Competition: Setanta Sports Cup   Venue: Solitude    Attendance: 596   Referee: Mervyn Smyth
Cliftonville
Cliftonville

Barry Johnston - Goal (45')

Joe Gormley - Goal (87')

Diarmuid O'Carroll - Yellow Card (99')

Eamon Seydak - Yellow Card (116')

Ciaran Caldwell - Missed Penalty (121')

Joe Gormley - Penalty (123')

Martin Donnelly - Missed Penalty (125')

Diarmuid O'Carroll - Missed Penalty (127')

Tue 20 Mar 2012

2 - 0


(Full Time)
Shamrock Rovers
Shamrock Rovers

Chris Turner - Yellow Card (113')

Billy Dennehy - Penalty (122')

Chris Turner - Penalty (124')

Graham Gartland - Penalty (126')



Team Lineup
Ryan Brown (G)
Barry Holland (D)
Ciaran Caldwell (D)
Dermot McVeigh (D)
Aaron Smyth (D)
Barry Johnston (M)
Martin Donnelly (M)
Ryan Catney (M)
Eamon Seydak (M)
Diarmuid O'Carroll (F)
Chris Scannell (F)
Joe Gormley (Sub)
Stephen Garrett (Sub)
John Connolly (Sub)
Mark Clarke (Sub)
Liam Boyce (Sub)
Ronan Scannell (Sub)
Emmet Templeton (Sub)



Game Matchtracker



Cliftonville 3 - 3 Shamrock Rovers
128' - SHAMROCK ROVERS WIN THE SHOOTOUT 3-1!
Cliftonville 1 - 3 Shamrock Rovers
127' - Missed Penalty - Diarmuid O'Carroll must score.... but he hits the post and it bounces out. Rovers progress 3-1 in the shootout.
Cliftonville 1 - 3 Shamrock Rovers
126' - Penalty - Graham Gartland steps up.... and it's 3-1 to Rovers.
Cliftonville 1 - 2 Shamrock Rovers
125' - Missed Penalty - Martin Donnelly for Cliftonville... Jansson saves. Rovers still lead 2-1 and Cliftonville have missed two.
Cliftonville 1 - 2 Shamrock Rovers
124' - Penalty - Chris Turner for Rovers... Sends keeper the wrong way. 2-1 to Rovers in the shootout.
Cliftonville 1 - 1 Shamrock Rovers
123' - Penalty - (Peno) Joe Gormley scores for Cliftonville from the penalty spot.
Cliftonville 0 - 1 Shamrock Rovers
122' - Penalty - Billy Dennehy for Rovers... Straight down middle but under the keeper. 1-0 to Rovers in the shootout.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
121' - Missed Penalty - The penos will be at the end of the ground where the Cliftonville fans are. His missed one on Saturday and he has missed again tonight. Cliftonville Ciaran Caldwell misses, Jannson saves.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
120' - ITS PENALTY SHOOTOUT TIME!
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
120' - We are into injury time here in extra time.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
119' - End to end. Dennehy puts a left foot cross in but Ronan Finn's header is over the bar.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
119' - What a miss by Gormley. In the six yard box he some how managed to put it over the bar.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
117' - From the free that Seydak got booked, Dennehy had a great position to test the keeper but he sends it over the bar.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
116' - Yellow Card - (Yellow) Eamon Seydak is booked for Cliftonville.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
115' - Joe Gormley looks to be in for the home side but Jansson is out quickly with his feet to slide in and clear to the sideline.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
113' - Yellow Card - Rovers win a free but Turner isn't happy. Some choice words means he goes in the referee's book.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
112' - Both managers are on the edge of their technical area encouraging their teams.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
111' - Cliftonville are defending deep in their own territory but Finn fouls forcing Referee Smyth to give a free to the Reds.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
108' - Dennehy gets a cross in for the Hoops. Twigg has a free header but it is saved by Ryan Brown.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
106' - Great chance for Reds sub Stephen Garrett. His shot is deflected off Powell but Jansson is in the right position to save. Corner to the home side now.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
106' - Second Half (Extratime) - We have 15 minutes left now. Underway again.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
105' - Half Time - Half time in extra time. Turner had a great chance but couldn't convert.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
104' - Poor clearance by Ryan Brown in the Reds goal. Picked up by Dennehy his volley rippled the net having gone over the bar. Brennan then went very close. Brown made another great save.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
102' - Killian Brennan hits the bar again for Shamrock Rovers cutting inside and shooting with his right foot.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
99' - Yellow Card - (Yellow) Diarmuid O'Carroll is booked for Cliftonville.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
98' - 596 here at Solitude tonight including 125 Shamrock Rovers fans.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
97' - Twigg gets a header back across goal from a Brennan cross but Rovers can't make anything of it.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
93' - Can Gary Twigg come up with another injury time goal like last Friday?
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
91' - First Half (Extratime) -
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
91' - First Half (Extratime) - We are under way in extra time. Away goals will still count double if any are scored in this 30 minute period.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
90' + 4' - Full Time - We are going to have 30 more minutes here at Solitude.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
90' + 2' - Dennehy crosses for Turner but his lob sails over the bar and into the 100 or so Rovers fans in the away end. Gormley gets another chance for the home side but Jansson gets down well and holds onto it.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
90' - There will be three minutes of injury time.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
88' - Killian Brennan gets a shot a way. Brown saves, pushing it onto the post and saves Cliftonville's bacon.
Cliftonville 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
87' - Goal - Joe Gormley gets a great header and its 2-2. We are heading towards extra time or are we? Three minutes left put stoppage time to come at the very least.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
84' - Substitution - Twigg on for O'Neill.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
82' - Joe Gormley and Diarmuid Carroll link up but Carroll's shot is saved by Jansson. €2,000 for a win tonight.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
81' - Reds win a corner but Donnelly hits it high over the bar.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
80' - Substitution - Liam Boyce is on for Chris Scannell.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
78' - Substitution - Rice on for McCormack
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
78' - Lights are still on here in Solitude but I hear the lights have gone off The Oval.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
73' - Substitution - Joe Gormley comes on for the Reds for Aaron Smyth.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
68' - Conor McCormack gets a rasping shot away from outside the area which Brown needs to deal with in the Cliftonville goal.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
66' - Ciaran Caldwell skies a great chance over the bar from in and around the penalty spot. Game is beginning to open up.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
65' - Great chance for Rovers. Gary O'Neill gets clear on goal but his shot is just wide of the left hand post. He really should have done better.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
64' - Rovers hit the cross bar. Great save by Ryan Brown who pushes Chris Turners' header onto the bar. Brennan hits the rebound wide.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
60' - Billy Dennehy gets around the Eamonn Seydak and gets a shot away. Seydak gets a touch to put it into the side netting for a corner.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
57' - Brennan plays a free across the box to sub Rovers Ronan Finn. His shot is blocked, he gets another chance but hits it wide.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
55' - Substitution - Ronan Finn coming on for Daryl Kavanagh.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
46' - Second Half - Under way in the second half.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
45' - Half Time - Half time here at Solitude and Cliftonville lead 1-0 on the night and trail 2-1 on aggregate.
Cliftonville 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
45' - Goal - As the fourth official puts up two minutes on the board, Martin Donnelly swings a cross into the box. Former Shamrock Rovers player Barry Johnstone gets his head on it at the back post. Goal for the home side.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
41' - Cliftonville have forced three quick corners. Some good work by Ciaran Caldwell. Rovers clear them all.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
35' - The last time the sides met in All-Ireland competition prior to this year was in 1979. They played a second round Tyler Cup game in Milltown. Rovers progressed 1-0 thanks to a goal by John Giles.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
32' - Rovers force a corner following a good passing move involving Turner, Kavanagh, Dennehy and Sean Gannon. Barry Holland clears the ball for Cliftonvill.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
31' - Substitution - Stephen Garrett has come on for Cliftonville to replace the injured Ryan Catney.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
28' - Ciaran Caldwell gets a shot away from twenty yards but it goes straight at Oscar Jansson in the Shamrock Rovers goal. Jansson wearing his purple rather than pink jersey tonight.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
26' - Brennan stopped in his tracks by a flailing arm in the penalty box. Free out to Cliftonville though.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
26' - "If we can score an away goal, it will make it a lot more difficult for them," explained Billy Dennehy. "That will be our aim; to go there, play well and hopefully that will see us through."
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
26' - Extratime.ie got a chance to talk to Billy Dennehy ahead of the game. Here is what he said about tonights game where they have a 2-0 lead after the first leg. "The game is not won yet," said the Rovers winger. "We are in a good position having the two goals but that can easily turn around."
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
21' - Rovers win a free in a dangerous position. Killian Brennan takes it with his left foot. It goes up and over the wall but whistles just by the post. Inches wide.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
20' - A good passing move sees Rovers go close. Turner played a one-two with Kavanagh but his shot is parried out by Ryan Brown in the Reds goal.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
19' - Last year, Rovers travelled to Solitude for a friendly with the visitors winning 5-2. This year in the Setanta Sports Cup in the first leg played in Tallaght Rovers ran out 2-0 winners.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
18' - It is 65 years since these two sides last played in a competitive game in Solitude. That match ended in a 3-3 draw. Rovers would progress 6-4 on aggregate in the Intercity Cup back then.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
16' - Chris Turner puts another lovely ball down the wing. This time Conor Powell gets onto it and puts in a good cross to Daryl Kavanagh. His shot goes over the bar and into the Cliftonville fans behind the goal.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
15' - Cliftonville currently sit third in the Carling Premiership while Rovers are top of the Airtricity League after three games.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
10' - Killian Brennan fails to capitalise on a mistake from Reds defender Eamonn Seydak after some good work down the left by Billy Dennehy.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
10' - I make it five times already Cliftonville have been caught offside. They've had most of possession.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
9' - While Rovers could only draw 1-1 in Cork on Friday thanks to a 94th minute goal from Gary Twigg (a sub tonight), Cliftonville came out the right side in a seven goal thriller against Glenavon. Ciaran Caldwell and Chris Scannell both scored two each and they both start tonight.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
5' - Martin Donnelly goes very close for the home side with a shot from outside the area. It hits the stancion behind the goal and ripples the net behind the goal. Some home fans thinks they've scored but it remains 0-0.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
4' - Press box is behind one of the goals so hopefully we will be able to take in all the action at the far end! Rovers are shooting towards the press box and away from their fans in the first half.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
1' - Kick-off - And we are under way...
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
0' - Colin Hawkins is captaining Shamrock Rovers this evening as club captain Ken Oman is on the bench.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
0' - Cliftonville have extended a welcome to all Shamrock Rovers fans to have a drink in their social club here in Solitude ahead of the game. It is expected around 100 Rovers have made the journey up the M1 to Belfast tonight.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
0' - Bit of a light drizzle in the Belfast air tonight. Should help the ball zip around on Cliftonville's artificial playing surface.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
0' - Conor McCormack is back in midfield for Rovers in place of Stephen Rice. Daryl Kavanagh comes in to start with Gary O'Neill up front for Rovers.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
0' - Sean Gannon, Graham Gartland and Colin Hawkins are three changes in the Rovers defence.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
0' - Conor Powell stays in the Rovers team despite his red card for the Hoops in Cork last Friday. He will be suspended for the game against Shels this Friday.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
0' - Mervyn Smyth will be our referee for tonight's game.
Cliftonville 0 - 0 Shamrock Rovers
0' - Extratime.ie has negotiated successfully the Belfast traffic and we are here at Solitude ready for the game. The team line ups are on their way.




Team Lineup
Oscar Jannson (G)
Colin Hawkins (D)
Graham Gartland (D)
Sean Gannon (D)
Conor Powell (D)
Conor McCormack (M)
Billy Dennehy (M)
Killian Brennan (M)
Chris Turner (M)
Gary O'Neill (F)
Daryl Kavanagh (F)
Aaron Greene (Sub)
Ronan Finn (Sub)
Ken Oman (Sub)
Stephen Rice (Sub)
Craig Sives (Sub)
Lee Steacy (Sub)
Gary Twigg (Sub)