoted Shels snap up former Longford Town and Shamrock Rovers forward
# New Recruit
From The42
# New Recruit

Newly-promoted Shels snap up former Longford Town and Shamrock Rovers forward

Oct 23rd 2019, 4:34 PM 5,177 Views 0 Comments

20-year-old Aaron Dobbs has penned a two-year deal with the Drumcondra outfit.

# longford-town - Friday 11 October, 2019

Drama as Cabinteely beat Longford on penalties to advance in play-offs
# Perseverance
From The42
# Perseverance

Drama as Cabinteely beat Longford on penalties to advance in play-offs

Oct 11th 2019, 10:53 PM 4,884 Views 4 Comments

Rob Manley scored the winning penalty for his side.

# longford-town - Friday 4 October, 2019

Cabinteely and Longford finish honours even in first leg of promotion play-off
# All To Play For
From The42
# All To Play For

Cabinteely and Longford finish honours even in first leg of promotion play-off

Oct 4th 2019, 9:58 PM 3,105 Views 0 Comments

The home side finished with ten men, but neither side could find a goal to leave next week’s second leg evenly-poised.

# longford-town - Saturday 28 September, 2019

'He'd be training with extra clothes to lose weight... He did the ugly jobs as a footballer'
# Grafter
From The42
# Grafter

'He'd be training with extra clothes to lose weight... He did the ugly jobs as a footballer'

Sep 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 22,763 Views 1 Comment

Former League of Ireland stars Glen Crowe and Seán Prunty speak to The42 about playing with Dundalk manager Vinny Perth.

# longford-town - Thursday 15 August, 2019

'I had three operations in five seasons at Rovers. I worked my bollocks off to give myself a chance of coming back'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'I had three operations in five seasons at Rovers. I worked my bollocks off to give myself a chance of coming back'

Aug 15th 2019, 9:00 PM 8,925 Views 2 Comments

Shelbourne’s Luke Byrne talks about his return from a cruciate ligament injury, his side’s title-chasing season and working under Ian Morris.

# longford-town - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Byrne nets a double as Longford record biggest-ever win over Galway with four-goal hammering
# Byrne Baby Byrne
From The42
# Byrne Baby Byrne

Byrne nets a double as Longford record biggest-ever win over Galway with four-goal hammering

Jul 27th 2019, 9:59 PM 4,470 Views 1 Comment

Neale Fenn’s men have gone level with Drogheda United in the First Division after an impressive 4-0 win.

# longford-town - Friday 12 July, 2019

Leaders Shelbourne left frustrated after dramatic finale at Tolka Park
# Results
From The42
# Results

Leaders Shelbourne left frustrated after dramatic finale at Tolka Park

Jul 12th 2019, 11:36 PM 5,236 Views 0 Comments

Drogheda United and Longford Town will hope to close the gap to Shels when they meet tomorrow.

# longford-town - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Appeal after man narrowly avoids injury in shooting at house in Longford town
# Shooting
# Shooting

Appeal after man narrowly avoids injury in shooting at house in Longford town

Jun 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 17,465 Views 3 Comments

At around 10.30pm on 6 June, a number of shots were fired at an occupied house at Clonbalt Wood.

# longford-town - Friday 24 May, 2019

Shelbourne capitalise as Limerick topple First Division leaders
# Promotion Race
From The42
# Promotion Race

Shelbourne capitalise as Limerick topple First Division leaders

May 24th 2019, 10:57 PM 4,518 Views 3 Comments

Cabinteely have fallen two places to third after suffering a defeat on Shannonside this evening.

# longford-town - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Longford Town maintain unbeaten start to return to the top of the table
# So Far So Good
From The42
# So Far So Good

Longford Town maintain unbeaten start to return to the top of the table

Apr 13th 2019, 10:20 PM 3,573 Views 3 Comments

Tonight’s win over Bray Wanderers leaves Neale Fenn’s side at the summit and with a game in hand.

# longford-town - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Ireland U21 winger scores again as UCD dump struggling Shelbourne out of EA Sports Cup
# Roundup
From The42
# Roundup

Ireland U21 winger scores again as UCD dump struggling Shelbourne out of EA Sports Cup

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:24 PM 3,695 Views 0 Comments

UCD and Derry City both progressed in the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night.

# longford-town - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

EA Sports Cup champions Derry City welcome Longford to the Brandywell while Dundalk travel to Inchicore
# Second Round
From The42
# Second Round

EA Sports Cup champions Derry City welcome Longford to the Brandywell while Dundalk travel to Inchicore

Mar 12th 2019, 6:23 PM 2,814 Views 1 Comment

The second round draw for the 2019 EA Sports Cup took place at FAI Headquarters on Tuesday.

# longford-town - Friday 22 February, 2019

Michael D. Higgins in attendance as Shelbourne prevail in five goal thriller away to Galway
# Roundup
From The42
# Roundup

Michael D. Higgins in attendance as Shelbourne prevail in five goal thriller away to Galway

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:19 PM 6,284 Views 2 Comments

It was a dramatic opening night in the SSE Airtricity League First Division on Friday.

# longford-town - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'It's been a mad few months': From Trinity and Dalymount to marking Mo Salah and gracing the Fifa Club World Cup
# Ben Mohamed Baby
From The42
# Ben Mohamed Baby

'It's been a mad few months': From Trinity and Dalymount to marking Mo Salah and gracing the Fifa Club World Cup

Dec 27th 2018, 2:55 PM 22,323 Views 3 Comments

Ayman Ben Mohamed talks about his time in the League of Ireland, studying at Trinity and winning the African Champions League.

# longford-town - Saturday 10 November, 2018

23-year-old former Trinity College student and Bohemians winger Ben Mohamed wins African Champions League
# The Boy Done Good
From The42
# The Boy Done Good

23-year-old former Trinity College student and Bohemians winger Ben Mohamed wins African Champions League

Nov 10th 2018, 9:49 AM 11,834 Views 17 Comments

Ayman Ben Mohamed was raised in Dublin and spent time with UCD, Longford Town and Bohemians.

# longford-town - Friday 5 October, 2018

League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out
# Match-Fixing
From The42
# Match-Fixing

League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out

Oct 5th 2018, 1:50 PM 4,355 Views 1 Comment

Athlone Town’s Igor Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were handed 12-month suspensions in 2017.

# longford-town - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Paddy McCourt scores during 7-1 win as Harps, Shelbourne and Drogheda wrap up First Division play-off spots
# The Derry Pele
From The42
# The Derry Pele

Paddy McCourt scores during 7-1 win as Harps, Shelbourne and Drogheda wrap up First Division play-off spots

Sep 22nd 2018, 10:01 PM 8,012 Views 4 Comments

The final round of fixtures in the SSE Airtricity League First Division took place on Saturday night.

# longford-town - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Watch: Kieran Sadlier scores a peach during tasty hat-trick against Longford Town
# Top Bins
From The42
# Top Bins

Watch: Kieran Sadlier scores a peach during tasty hat-trick against Longford Town

Sep 8th 2018, 10:59 AM 5,238 Views 1 Comment

Cork City inflicted a 7-0 defeat on Longford Town to book their spot in the FAI Cup semi-finals.

# longford-town - Saturday 25 August, 2018

McGlade and O'Reilly steer Longford into FAI Cup quarter-finals as Shelbourne bow out
# Magic Of The Cup
From The42
# Magic Of The Cup

McGlade and O'Reilly steer Longford into FAI Cup quarter-finals as Shelbourne bow out

Aug 25th 2018, 9:50 PM 3,463 Views 2 Comments

Neale Fenn’s side booked their place in the last eight with a comfortable 2-0 win against Shelbourne.

# longford-town - Friday 29 June, 2018

UCD suffer shock four-goal defeat at the Bowl while Shelbourne continue fine form
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

UCD suffer shock four-goal defeat at the Bowl while Shelbourne continue fine form

Jun 29th 2018, 10:51 PM 4,166 Views 3 Comments

There were big wins for Longford Town and Shelbourne on Friday as the race for promotion in the First Division heats up.

# longford-town - Friday 1 June, 2018

Students keep up the pace at top of the First Division with defeat of Ramblers
# First Division
From The42
# First Division

Students keep up the pace at top of the First Division with defeat of Ramblers

Jun 1st 2018, 10:38 PM 3,594 Views 1 Comment

There was plenty of goals across the division.

# longford-town - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'Things were going really well and what killed me looking back was Ron Atkinson got the bullet'
# The Town
From The42
# The Town

'Things were going really well and what killed me looking back was Ron Atkinson got the bullet'

May 6th 2018, 8:55 PM 27,281 Views 7 Comments

Alan Kirby talks to The42 about his time at Aston Villa and his fond memories of playing with various League of Ireland teams.

# longford-town - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Brilliant Cobh comeback earns Henderson's troops a point against Longford
# First Division
From The42
# First Division

Brilliant Cobh comeback earns Henderson's troops a point against Longford

Feb 24th 2018, 9:57 PM 4,569 Views 2 Comments

Longford threw away a two goal cushion at City Calling Stadium in their opening game of the 2018 First Division.

# longford-town - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Longford snap up Rovers midfielder despite contract offer from Belgium
# Unexpected
From The42
# Unexpected

Longford snap up Rovers midfielder despite contract offer from Belgium

Dec 31st 2017, 3:18 PM 5,640 Views 2 Comments

Former Hoops and Dundalk man Darren Meenan appeared to be bound for Brussels.

# longford-town - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Sheppard scores a brace as Cork City cruise past Longford Town
# FAI Cup
From The42
# FAI Cup

Sheppard scores a brace as Cork City cruise past Longford Town

Sep 9th 2017, 9:50 PM 4,419 Views 3 Comments

It was all too easy for Cork City as they booked their place in the semi-final of the FAI Cup.

# longford-town - Friday 28 July, 2017

'At that level even the warm-ups are intense. I had to mark Zaha in training and keeping up with him was a problem'
# Harps
From The42
# Harps

'At that level even the warm-ups are intense. I had to mark Zaha in training and keeping up with him was a problem'

Jul 28th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,279 Views 2 Comments

Eddie Dsane chats to The 42 about his time at Crystal Palace and Preston, as well as last year’s move to the League of Ireland.

# longford-town - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Three goals put Cobh three points off top as Longford deliver under new manager
# First Division Wrap
From The42
# First Division Wrap

Three goals put Cobh three points off top as Longford deliver under new manager

Jul 1st 2017, 10:16 PM 3,331 Views 2 Comments

There were two games down for decision in the SSE Airtricity League First Division tonight.

# longford-town - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

17-year-old Dillon lands decisive blow as Rovers advance to semis
# Remember The Name
From The42
# Remember The Name

17-year-old Dillon lands decisive blow as Rovers advance to semis

May 2nd 2017, 9:58 PM 5,335 Views 2 Comments

They join Cork City, Dundalk and Galway United in the final four of the EA Sports Cup.

# longford-town - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Longford Town win 7-goal thriller while St Pat's still unbeaten in EA Sports Cup since 2014
# It's A Wrap
From The42
# It's A Wrap

Longford Town win 7-goal thriller while St Pat's still unbeaten in EA Sports Cup since 2014

Apr 4th 2017, 10:20 PM 4,036 Views 0 Comments

David O’Sullivan hit a hat-trick against Athlone Town.

# longford-town - Sunday 26 March, 2017

When sport is finished with you first: The story of Seán Prunty
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

When sport is finished with you first: The story of Seán Prunty

Mar 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 18,802 Views 4 Comments

The former Longford Town player was forced to retire at 27 due to a heart problem.

# longford-town - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Man in his 30s stabbed repeatedly by gang of youths in Longford
# Longford Town
# Longford Town

Man in his 30s stabbed repeatedly by gang of youths in Longford

Mar 18th 2017, 10:03 AM 31,293 Views 44 Comments

The incident happened just after 8.30pm last night.

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