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Date Time League Season
27 May 2022 7:45 pm Premier Division 2022

Match Report

Williams secures late draw in Dalymount

Dean Williams’s late goal ensured that Drogheda and Bohemians would share the spoils at Dalymount Park.

Jordan Flores had put the hosts ahead before half-time with a superb strike in a game they dominated until a dramatic final 15 minutes.

The game’s opening 45 minutes didn’t have the same level of drama as the hosts dominated the game early on. 

Bohs would come close to scoring inside the first 20 minutes with Dawson Devoy flicking up a free but he fired over the bat. 

Ali Coote played a nice one-two with Devoy, skipped past a Drogheda defender but his effort skimmed the post. 

Devoy and Jordan Flores ran the show for Bohs in the first-half creating a handful of chances each. 

Flores would be the only one to finish one of those chances, scoring right before half-time when he rifled an effort from the edge of the area into the bottom corner. 

The Drogs would produce the early chances after the restart. James Talbot rushed off his line to smother Darragh Nugent’s effort. 

Both the game and Bohemians had slowed down in the second-half and it would take Talbot being called into action once again to bring it back to life. 

Seán Roughlan’s dipping effort from 25 yards was seen late by the Bohs goalkeeper but he managed to punch it over the bar. 

A few minutes later Sam Long would be kept busy, denying Ali Coote at the near post and then palming the Scot’s curling effort around the post soon after. 

Liam Burt had a chance to put the game out of sight but his close range effort skimmed the fingers of Long and rattled the crossbar. 

It seemed as though the hosts would get their third home win in a row until Dean Williams found himself through on goal after a Darragh Marley flick. 

Williams beat Talbot to the ball, lifting it over him to level the score with just seven minutes to go. 

The boos that rang around Dalymount made it clear that it was a point gained for The Drogs but two lost for The Gypsies. 

In two weeks time they will look to bounce back when they travel to Finn Harps. 

Meanwhile Drogheda will look to maintain their good form when they host UCD. 

  • 83'

    GOAL! It's Dean Williams who manages to lift the ball over Talbot after a flick on from Darragh Markey

  • 81'

    Burt rattles the bar!

  • 79'

    Long again! A curling effort from Coote is palmed away

  • 75'

    Long with a great save at the near post to deny Ali Coote

  • 70'

    Roughan with a dipping effort from way out that Talbot manages to punch over the bar

  • 65'

    Devoy shoots from distance but it goes over the bar

  • 56'

    A loose ball finds Darragh Nugent free in the box but Talbot rushes out to close down his shot

  • 54'

    Rory Feely is booked for a dangerous tackle

  • 45'

    The hosts get things restarted

  • 45'

    HT: The hosts lead by a goal and deservedly so. They have dominated proceedings so far and could have been up by more

  • 45'

    GOAL! After some head tennis Junior lays the ball off to Jordan Flores on the edge of the area who then places it into the bottom corner. A great strike.

  • 41'

    Junior nods the ball down in the box for Flores who doesn't connect with the ball properly and skims it upwards for Long to collect

  • 25'

    Rory Feely replaces an injured Tyreke Wilson

  • 22'

    Sean Roughan fouls Junior and is booked

  • 20'

    Another great Bohs move this time Devoy and Coote play a nice one-two before Coote skips past a defender and narrowly misses the target from outside the box

  • 16'

    A lovely move with Devoy flicking the ball into Junior's path who goes to shoot but has the ball hooked away and out for a corner

  • 9'

    Devoy has a free rolled to him short and he scoops the ball up before volleying at goal but it's just over the bar

  • 1'

    Burt fires wide from outside the box

  • 1'

    We are underway at Dalymount Park

  • Drogheda lineup is in

  • Bohs lineup is in

  • I'm Seán Crosbie and I'll be keeping you up to date on all the action here from Dalymount Park

  • Hello and welcome to FinalWhistle.ie's coverage of tonight's SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game between Bohemians and Drogheda United.

Bohemians

1James Talbot Goalkeeper
3Tyreke Wilson 4 Defender
5Ciaran Kelly Defender
21Jordan Flores Midfielder 45'
8Ali Coote Midfielder
6Jordan Doherty Midfielder 58'
10Dawson Devoy Midfielder
11Liam Burt Midfielder
12Max Murphy Midfielder
14Conor Levingston Midfielder
9Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe 20 Forward 30'
25Tadhg Ryan Goalkeeper
4Rory Feely 18 Defender 54'
7Stephen Mallon Midfielder
17Ryan Cassidy Forward
18James Finnerty 4 Defender
20Promise Omochere 9 Forward
22Jamie Mullins Midfielder
27Cian Byrne Defender
28James McManus Midfielder

Drogheda Utd

31Sam Long Goalkeeper
2Sean Roughan Defender 22'
3Evan Weir Defender
5Keith Cowan 26 Defender
8Gary Deegan Midfielder 35'
9Chris Lyons 17 Forward
10Dylan Grimes 11 Midfielder
16Dayle Rooney Midfielder
21Luke Heeney Midfielder
22James Clarke 7 Midfielder
24Darragh Nugent 19 Midfielder
1Colin McCabe Goalkeeper
4Andrew Quinn Defender
7Darragh Markey 22 Midfielder
11Adam Foley 10 Forward
15Mohamed Boudiaf Defender
17Dean Williams 9 Forward
18Charles Mutawe Defender
19Ryan Brennan 24 Midfielder
26George Poynton 5 Midfielder

Past Meetings

(Round 9)
1 - 1
Premier Division
United Park

Drogheda United v Bohemian FC

(Series 34)
2 - 1
Premier Division
Dalymount Park

Bohemian FC v Drogheda United

(Series 27)
3 - 2
Premier Division
United Park

Drogheda United v Bohemian FC

(Series 16)
5 - 0
Premier Division
Dalymount Park

Bohemian FC v Drogheda United

(Series 9)
1 - 1
Premier Division
United Park

Drogheda United v Bohemian FC

Ground

Dalymount Park
Dalymount Park, Connaught Street, Phibsborough, Cabra East A ED, Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, D07 XH2D, Ireland

Seán is a final year Journalism student in DCU.