Southampton 1-2 Man United: Van Persie brace rescues poor Red Devils

first_imgRobin van Persie was Manchester United’s saviour as his brace secured a smash-and-grab victory over Southampton, with the Red Devils rising to third in the Premier League with a 2-1 win at St Mary’s.The visitors were far from their best, but punished Saints’ wastefulness in front of goal with two goals from just three shots on target in the entire game.Van Persie handed United an early lead when he capitalised on Jose Fonte’s howler, but Graziano Pelle soon had the hosts level.Southampton were the dominant force from then on but were guilty of a series of glaring misses, and the Dutchman made them pay with a volleyed winner with 20 minutes left.It meant Louis van Gaal registered a precious three points over former protégé Ronald Koeman in their first meeting in English football, as Southampton slide down to fifth following a third successive defeat.Van Gaal appointed the Saints boss as his No.2 at Barcelona, with the Man United boss later becoming his technical director during Koeman’s stint as head coach at Ajax.But that partnership ended in disaster, making the pair rivals ever since, and it was Van Gaal who drew first blood in the grudge match.All of Koeman’s evident preparation was undone after 12 minutes, as a blunder from Saints defender Fonte gifted Van Persie the opportunity to give United an early lead – a chance he took with aplomb.The centre-back’s under-hit back-pass allowed the Dutch hitman to dart in and slot simply past helpless goalkeeper Fraser Forster.United were then forced into an early reshuffle when Chris Smalling hobbled off with an injury, with Jonny Evans taking his place for his first top flight outing since the 5-3 defeat to Leicester.And Van Gaal kept the changes coming, with youngster Paddy McNair coming off later in the first-half for Ander Herrera, with Koeman seen mulling over how to best combat the attacking switch.The decision didn’t pay off, however, as Southampton were soon level after another dreadful error, this time from Marounae Felliani who had a shocker at St Mary’s.The Belgian carelessly lost possession in his own-half to allow Saints midfielder Steven Davis to drive unchallenged up the pitch, with the ball eventually bobbling to Pelle who fired home from ten yards to end a run of five games without a goal.At that point Southampton were good value for the equaliser, and their confidence only grew.Sadio Mane dazzled on the left with pace and trickery to boot, but the Senegalese forward’s final balls often lacked the finesse to really trouble United’s back-four.Nevertheless, the chances continued to flow for the hosts, who crafted a total of 19 efforts on goal to the Red Devils’ lowly five, but they were eventually left to rue their lack of clinical touch.Maya Yoshida saw a good chance go begging early in the second-half, while Shane Long was superbly denied by goalkeeper David de Gea, who flew across his goal to keep his side in it, and Pelle was later guilty of a horrible miss as he fired over the bar from close-range.And their profligacy was eventually punished by their opposition, who perhaps had a run of the luck when a Wayne Rooney free-kick floated all the way to the back post, where it was met by the outside of Van Persie’s boot, scoring the visitors’ second goal from only their second shot on target.The goal threw Koeman’s plans into disarray, but United were still indebted to the reactions of De Gea, who pulled off a stunning save from Pelle’s fierce drive in the closing stages to – deserved or not – make it five United wins in a row. Manchester United striker Robin van Persie 1last_img read more

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2020-01-06

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LARGE TURN-OUT FOR FINN VALLEY AC 5K SERIES

first_imgTHERE was a huge turn-out for the FVAC 5k series today with almost 300 runners taking part.Foyle Valley’s Adrian McGowan was first home in the race. All the results are below:FVAC Series 5k 2nd Mar 2014    Place  Race No.  Time  FirstName  Surname  Category  Club1 425              16.02           Adrian              McGowan              SM                   Foyle Valley2 426              16.29           Stephen            Connor                 SM                   Foyle Valley3 503              16.43           Oisin               Gallen                  JM                   Finn Valley A C 4 842              17.20           Darren             McGlinchey            SM                   Finn Valley A C5 162              17.30           Adam              Friel                    SM                   Letterkenny A C6 456              17.35           Jack                McBride                JM                   Finn Valley A C7 533              17.36           Paddy              Penrose                JM                   Finn Valley A C8 864              17.53           Matthew           McLaughlin             SM                   Foyle Valley 9 432              18.04           Martin              Devenney              SM                   24/7 Triathlon10 461              18.07           Enda               McBride                JM                   Letterkenny A C11 504              18.07           Conor              McCullagh             SM                   Derry City Track Club12 454              18.14           Humphrey         Murphy                 M40                  Letterkenny A C 13 438              18.29           Shane              Gallagher               SM                   Finn Valley A C14 37               18.30           Derek              Callaghan              SM                   Finn Valley A C15 467              18.37           Paddy              Fox                     SM                   Cranford A C16 850              19.02           Michael            McGowan              SM                   Foyle Valley17 468              19.07           Kenny              O Donnell              M35                  Finn Valley A C18 434              19.17           John                McGlinchey            M40                  Finn Valley A C19 397              19.21           James             McCahill               JM                   Individual20 925              19.22           Jimmy             Renfrew                SM                   Individual21 460              19.23           Stewart            McGee                 SM                   Letterkenny A C22 919              19.32           Michael            Penrose                SM                   Finn Valley A C23 808              19.40           Colm               McElwaine             SM                   Individual24 566              19.44           Vincent             Mc Partland            SM                   Individual25 870              20.06           Peter               McMenamin           SM                   Individual26 213              20.07           Eugene             Gallen                  SM                   Individual27 56               20.11           Richie              Duncan                 SM                   Castlefinn Runners28 914              20.16           Brian               Patton                   SM                   Finn Valley A C29 541              20.18           Kevin               Maguire                SM                   Finn Valley A C30 599              20.19           Brian               Gormley                SM                   Individual31 416              20.23           Sinead             Peoples                 SW                   Letterkenny A C32 879              20.36           Patrick             McNamee              SM                   Individual33 439              20.49           Barry               Gallagher               SM                   Finn Valley A C34 80               20.53           Barry               Chambers              SM                   Individual35 981              20.59           Adrian              Gill                      SM                   Individual36 76               21.04           Alan                Caterson               SM                   Finn Valley A C37 511              21.06           Paul                Lee                      M35                  Letterkenny A C38 800              21.07           Eimear             McDermott             W40                  Finn Valley A C39 963              21.11           Pawel              Dudek                  SM                   Individual40 41               21.19           Paul                Ferns                   SM                   Individual41 453              21.20           Alex                McGeehan             JM                   Finn Valley A C42 204              21.22           Tony               Gallagher               SM                   Finn Valley A C43 437              21.24           Charmian          Obrien                  SW                   Finn Valley A C44 89               21.25           Eamon             Connolly                SM                   Individual45 414              21.25           Doc                Doherty                 M45                  Finn Valley A C46 419              21.28           Serena             McDaid                 SW                   Letterkenny A C47 396              21.30           Mark               McCafferty             SM                   Finn Valley A C48 65               21.31           Declan             Carlin                   SM                   Finn Valley A C49 577              21.32           Hannagh           McGowan              SW                   Individual50 585              21.34           Michael            McMenamin           SM                   Finn Valley A C51 917              21.35           Eilish               Patton                   SW                   Finn Valley A C52 415              21.41           Manus             Peoples                 M55                  Individual53 422              21.42           Henrietta           Elves                   SW                   Inishowen A C54 69               21.44           Patick              Carr                    SM                   Individual55 930              21.51           Andy               Scanlon                 SM                   Finn Valley A C56 120              21.53           Adrian              Devine                  SM                   Castlefinn Runners57 863              22.00           Isacc               McLaughlin             SM                   FVLC Begin to Run58 330              22.04           Rodney            Irwin                    SM                   Individual59 540              22.05           Seamus            Curran                  M35                  Finn Valley A C60 186              22.10           Christopher        Gallagher               SM                   Individual61 160              22.11           Mickey             Flyod                   SM                   Individual62 902              22.12           Sean               O’Donnell              M50                  Lifford A C63 522              22.13           Gerard             McConnell             SM                   Individual64 457              22.15           John                Lynch                   SM                   Individual65 462              22.19           Brian               McBride                M60                  Letterkenny A C66 939              22.21           George             Staniewski             SM                   Individual67 906              22.22           Fintan              O’Hagan                M40                  Castlefinn Runners68 567              22.24           Marie               Speight                 W50                  Finn Valley A C69 833              22.25           Ashlean            McGeehan             SW                   Finn Valley A C70 452              22.25           Shane              McNulty                SM                   Finn Valley A C71 518              22.32           Jamess            Stevenson              SM                   Lifford A C72 880              22.34           Caroline           McNulty                SW                   Finn Valley A C73 421              22.38           Tracy              Harley                  SW                   Inishowen A C74 534              22.43           Mark               Trayers                 SM                   Individual75 531              22.44           Laura  Lee         Penrose                JW                   Finn Valley A C76 423              22.45           Don                Smith                   M40                  Convoy77 374              22.48           James             Maguire                SM                   Finn Valley A C78 899              22.51           Emmett            O’Donnell              SM                   Individual79 507              22.56           David              Gordon                 SM                   Individual80 859              23.02           Ben                 McLaren                JM                   North Fermanagh Fitness Club81 845              23.05           Edel                McGlynn               SW                   Finn Valley A C82 58               23.05           Joanne             Campbell               SW                   Finn Valley A C83 852              23.06           Caroline           McGuire                W40                  Finn Valley A C84 228              23.07           Ryan               Galvin                  JM                   Finn Valley A C85 420              23.10           Ruth                Doherty                 SW                   Inishowen A C86 923              23.11           Jason              Regan                  SM                   Individual87 513              23.11           Francesca         Patton                   SW                   Convoy88 515              23.11           Eamonn            McConnell             M35                  Castlefinn Runners89 887              23.14           Noel                Moore                  SM                   Individual90 780              23.16           Andrew            McCollum              SM                   Individual91 935              23.32           Richard            Sleigh                   SM                   Individual92 582              23.35           Emeka             Onwunzo               SW                   Individual93 993              23.36           Seamus            Ferry                   SM                   Individual94 328              23.37           Carl                Houston                SM                   Castlefinn Runners95 502              23.40           Gloria              Donaghy                W50                  Finn Valley A C96 139              23.44           Gareth             Doherty                 SM                   Individual97 947              23.45           Brian               Westman               SM                   Individual98 871              23.45           PJ                  McMenamin           SM                   Individual99 872              23.46           Sean               McMenamin           SM                   Individual100 225              23.49           Paul                Gallen                  SM                   Individual101 519              23.50           Eloise              Carlin                   JW                   Finn Valley A C102 401              23.53           Sinead             Kenny                   SW                   Aghyaran Runners103 136              23.54           Christopher        Diver                   SM                   Individual104 530              23.54           Eugene             McGinley               M45                  Individual105 14               23.57           Eugene             Boyle                   M40                  Castlefinn Runners106 992              24.04           James             Whoriskey             SM                   Individual107 970              24.14           Barry               O’Donnell              SM                   Convoy108 377              24.18           Alan                Mailey                  SM                   Convoy109 529              24.27           Bernard            O Brien                 SM                   Individual110 413              24.30           Eamonn            Diver                   SM                   Individual111 441              24.30           Shaun              McGlynn               SM                   Individual112 907              24.34           Joey                O’Leary                 M40                  Castlefinn Runners113 875              24.37           Sinead             McMenamin Collins   SW                   Castlefinn Runners114 473              24.39           Martin              Langan                  SM                   Convoy115 158              24.52           Richard            Flynn                   SM                   Individual116 846              25.00           Lisa                McGlynn               SW                   Castlefinn Runners117 962              25.03           Luke                Nelis                    SM                   Raphoe Roadrunners118 464              25.04           Clement           Bonner                  SM                   Individual119 506              25.06           Brendan            McElhinney            SM                   Individual120 440              25.06           Paul                Gallagher               SM                   Finn Valley A C121 430              25.09           Frankie            Kelly                    SM                   Individual122 5                25.10           Emma             Bates                   SW                   Finn Valley A C123 998              25.12           Marie              McColgan              SW                   FV FFL124 580              25.12           Eimear             Alexandr                SW                   Individual125 236              25.13           Olivia              Gillen                   SW                   Convoy126 898              25.15           Frank              O’Deorain              SM                   Individual127 516              25.22           Nicola              Burchmore             SW                   North Fermanagh Fitness Club128 954              25.25           John                Wilson                  SM                   Individual129 242              25.27           Cora               Harvey                 SW                   Finn Valley A C130 867              25.32           Helene             McMenamin           SW                   Finn Valley A C131 586              25.39           Josephine          Donaghey              SW                   Individual132 593              25.45           Wendy             Goudie                  SW                   Individual133 110              25.45           Lorraine            Duffy                    SW                   Individual134 455              25.54           Aidan               Brennan                M40                  Individual135 953              26.05           Frances            Wilson                  SW                   Finn Valley A C136 451              26.06           Enda               Slevein                 SM                   Raphoe Roadrunners137 385              26.08           Mary               Martin                  SW                   FV FFL138 75               26.08           Tanya              Carson                 SW                   Individual139 463              26.10           Damien            McHugh                SM                   Individual140 592              26.14           Nicola              Neely                   SW                   Individual141 986              26.16           Sarah              Doherty                 SW                   Convoy142 465              26.21           Catherine          Devlin                  SW                   Individual143 326              26.23           Gaynor            Hindley              SW                     Individual144 584              26.23           PJ                  McMonagle            SM                   Raphoe Roadrunners145 501              26.25           Linda               Macbeth                SW                   Raphoe Roadrunners146 801              26.26           Catherine          McDevitt               SW                   Individual147 370              26.51           John                Magee                  SM                   Individual148 535              26.52           Bernie              Maguire                SW                   Finn Valley A C149 466              26.59           Ryan               Davis                   SM                   Individual150 64               27.08           Maria              Carberry               SW                   Individual151 521              27.13           Margaret           Gallen                  SW                   Finn Valley A C152 368              27.15           Declan             Lynch                   M40                  Castlefinn Runners153 514              27.17           Sean               Bonner                  M35                  Convoy154 7                27.18           Darren             Beecroft                SM                   Individual155 6                27.18           Aaron              Beecroft                SM                   Individual156 968              27.24           Rosemary         Parkinson              SW                   Convoy157 428              27.24           Darren             Mailey                  SM                   Convoy158 424              27.29           Kayleigh           Smith                   SW                   Convoy159 505              27.35           Kellan              Curran                  JM                   Finn Valley A C160 987              27.37           Mary               Doherty                 SW                   Convoy161 471              27.39           Melanie            Sweeney               SW                   Castlefinn Runners162 844              27.39           Lisa                McGlinchey            SW                   Castlefinn Runners163 831              27.43           Densie             McGahern              SW                   Finn Valley A C164 539              27.51           Eimear             McLaughlin             SW                   Aghyarn Runners165 876              27.53           Lisa                McMonagle            SW                   Raphoe Roadrunners166 581              27.54           Louise              McCullagh             SW                   Individual167 512              27.55           Mary               Van Ruiven             SW                   Individual168 327              27.57           Siobhan            Houstan                SW                   Finn Valley A C169 472              27.59           Elaine              McGoldrick            SW                   Castlefinn Runners170 405              28.02           Donna              Gallagher               SW                   Individual171 537              28.04           Jeannette          Harper                  SW                   Aghyarn Runners172 969              28.05           Emma             Mungar                 SW                   Convoy173 523              28.06           Paul                Finn                     SM                   Individual174 442              28.10           Declan             Falls                    SM                   Aghyarn Runners175 957              28.13           Desmond          Friel                    SM                   Individual176 979              28.14           Charlotte           Irwin                    SW                   Convoy177 984              28.16           Veronica           Kilpatrick               SW                   Individual178 73               28.19           Clara               Carroll                  SW                   Individual179 444              28.23           Aidan               Dolan                   JW                   Aghyarn Runners180 883              28.24           Jonathon           Mitchell                 SM                   FVLC Begin to Run181 980              28.24           Sinead             Kinnear                 SW                   Individual182 79               28.25           Corina             Catterson Flynn        SW                   Castlefinn Runners183 96               28.33           Antonette           Coyle                   SW                   Finn Valley A C184 926              28.34           AnneMarie         Reynolds               SW                   Individual185 445              28.36           Martin              Dolan                   M40                  Aghyarn Runners186 578              28.37           Paul                Cullen                  SM                   Individual187 527              28.41           Andrea             McGettigan             SW                   Individual188 911              28.42           Elaine              Parke                   SW                   Individual189 982              28.43           Ian                  Crawford               SM                   Individual190 921              28.51           Jason              Peoples                 SM                   Individual191 176              28.52           Anthony            Gallagher               SM                   Individual192 904              28.53           AnnMarie          O’Hagan                SW                   Castlefinn Runners193 997              28.57           Tina                McGlynn               SW                   FV FFL194 427              28.58           William            Parke                   SM                   Convoy195 595              28.59           Julie                McCrea                SW                   Petigoe Roadrunners196 908              29.02           Paulette            O’Leary                 SW                   Castlefinn Runners197 851              29.02           Mary               McGranaghan          W40                  Castlefinn Runners198 34               29.07           Deirdre            Browne                 SW                   Finn Valley A C199 195              29.10           Maire              Gallagher               SW                   Finn Valley A C200 447              29.10           Rosemary         Monaghan              SW                   Individual201 900              29.18           Miriam             O’Donnell              SW                   Individual202 590              29.20           Ryan               Scanlon                 SM                   Individual203 922              29.21           AN                          Other                   SM                   Individual204 450              29.21           Margaret           Slevin                   SW                   Raphoe Roadrunners205 832              29.21           Diana              McGarrigle             SW                   Finn Valley A C206 526              29.21           Nikita              Gallen                  JW                   Finn Valley A C207 33               29.29           Mick               Flynn                   SM                   Castlefinn Runners208 853              29.30           Cathal              McGuire                JM                   Finn Valley A C209 974              29.32           Hazel              Long                    SW                   Raphoe Roadrunners210 208              29.36           Aiden               Gallen                  JM                   Individual211 459              29.40           Stephanie          Rushe                  SW                   FV FFL212 857              29.41           Kevin               McHugh                SM                   Finn Valley A C213 524              29.51           Ann                 Bradley                 SW                   Individual214 386              30.07           Tracey             Matthewson            SW                   Castlefinn Runners215 391              30.07           Fionnuala          McBride                SW                   Castlefinn Runners216 436              30.14           Yvonne             Lynch                   SW                   Individual217 379              30.15           John                Mailey                  SM                   Convoy218 961              30.15           Lavania            Culderbanks           SW                   Convoy219 433              30.23           Andrea             McGowan              SM                   FV FFL220 596              30.30           Martina            McCualeu              SW                   North Fermanagh Fitness Club221 449              30.38           Christine           Brolly                   SW                   Raphoe Roadrunners222 431              30.49           Margaret           McConnell             SW                   Aghyarn Runners223 458              30.51           Charlene           Rushe                  SW                   FV FFL224 334              30.56           Nicola              Kee                     SW                   Finn Valley A C225 86               31.05           Emma             Conaghan              SW                   Castlefinn Runners226 545              31.09           Darren             Gallen                  SM                   Individual227 135              31.13           Ezarah             Doherty                 SW                   Individual228 967              31.19           Shannian           Coyle                   SW                   Individual229 418              31.31           Olivia              Gillespie                SW                   Individual230 944              31.34           Megan             Thompson              SW                   North Fermanagh Fitness Club231 936              31.39           Karen              Smith                   SW                   FVLC Begin to Run232 364              31.42           Helen              Logue                   SW                   FVLC Begin to Run233 448              32.02           Clive               Davis                   SM                   FV FFL234 885              32.11           Heather            Montgomery           SW                   Individual235 222              32.13           Karen              Gallen                  JW                   Individual236 237              32.15           Meave             Gilligan                 SW                   FVLC Begin to Run237 446              32.15           Martina            McLaughlin             SW                   Aghyarn Runners238 975              32.16           Laura               Haron                   SW                   Convoy239 587              32.17           Tara                Hughes                 SW                   Individual240 536              32.41           Amanda            McGranaghan          SW                   Castlefinn Runners241 417              32.41           CarolCaroline     Catterson               W40                  Finn Valley A C242 398              32.46           EveAnne           McCarron              SW                   Raphoe Roadrunners243 588              33.02           Eimear             Long                    SW                   Individual244 517              33.09           Cliona              Buchmore              JW                   North Fermanagh Fitness Club245 508              33.16           Deam              Reynolds               SM                   Individual246 470              33.36           Yvonne             Barnett                  SW                   Lifford A C247 874              33.46           Teresa             McMenamin           SW                   Finn Valley A C248 209              33.46           Betty               Gallen                  SW                   Finn Valley A C249 528              33.51           Ethna               Wallace                SW                   Individual250 542              34.16           Grainne            Gavigan                SW                   Finn Valley A C251 21               34.22           Catherine          Finn                     SW                   Individual252 915              34.27           Christina           Patton                   SW                   Individual253 806              34.27           Anne               McElchar               SW                   Individual254 532              34.27           Mary               Penrose                SW                   Finn Valley A C255 948              34.40           Noreen             Whelan                 SW                   FVLC Begin to Run256 509              35.00           Michelle           Doherty                 SW                   Individual257 591              35.07           Mary               Marley                  SW                   Individual258 469              35.07           Brendan            Martin                  M35                  Individual259 594              35.15           Garl                Mc Laren               SM                   Individual260 797              36.26           Nicole              McConnell             SW                   Castlefinn Runners261 443              36.26           Shareene          McCrudden            SW                   Castlefinn Runners262 990              36.35           Siobhan            Kelly                    SW                   Individual263 991              36.35           Joe                 Kelly                    SM                   Individual264 976              36.52           Martie              Kilpatrick               SM                   Convoy265 965              36.58           Tina                Duffy                    SW                   Individual266 964              36.58           Ella                 Duffy                    JW                   Individual267 855              37.12           Angela             McHugh                SW                   Lifford A C268 589              37.32           Heather            McClean               SW                   Individual269 520              37.32           Sinead             O Donnell              SW                   Individual270 232              37.52           Annette             Gildea                  SW                   FVLC Begin to Run271 369              38.18           Marie              Lynch                   SW                   Castlefinn Runners272 579              38.26           Louise              Cullen                  SW                   Individual273 435              38.30           Tony               McBride                Walker               Individual274 583              41.10           Ronan              Roddy                  SM                   Individual275 355              42.01           Martin              Langan                  M40                  Individual276 912              42.01           Lynne              Parke                   SW                   Convoy277 224              42.26           Liz                  Gallen                  SW                   Individual278 978              43.50           Audrey             Crawford               SW                   Finn Valley A C279 525              43.50           Ann Marie         Lynch                   SW                   FV FFL280 966              43.50           Sean               Morris                  SM                   Individual281 600              44.17           Sinead             Ewing                   SW                   Individual282 538              44.17           Monica             Bates                   SW                   Individual283 544              48.51           Marian             Gallen                  SW                   Individual284 598              48.51           Brendan            Gallagher               SM                   IndividualTotal Runners:  284 LARGE TURN-OUT FOR FINN VALLEY AC 5K SERIES was last modified: March 2nd, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:5k series raceFinn Valley AClast_img read more

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