SETA
Date: 7:45 p.m. March 20, 2012
Venue: Maginn Park
Ref: Tom Connolly
Att: 3,500 (est)

Barry Molloy 67' -
Scored: 67'


Stephen McLaughlin 77' -
Scored: 77'


Simon Madden 90' + 3' -
Scored: 90'


Scored: 31'
- Philip Lowry 31'

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90' + 4'

FULL TIME!

Derry go through. What a game.

90' + 3'
Linfield in committing everyone forward are caught on the break and Madden drives it home.

90' + 3'

GOAL!

(Goal) Simon Madden scores for Derry City.

88'
Gault kicks out at McEleney off the ball. Could have gone for that.

88'

Yellow Card

(Yellow) Michael Gault is booked for Linfield.

86'
Linfield corner, hit directly out. Waste.

82'
Derry corner taken by McCaffrey,cleared

80'

Substitution

Gary Browne replaces Damien Curran for Linfield.

78'
Madden crosses for Farren who just helps it on and Stephen McLaughlin dispatches to a great Brandywell roar.

77'

GOAL!

(Goal) Stephen McLaughlin scores for Derry City.

76'
And as I say that Farren clean through passes the keeper and scuffs his shot wide.

75'
Derry on top here but no clear cut openings in the last few mins

71'

Substitution

Linfield bring on Mark McAllister for Peter Thompson.

70'
Morrison slightly high on Murphy.

70'

Yellow Card

(Yellow) Owen Morrison is booked for Derry City.

69'
Mulgrew forces Greacen backwards but his shot is well wide.

68'
What a goal! McEleney plays a 50 yd pass and Madden whips it in for Molloy to power a header past Blayney from 12 yds. Game on!

67'

GOAL!

(Goal) Barry Molloy scores for Derry City.

66'

Substitution

Owen Morrison introduced for David McDaid for Derry.

63'
Linfield corner, Doherty fumbles but it is cleared.

60'

Substitution

Watson has to go off for Linfield replaced by Douglas

58'
Clash of heads in the box between Greacen and Watson, both trainers on, but they are both up, if a little groggy.

57'
Derry free just outside the box for a handball, and Mclaughlin brings a great save from Blayney.

55'

Yellow Card

(Yellow) Philip Lowry is booked for Linfield.

53'
Another Linfield corner, but Lowry cant keep his header down.Goal kick.

51'
Bit of a late one from Molloy on Garrett.

51'

Yellow Card

(Yellow) Barry Molloy is booked for Derry City.

47'
Corner to Linfield drifts harmlessly out of play.

46'

Substitution

Patrick McEleney on for Eddie McCallion

46'

Second Half

45' + 1'

Half Time

And that close a cracking half of football. Upper hand to Linfield at the moment.

44'
Thompson inches away from connecting with a great cross from Ervin.

44'
Molloy sends Farren through but the pass is slightly overhit.

42'
Starting to get a bit niggly with a few frees being blown.

40'
Peter Thompson clatters into McBride, no card this time though.

37'

Yellow Card

(Yellow) Ryan McBride is booked for Derry City.

36'
Higgins tests Blayney from the resulting free but he parries for a corner.

36'
Higgins tests Blayney from the resulting free but he parries for a corner.

36'
Derrys Higgins tests Blayney from the free Carvill gave away.

35'

Yellow Card

(Yellow) Michael Carvill is booked for Linfield.

33'
The goal has done wonders for Linfield. They look a different side now.

32'
Some poor defending there sees Lowry walk through the middle and slide it past a helpless Doherty.

31'

GOAL!

(Goal) Philip Lowry scores for Linfield.

28'
Another Blues corner again dealt with easily by Greacen.Linfield getting into the game a bit more though.

26'
Freee in to Linfield taken by Garrett but wasted.

23'
Derry certainly with the upper hand so far, corner to Linfield though fairly easily dealt with.

16'

Yellow Card

(Yellow) William Murphy is booked for Linfield.

16'
Derry free on the 18 yd box hit by Higgins and a great save by Blayney.

15'
Derrys Farren almost latches on to a fine ball but Blayney clears

13'
First corner of the game goes to Linfield cleared easily by Greacen.

10'
Lovely piece of skill from Derrys McLaughlin as he dupes Murphy and fires in a shot gathered by Blayney

8'
Game started at a frantic pace here.

4'
Another great cross from Derrys McDaid scrambled clear.

1'
Great early cross from Derrys Madden and Blayney has some early work to do.

1'

GAME ON!

Linfield kick off playing "down the hill".

0'
Here come the teams with the Brandywell in full voice.

0'
Veteran defender William "Winky" Murphy returns to the starting line up for the Blues.

0'
Derry will be without Shane McEleney (ill), Rory Patterson (unavailable), and Patrick McEleney only makes the bench after recovering from a virus. Captain Kevin Deery is also a week away from availability..

0'
Good evening from a buzzing Brandywell where Derry City host Irish League champions Linfield with the winner taking their place in the Setanta Sports Cup semi final.



Photo Gallery for Derry City -v- Linfield



Derry City
Gerard Doherty
Goalkeeper
Stewart Greacen
Defender
Ryan McBride
37Booked: 37'
Defender
Dermot McCaffrey
Defender
Eddie McCallion
Defender
Ruaidhri Higgins
Midfielder
Simon Madden
90Scored: 90'
Midfielder
Stephen McLaughlin
77Scored: 77'
Midfielder
Barry Molloy
51Booked: 51'
67Scored: 67'
Midfielder
Mark Farren
Forward
David McDaid
Forward

Substitutes
Michael Barr
Defender
Matthew Crossan
Defender
Ryan Curran
Forward
Eugene Ferry
Goalkeeper
Patrick McEleney
Midfield
Brian McGroary
Midfield
Owen Morrison
70Booked: 70'
Midfield
Linfield
Alan Blayney
Goalkeeper
Albert Watson
Defender
William Murphy
Defender
16Booked: 16'
Jamie Mulgrew
Defender
Jim Ervin
Defender
Michael Gault
Midfielder
88Booked: 88'
Robert Garrett
Midfielder
Damien Curran
Midfielder
Michael Carvill
Midfielder
35Booked: 35'
Peter Thompson
Forward
Philip Lowry
Forward
31Scored: 31'
55Booked: 55'

Substitutes
Mark McAllister*
Midfield
Daryl Fordyce
Midfield
Stephen Douglas
Defender
Billy Joe Burns
Defender
Gary Browne
Forward
David Armstrong
Defender
Stuart Addis
Goalkeeper