8th September 1985
On this day, we played our first game in the League of Ireland.
A 3-1 win over Home Farm in the F.A.I. League Cup.
Barry McCreadie was Derry’s first goal-scorer that day while Garry Jones netted a brace.
A collection of rushes and clips from the game can be watched above.
A look back at the 1985/86 season from The Jungle View: