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Match Centre

Championship
Saturday 21 September 2019 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: Darragh Park

Referee: Gareth Stewart

Dergview home-team
1 FT 2
away-team Portadown
  •   Paul Smith 88'
  •   Luke Wilson 30'
  •   Lee Bonis 48'
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Portadown captain Luke Wilson

PORTS EXTEND CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD TO FOUR POINTS

Two goals either side of the interval against Dergview extended Portadown’s lead at the top of the Bluefin Sport Championship at Darragh Park.

Ports captain Luke Wilson had a strong claim for a penalty turned down after just three minutes when he collided with Matthew Buchanan, but it was waved away by referee Gareth Stewart.

Luke Wilson and Conal McGrandles combined on 40 minutes to open the scoring for the Ports. George Tipton’s corner fell to McGrandles who needed two attempts to make connection with the ball, his second attempt from six yards out cannoned off Luke Wilson and wrong footed the goalkeeper to find its way into the net.

Three minutes into the second half and Portadown doubled their advantage. Tipton’s long ball wasn’t properly cleared by Maxwell which allowed Stephen Teggart to nip in and lay the ball off to Lee Bonis – the striker cut in from the edge of the box and drilled an unstoppable effort into the top corner.

Dergview hadn’t given up the fight as an audacious 25-yard chip from substitute Philip Wallace almost caught Edwards off guard, but the American stopper tipped the ball over to safety.

The home side gave themselves a late consolation when Paul Smith picked up the ball 30 yards from goal before looking up and drilling the ball home off the inside of the post despite the best efforts of goalkeeper Bobby Edwards.

Despite the late scare, Portadown held out for the three points which extended their lead at the top of the Bluefin Sport Championship table to four points.

Dergview: A. Buchanan, McGeehan, Falconer, Maxwell, M. Buchanan, Callaghan, McConnell, A. Buchanan, McGlynn, Smith, A. Sproule subs McNulty, Wallace, Young, Doherty, I. Sproule

Portadown: Edwards, Hall, Crane, Finnegan, Salley, McGrandles, Tipton, Wilson, McNally, Teggart, Bonis.  subs McCallum, Bradley, Glackin, Carmichael, Ferris.

  • FULL TIME
    Dergview   1 - 2 Portadown
  •  Yellow Card

    Conall McGrandles

    Portadown

    90+1'
  • GOAL

    Paul Smith

    Dergview

    88'
  •  Yellow Card

    Garth Falconer

    Dergview

    84'
  •  Yellow Card

    Matthew Buchanan

    Dergview

    77'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Andrew Sproule

    Dergview

    69'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Gareth Doherty

    Dergview

    69'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    George Tipton

    Portadown

    69'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Martin Bradley

    Portadown

    69'
  •  Yellow Card

    Matthew Callaghan

    Dergview

    67'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Marc McConnell

    Loughgall

    65'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Ivan Sproule

    Dergview

    65'
  • GOAL

    Lee Bonis

    Portadown

    48'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Luke McGeehan

    Dergview

    46'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Philip Wallace

    Dergview

    46'
  • GOAL

    Luke Wilson

    Portadown

    30'

Dergview

  • Alan Buchanan
  • Luke McGeehan red substitution 46'
  • Garth Falconer 84'
  • Dale Maxwell
  • Matthew Buchanan 77'
  • Matthew Callaghan 67'
  • Marc McConnell red substitution 65'
  • Adam Buchanan
  • Simon McGlynn
  • Paul Smith 88'
  • Andrew Sproule red substitution 69'

Substitutes

  • Damien McNulty
  • Philip Wallace green substitution 46'
  • Graham Young
  • Gareth Doherty green substitution 69'
  • Ivan Sproule green substitution 65'

Portadown

  • Robert Edwards
  • Greg Hall
  • Christopher Crane
  • Paul Finnegan
  • Adam Salley
  • Conall McGrandles 90+1'
  • George Tipton red substitution 69'
  • Luke Wilson 30'
  • Patrick McNally
  • Stephen Teggart
  • Lee Bonis 48'

Substitutes

  • Adam McCallum
  • Martin Bradley green substitution 69'
  • Brendan Glackin
  • Ryan Carmichael
  • Callum Ferris

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