EA Cup R2
Date: 4 p.m. April 6, 2015
Venue: The Showgrounds
Att: 837
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Daniel Ledwith 77' -
Red: 77'


Scored: 103'
- Seamus Sharkey 103'

Scored: 113'
- Mark Timlin 113'

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Sligo Rovers 0 - 2 Derry City
120' + 2' - Full Time AET -

It is all over at The Showgrounds and Sligo Rovers misery continues with a 2-0 defeat in the EA Sports Cup second round to Derry City. Goals scored by Seamus Sharkey and Mark Timlin.

120' + 1'

Yellow Card

Seamus Sharkey is booked for Derry City.

120'

There will be one minute of added time

117'

A deflected McEleney shot is deflected towards goal, Brush does enough to claim the looping ball.

116'

Morten Nielsen turns and shoots from an angle, it is straight at Doherty.

113'

Substitution

Sean Houston replaces Cillian Morrison for Derry City.

113'

GOAL!

Mark Timlin scores for Derry City.

111'

A McEleney corner slips between the hands of Brush but to his relief it was cleared off the line.

106'

EXTRATIME SECOND HALF!

Derry get the second half of extra time under way.

104'

Yellow Card

Steven Beattie is booked for Sligo Rovers.

103'

Derry score from the resulting corner. Barry McNamee's delivery is met by the head of Seamus Sharkey who heads beyond the reach of Brush.

103'

GOAL!

Seamus Sharkey scores for Derry City.

103'

Curran has another chance, this time Dykes blocked his strike from the edge of the box.

101'

Substitution

Morten Nielsen replaces Dinny Corcoran for Sligo Rovers.

101'

McManus and Boylan combine to deny Curran.

96'

Ryan Curran attempts to find Morrisson but the ball is just beyond the striker.

93'

Russell turns on the edge of the box and is lobbed effort is easily claimed by Doherty.

91'

EXTRATIME FIRST HALF!

First half of extra time is under way

90' + 3'

FULL TIME!

After the end of 90 minutes, it remains 0-0. We are going to extra time and possibly penalties.

90' + 2'

McEleney runs from the middle of the park and tries to curl a shot into the corner, but it drifts well wide.

90'

There will be three minutes of added time.

86'

A Jake Dykes headed clearance falls short to Cillian Morrison whose powerful strike is saved by Brush.

85'

Substitution

Ryan Curran replaces Seanan Clucas for Derry City.

83'

Gavin Peers game is over, the centre-back was on the wrong end of a challenge a few minutes ago and has struggled to recover from it.

83'

Substitution

Ryan McManus replaces Gavin Peers for Sligo Rovers.

77'

Ledwith's game is over after two minutes following a cynical tackle on Seanan Clucas.

77'

Red Card

Daniel Ledwith is sent off for Sligo Rovers.

75'

Substitution

Daniel Ledwith replaces Kevin Devaney for Sligo Rovers.

73'

837 is the attendance at The Showgrounds this evening.

72'

Russell shoots from range and his super effort is narrowly wide of the target. He then crosses the ball which has Doherty scrambling, but it lands on the roof of the net, much to the relief of the netminder.

71'

Substitution

Mark Timlin replaces Anthony Elding for Derry City.

69'

Yellow Card

Aaron Barry is booked for Derry City.

63'

Literally nothing of note has happened since the break. Both teams have attacked but have yielded no results.

53'

The tempo has dropped considerably in the early stages of this second half. Nothing to report as of yet.

46'

Second Half

Derry restart

45' + 1'

Half Time

It is half-time here at The Showgrounds and it remains scoreless between Sligo Rovers and Derry City. Both sides have pressed for an opener but clear-cut chances have been at a premium, the best opportunity of the half coming for John Russell who was denied by Ger Doherty in a one-on-one situation.

45'

There will be one minute of added time.

44'

Yellow Card

Ryan McBride is booked for Derry City.

39'

Gary Boylan has a go with an audacious effort from 35 yards but it is well over.

38'

Yellow Card

Seanan Clucas is booked for Derry City.

35'

There is a stoppage in play here following a clash of heads between Steven Beattie and Shane McEleney.

30'

David Cawley shows great compusure to control a dropping ball and pick out Stephen Folan in the box. The big centre back was able to retain possession but just couldn't force the ball over the line.

28'

The Bit O'Red come close to opening the scoring. Corcoran plays John Russell through the centre who is denied by the onrushing Ger Doherty.

25'

An in-swinging corner from Barry McNamee forces Brush into action who punches it clear

17'

The home side have played with more intensity in the last few minutes. A good move invoving Gary Boylan, Steven Beattie and Dinny Corcoran ends with the latter laying the ball off to David Cawley who shoots over from the edge of the box.

12'

Sligo Rovers have done their fair share of attacking in these opening stages, but they have yet to really trouble the Derry defence.

9'

Patrick McEleney crosses for Seamus Sharkey, his header is matched by Brush who denies the defender.

6'

Anthony Elding rises in the box to meet a free-kick but his looping header lands on the roof of the net.

3'

Patrick McEleney shoots low from distance but it is always sailing wide of Richard Brush's goal.

1'

GAME ON!

Sligo Rovers kick off.

0'

We are just over five minutes away from kick-off here at The Showgrounds. Sligo Rovers have made two changes from last Friday's 3-1 defeat to Bray Wanderers, with Richard Brush, Gary Boylan and Raffaele Cretaro coming in for Ryan Coulter, Alan Keane and Keith Ward.  Derry City meanwhile remain largely unchanged from their 3-0 oss to Cork City with Seamus Sharkey and Cillian Morrison replacing Shaun Kelly and Mark Timlin.



Photo Gallery for Sligo Rovers -v- Derry City



Sligo Rovers
Richard Brush
Goalkeeper
Stephen Folan
Defender
Jake Dykes
Defender
Gary Boylan
Defender
Gavin Peers
Defender
Kevin Devaney
Midfielder
Raffaele Cretaro
Midfielder
David Cawley
Midfielder
Steven Beattie
104Booked: 104'
Midfielder
John Russell
Midfielder
Dinny Corcoran
101'
101Subbed Off: 101'
Forward

Substitutes
Alan Keane
Defender
Gary Armstrong
Forward
Ciaran Kelly
Goalkeeper
Daniel Ledwith
77Sent off: 77'
Defender
Ryan McManus
Midfield
Morten Nielsen
101'
101Subbed On: 101'
Forward
Keith Ward
Midfield
Derry City
Gerard Doherty
Goalkeeper
Ryan McBride
Defender
44Booked: 44'
Aaron Barry
Defender
69Booked: 69'
Shane McEleney
Defender
Seamus Sharkey
Defender
103Scored: 103'
120Booked: 120'
Philip Lowry
Midfielder
Seanan Clucas
Midfielder
38Booked: 38'
Patrick McEleney
Midfielder
Barry McNamee
Midfielder
Anthony Elding
Forward
Cillian Morrison
Forward

Substitutes
Dean Jarvis
Defender
Sean Houston
Midfield
Ronan Curtis
Forward
Ryan Curran
Forward
Nathan Boyle
Forward
Shaun Patton
Goalkeeper
Mark Timlin
Midfield
113Scored: 113'