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Mons primed for promotion push after easy victory

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11 Jul 2010 Comments Off on Mons primed for promotion push after easy victory
Mons primed for promotion push after easy victory

A comfortable 3-0 victory over First Division basement side Salthill Devon at Gortakeegan on Friday night saw Monaghan United place themselves in prime position for a concerted promotion push as the season enters a potentially defining phase after the recent summer hiatus, writes Peter Hughes. With a sequence of tough fixtures confronting them in the month ahead, United could afford no slip-ups against a side they had defeated 6-1 away from home in the opening weeks of the season. But although the Galwaymen have improved appreciably in the intervening period, ...

United keep cool heads to deny Carlow cup shock

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11 Jul 2010 Comments Off on United keep cool heads to deny Carlow cup shock
United keep cool heads to deny Carlow cup shock

Mounting a recovery that must have seemed small beer compared to their four-goals-down resurrection against Athlone Town at the weekend, Monaghan United drew on their greater experience to deny A League side F.C. Carlow the achievement of a shock in this tense FAI Ford Cup third round replay at Gortakeegan on Tuesday night, writes Peter Hughes. Full report in this week’s issue