Morris shuts out Rovers

Glentoran 0-0 Shamrock Rovers(1-5 on aggregate)
Published Monday, 17 March 2014
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Glentoran goalkeeper Elliott Morris produced another outstanding performance to hold Shamrock Rovers at bay in the second leg of the Setanta Sports Cup on Monday night at The Oval.

Morris shuts out Rovers
There were no goals scored during Monday's game at the Oval. (© Presseye)

Damage limitation was the objective for Eddie Patterson's men after a crushing 5-1 defeat in the first leg and they had Morris to thank for earning a scoreless draw in this clash.

The Glentoran stopper was kept busy in the first half keeping out efforts from Sheppard, Zayed and Kelly.

The Glens had more in the way of chances in the second half with Stephen McAlorum and Curtis Allen going close, but it was Morris who ensured the game remained blank at the finish as he capped a man of the match performance to deny Kelly from snatching a late winner for the visitors.

Rovers will now meet Dundalk in the semi-final next Monday night.


Glentoran: Morris, Bradley, Addis, Birney, Garrett, McAlorum, Clarke, O'Hanlon, Stewart, McCaffrey, Allen. Subs: Miskimmin, Boyd, Hughes, McKee, Kerr, Nelson.

Shamrock Rovers: Murphy, Madden, Cornwall, Kenna, Byrne, Kelly, Robinson, Bayly, McCabe, Shepperd, Zayed. Subs: Hyland, McGuinness, Keogh, Finn, O'Connor, Kilduff.

Referee: Mervyn Smyth.

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7 Comments
tuna in not the east anyway haha wrote (183 days ago):
super linfield. well done eddie Patterson. ur doin a great job. onwards and upwards linfield. watp
Davy in Shankill wrote (185 days ago):
Roy Cox, At least we have won it.
Darzo in Co Down wrote (185 days ago):
But o well use r beat again haha BYE haha!! Super Linfield :)
Roy Cox in Sandy row wrote (186 days ago):
Darzo i dont know what you are referring to when you say 'use' as you have no idea who i follow. All i can say is for Linfield to be the so called 'biggest club in Ireland' who have the pick of any player they want , to pull out of competition is pretty embarassing, scared of getting beat i think is more likely reason. Linfield should be winning every game they play in , just about managing to be at top is pathetic
Darzo in Co.Down wrote (186 days ago):
We pulled out because we no we have a chance of winning the league USE DONT haha so use have to have a chance of winning something haha SUPER LINFIELD
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