The Longford story so far – A fresh face needed

Let’s not sugarcoat it, the 2016 season has been disastrous to date for Longford Town FC both on and off the pitch, with the clubs only saving grace and silver-lining the fact that Bray Wanderers have been equally as dreadful in the battle for survival. Continue reading


Do or die as bottom sides meet at the Carlise

Mark Salmon is all set to face the club he enjoys legendary status with. Credit

It’s the final round of games before the mid-season break in the League of Ireland and for Longford Town and Bray Wanderers it could not be a more significant gameweek. Separated at the foot of the Premier Division table only by goal difference, the two struggling outfits will meet in the glorious sunshine at the Carlise Grounds on Friday night (kick-off is 7-45PM). With a run of six straight league defeats  you would expect it to be the “Seagulls” propping up the division, however without the taste of three points since the opening weekend of the campaign Longford Town are the ones who find themselves in immediate danger. In the most recent league meeting between these two sides Continue reading

Salmon refuses to rule out Longford return in exclusive interview

Mark Salmon lifts the title as Town captain. Credit

After six long but rewarding years at the club, it came as a shock to everyone at the end of 2015 when captain Mark Salmon was released by Longford Town FC. Despite guiding the team back to the top flight and helping cement a sixth place finish in their first season in the Premier Division since 2007, “Captain Fantastic”, as he was affectionately known by Town followers, was shown no mercy in a winter clear out by Tony Cousins Continue reading