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Town Go Down To Blaa-st From The Past

Friday 5th April 2013. Airtricity League Division 1
Waterford United 1-0 Athlone Town

A 78th minute goal, from former Athlone Town defender David Breen, gave Waterford all 3 points earning them their second win of the season as Athlone suffered their first League defeat of 2013.

Athlone faced an uphill battle as early as the 15th minute when Roddy Collins Jnr made a 2 footed lunge on Paul Quilty with a straight red card the only option. Despite having a numeric disadvantage, the sending off strengthened Athlone defence somewhat with Niall Scullion reverting back to right full. The move meant Ryan Coombes stepped back towards the right wing while Garbhan Coughlan ran himself ragged as the lone front man.

Although playing with an extra man, Waterford failed to make use of the advantage and their first half efforts was limited to a close range header from Paudie Quinn that was directed straight at Paul Skinner in the Town goal.

The second half played out much as the first with Town looking to have earned a hard fought draw until tired legs finally took their toll when Peter Higgins sent a ball into the box from the right wing and Breen blasted the ball home from close range.

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Match winner David Breen holds off a challenge from Garbhan Coughlan

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Paudie Quinn cuts in between Garvan Broughall and Conor McMahon to set up an attack

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