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Stylish Sligo take the honours – But battling Mons can hold heads high

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1 Oct 2010 Comments Off on Stylish Sligo take the honours – But battling Mons can hold heads high
Stylish Sligo take the honours – But battling Mons can hold heads high

First Division Monaghan United’s wonderful EA Sports League Cup odyssey came to a disappointing but far from ignominious end at the Showgrounds on Saturday evening when a 14th minute Mark Blinkhorn goal confirmed the superiority of Premier Division side Sligo Rovers in what proved an absorbing cup final contest, writes Peter Hughes. Often under siege from the passing and movement of Paul Cook’s stylish side, United pulled a battling performance from their locker that ensured they still had a chance in the game right up to the tense final fifteen minutes, ...