Drogheda beat Dundalk 1-0 in the FAI Ford Cup semi-final yesterday. Dundalk went down to ten men after only twenty-five minutes when Darren Meehan was sent off. Just four minutes later, Chris Shields also got his marching orders when he brought Declan O'Brien down in the box, giving Drogheda a penalty and the lead.
Soon after, Stephen Kenny was interviewed on the sideline and did not hold back in expressing his views about referee, Anthony Buttimer.
At half time Dundalk's assistant manager Vinny Pertha dn fitness coach Graham Byrne were also sent off.
Drogheda will play Sligo Rovers in the final.