Cork City v Derry City, Friday, 7.45pm(Live on Drive 105FM)
One has to go all the way back to September 2000 to find City last victory against Cork City, which shows the struggles which the Candystripes have faced on the travels to Leeside. Whilst City havce enjoyed Cup victories at the venue in the intervening period, League points have proved a precious commodity and Declan Devine need to ensure that his side restarts the campaign with a win after a run of disappointing home defeats.
Devine welcomes back Stewart Greacen after a long absence but has to plan without Farren, Molloy, Shane McEleney, Kevin Deery and Brian McGroary who are all missing through a combination of injuries and suspensions. In addition Devine will have late fitness tests on Higgins and McBride to check on their fitness ahead on the game.
City defeated Cork earlier in the season but Tommy Dunne’s side have gone six game sunbeaten and will be looking to push on in front of their home supporters. With only four points separating the sides and with second place very much in sight, both sides will be looking to take all three points. With the loss of Monaghan, the League table has become congested, with
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