Cork City's Sullivan still serving ban

Cork City will aim to continue their recent good form at Turner’s Cross tonight as they take on Finn Harps, kick-off 7.45pm.

Cork City will aim to continue their recent good form at Turner’s Cross tonight as they take on Finn Harps, kick-off 7.45pm.

City have now won three games on the spin and a win would set the Rebel Army up nicely for next week’s home game against Drogheda United.

Pat Sullivan will miss out as he completes a two-match ban, while Billy Woods (ankle) and Dave Mulcahy (groin) will also miss out.

City boss Alan Mathews said: “We go into this game on the back of a good run of form, and what is important at this stage is that we get ourselves into the position we aspire to be in, and to do that we need to keep this run going.”

Finn Harps boss Paul Hegarty's preparations have been troubled by injuries.

Jonathan Minnock (Achilles), Gary Beckett (ligament) and Chris Breen (ankle) are once again absent.

Goalkeeper James Gallagher, who missed the game with flu last week, returns to the panel.

Hegarty was extremely disappointed by the fare on show last Friday.

He said: "There's no doubt that St Pat's are a very good side. But that doesn't take away from how poor we were. We defended poorly but in fairness we had a couple of chances ourselves and could have scored.

“To be honest though, we only started to play when St Pat's let us in the second half."

City have now won three games on the spin and a win would set the Rebel Army up nicely for next week’s home game against Drogheda United.

Pat Sullivan will miss out as he completes a two-match ban, while Billy Woods (ankle) and Dave Mulcahy (groin) will also miss out.

City boss Alan Mathews said: “We go into this game on the back of a good run of form, and what is important at this stage is that we get ourselves into the position we aspire to be in, and to do that we need to keep this run going.”

Finn Harps boss Paul Hegarty's preparations have been troubled by injuries.

Jonathan Minnock (Achilles), Gary Beckett (ligament) and Chris Breen (ankle) are once again absent.

Goalkeeper James Gallagher, who missed the game with flu last week, returns to the panel.

Hegarty was extremely disappointed by the fare on show last Friday.

He said: "There's no doubt that St Pat's are a very good side.

“But that doesn't take away from how poor we were.

“We defended poorly but in fairness we had a couple of chances ourselves and could have scored.

“To be honest though, we only started to play when St Pat's let us in the second half."

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