Derry City U17
A few extended clips from Derry City U17s 3-2 win over Athlone Town at Templemore on Sunday afternoon.
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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 »
With no league fixture this weekend, the Derry City Under-17 squad made the trip to Belfast on Sunday to play two games at the Billy Neill football pitches.
Gary Duffy’s outfit have made a positive start to their SSE Airtricity League campaign with an opening day win over Athlone Town last weekend and continued their good form by winning both games this morning, scoring five goals in the process.
In their opening game, the Candy Stripes defeated Dungannon 2-0 with Jack Parke (pictured) scoring both goals.
This was followed by a fine 3-0 win over Cliftonville with Dominic Dunne, Sean Duffy and Kian McGarvey on the mark for City.
Derry City U17s have been handed a home tie against Sligo Rovers in the Mark Farren Cup semi-finals.
The Candy Stripes have defeated Finn Harps, Monaghan/Cavan FP and Dundalk to qualify for the last four of the competition.
In the other semi-final, Waterford FC will host Shamrock Rovers. And whoever prevails in that tie will have the luxury of home advantage in the final.
Mark Farren Cup
1. Waterford v Shamrock Rovers
2. Derry City v Sligo Rovers
Dates and Times TBC
Game 1 v Game 2