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Date: 7:45 p.m. Feb. 23, 2018
Venue: The Showgrounds
Att: 2,319
TV:

Adam Morgan 74' -
Scored: 74'


Alistair Roy 82' -
Scored: 82'


Scored: 89'
- Ronan Curtis 89'

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90' + 4'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Sligo Rovers and Derry City.

89'

GOAL!

Ronan Curtis scores for Derry City.

87'

Substitution

Craig Roddan replaces Caolan McAleer for Sligo Rovers.

83'

One square ball over the top catches the Derry centre halves out. Roy gets in behind to shoot into the bottom left hand corner of the net past Doherty to double the home advantage. 

83'

Substitution

Greg Moorhouse replaces Adam Morgan for Sligo Rovers.

82'

GOAL!

Alistair Roy scores for Sligo Rovers.

77'

Free Kick

Free on the right hand side of the box goes to the left and wide 

77'

Substitution

Eoin Toal replaces Rory Hale for Derry City.

74'

Corner goes to the front post, Derry fail to clear allowing Morgan to stab home at the front post. 

74'

GOAL!

Adam Morgan scores for Sligo Rovers.

72'

Sligo free kick on the edge of the box to the right. Pincelli's effort goes straight at Doherty who goes down low to save it. 



71'

Yellow Card

Darren Cole is booked for Derry City.

69'

Hale plays a ball back to McEneff however, the ball is behind the midfielder and his shot is easily gathered down low by Beeney. 

66'

Free Kick

Low drifts the ball into the box from the edge of the eighteen yard box. Ball is cleared leading to a Sligo break stopped by McDonagh.

65'

Free Kick

On the half way line for Rovers goes long but is easily dealt with by Doherty. 

61'

Corner Kick

Sligo Rovers 

60'

Substitution

Jamie McDonagh replaces Conor McDermott for Derry City.

59'

Sligo continue to threaten as McDermott goes down injured once again. 

55'

WHAT A CHALLENGE FROM RORY HALE! Cawley's effort with after a low cross from Roy is bravley blocked after everyone in the City defence switches off with the exception of Hale. 

54'

Brilliant last ditch challenge from Darren Cole on Caolan McAleer 

52'

Yellow Card

Patrick McClean is booked for Sligo Rovers.

51'

Great work down the left from Ronan Curtis, he finds Ronan Hale as the ball is moved across the eighteen yard box. The attack proves fruitless...

49'

Derry City's Conor McDermott down recieving treatment. He limped off against Waterford last week, hopefully he is able to continue. 



48'

Derry City donning their new green away adidas kit while Sligo are donning their traditional red home kit. I doubt there will be a match this season with two nicer kits (except for the return fixture)!

46'

Second Half

We are underway for the second half. Doesn't seem to be any changes. 

45' + 1'

Half Time

It is half-time between Sligo Rovers and Derry City. Derry defence have been in real trouble in most cases making trouble for themselves. Derry looking good going forward but Sligo look like getting past the Derry defence every time they attack.

45' + 1'

Yellow Card

Adam Morgan is booked for Sligo Rovers.

45' + 1'

Pincelli finds Morgan over the top of the Derry defence who stop for some reason. Doherty bravely claims it but at a price he is down and receiving treatment.

45'

Teams are out for the second half. 

45'

One minute added on

45'

Free in to Derry taken quickly to Low who finds Patterson in the box. He goes down. Referee says no, correct decision.

43'

6th Sligo corner headed away by McEneff

40'

Sligo corner causing trouble once again. Acrobatics from McFadden forces another corner. The next corner comes to nothing.

37'

McCabe once again attacks as the Derry defence are opened up easily. McCabe curls to the right but it is brilliantly saved by Doherty.

37'

McCabe once again attacks as the Derry defence are opened up easily. McCabe curls to the right but it is brilliantly saved by Doherty.



37'
McCabe once again as the Derry defence are opened up easily. McCabe curls to the right brilliantly saved by Doherty.

34'

Ronan Hale shoots across goal great save from Beeney it looked destined for the net.

30'

Yellow Card

Nicky Low is booked for Derry City.

29'
Mishap from Aganovic and Doherty allows Morgan to nip in and steal it. Luickly for the visitors a free out is awarded.

27'
Sligo on the break once again this time the ball falls to Roy who half volleys to the left and wide.

26'

Yellow Card

Gary Boylan is booked for Sligo Rovers.

23'

McEneff shot from 35 yards blocked easily for a throw in

20'

Another corner for Sligo. Derry fail to clear and it falls to McAleer on edge of the box who curls wide

20'

Sligo corner, period of pinball before Doherty reacts brilliantly to save from Roy

18'

Great ball from Doherty. Curtis down the left cuts back. Six yards out Hale hits it straight at the keeper who saves, point blank range

15'

McCabe clips over the top, Morgan almost gets in behind only for Cole to get in first!

13'

Sligo free kick out the right 50 yards from goal. Headed away easily by McEneff



11'

Derry City corner but it is easily cleared! 

10'

Great feet from Ronan Hale almost plays in Darren Cole McCabe intercepts

7'

Ball changing sides a lot here in the early stages. Derry City look very narrow. Sligo appearing dangerous on the break with Morgan.

4'

Roy cross from the left flashes across goal. McAleer can’t get on a free header should have been 1-0 Sligo

3'

Good save!! Ball over the top from Sharkey and McAleer hits a rebound that goes to the right and wide

2'

Strong wind advantage for Sligo Rovers

1'

DERRY City free 40 yards from goal breaks to Ronan Curtis but it goes well over the bar

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Sligo Rovers and Derry City has kicked off.



Photo Gallery for Sligo Rovers -v- Derry City



Sligo Rovers
Mitchell Beeney
Goalkeeper
Seamus Sharkey
Defender
Eduardo Pincelli
Defender
Kyle McFadden
Defender
Patrick McClean
52Booked: 52'
Defender
Gary Boylan
26Booked: 26'
Defender
Rhys McCabe
Midfielder
Caolan McAleer
87'
87Subbed Off: 87'
Midfielder
David Cawley
Midfielder
Alistair Roy
82Scored: 82'
Forward
Adam Morgan
45Booked: 45'
74Scored: 74'
83'
83Subbed Off: 83'
Forward

Substitutes
Adam Wixted
Midfield
Calum Waters
Unknown
Mícheál Schlingermann
Goalkeeper
Craig Roddan
87'
87Subbed On: 87'
Midfield
Lewis Morrison
Forward
Greg Moorhouse
83'
83Subbed On: 83'
Forward
Jack Keaney
Midfield
Derry City
Gerard Doherty
Goalkeeper
Conor McDermott
Defender 60'
60Subbed Off: 60'
Ben Doherty
Defender
Darren Cole
Defender
71Booked: 71'
Armin Aganovic
Defender
Aaron McEneff
Midfielder
Nicky Low
Midfielder
30Booked: 30'
Rory Hale
Midfielder 77'
77Subbed Off: 77'
Ronan Hale
Midfielder
Rory Patterson
Forward
Ronan Curtis
Forward
89Scored: 89'

Substitutes
Chris Turner
Midfield
Eoin Toal
Defender
77Subbed On: 77'
77'
Jamie McDonagh
Midfield
60Subbed On: 60'
60'
Niall Logue
Defender
Dapo Kayode
Defender
Eric Grimes
Goalkeeper
Evan Tweed
Midfield