first_imgFinn Harps have suffered their first defeat of the season after going down 1-0 to Athlone Town at Athlone Town Stadium this evening.Both sides had few chances and the game could have gone either way.Both Kevin McHugh and Paul McVeigh had chances to break the deadlock for Harps minutes into the restart. McVeigh’s chance went agonizingly close but came back off the inside of the post.Roddy Collins’ side pushed on and were rewarded after a fine move in the 70th minute.Garbhan Coughlan found the net form close range after Philip Gorman headed down a fine cross from Barry Clancy.Harps pushed until the final whistle but just couldn’t break down a stubborn home defence.  HARPS SUFFER FIRST LEAGUE DEFEAT OF NEW SEASON was last modified: April 12th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Athlone Townfinn harpslast_img

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