City to face the best of Derry & District

Derry City v D&D Select, Brandywell, 7.45pm City will face a Derry & District select side this evening at Brandywell in a re-arranged fixture, as Roddy Collins tries to get more competitive game time for his first team squad.  With the start of the Airtricty Premier Division just over a fortnight away, the squad are [...]

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Dublin SC: First Meeting of 2014

Stuck behind enemy lines in the capital, or know someone who is?  The Derry City Dublin SC is holding their first meeting of the 2014 season tomorrow night. The meeting takes place in the Grand Central pub, corner of Lower Abbey Street and O’Connell Street with proceedings due to get underway around 7pm.

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City cruise against near neighbours

Derry City 4 Finn Harps 2 City continued their 100% record in pre-season with an easy win over an understrength Finn Harps side.  The Candystripes took the lead inside the first minute and were 4-0 up before the hour mark, before a raft of substitutions allowed Harps to pull a couple of goals back and [...]

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Tales from the training camp

A few weeks ago members of the media attended City’s pre-season training camp.  Today on RTÉ’s Saturday Sport, listen to Adrian Eames piece on his day at the Vale Centre.  As well as partaking in drills, Adrian took time out to speak to players and staff alike about the build up to the 2014 season. [...]

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Another fixture falls

It may be Valentine’s Day, but there is little love in the air for City fans at the moment and we are sorry to announce that the proposed game against the Derry and District Select has been called off.  The game, due to take place this Sunday, has now been called off and re-fixed for [...]

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City awarded U-19 Northern Division title

Derry’s U19 side have been awarded the Northern Division U-19 title as they were retrospectively awarded three points from the final game of the season against Finn Harps.  The Ballybofey side were found to have fielded an ineligible player in the fixture, which ended 1-1, and the victory has been awarded to the Candystripes. The [...]

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City get bye in EA Sports Cup

The draw for the First Round of the 2014 EA Sports Cup was made today by the FAI National League Executive Committee.  The good news for City fans is that the Candystripes have been granted a bye until the next round. The 2014 competition will be played on a knockout basis and is divided into four regionalized [...]

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Roddy adds Elebert

David Elebert has become manager Roddy Collins’ latest signing at the Brandywell. Elebert, who spent last season at Shamrock Rovers, becomes Roddy’s seventh signing since taking the reigns at Derry City. The 27 year old Dubliner started his playing career at Preston North End before he moved onto Hamilton Academical in Scotland.

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Glens game falls foul to weather

Derry City v Glentoran, Postponed. The North West woke to a covering of snow this morning and after further snow showers this afternoon, tonight’s game against Glentoran has fallen victim to the weather conditions. Despite the heavy rainfall and recent mild conditions, snow continues to lie on the ground.  With the forecast predicting further snow [...]

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Glens to visit as City continue preparation

Derry City v Glentoran, Brandywell, 7.45pm Derry City welcome Eddie Patterson’s Glentoran side to the Brandywell tomorrow night as part of their pre-season campaign.  However the game will also serve as a fundraiser for City’s top goalscorer, Mark Farren, who has recently announced his retirement from football.

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