Derry City U19
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
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 »
SSE Airtricity Under-19 Northern Elite Division:
Dundalk v Derry City, Oriel Park, Wednesday 01, August, 7.45pm.
Derry City U19s are in league action this evening when they travel to Oriel Park to face Dundalk.
City are sixth in the Northern Elite Division only one point behind the lilywhites in fourth spot.
In their last meeting, the sides drew 2-2 at the Brandywell, Cian Flynn and Jack O’Keeffe were on the mark for the County Louth side with Kieran Farren and Sean McBride netting or City. (see video below)
With only seven league games of the regular season remaining, Derry would need a result tonight to keep them in contention for a top-four finish.
Kick-off at Oriel Park is 7.45pm
There will be updates from the game on @Dundalkfc and @boscoisalive twitter accounts.
Former Derry City U19 player Adrian Delap has been selected in the Irish Colleges and Universities squad for next Monday’s friendly international with Scotland at Oriel Park.
Adrian joined the Candy Stripes from Letterkenny Rovers and made his debut for the U19s away to Dundalk in September 2015.
City first team manager Kenny Shiels handed the 19-year-old his senior competitive debut three weeks ago as a second-half substitute in Derry’s 5-0 win over Limerick FC.
The talented winger was also named Derry City U19 player of the year for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.