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Lucan CC penalty pain in quarter finals

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Congratulations and commiserations to the Lucan Community College U14 Boys Soccer team who were valiantly defeated in the Quarter Finals of the Dublin League this week.

Lucan CC dominated the first half of the match against Coláiste Éanna and were unlucky not to be in front at half time, having missed a penalty in the opening period.

The second half changed the complexion of the game with Coláiste Éanna scoring with their first attack of the half. Suddenly Lucan CC were chasing the game as time ran out.

However, the game changed again with Lucan scoring in the final minutes of the half to send the game to extra time.

Nothing could separate the sides and with penalties looming both sides attacked to find a winner before the dreaded spot kicks.

Unfortunately time ran out and penalties would decide the outcome.

Lucan CC came agonizingly close but cruelly lost 5-4 to end their hopes of league success in 2018.

However, the future is bright and the management team of Mr O’Connor and Mr Spillane believe great things are possible with this young, exciting Lucan side in the coming years.

Well done to all players, everyone in the college is proud of your efforts this season.