Cousins admits defeat to Sligo could end saftey hopes

Only a couple of months after stating that he had no doubt in turning around the current situation at the club and finishing well up the table, Town boss Tony Cousins finally made the admission on this weeks Soccer Republic program that anything but six points from the next two home games and realistically his side can forget about staying up. Continue reading

Longford looking to deliver back to back performances for first time in 2016

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Cousins was left devastated in Oriel Park. Photo credit – Shannonside FM. 

It’s just over a week since Longford Town’s latest and perhaps most devastating heartbreak this season as “De Town” came from behind three times away to Champions Dundalk only to lose a seven goal thriller deep into injury time. Continue reading

Why Ryan Coulter can improve the Longford Town squad

As Longford Town FC continue to fight for their status as a Premier Division club, the Midlanders made their first signing of the July transfer earlier today with goalkeeper Ryan Coulter putting pen to paper at the City Calling Stadium. Continue reading

Where do we go from here?

Another week and another home defeat for Longford Town FC, who are yet to taste success at the City Calling Stadium in 2016 after a 1-0 defeat to Bohemians on Saturday night. A crowd of just over 200 people, which included at least 50 Bohemains supporters, watched on as Tony Cousins side remained rooted to the boot of the Premier Division table with little sight of escape from their current predicament. Once again it was an individual error that cost Town dear with defender Rhys Gorman failing to cut out a simple through ball, which eventually found its way to the feet of Kurtis Byrne who’s tame effort somehow managed to squeeze in past goalkeeper Paul Skinner at the near post. That was to be the signal for a small number of Longford Town FC fans to display a banner with two simple words on it which were ”cousins out” as frustration and disillusionment continue to grow within the dwindling fan base. Continue reading