Wednesday 17 January 2018

Organisers cut ticket prices for Dublin Super Cup

Daniel McDonnell

Daniel McDonnell

PRICES have been slashed for next weekend's Dublin Super Cup, with organisers taking the measure in an attempt to secure a full house for the tournament featuring Manchester City, Inter Milan, Celtic and an Airtricity League XI.

The original prices for day tickets -- ranging from €50 for the cheapest seats to €99 for the premium section -- have been significantly reduced.

Upper-tier seats will be €30 for adults and €10 for children U-16. Lower tiers behind each goal will be €40 for adults and €20 for children. The East/West stands are €45/€20, with premium seats set at €60.

Meanwhile, Airtricity XI manager Damien Richardson has named a depleted squad of 21 players. Shamrock Rovers, St Patrick's Athletic and Sligo are in European action next week so their key figures are unavailable, although Richardson might be able to fill his party with some of their fringe performers.

Saints attacker Daryl Kavanagh (below) is one of just two forwards in the panel-- he plays as he is suspended for his club's European trip to the Ukraine on Thursday.

Derry are the only other top-four side represented, and provide 10 members of the squad.

Richardson has named four Bohs men in the squad. Although Pat Fenlon indicated on Thursday evening that he would be against any further additions from his camp after the initial inclusion of Owen Heary, Richardson duly added an extra three.

"I am certain that we will give a good account of ourselves," said Richardson.

AIRTRICITY (squad) -- Doherty (Derry) Murphy (Bohemians); Heary (Bohemians) Madden (Dundalk), Lafferty (Derry), Murphy (Cork), Greacen (Derry), S McEleney (Derry), Hawkins (Dundalk), Price (Bohemians), O'Brien (Bohemians); McGlynn (Derry), Kearns (Dundalk), McLaughlin (Derry), Molloy (Derry), Bennett (Dundalk), Gamble (Limerick), Higgins (Derry), McClean (Derry); Kavanagh (St Pat's), Zayed (Derry).

Irish Independent

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