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Date: 7:20 p.m. Oct. 17, 2017
Venue: Turners Cross
Ref: Ray Matthews
Att: 5,857

Live Updates for Cork City -v- Derry City

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FULL TIME!

Cork City are champions. Credit to Derry City too. They maintained the integrity of the league with a battling performance and earn their European slot for next season.

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FULL TIME!

Cork City are champions. First win since 2005 when Alan Bennett and Mark McNulty were also part of the squad.

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FULL TIME!

Cork City 0 Derry City 0. Cork City are champions!  Job done. Not pretty but the Rebel Army won't care. A third league win in the club's history.

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Substitution

Achille Campion replaces Karl Sheppard for Cork City.

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Two minutes added on.

88'

Two Cork City corners in rapid succession but nothig accrues.

87'

Corner Kick

Cork City has won a corner kick. Shane Griffin will take it.

87'

Corner Kick

Cork City has won a corner kick. Kieran Sadlier will take it.

85'

Sheppard's left wing cross is met by Buckley but the shot is weak and is saved by Doherty.

82'

Harry Monaghan gives the ball away in a dangerous area but Cork City can't profit.

77'

Substitution

Nicky Low replaces Dean Jarvis for Derry City.

75'

Griffin lucky to escape yellow as he brings down Curtis.

73'

Corner Kick

Cork City has won a corner kick. Shane Griffin will take it. The ball rebounds to Griffin but his shot is easily saved by Doherty.

73'

A long ball from Alan Bennett breaks to Sheppard. He pulls it back trying to find Buckley but it's cut out.

71'

Beattie appears to have picked up a knock. He leaves to the acclaim of the near 6,000 attendance.

70'

Substitution

Conor McCarthy replaces Steven Beattie for Cork City.

69'

Buckley finds Karl Sheppard but his tame shot is deflected into the grateful arms of Doherty.

65'

Important interception by Beattie as Conor McDermott flashes in a deep cross from the right.

61'

Can Sadlier introduce a bit of creativity into the home side's play?

61'

Substitution

Kieran Sadlier replaces Stephen Dooley for Cork City.

57'

Griffin's clearance rebounds off Ronan Curtis but Mark McNulty saves

56'

At the moment, Derry knocking the ball around as if they were the home side.

53'

Corner Kick

Derry City has won a corner kick. Aaron McEneff will take it. Falls to Barry McNamee whose shot is heading for the City Centre.

49'

A long diagonal ball from Ryan Delaney finds Jimmy Keohane. The winger's shot is tame and rolls to Doherty.

46'

Second Half

Derry get the second half underway. The restart was delayed for one of the goalnets to be repaired.

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Half Time

Half time arrives at Turners Cross. So far so good for Cork City as it remains scoreless. It hasn't been pretty though and Derry have arguably had the best two chances of the game, courtesy of headers from right wing corners. Cork City have forced a number of free kicks in the Derry half but the delivery has been poor.

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Half Time

It is half-time between Cork City and Derry City.

45' + 1'

Morrissey's long range shot is saved by Derry skipper Doherty.

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One minute added.

44'

Stephen Dooley floats a free kick across the box but Cork City are penalised. Free out.

40'

Corner Kick

Headed away.

39'

Tame Buckley free kick from 30 yards out is saved by Doherty.

34'

Claims for a penalty as Garry Buckley goes down. Nothing given

32'

Corner Kick

Finds Harry Monaghan's head but is effort is wide.

30'

Corner Kick

Aaron Barry had a free header but doesn't avail of the chance.

29'

Barry McNamee dispossesses Stephen Dooley in midfield. The chip from distance by Rory Patterson is tipped over by Mark McNulty

27'

A long range Gearoid Morrissey shot flies well over Gerard Doherty's bar.

23'

Corner Kick

Cork City has won a corner kick. Shane Griffin will take it. Jimmy Keohane forced it, off Dean Jarvis. Mild claims for handball but it wasn't. Nothing accrues from the corner.

16'

Aaron McEneff takes advantage of Beattie's poor header but his shot is high and wide.

15'

Slight flare up on the touchline. Ronan Curtis and Steven Beattie dispute a throw in.

12'

Stephen Dooley chips a lovely ball into the box but Darren Cole defends superbly for Derry.

7'

Cork City dominating possession early on but haven't carved out any real chances.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Cork City and Derry City has kicked off.

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Corner Kick

Shane Grifffin's right wing kick at the Shed End headed away

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Derry need just a point to secure European qualification. So a point suits either side. One doesn't think either team will be playing for the draw, though!

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Steven Beattie and Conor McCormack return to the Cork City starting eleven tonight. Greg Bolger and Kieran Sadlier who played against Bohemians on Friday night drop to the bench. For Derry, Dean Jarvis replaces Lukas Schubert from the side that beat Finn Harps last week.

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The match that has been delayed by international call-ups and Hurricane Ophelia finally goes ahead at Turners Cross tonight. The roof may be gone from the Derrynane Road Stand but Cork City face Derry City in an SSE Airtricity League game that may decide the Premier Division title. One point for Cork City will see them champions for the third time in their history. Updates from 7.20 p.m.



Photo Gallery for Cork City -v- Derry City



Cork City
Mark McNulty
Goalkeeper
Alan Bennett
Defender
Ryan Delaney
Defender
Shane Griffin
Defender
Conor McCormack
Defender
Steven Beattie
70'
70Subbed Off: 70'
Midfielder
Garry Buckley
Midfielder
Stephen Dooley
61'
61Subbed Off: 61'
Midfielder
Jimmy Keohane
Midfielder
GearĂ³id Morrissey
Midfielder
Karl Sheppard
90'
90Subbed Off: 90'
Forward

Substitutes
Greg Bolger
Midfield
Achille Campion
90'
90Subbed On: 90'
Forward
Connor Ellis
Forward
Conor McCarthy
70'
70Subbed On: 70'
Defender
Kieran Sadlier
61'
61Subbed On: 61'
Midfield
Alan Smith
Goalkeeper
Robbie Williams
Defender
Derry City
Gerard Doherty
Goalkeeper
Aaron Barry
Defender
Darren Cole
Defender
Ben Doherty
Defender
Dean Jarvis
Defender 77'
77Subbed Off: 77'
Conor McDermott
Defender
Aaron McEneff
Midfielder
Barry McNamee
Midfielder
Harry Monaghan
Midfielder
Ronan Curtis
Forward
Rory Patterson
Forward

Substitutes
Eric Grimes
Goalkeeper
Nicky Low
Midfield
77Subbed On: 77'
77'
Sean McBride
Forward
Jamie McIntyre
Midfield
Lukas Schubert
Midfield
Eoin Toal
Defender
Sam Todd
Defender