Sport League of Ireland

Wednesday 1 October 2014

St Pats bounce back from European disappointment with win over Athlone

Published 26/07/2014 | 21:33

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26 July 2014; St. Patricks Athletic's Chris Forrester, right, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal with team-mate Ian Bermingham. SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Athlone Town v St. Patricks Athletic. Athlone Town Stadium, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE
St. Patricks Athletic's Chris Forrester, right, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal with team-mate Ian Bermingham.

St Patrick's Athletic have moved up to third in the SSE Airtricity League with a 2-0 victory away to Athlone Town.

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Liam Buckley's side were on the wrong end of a 5-0 drubbing against Legia Warsaw on Wednesday night but showed no signs of a European hangover this evening.

Chris Forrester's eight minute goal was added to by Sean Hoare with 18 minutes remaining, a result which sees the Saints leapfrog Shamrock Rovers into third position.

In other League of Ireland news, Damien Richardson has been appointed as the new manager of Drogheda United.

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