DERRY CITY sneaked into the third round of the EA Sports League Cup when they defeated a spirited Finn Harps on penalties in Ballybofey last night.
Rory Patterson surged to the top of the Airtricity League Premier Division top goal scorer table after netting two goals against Drogheda United in Hunky Dory’s Park on Friday evening.
DECLAN Devine refuses to talk about bouncing back following back-to-back defeats against Sligo Rovers and U.C.D. when he leads Derry City to Drogheda for tonight’s tough encounter
BARRY McNamee’s career took a major turn for the better when he was selected to start in the FAI Cup final last November in the Aviva Stadium for Derry City.
THE students of UCD may have been embarrassed by that 0-6 drubbing by Derry City at Belfield in March, but the motivating factor in their revenge at Brandywell last Friday night emanated from the Derry City match day programme!
DECLAN DEVINE blasted referee, Paul McLaughlin in the wake of Derry City’s shock home defeat to UCD on Friday night, claiming the official cost his side a chance to close the gap on the league leaders.
DERRY City bridged almost a 60 year gap yesterday with the news that a local father and son will again occupy places on the Brandywell club’s Board of Directors.
STEWART Greacen will make a return to action tonight at the Brandywell, the Scot making his first competitive appearance since March 4th, as Derry attempt to return to winning ways following Monday night’s disaster in Sligo. (7.45 p.m.)
DERRY City will attempt to replicate their success of the first series of matches in the Premier Division, having crashed back to earth defeated at a packed and noisy Sligo Showgrounds last night.
Yesterday may have been ‘Star Wars Day’ but Derry City performed an early Jedi mind trick on Limerick F.C. when they scored two late goals to claim victory at the Brandywell on Friday evening.
Barry McNamee’s 88th minute shot on goal paved the way for team-mate Rory Patterson to score the winning goal against Limerick F.C. at the Brandywell on Friday evening.
THE visit of Limerick to Brandywell Stadium tonight is, according to Derry City boss, Declan Devine, one of the most important matches of the current campaign.
DECLAN Devine would have settled for just one defeat in the opening series of games, but in order to achieve that objective, Derry City must defeat Limerick at the Brandywell this evening. (7.45 p.m.)
BRANDYWELL boss, Declan Devine, has banned any talk of the Sligo Rovers match on Bank Holiday Monday, opting to channel his side’s total focus on this Friday night’s home fixture against Limerick.
THE Derry City Social Club was packed to capacity last Friday night, the large attendance turning up to pay tribute to the career of former Derry City, Coleraine, Sligo Rovers and Finn Harps winger, Brian Wright.1 comment
Derry City manager Declan Devine has said the travelling support his team enjoyed during Friday’s game with St. Patrick’s Athletic helped the Candy Stripes to a share of the spoils in Richmond Park.
DEVASTATED at being left out of the Derry City starting XI for the FAI Cup Final against St. Pat’s last November, Ruaidhri Higgins may well have a point to prove at Inchicore tonight. (7.45 p.m.)
DERRY City could climb onto the summit of the Airtricity Premier Division table if they manage to defeat St. Patrick’s Athletic at Richmond Park this evening. (7.45 p.m.)
RYAN McBride may have been spotted by coaches from Derry City when playing in the local Pat Harkin Summer Cup and given his performance against Shamrock Rovers on Friday night, I must say I’m delighted with that particular discovery.
DERRY City’s latest signing, Joshua Tracey, rejected a possible move to Nottingham Forest prior to signing on the dotted line for his home town club.1 comment
TREVOR Croly blamed the heavy fixture schedule for taking its toll on his players after his side slumped to their first league defeat of the season at Brandywell on Friday night.
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