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

Bohemians / March 31st @ 8:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: Dalymount Park

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League Table

Pos Team Pld Pts
1Cork City618
2Derry City412
3Dundalk612
4Bohemian FC610
5Bray Wanderers69
6Finn Harps68
7Limerick57
8Shamrock Rovers66
9Drogheda United66
10St. Patrick's Athletic64
11Sligo Rovers64
12Galway United FC52