Airtricity U19 League

Weekend Fixtures – Sep 21-22

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Weekend fixtures:

Saturday, September 21
U17: v Finn Harps | Finn Park | (KO) 2pm
U15: v Bray Wanderers | Pearse Park | (KO) 2pm
U13: v Bray Wanderers | Pearse Park | (KO) 2pm

Sunday, September 22
U19: v Finn Harps | Brandywell Stadium | (KO) 2pm

(fixtures are subject to change at short notice)

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Weekend Results: Sep 14-15

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U17: Derry City 3-2 Athlone Town
Shaun McDermott, Caoimhin Porter (2 pens)

U19: Athlone Town 2-2 Derry City
Ronan Boyce, Oisin Duffy (OG)

U13: UCD 2-4 Derry City
Brendan Roe, Eoghan Scott, Brenda McLaughlin (2)

U17: Derry City 3-2 Athlone Town

Derry City U17s returned to winning ways on Sunday afternoon with a narrow 3-2 win over Athlone Town at Templemore.

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Fixtures Sep 15 – Sep 16

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Weekend fixtures:

Saturday, September 14
U13: v UCD | Marley Park | (KO) 2pm

Sunday, September 15
U19: v Athlone Town | Athlone Stadium | (KO) 3pm
U17: v Athlone Town | Templemore Sports Complex | (KO) 2pm

(fixtures are subject to change at short notice)

U19s aim to get back to winning ways

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SSE Airtricity U19 Northern Division,
Derry City v St Patrick’s Athletic,
Brandywell,
Sunday, Sep 8, (KO 2pm).

U19s aim to get back to winning ways

The Derry City U19 squad will continue their charge for a top-four finish when they face St Patrick’s Athletic

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Fixtures Sep 7 – Sep 8

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Three of the Derry City Academy sides are in competitive action this weekend.

All three sides will lock horns with St Patrick’s Athletic in their respective age groups.

Weekend fixtures:

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Fixtures Aug 24 – Aug 25

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Weekend fixtures:

Saturday, August 24
U19: v Shelbourne | AUL Complex | (KO) 2pm
U15: v Dundalk | Redcastle FC | (KO) 2pm
U13: v Mayo SL | Aileach FC | (KO) 2pm

Sunday, August 25
U17: v Shelbourne | Brandywell | (KO) 2pm

(fixtures are subject to change at short notice)

U19 Video: Derry City 0-3 Shamrock Rovers

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Shamrock Rovers advanced to the semi-finals of the Enda McGuill Cup, following a 3-0 win over Derry City at Brandywell.

Below is a video of all the goals.

Watch in HD for best quality.

U19s host Shamrock Rovers in the quarter-final of the Enda McGuill Cup.

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Enda McGuill Cup Quarter-Final,
Derry City v Shamrock Rovers,
Wednesday, August 21,
Brandywell Stadium, (KO) 6pm.

Derry City U19s are back in action on Wednesday evening when they host Shamrock Rovers in the quarter-final of the Enda McGuill Cup.

City reached the quarter-finals

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Fixtures Aug 16 – Aug 18

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Weekend fixtures:

Saturday, August 17
U17: v Sligo Rovers | Showgrounds, Sligo | (KO) 1pm

Sunday, August 18
U19: v Sligo Rovers | Brandywell | (KO) 2pm

(fixtures are subject to change at short notice)

U19: Two late goals seal win for Bohs

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Promise Omochere celebrates scoring the winning goal deep into stoppage time against Derry City U19s on Sunday.

Derry City 1-2 Bohemians

  • U19s eight-game unbeaten run comes to an end.
  • City drop out of the top for.
  • Odhran Kennedy fired City in front.
  • Devoy and Omochere scored in injury time to seal win.
  • Boyce was sent-off with seconds remaining.

Bohemians scored two goals in stoppage time to bring Derry City U19s unbeaten run to an abrupt end.

The young Candy Stripes had established a one-goal lead in a close encounter at Brandywell courtesy of an Odhran Kennedy effort on 34 minutes.

But Shaun Holmes’ men, who were resolute in their defending all afternoon, were undone in the 92nd minute when Dawson Devoy, the league’s top marksman, blasted home a free-kick from the edge of the area to equalise.

Substitute Promise Omochere netted the winner in the fourth minute of stoppage time. Read the rest of this entry »

U19: Derry City 1-2 Bohemians

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UNDER-19 RESULT

Derry City 1-2 Bohemians

Derry City U19s suffered a cruel defeat at the hands of Bohemians this afternoon.

City took the lead on 34 minutes when Odhran Kennedy converted from close range after an excellent cross from Evan McLaughlin.

Derry defended superbly all afternoon but were undone in injury time when Dawson Devoy blasted home a free-kick in the 92nd minute before they netted the winner in the fourth minute of stoppage time.

City will look to bounce back next weekend against Sligo Rovers.

Will post video highlights and pictures in due course.

U19s host Bohemians on Sunday

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SSE Airtricity Northern Elite Division,
Derry City v Bohemians,
Brandywell,
Sunday, Aug 11, (KO 2pm).

Derry City U19s are set to return to action on Sunday afternoon when they host league leaders Bohemians at Brandywell.

Shaun Holmes and Mark McChrystal have made a great impression in their short time in charge and have enjoyed a very productive first five months.

City head into Sunday’s game on the back of an eight match unbeaten run, which includes seven wins and are well in contention for a top-four finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Fixtures Aug 9 – Aug 11

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Weekend fixtures:

Saturday, August 10
U17: v Bohemians | St Aidan’s CBS | (KO) 2pm
U15: v Finn Harps | Newbuildongs FC | (KO) 2pm
U13: v Monaghan/Cavan FP | Aileach | (KO) 2pm

Sunday, August 11
U19: v Bohemians | Brandywell | (KO) 2pm

(fixtures are subject to change at short notice)

All four Derry City National League sides are in action this weekend.

On Saturday, Donal O’Brien and Mo Mahon’s seventh-placed Under-17s will look to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat to Dundalk when they face leaders Bohemians. The game in St. Aidan’s CBS kicks off at 2pm. Read the rest of this entry »

Fixtures: July 30 – Aug 4

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This week’s fixtures:

Tuesday, July 30
U19: v Dundalk | Oriel Park | (KO) 8pm
U13: v Monaghan/Cavan FP | Cootehill | (KO) 7pm

Thursday, August 1
U15: v Finn Harps (to be confirmed)

Sunday, August 4
U17: v Dundalk | Brandywell | (KO) 2pm

As always, fixtures are subject to change at short notice.

U17 & U19 Cup Quarter-Finals: Details Confirmed

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U17 & U19 Cup Quarter-Finals: Details Confirmed

SSE Airtricity U17 Mark Farren Memorial Cup – Quarter-Final
Bray Wanderers v Derry City, Carlisle Grounds, Wednesday, August 14, (KO) 6.30pm.

SSE Airtricity U19 Enda McGuill Cup – Quarter-Final
Derry City v Shamrock Rovers, Brandywell, Wednesday, August 21, (KO) 6pm.

(Fixtures are subject to change at short notice)

Details have now been confirmed for the Mark Farren and Enda McGuill Cup quarter-final ties. Read the rest of this entry »

U19: Derry to host Rovers in Cup quarter-final

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Untitled-2Confirmation tonight that Derry City U19s will host Shamrock Rovers in the quarter-final of the Enda McGuill Cup.

In the last remaining second round tie, Rovers defeated St Patrick’s Ath by two goals to one this evening, which sets up a mouth-watering tie between Derry and Rovers.

Date and venue to be confirmed.

U17 & U19 Cup Draws

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The draws for the last eight of the Under-19 Enda McGuill and the Under-17 Mark Farren Cups have been confirmed.

Derry City U19s have been drawn at home to either Shamrock Rovers or St Pat’s Ath in the quarter-final of the Enda McGuill Cup.

The 17s have been drawn away to Bray Wanderers in the last eight of the Mark Farren Cup.

SSE Airtricity League – Under-19 Enda McGuill Cup

Derry City v Shamrock Rovers/St Pat’s Ath
Bohemians v Limerick
Sligo Rovers v Cabinteely
Shelbourne v Cobh Ramblers

SSE Airtricity League – Under-17 Mark Farren Cup

St Patrick Athletic v Bohemians
Bray Wanderers v Derry City
Kerry v Galway Unnited
Shamrock Rovers v Cork City

Fixtures dates and kick-off times set to be confirmed. 

City U19s in Enda McGuill Cup action

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Enda McGuill Cup Second Round
Finn Harps v Derry City
Wednesday, July 17,
Finn Park, (KO) 7.30pm

All roads lead to Ballybofey on Wednesday evening for the eagerly anticipated Under-19 Enda McGuill Cup second round tie between Finn Harps and Derry City.

Games between the clubs have traditionally been close affairs and with only three points separating the sides in the Northern Elite Division, Wednesday’s game promises to be a thrilling encounter. Read the rest of this entry »

U19s move up to second with win over Longford

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Jack Malone was the main architect of City’s opening goal against Longford Town

SSE Airtricity Under-19 Northern Elite Division:
Derry City 2-1 Longford Town
Tumelo Tlou (OG), Ronan McKinley

  • An own goal and a strike from Ronan McKinley fires City to a crucial win.
  • Derry increase their unbeaten run to six games.
  • This win moves City into second place in the Northern Division.
  • The 19s are well-placed to make a challenge for a place in the top-four.

Derry City Under-19s moved into second place in the SSE Airtricity Northern Elite Division, as an own goal from Tumelo Tlou and an effort from Ronan McKinley secured a two-one victory over Longford Town at Brandywell.

Although the visitors pulled a late goal back, the Candy Stripes held out for a crucial three points.

The win – City’s sixth in a row – means Shaun Holmes’ men are well-placed to make a final push for a place in the top-four, which comes with qualification for the national knockout stage. Read the rest of this entry »

U19s aim to extend winning run against Longford Town

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Brendan Barr in action against Monaghan/Cavan FP last weekend.

SSE Airtricity Under-19 Northern Elite Division:
Derry City v Longford Town
Brandywell, Sunday, July 14, 2pm

Derry City Under-19s will aim to extend their unbeaten run to six games when they welcome Longford Town to Brandywell this afternoon.

Shaun Holmes and Mark McChrystal’s men are beginning to find their rhythm after a slow start to the campaign when they accumulated just four points from their opening six games. Read the rest of this entry »

Weekend Fixtures: 12-14 July

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It’s another busy weekend of football at the Academy over the next few days.

Saturday afternoon sees both the Under-15 and Under-13 squads in action.

The 15s travel to Oriel Park to face Dundalk, who have won their opening two fixtures in the Elite Phase. While the 13s take on the Mayo SL for the third time this season at Castlebar.

The Under-19s and Under-17s face a double-header against Longford Town on Sunday afternoon. Shaun Holmes’ third-placed Under-19s will look to make it six games unbeaten when they welcome the Midlanders to Brandywell while the 17s make the long journey to the City Calling Stadium.

All four games kick-off at 2pm.

Best of luck to all the teams in action this weekend!

Underage results week-ending July 7

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It was another good weekend for the Derry City development squads with the U17s progressing to the quarter-finals of the Mark Farren Cup and the U19s extending their unbeaten run to five games.

  • U19s move up to third place in the table with their fifth straight win.
  • Patrick Ferry netted a brace as the U17s advance to the last eight of the Mark Farren Cup.
  • The U13s fell to a narrow 1-0 defeat to UCD.
Ronan McAleer showed up well during Derry City U19s 3-0 win over Monaghan/Cavan FP at the weekend.

SSE Airtricity Under-19 Northern Elite Division:
Derry City 3-0 Monaghan/Cavan FP
Jack Coyle, Jack Malone, Brendan Barr.

Derry City U19s maintained their current good form with another superb performance to defeat Monaghan/Cavan FP by three goals to nil at the weekend.

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Underage results week-ending June 30

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It was a mixed weekend for Derry’s underage sides with all four age groups in action.

  • U19s secure their fourth win in a row, without conceding a goal.
  • A Ronan McKinley effort seals a disappointing draw for the 17s.
  • 15s fall to a 3-1 defeat in opening game of the elite phase.
  • A sixth goal of the season from Brandon Crockett seals a point for the 13s.

Following the mid-season break, the Derry City development squads returned to competitive action at the weekend with games against Monaghan/Cavan FP and Bray Wanderers.

Brendan Barr, scored the winning goal in Monaghan to seal the 19s fourth win in a row.
Brendan Barr, scored the winning goal in Monaghan to seal the 19s fourth win in a row.

SSE Airtricity Under-19 Northern Elite Division:
Monaghan/Cavan FP 0-1 Derry City
Brendan Barr (Derry)

Derry City U19s continued their good form with a fine one-nil win away to Monaghan/Cavan FP on Saturday afternoon. The Candy Stripes travelled to Gortakeegan with a threadbare squad, which included five members of the U17 panel but still managed to deliver a solid performance to come away with all three points. Read the rest of this entry »

Weekend Fixtures: 28-30 June

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Following the mid-season break, the Derry City development squads return to competitive action this weekend with games against Monaghan/Cavan FP and Bray Wanderers.

On Saturday afternoon, the Under-19s will be aiming to make it four wins in a row when Shaun Holmes’ outfit face Monaghan/Cavan FP at Gortakeegan, kick-off (2pm).

The City Under-13 and Under-15 panels have both qualified for the elite phase and will face a double-header against Bray Wanderers at Aileach FC on Saturday, kick-off (2pm).

Conor Loughrey’s talented U15s have had an excellent first half of the season, playing an attractive possession-based game and scoring an impressive 34 goals in the progress.

The City U13s continue to enjoy their football with an expressive and enterprising style that is super to watch and head into this weekend’s game on the back of a superb win over Finn Harps.

On Sunday afternoon, the Under-17s welcome Cavan/Monaghan FP to Brandywell, kick-off is at 2pm. In their last outing, City defeated Drogheda United by two goals to one, Patrick Ferry and Michael Harris the scorers. A win on Sunday will see Donal O’Brien and Mo Mahon’s men move into fourth place in the table.

(Fixtures are subject to change at short notice)

Under 19: City drawn away to Harps in Enda McGuill Cup

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Enda McGuill Cup
Second Round Draw
Finn Harps v Derry City

Derry City have been drawn away to Finn Harps in the second round of the Under-19 Enda McGuill Cup competition.

A date and venue for the game has yet to be confirmed.

The sides met at the same stage of the competition last year, with the Ballybofey outfit coming out on top by three goals to one.

City’s best performance in the Cup came during the 2015 campaign when they narrowly lost 3-2 to UCD in the final at the Belfield Bowl.

Derry have lost only once in their last ten fixtures against the Ballybofey side.

U19: Coyle nets first goal as 19s defeat Drogheda

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SSE Airtricity Under-19 Northern Diviion:
Derry City 2-0 Drogheda United
OG, Jack Coyle

An own goal and a Jack Coyle header helped Derry City U19s record a 2-0 win over Drogheda United at the Brandywell on Sunday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Underage fixtures weekend May 26

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This weekend’s underage fixtures sees the 19s and 17s both playing their final games before the mid-season break.

Shaun Holmes’ U19s buoyed by a last gasp winner against Finn Harps last time out will hope to make it three wins on the bounce when they entertain Drogheda United at the Brandywell on Sunday. (KO) 2pm. A win for the Candy Stripes will see them leapfrog the County Louth side into sixth place as the race for a top-four finish intensifies. Read the rest of this entry »

Underage results week-ending May 19

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It was a mixed weekend for City’s underage sides with two wins and two defeats from the four games played.

SSE Airtricity Under-15 Group One:
Derry City 0-1 Sligo Rovers
Birdell Bosakani (Sligo)

On Saturday afternoon, Conor Loughrey’s U15 outfit hosted Sligo Rovers at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium looking for a win that would propel them to the top of Group One. Derry came into the fixture on the back of three straight victories over Mayo FC, Finn Harps and Longford Town, scoring twelve times in the process and without conceding. Read the rest of this entry »