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

Derry City / April 28th @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: Maginn Park

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League Table

Pos Team Pld Pts
1Cork City1030
2Dundalk1021
3Bray Wanderers1021
4Limerick914
5Derry City813
6Shamrock Rovers1012
7Drogheda United1012
8Finn Harps1011
9Bohemian FC1010
10Sligo Rovers109
11St. Patrick's Athletic108
12Galway United FC95