Derry City’s inspirational captain, Ryan McBride died one year ago today. RIP



Former Derry Under-19 player Rory Holden

Former Derry City Under-19 star, Rory Holden, has made an impressive start to his career at Bristol City.

The 20-year-old attacking midfielder joined the Championship club in August 2017, and has caught the eye with some excellent displays with the club’s U23 side.

Holden featured in Tuesday’s 1-0 win against Liverpool U23s in the Premier League cup and received a glowing report from the coaching staff following another polished performance.

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Ulster finish second in FAI Schools Inter-Provincials

2017 Ulster Schools – Picture credit FAI Schools

Derry City had three representatives in the Ulster schools panel that finished second in this year’s FAI Schools Inter-Provincials.

Daniel Houghton (Carndonagh Community School),  Ethan Harkin (Pobalscoil Gaoth Dobhair) and Fionn McClure (Carndonagh Community School) are all prominent members of Gary Duffy’s Under-17 panel.

Ulster started well on Friday when they defeated Connacht 3-0, but lost 4-0 to Munster on Saturday.

They finished with a 2-2 against Leinster this afternoon.

Leinster lift the title following a win over Munster and draws with Ulster and Connacht.


This Weekends Fixtures


SSE Airtricity U17 League:

Saturday 26th September, Derry City v Finn Harps, Brandywell, (KO) 2pm

SSE Airtricity U19 League:

Sunday 27th September, Drogheda Utd v Derry City, United Park,  (KO) 2pm

Ulster Senior League:

Sunday 27th September, Derry City v Cockhill Celtic, Swilly Stadium, Templemore Sports Complex, (KO) 2pm