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Saturday 3 December 2016

SSE AIRTRICITY LEAGUE

SSE AIRTRICITY LEAGUE

MATCH CENTRE

TONIGHT: PREMIER DIVISION

Dundalk v Derry City

(Oriel Park, 7.45)

pTEAM NEWS: Paddy Barrett on stand-by for his full Dundalk debut as Dundalk miss Brian Gartland. Derry have concerns over keepers Ger Doherty and Shaun Patton.

pMATCH POINT: Having scored in just two of their last seven games, there's real concern over Derry's form and this could be another very tough night.

pBETTING: Dundalk 2/7, Derry 16/1, draw 9/2

pFORECAST: Dundalk win

Galway United v Bohemians (Eamonn Deacy Park, 7.45)

pTEAM NEWS: Galway's medical staff kept busy with injury concerns over Gary Shanahan, Jason Molloy, Marc Ludden, Conor Barry, Kilian Cantwell, Andy O'Connell and Sam Oji. Alex Byrne is suspended. Anto Murphy returns for Bohs.

pMATCH POINT: Galway appear to be tightening up at the back, 2 clean sheets in the last 3 games, but a full-strength Bohs side may have too much for United here.

pBETTING: Galway 18/5, Bohs 10/11, draw 5/2

pFORECAST: Bohs win

Shamrock Rovers v Longford Town (Tallaght Stadium, 8.00)

pTEAM NEWS: Dave Webster and Stephen McPhail are doubts for Rovers. Longford will be without the suspended Conor Powell.

pMATCH POINT: Longford have shown real grit in recent weeks but this is a chance for Rovers to get a win on board before next week's test against Cork.

pBETTING: Rovers 4/11, Longford 19/2, draw 4/1

pFORECAST: Rovers win

tonight: First Division

Athlone Town v Shelbourne (Athlone Town Stadium, 7.45)

pBETTING: Athlone 7/5, Shels 9/4, draw 23/10

pFORECAST: Shels win

UCD v Wexford Youths (UCD Bowl, 7.45)

pBETTING: UCD 2/1, Wexford 29/20, draw 5/2

pFORECAST: draw

Waterford Utd v Cabinteely (RSC, 7.45)

pBETTING: W'ford 10/11, Cabo 18/5, draw 13/5

pFORECAST: Draw

*Betting prices courtesy of Boylesports

- AIDAN FITZMAURICE

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