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Today’s U19 Results

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Results from today’s Under-19 Northern Elite Division

Drogheda United 4-1 Shelbourne Mark Doyle, Karl Fitzsimons 2, Lee Partridge Jordan Kelly
Monaghan-Cavan  FP 0-8 Derry City Sean McBride 4, Matty Doherty 3, Cathal Farren
Finn Harps 1-4 St Patrick’s Athletic Liam Walsh Aidena Keena 3, Josh Hogan
Bohemians 4-2 Dundalk Cian Fay 2, Ryan Graydon 2
Adam Finnegan, Cian Flynn

Northern Division Top Scorers

10 Jack O’Keeffe (Dundalk)
9 Cian Fay (Bohemians)
7 Aidan Keena  (St Pat’s Ath)
6 Cathal Farren (Derry City)
6 Sean McBride (Derry City)
5 Stephen Meaney (Drogheda United)
5 Gareth Doherty (Finn Harps)
5 Cian Flynn (Dundalk)

AROUND THIS TIME

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MARCH 13th 1937 – (80 years ago)

Derry City defeated Distillery 4-1 at home in the City Cup competition. Goalscorers were Archie McLeod (ex-Partick Thistle), Jimmy Kelly 2 and Harry Duffy (ex-Yoker Athletic). Indeed, this win was Derry’s fortieth home game in a row without defeat.

MARCH 13th 1988 – (29 years ago)

Goals from Jonathan Speak, John Cunningham and Paul Carlyle gave the Candy Stripes a 3-2 win over Limerick at Brandywell in a Premier Division fixture.

MARCH 13th 2006 – (11 years ago)

Derry City played their first home game in the Setanta Cup competition, defeating Belfast club Glentoran 3-1, with goals from Gary Beckett and a brace by Sean Hargan.

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MARCH 14th 1971 – (46 years ago)

A solitary goal from Danny Hale gave Derry a 1-0 win over Linfield in the Irish Cup Semi-Final which was played at Coleraine. The Brandywell Club went on to lose 3-0 to Distillery the final.

MARCH 14th 2008 – (9 years ago)

Goals from Mark Farren and Ciaran Martyn secured a 2-1 win over Finn Harps in the Brandywell.

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Boyle Impresses Former Ireland Manager Brian Kerr

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Nathan warming up for Derry City U19s against Dundalk 6 years ago

Former Derry City U19 forward Nathan Boyle, impressed Brian Kerr after his eye catching two goals against Bohemians on Friday.

Knockalla Cup Quarter Final Draw

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Cathal Farren

Derry City Reserves have been handed a home tie in the quarter finals of the Knockalla Caravans Cup.

The Candy Stripes comfortably beat Aileach FC from the Inishowen League three nil at the weekend, with Carndonagh teenager Cathal Farren netting his first hat trick in a candy striped jersey.

Kevin Mahon’s side, runners-up in last year’s Knockalla Cup, will now face Drumoghill FC in the last eight of the competition. The Donegal League outfit caused a shock in the previous round defeating Ulster Senior League side Letterkenny Rovers by three goals to two, with striker Paddy Rafferty the man of the moment, scoring all three goals.

The last time these clubs met was at the same stage of the competition in 2010. On that occasion, Derry travelled to ‘The Moss’ and came away with a 2-1 win after extra time, to secure a place in the semi-finals.

The 2016 Knockalla Cup Quarter Finals are due to be played week ending March 13th.

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This Weekends Fixtures

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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