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Longford full value for victory
24 Apr 2015 22:10
Drogheda United 0-3 Longford Town
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Mark Salmon struck twice against one of his former clubs as Longford Town picked up a convincing and fully deserved win over Drogheda United in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.
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In only the second minute the Boynesiders were playing catch-up after David O’Sullivan fired home from close range and Drogheda were fortunate not to fall further behind before the interval as Michael Schlingermann was much the busier of the keepers.
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Longford eventually doubled their lead on 59 minutes as Ayman Ben Mohamed and David O’Sullivan combined to tee up Salmon.
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Drogheda created a couple of good openings in reply, with Lloyd Buckley heading over from close range and Daryl Kavanagh chipping over the bar after a mistake by Longford defender Pat Flynn, but the Drogs then had Sean Thornton sent off and Salmon fired home from close range eight minutes from time.
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