Soc­cer win!


ALL OF The Glen­cor­mac United teams were in ac­tion over the weekend. Pride of place must go to the Se­nior team who beat New­town United A in the semi-fi­nal of the Char­lie Bishop Cup, 2-0.

The Glens were un­der pres­sure from the off against the cur­rent Wick­low Cup and Pre­mier cham­pi­onships but bat­tled for ev­ery ball and cre­ated a few chances of their own but it re­mained 0-0 at the break. Five min­utes into the sec­ond pe­riod, Colm “Mo” Nolan got his head to a cor­ner at the back post and placed it in the cor­ner of the net. New­town ral­lied and con­tin­ued to pile on the pres­sure but found keeper Stephen Pep­per and the de­fence in su­perb form.

On the 70th minute, Andy Free took a free and it sailed into the net and the large home sup­port could sense a shock was on the card.

Shane Vick­ers then missed a great chance to make it three but it fin­ished 2-0 and the Glens can pre­pare for an­other fi­nal.

It would be un­fair (and im­pos­si­ble) to pick out the best play­ers as ev­ery­one was ex­cel­lent but what an ef­fort by team cap­tain Paul Devlin to play 45 min­utes as he could barely walk last Tues­day due to back spasm,

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