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Waterford United (0) 0 - 3 (1) Ipswich Town

Friendly 2009-10

Friday, July 17, 2009

Referee: K Callanan

Manager: Stephen Henderson

Waterford Regional Sports Centre 20:00

Attendance: 4,000

Manager: Roy Keane

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 Kevin Lisbie (36)
 Owen Garvan (46)
 Owen Garvan (63)

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Alan CareySeamus Long (46)
Kevin MurrayPaul McCarthy (46)
Stephen GrantJoe Mulcahy (46)
Kevin WatersGraham Cummins (46)
David GrincellWillie Kiely (46)
Michael DevineKevin Burns (63)
Paul WalshGary Dunphy (63)
Dave WarrenPaul Carey (75)

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Michael Devine

Alan Carey

Kevin Murray

Kenny Browne

John Kearney

Paul Walsh

Stephen Grant

Kieran Fitzgerald

Kevin Waters

Dave Warren

David Grincell

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Kevin Burns

Seamus Long

Paul McCarthy

Gary Dunphy

Joe Mulcahy

Graham Cummins

Paul Carey

Willie Kiely

Match Report

Ipswich put on a strong show

A CROWD of over 4,000 saw Ipswich Town overcome Waterford United by three goals to nil at the RSC last night.

The Ipswich line-up included former England goalkeeper, Richard Wright and Irishmen Shane O’Connor, Alan Quinn and Owen Garvan, with Shane Supple on the bench. Irish senior international Alex Bruce lined out at full back.

Over an hour before kick-off there were long queues outside the RSC for the game that sold out almost as soon as it was announced and the Ipswich bus containing the team and their manager Roy Keane was cheered loudly as it entered through the gates.

The English Championship side arrived at Faithlegg House just outside the city earlier in the day and was given use of the facilities of nearby junior side Park Rangers.

Ipswich opened the scoring somewhat against the run of play on 37 minutes when United were slow to clear and former Jamaican international Kevin Lisbie pounced to drive a fierce shot into the corner of the net from 25 yards.

The second half was less than two minutes old when substitute Tommy Smith crossed from the left, Michael Devine failed to hold and Owen Garvan steered the ball into the net from six yards.

Garvan found the net again on 63 minutes when he capitalised on a mistake by Paul McCarthy and raced past two home defenders to drill the ball low and hard into the net.

Ipswich lost 2-1 to Finn Harps in Donegal earlier this month but they defeated Brentford 3-1 away on Wednesday.

The English Championship side will visit their manager’s home city tomorrow when they face Cork City at Turner’s Cross.

They kick-off their league campaign against Coventry on August 8th.

IrishTimes.com

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