Chasing pack have chance to close gap on Prenier League leaders

Phoenix's Lee Roddy loses possession as Oxford's Emmett Coyle clears this ball at the Brandywell. (0502SL17)
Phoenix's Lee Roddy loses possession as Oxford's Emmett Coyle clears this ball at the Brandywell. (0502SL17)

PREMIER DIVISION leaders, Top of the Hill Celtic are not in action this weekend therefore Park Bar and Oxford Stars can close to within two points of the Waterside men should they win their respective fixtures on Sunday.

Both sides face away fixtures as Park Bar travel to Culmore while Oxford face Don Bosco’s in St Columb’s Park while the only other Premier Division clash involves Lisahally and Tristar.

In the First Division leaders Derry City play Phoenix while Campbell’s take on Crescent; The Bentley meet Ballymoor; Strand United play Killea and George’s Bar take on A.O.H. Harps.

Meanwhile in the Terry Kelly Cup quarter-finals Trojans meet Porter’s for the right to take on Top of the Hill Celtic in the semi-finals.

Fixtures - Premier Division - Culmore v Park Bar (Culmore); Lisahally v Tristar (Strathfoyle); Don Bosco’s v Oxford Stars (St Columb’s 2); Division One - Derry City v Phoenix (Lisnagelvin 4); Campbell’s v Crescent (Lisnagelvin 2); The Bentley v Ballymoor (Prehen 2); Strand United v Killea N.C. (Prehen 5); George’s Bar v A.O.H. Harps (Daisyfield 2); Terry Kelly Cup quarter-final - Trojans v Porter’s (Brandywell).

All games kick-off at 11.30 a.m. Cup tie to be played to a finish.