Derry City

  • Sligo Rovers make the journey to the Ryan McBride Brandywell as they take on Derry City in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division this evening.

    Sligo Boss Liam Buckley believes despite City’s track record his side can compete with any team in the league.

    Buckley says that he would like to go up to (Derry) and show a bit more of what his side can do and get the result.

    Elsewhere in Division One Galway United host Bray in Eammon Deacy Park.

    United will look to convert more of their goal chances after poor finishing in front of goals last week against Wexford.

    Both of those games kick-off at 7:45.

  • Sligo Rovers suffered a 3-0 hammering at the hands of Derry in the Ulster team’s home ground last night.

    After a delayed start due to a floodlight failure, Derry City were able to keep their hopes for European qualification alive.

    For Rovers it’s a disappointing defeat as they now look ahead to Bohemains next weekend.

    Derry City: P. Cherrie; J. McDonagh, D. Cole, A. Gilchrist, C. Coll; C. Harkin, G. Bruna, G. Sloggett (M. McCrudden 81), J. Ogedi-Uzokwe (D. McCauley 74); C. Davis (J. Malone 62); D. Parkhouse; Subs Not Used – N. Gartside, M. McChrystal, E. Stokes, J. Parke.

    Sligo Rovers: E. McGinty; J. Mahon, J. Dunleavy, K. Callan-McFadden, D. Kane; R. Murray (R. Donelon 73), D. Fordyce, S. Warde (K. Twardek 58), L. Banks; R. Coughlan, R. Parkes; Subs Not Used – L. Nicholas, B. Morley, L. Kerrigan, R. Smith, S. Lynch.

    Referee – Damien MacGraith.

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    Both Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers will aiming for their first win of the new SSE Airtricity League Premier Division season when they meet in Tallaght tonight.

    Champions Cork City can make it two wins out of two, by beating Munster rivals Waterford at Turner's Cross.

    There is a north-west derby at the Showgrounds, where Sligo Rovers entertain Derry City.

    Bray Wanderers welcome St Patrick's Athletic to the Carlisle Grounds.