28 May 2022

WATCH | Dramatic Darren Craven injury time goal steers Longford Town to victory over Bray Wanderers

SSE Airtricity League First Division: Bray Wanderers 1 Longford Town 2

Darren Craven's dramatic injury time goal helped Gary Cronin's Longford Town to a morale boosting 2-1 victory over the pair's former club Bray Wanderers in this afternoon's SSE Airtricity League First Division at the Carlisle Grounds. 

SSE Airtricity League First Division: Bray Wanderers 1 Longford Town 2

Bray fans will be having nightmares after witnessing their former player Craven dispatch the vital breakaway goal which gave the visitors their third win on the bounce.

It was also Craven's third goal in nine goals after he also found the twine in Longford's victories over Athlone Town and Cobh Ramblers. 

Longford, who are now unbeaten in five matches, welcome Treaty United to Bishopsgate next Saturday evening.

The visitors opening the scoring through a 54th minute headed goal by Michael Barker, however, Rob Manley equalised for Bray.

A share of the spoils looked the most likely outcome until the on-fire Craven delivered his party piece and all three points for jubilant Longford Town. 

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