All eyes on Turner's Cross as Harps look a safe bet

Can Cork City to Finn Harps a favour tonight?

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All eyes on Turner's Cross as Harps look a safe bet

Who will finish in the play-off spot, Finn Harps or Wexford Youths?

Finn Harps supporters will be keeping a keen eye on developments at Turner’s Cross this evening where the right result will mean Premier Division survival for their team.
Cork City and Wexford Youths meet in a rearranged Premier Division fixture with Wexford Youths needing victory to keep their slim hopes of overtaking Harps alive.
Friday night’s goalless draw at Ferrycarrig Park between Wexford and Harps means the gap between the two relegation rivals remains six points in favour of Harps.
Ollie Horgan’s team play Bohemians in their final league game in Ballybofey on Friday night - by which stage their place in the Premier Division next season might already be guaranteed.
Anything less than a Wexford win at Turner’s Cross tonight will mean Harps will be safe. Wexford, who are currently second from bottom in the division, would then meet either Drogheda United or Cobh Ramblers in a relegation play-off.
Drogheda look to be in strong position to contest the play-off decider after winning the first leg of their play-off with Cobh Ramblers 2-0 in Cork on Saturday night.
Horgan (pictured) said his squad will train this evening and prepare as normal for Friday night’s visit of Bohs. He insisted he’s not going to depend on Cork City to do his team any favours.
“Wexford go to Cork and Sligo, had it been earlier on in the season, you’d be confident that they wouldn’t win the two games,” he said.
“It’s a different situation now. Cork and Sligo, they’re without a chance of progressing, so stranger things have happened. We need to do our preparation for Bohemians and try to get something out of that game to put it to bed.”
Asked if he’ll be keeping up to date with proceedings at Turner’s Cross, Horgan said:
“We’ll be training on Monday night.
“There was a time when you’d be looking for results over your shoulder the whole time. That day is well gone. You need to look after yourselves. “If you’re depending on other people, you might be on a slippery slope
“You’d be hopeful that Wexford might not be able to turn it around from our point of view.
“But the way they played in the second half (on Friday night), and the last 20 minutes in particular, they will make it very difficult for both Cork and Sligo.”