St Patrick’s Athletic V’s Derry City

  • Mon, Nov 10, 2008 @ 13:04

St Patrick's Athletic are looking to secure second place in the Premier Division of the eircom league this evening when they take on their nearest challengers Derry City at Richmond Park, kick-off 7.45pm.

Previous Meetings
[27/06/08] Derry City 0 St Patrick's Athletic 3 - League
[04/04/08] St Patrick's Athletic 0 Derry City 1 - League
[23/09/08] St Patrick's Athletic 0 Derry City 1 - Setanta Cup
[07/04/08] Derry City 2 St Patrick's Athletic 0 - Setanta Cup

Team News
Dessie Byrne returns to the squad following a hamstring injury while Jamie Harris is likely to miss out with a damaged ankle.

Bobby Ryan (knee), Stephen Paisley ( groin strain), Gary O'Neill (groin strain) and John Murphy (back) remain on the injured list.

Managers Comment
‘It was great to get back to winning ways with Friday's game against UCD and hopefully we can continue that against Derry.

After all the hard work that's gone into the season it would be great to secure second place tonight for the club and for the supporters”. – John McDonnell


Next Fixture

Dundalk / September 24th @ 8:45pm
Competition: Under17
Venue: TBC

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League Table

Pos Team Pld Pts
1Cork City2870
2Dundalk2859
3Shamrock Rovers2847
4Derry City2843
5Bray Wanderers2942
6Bohemian FC2940
7Limerick2935
8Galway United FC2932
9Sligo Rovers2931
10St. Patrick's Athletic2830
11Finn Harps2930
12Drogheda United2818