St Pat's focused on win to access European action

St Patrick's Athletic need to beat Sligo Rovers at The Showgrounds tonight to have any chance of playing European football next season, kick-off 7.45pm.

St Patrick's Athletic need to beat Sligo Rovers at The Showgrounds tonight to have any chance of playing European football next season, kick-off 7.45pm.

Saints boss Pete Mahon has a full strength squad to choose from with no injuries and no suspensions.

Mahon said: “It’s the final game of the season and a must win match for us if we are to qualify for Europe.

“A lot of effort has gone in to the season so it would be very disappointing if we had nothing to show at the end of it all.

“Sligo are everybody’s form team at the moment but we beat them down there already this season in the Setanta Cup semi-final so we are well capable of getting a good result.”

Sligo welcome defender Jim Lauchlan back to their squad for the final game of their league campaign. Lauchlan missed the 2-1 win against UCD due to suspension.

Richard Brush and Mauro Almeida remain out through injury.

The Bit o' Red need a win to guarantee Europa League football in 2011.

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