Derry City dropped two more points in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division title race tonight .

The Candystripes played for over an hour with ten men after Sadou Diallo was sent-off in a scoreless draw with Shelbourne.

St. Pat’s struck a psychological blow against Bohemians ahead of next month’s FAI Cup final.

The Saints ran out 2-nil winners at Dalymount, while Bohs lost Keith Buckley to injury before half-time.

Daryl Horgan and Sam Durrant found the net as Dundalk came away from ten-man Sligo Rovers with a 2-nil win.

Both of tonight’s postponed games will instead be played on Sunday.

Leaders Shamrock Rovers will host Drogheda United with an 8pm kick-off at Tallaght Stadium.

And there’ll be a 3pm start to the meeting of UCD and Cork City.

Rovers’ trip to Cork - originally scheduled for Monday - has now been moved to Monday-week, October 30th.

Athlone Town secured the last available place in the First Division playoffs.

They played out a goalless draw with Longford Town in the Midlands Clasico at Lissywollen.

Athlone will play Waterford over two-legs in those playoffs, for which Keith Long’s side warmed up with a 2-nil defeat of Treaty United.

The other playoff will pit Cobh Ramblers against Wexford.

Cobh played out a 1-1 draw with Kerry tonight, while Wexford were beaten 2-nil away to champions Galway United.

Elsewhere tonight, Bray Wanderers and Finn Harps signed off on the season with a 1-1 draw.


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