Peacock Double Ensure Shield Semi-Final

Downpatrick under 16’s secured a semi-final place with an impressive victory over Lurgan Town, click on the link below to read more….

Saturday 5th November – Lisburn Invitational Junior League Shield Quarter-Final under 16’s

Downpatrick FC 4 v Lurgan Town 1

Downpatrick progressed to the semi-final of this years Shield with an impressive performance against Lurgan Town. From the start Downpatrick were intent on stamping their control on this cup match. Striker Corey McCoubrey capitalised on a poor clearance from the Lurgan Town keeper and he found the top corner of the net with a superb volley. Just before half time Lurgan were thrown a life line when some sloppy defending from the Downpatrick defence allowed their striker to score against the run of play.

Half Time: Downpatrick FC 1 v Lurgan Town 1

In the second half Downpatrick set about regaining the lead in this cup tie and it wasn’t long before they got their noses back in front. Declan Looney drove down the right wing and cut inside and slotted the ball into the bottom right hand corner of the net. Another surging run down the wing from Looney, who crossed for James Peacock to score his first goal for the club with a neat volley from the penalty spot. They say you wait for ages for a bus and two comes along in a minute, well that can be said for James Peacock who scored his second in a matter of minutes. This time Tom Smyth crossed from the right side of the box for Peacock to tap home 
at the back post.