St Pat's set for rematch with Cliftonville


Soccer:St Patrick’s Athletic have been drawn against Irish League side Cliftonville for the second straight year in the first round of the Setanta Sports Cup.

The Belfast side knocked the Dubliners out of the competition last season, winning 3-0 at Solitude before losing 2-0 in Inchicore.

Pat’s will again be away for the first leg on Monday February 13th, with the second leg at Richmond Park is scheduled for February 27th.

Former champions Bohemians have been drawn away to Portadown in the first leg, while Derry City travel to play Lisburn.

Bray Wanderers make their debut in the competition and will host Glentoran at the Carlisle Grounds in the first leg.

First round draw:Bray Wanderers v Glentoran, Cliftonville v St Patrick’s Athletic, Lisburn v Derry City; Portadown v Bohemians. Ties to be played on February 13th and 27th.