Sunday 4 December 2016

Wexford Youths game with Athlone Town abandoned after generator catches fire

Published 22/05/2015 | 22:20

There was a floodlight failure tonight in Ferrycarriag Park
There was a floodlight failure tonight in Ferrycarriag Park

A fire at Ferrycarraig Park tonight forced the abandonment of Wexford Youth's SSE Airtricity League First Division game with Athlone Town.

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A statement released by the FAI tonight read: "Tonight’s SSE Airtricity League game between Wexford Youths and Athlone Town at Ferrycarrig Park was abandoned at half-time after a generator caught fire and caused the floodlights to fail.

"Wexford were leading 2-0 at the time. The match will be refixed in due course."



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