Win will put Harps' minds at ease

Finn Harps know a victory will almost guarantee survival when St Patrick's Athletic come to Finn Park tonight, kick-off 7.35pm.

Finn Harps know a victory will almost guarantee survival when St Patrick's Athletic come to Finn Park tonight, kick-off 7.35pm.

On the other hand, Pat's will know that Bohemians can clinch the title should the Saints not get a win here.

Jonathan Minnock returns to the panel after missing last week's victory over Bray Wanderers through suspension.

Conor Gethins is also pushing for a start again after returning to the team as a late substitute last week.

Central defender Stuart Malcolm (groin) and midfielder Davy Byrne (thigh) are still doubtful having missed the last three games.

Pat's boss Johnny McDonnell will be looking for a repeat performace from their midweek draw with Hertha Berlin and is likely to name the same starting 11.

Dessie Byrne (hamstring), Bobby Ryan (knee) missed the UEFA Cup game with Hertha Berlin and remain out while Welsh defender David Partridge is a week away from full fitness after a shoulder injury.

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