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Friendlies/Preseason 2024

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Nothing confirmed but from various online sources:

12th Jan Shelbourne v Dundalk (closed doors)
18th Jan Dundalk v Longford
22nd Jan Malahide v Dundalk (LSC)
29th Jan Dundalk v Drogheda (LSC + Jim Malone TBC)
5th Feb Dundalk v Bohs (LSC)


Season begins 16th Feb so room for probably one or two more.
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Re: Friendlies/Preseason 2024

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dundalkfc1903 wrote: Fri Jan 05, 2024 2:32 pm Nothing confirmed but from various online sources:

12th Jan Shelbourne v Dundalk
22nd Jan Malahide v Dundalk (LSC)
29th Jan Dundalk v Drogheda (LSC + Jim Malone TBC)
5th Feb Dundalk v Bohs (LSC)


Season begins 16th Feb so room for probably one or two more.
Probably will impact us more than most teams but I believe the LSC will have restrictions on playing players that aren't signed. Although gone are the days when we had a full team made up of to trailists playing in friendlies we still likely won't have a full squad available to us by the time these games come along. Who the hell plays in goals for example?
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Re: Friendlies/Preseason 2024

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Robbie Benson? He's played every other position for us..
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Lads we are safe in goals ... Martin Connolly can stand between the posts. He can also be the goalkeeper coach next season, Garts played a few times for the SOM, so maybe he fancies himself at the back using his hands this season.

On a serious note, seriously hope the arrival of our new owner in Oriel over the coming days gets things moving. No point in having friendlies if we do not have the majority of the squad together .... would expect 2-3 more to be added to that list.
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Re: Friendlies/Preseason 2024

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Confirmation of some preseason fixtures

Thu 18 Jan Dundalk v Longford Town ko 7.45

Sun 21 Jan Malahide Utd v Dundalk ko 2pm

Fri 02 Feb Dundalk v Drogheda Utd ko 7.45

Mon 05 Feb Dundalk v Bohemians ko 5pm

https://twitter.com/DundalkFC/status/17 ... 64dMg&s=19
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Thursday nights in Oriel are back. Probably room for another the bank holiday weekend but 5 isn't bad
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TrevDaRev2 wrote: Tue Jan 09, 2024 12:07 pm Thursday nights in Oriel are back.
Hopefully not a nod to the 2025 season 😂
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*** For anyone who may be aware that Dundalk play Shelbourne in Tolka Park on Friday, this match is being played behind closed doors***
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oldfogey wrote: Wed Jan 10, 2024 11:30 am *** For anyone who may be aware that Dundalk play Shelbourne in Tolka Park on Friday, this match is being played behind closed doors***
A million euro for a anyone that can predict the starting 11 for this one , honestly I'd say we'll have a good few trialist involved along with some youngsters, obviously we have a keeper on trial or an underage keeper involved, hopefully some of the young lads can make an impression as it seems the opportunity is there if good enough.
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Confirmed that the LSC game at home to Bohemians will ko at 5pm on Mon 05 February.
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Pepsi wrote: Fri Jan 05, 2024 7:08 pm Lads we are safe in goals ... Martin Connolly can stand between the posts. He can also be the goalkeeper coach next season, Garts played a few times for the SOM, so maybe he fancies himself at the back using his hands this season.

On a serious note, seriously hope the arrival of our new owner in Oriel over the coming days gets things moving. No point in having friendlies if we do not have the majority of the squad together .... would expect 2-3 more to be added to that list.
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Re: Friendlies/Preseason 2024

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Wexford White wrote: Fri Jan 12, 2024 1:28 am
Pepsi wrote: Fri Jan 05, 2024 7:08 pm Lads we are safe in goals ... Martin Connolly can stand between the posts. He can also be the goalkeeper coach next season, Garts played a few times for the SOM, so maybe he fancies himself at the back using his hands this season.

On a serious note, seriously hope the arrival of our new owner in Oriel over the coming days gets things moving. No point in having friendlies if we do not have the majority of the squad together .... would expect 2-3 more to be added to that list.
What's Richie Blackmore doing these days?
Give Gerry Malone a ring ... was a good keeper in his day also ;)
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Goliath wrote: Thu Jan 11, 2024 12:26 pm
oldfogey wrote: Wed Jan 10, 2024 11:30 am *** For anyone who may be aware that Dundalk play Shelbourne in Tolka Park on Friday, this match is being played behind closed doors***
A million euro for a anyone that can predict the starting 11 for this one , honestly I'd say we'll have a good few trialist involved along with some youngsters, obviously we have a keeper on trial or an underage keeper involved, hopefully some of the young lads can make an impression as it seems the opportunity is there if good enough.
Il go with:
Sheppard ;), Davies, Muller, Mayowa, Burns (on trial), Okane, Horgan, Mahon, Doyle, Benson, Elliot.
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5 trialists starting
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Towelie wrote: Fri Jan 12, 2024 12:07 pm 5 trialists starting
19 year old keeper too. A worry . No idea who the young chap is or how good he is but you need experience in goals imho a key position in staying up imho.
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