Bray Wanderers take on Athlone Town in the Leinster Senior Cup 1st. Round on Thursday night ( 25th February) Carlisle Grounds K.O 7;45
Team News is as follows.
Dave Webster picked up a knee injury two weeks ago and will have a fitness test on Wednesday night before a decision on his availability will be made. Brian Kane injured his hip in Monday night’s pre season friendly against St. Patrick’s Ath. and manager Eddie Gormley will not make a decision on his fitness until just before kick-off on Thursday.
Speaking ahead of the game Manager Eddie Gormley said he was looking forward to the season ahead, he said “We had a tough pre-season with plenty of games, but we got a lot out of it, this game will give us the chance to see where we are at. It will be tough, as we have a very young squad assembled”. He added “Now I will be looking to strengthen the squad with a few experienced players ahead of the Premier League kick-off to compliment the very young players we have already signed”.
The last time Bray played Athlone Town was in March 2008 in the League Cup, Bray winning 3-0 with goals from Paul Dunphy,John Mulroy and Emeka Onwubiko.
Extra time and penalties if required
We will have live updates on East Coast fm from 7;45