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Three and easy for City

Derry City 3 Shamrock Rovers 0 A blistering start from Derry saw Ronan Curtis grab an early breakthrough and the home side never looked back, pushing on to inflict their heaviest defeat on Shamrock Rovers since 2002.  Curtis struck after two minutes, latching onto a loose ball to slot it past Barry Murphy and bring […]

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Rovers visit Brandywell

Derry City entertain Shamrock Rovers this evening (KO 7.45pm) and both sides know a victory would see them move into top spot in the Premier Division. Boss Kenny Shiels is expecting a tough encounter against the Dubliners. “They are in a good position in the league and have had a good start, so it’s up to us that […]

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Striker Jones dies

Former Derry City striker Garry Jones has died at the age of 65 following a battle against cancer. The ex-Bolton Wanderers centre-forward, played six times for the Candy Stripes and netted twice in City’s first game in the League of Ireland in their 3-1 win over Home Farm, way back in 1985.

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McDermott nets brace in Reserves win

Derry City Reserves defeated Swilly Rovers 3-0 in today’s Ulster Senior League fixture in Ramelton. Goals from Jordan Allen and Conor McDermott had City two up at half-time. Swilly were reduced to ten men on 52 minutes before McDermott scored his second, finishing high past Wade after being put through by Keith Ward. This result […]

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City on the road again

Derry City face champions Dundalk in front of the RTE cameras at Oriel Park this evening (KO 7.45pm). A win for City would move them three points clear of last year’s double winners but boss Kenny Shiels knows it’s going to be a tough ask. “Dundalk are the yardstick for everyone, Cork are starting to get […]

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City strike late, again

Wexford Youths 1 Derry City 2 Rory Patterson struck at the death, a looping header sealing all three points for the visitors at Ferrycarraig Park.  City have now scored 4 goals in the 90th minute this season and Patterson’s goal ensured that City extended their winning run to four games.  The Candystripes now top the […]

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