first_imgThere were farcical scenes at United Park in Drogheda tonight as the First Division opener between Drogheda United and Finn Harps was postponed.Referee John McLaughlin was unhappy with the quality of floodlighting at the venue and called the game off.Picture by Joe Boland, North West Newspix The decision was relayed across the public address system ten minutes after the appointed 7.45 kick-off time.Several bulbs were out on the floodlights and the referee refused to start the game.The two teams had warmed up and were ready to walk onto the pitch when the doubts began to surface.The PA announcer apologised to supporters – including a couple of hundred Harps fans – for the ‘cock up’. Farce in Drogheda as Finn Harps’ season opener called off was last modified: February 24th, 2018 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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