Competition: League of Ireland Premier Division   Venue: Richmond Park    Attendance: 1,786   Referee: Robert Hennessy
St. Patrick's Athletic
St. Patrick's Athletic

Michael Barker - Yellow Card (59')

Gavin Peers - Yellow Card (61')

Ian Bermingham - Yellow Card (69')

Rory Feely - Yellow Card (90' + 3')

Fri 21 Apr 2017

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(Full Time)
Cork City
Cork City

Conor McCormack - Yellow Card (43')

Garry Buckley - Yellow Card (61')

Ryan Delaney - Goal (62')

Karl Sheppard - Goal (85')

Garry Buckley - Goal (90' + 4')



Starting Lineup
(G) Conor O'Malley
(D) Gavin Peers
(D) Rory Feely
(D) Ian Bermingham
(D) Michael Barker
(M) Josh O'Hanlon
(M) Darragh Markey
(M) Lee Desmond
(M) Conan Byrne
(F) Sam Verdon
(F) Kurtis Byrne
Substitutes
Barry Murphy
Jonathan Lunney
Ciaran Kelly
Graham Kelly
Billy Dennehy
Patrick Cregg
Jack Bayly



Game Matchtracker



St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 3 Cork City
90' + 5' - Full Time - The game has ended between St. Patrick's Athletic and Cork City.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 3 Cork City
90' + 4' - Goal - Garry Buckley has scored for Cork City.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 2 Cork City
90' + 3' - Yellow Card - Rory Feely is booked for St. Patrick's Athletic.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 2 Cork City
89' -

Attendance is 1,768.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 2 Cork City
85' - Goal - Karl Sheppard scores for Cork City.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 2 Cork City
84' - Substitution - Graham Kelly replaces Darragh Markey for St. Patrick's Athletic.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
84' -
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
84' - Substitution - Shane Griffin replaces Stephen Dooley for Cork City.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
83' -

Former City player Billy Dennehy forces the save of the match with a beautifully-struck free kick that's headng into the top corner before McNulty tips it wonderfully over the bar.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
81' -

Lovely build-up play from Pats as Verdon, Markey and Conan Byrne link up and, eventually, the ball breaks for Markey to shoot over the bar from distance.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
78' - Substitution - Billy Dennehy replaces Kurtis Byrne for St. Patrick's Athletic.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
77' -

Conan Byrne drives a diagonal ball into the box from halfway and McNulty is out athletically to claim.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
75' -

A City corner is nudged towards goal by Delaney but, with three Pats players challenging him, he can only push it into O'Malley's grasp.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
70' -

It almost doesn't matter as O'Connor smashes a free kick past O'Malley and is so unlucky to see it come back off the post,

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
69' - Yellow Card - Ian Bermingham is booked for St. Patrick's Athletic.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
69' -

City break with numbers and Bermingham takes down Magurie inside the box, but the referee decides contact took place just outside and awards the free kick.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
66' -

Conan Byrne runs across the perimeter of the box and goes down under a challenge from Garry Buckley. There's no free kick given and the ball breaks to Verdon, whose first time shot is wide.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
66' - Substitution - Greg Bolger replaces Conor McCormack for Cork City.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 1 Cork City
62' - Goal -

Ryan Delaney scores for Cork City. From the free kick, the ball is crossed into the box and iit squirms into  the bottom corner. It's been awarded to Delaney, but no Cork player seemed to celebrate as if he'd gotten the final touch.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
61' -

Conor McCormack is down after being caught in the air by Kurtis Byrne. City have the free kick, and in the resulting melee Peers and Buckley were booked.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
61' - Yellow Card - Garry Buckley is booked for Cork City.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
61' - Yellow Card - Gavin Peers is booked for St. Patrick's Athletic.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
59' - Yellow Card -

Michael Barker is booked for St. Patrick's Athletic. The former Bray man wins the ball but he's deemed to have gone in too strongly.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
56' -

Pats are startign to find gaps now and Conan Byrne drives up the field before firing a shot from the edge of the box that's well blocked-down by Delaney. Moments later, a Kurtis Byrne cross is narrowly too high for Conan at the far post.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
53' -

Stephen Dooley curls in a cross for Maguire but O'Malley is up confidently to claim in the air.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
51' - Substitution - John Dunleavy replaces Alan Bennett for Cork City.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
50' -

Half a chance for Pats as Bermingham is played in by Markey down the left and he stand up a cross to Conan Byrne and O'Hanlon in the box but the 6'5 Delaney gets up highest to head clear.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
46' - Second Half - The second half between St. Patrick's Athletic and Cork City has started.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
45' -

No added time here as the referee blows the whistle right on 45. It's been an even game here with neither side doing enough to suggest they deserve a lead, but Cork City have gone the closest after Ryan Delaney's header came back off the post. City have 45 minutes now to ensure they keep up their 100% record.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
45' - Half Time - It is half-time between St. Patrick's Athletic and Cork City.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
44' -

Good chance for Pats as Kurtis Byrne's free kick is headed back into the box and Feely gets his head to the ball but he's stooping and can't get enough power to trouble McNulty.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
43' - Yellow Card -

Conor McCormack is booked for Cork City. Repeat offender McCornack is booked for pulling back Markey.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
41' -

Good hold-up play from Josh O'Hanlon, who gives the ball to Conan Byrne, who plays in Markey to cross, however there's nobody there to challenge McNulty.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
39' -

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St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
37' -

City hit the post as Stephen Dooley's corner is headed towards goal by Ryan Delaney. In the ensuing scramble, Pats somehow keep it out and the ball seesm to go wide from Delaney, but referee Rob Hennessey gives another corner.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
35' -

Kurtis Byrne tries to catch out Mark McNulty with a free kick in the corner but the keeper is wise to it and makes the save.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
34' -

Beattie's ball over the top can only be headed to the edge of the box by Peers. Stephen Dooley picls it up and plays in Garry Buckley but his shot from a tight angle is straight at Conor O'Malley in the Pats goal.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
32' -

McCormack stabs forward a ball more in hope than expectation, but it almost sends Maguire through on goal only for Feely to stretch out and get a boot to stop it.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
29' -

A half-chance for Cork City as Kevin O'Connor's cross falls for Karl Sheppard, but he misses the target.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
28' -

End to end stuff here as both sides attempt to catch each other on break and, after patient build-up from Pats, Markey slips to finalluy allow a break in play.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
27' -

Kurtis Byrne curls a free kick wide from the edge of the box after Conor McCormack had halted a Pats break by taking down Sam Verdon.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
25' -

Good play by Kevin O'Connor in midfield as he wrongfoots Desmond before attempting to slip the ball through for Maguire but it's well cleared by Gavin Peers.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
16' -

More good work from Bermingham down the left as he spins in a cross and KEvin O'Connor has to head it behind for a corner. From the resulting set-piece O'Hanlon wins the header but puts it wide.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
13' -

Lovely control and pass from Kurtis Byrne to send Ian Bermingham haring into the box down the left. The full back beats Beattie for pace and tries to pull the ball back for O'Hanlon on the penalty spot but Alan Bennett makes a vital interception to clear the ball. That's the clearest opportunity of the game so far.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
9' -

Not the most ingenious free kick from City as Dooley tries to slip in Maguire on the run in the box but it runs straight out of play.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
8' -

Excellent footwork in midfield from Markey sparks an attack as the midfielder slips a diagonal ball in for O'Hanlon, but his cross is too short for Kurtis Byrne at the back post and McNulty easily gathers.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
5' -

A poor pass backwards from Stephen Dooley goes straight to Josh O'Hanlon and the Pats striker has just the centre halves to beat, but there's nobody up quick enough to support him and he gets crowded out.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
3' -

Contrary to our initial line-up, Rory Feely hs started in central defence for Pats, while Lee Desmond has stepped up into midfield alongside Darragh Markey and Sam Verdon.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
2' -

Kurtis Byrne dispossessed by Steven Beattie around halfway and Karl Sheppard attempts a quick through ball to Sean Maguire, but the pass is overhit.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
1' -

St Patrick's Athletic get us underway here at Richmond Park, and Michael Barker wins the first free kick of the night in midfield, which Kurtis Byrne lobs straight into the arms of Mark McNulty.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
1' - Kick-off - The game between St. Patrick's Athletic and Cork City has kicked off.
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
0' -

Pats have made four changes from the side that drew 1-1 with Galway United last week with Lee Desmond, Darragh Markey, Sam Verdon and Josh O'Hanlon coming in. John Caulfield makes just one enforced changed to his winning team, with Steven Beattie coming at right back for the injured.

St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
0' -
St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Cork City
0' -

Good evening and welcome to Extratime.ie's coverage of St Patrick's Athletic v Cork City from Richmond Park. I'm Dave Donnelly and you can reach me on Twitter @YeSecondPost, or contact ETHQ @ExtratimeNews. Sit back and enjoy!





Starting Lineup
(G) Mark McNulty
(D) Alan Bennett
(D) Ryan Delaney
(D) Conor McCormack
(D) Kevin O'Connor
(M) Steven Beattie
(M) Garry Buckley
(M) Stephen Dooley
(M) GearĂ³id Morrissey
(F) Sean Maguire
(F) Karl Sheppard
Substitutes
Greg Bolger
Achille Campion
John Dunleavy
Connor Ellis
Shane Griffin
Christian Nanetti
Alan Smith