Harps announce pre-season fixtures

Harps announce pre-season fixtures
Finn Harps have confirmed a number of pre-season friendlies that will be taking place in the coming weeks.

Finn Harps have confirmed a number of pre-season friendlies that will be taking place in the coming weeks.

New manager Ollie Horgan will begin pre-season training on Tuesday, January 13, ahead of the upcoming Airtricity League First Division season. Harps will take on the Ulster Senior League’s top two sides from 2013, champions Cockhill Celtic and runners-up Drumkeen United on Sunday, January 19, and Wednesday, January 22, respectively.

Thereafter, Harps travel to Galway to take on Premier Division Cork City, while FAI Cup holders Sligo Rovers and the Irish International Schools team will visit Ballybofey. Harps will also face UCD with the date and venue still to be confirmed.

The Airtricity League is due to start on Friday, March 7, with Harps being joined in the First Division - subject to all clubs receiving licenses - by Cobh Ramblers, the newly formed Galway FC, Longford Town, Shamrock Rovers reserves, Shelbourne, Waterford United and Wexford Youths.

Fixtures

Sunday Jan 19th v Cockhill Celtic (away)

Wednesday Jan 22nd v Drumkeen United (away)

Sunday 2nd Feb v Cork City (Galway)

Tuesday 4th Feb v Sligo Rovers (home)

Wednesday 19th Feb v Irish International Schools Team (home)

Friday 28th Feb v Dundalk (away)

UCD (TBC)