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Date: 7:45 p.m. April 7, 2018
Venue: The Showgrounds
Att: 1,873

Scored: 17'
- Rory Patterson 17'

Scored: 74'
- Ronan Hale 74'

Live Updates for Sligo Rovers -v- Derry City

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90' + 3'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Sligo Rovers and Derry City.

Boos ring out around the Showgrounds as the final whistle blows.

90' + 2'

Yellow Card

Eduardo Pincelli is booked for Sligo Rovers.

90'

Three minutes of additional time

88'

Substitution

John Cofie replaces Rory Patterson for Derry City.

86'

Gary Boylan cuts in from the left and shoots across goal but Gerard Doherty is well up to the task diving low to his right to save.

85'

Seamus Sharkey tries an acrobatic effort which flies over the bar.

83'

David Hopkirk has a go from 25 yards after the ball was flicked into his path by Aaron McEneff but his effort is straight at Schlingermann.

81'

Yellow Card

Calum Waters is booked for Sligo Rovers.

81'

Substitution

David Hopkirk replaces Ronan Curtis for Derry City.

78'

Gary Boylan sends an in-swinging cross into the box which is bravely headed clear by Gavin Peers.

75'

Substitution

Jamie McDonagh replaces Ronan Hale for Derry City.

74'

GOAL!

Ronan Hale shoots low and hard towards the bottom left corner of the net from the right of the box and the ball goes under Michael Schlingermann and into the net.

73'

Raffaele Cretaro flicks the ball into Eduardo Pincelli before touching to Greg Moorhouse who plays the ball wide.

72'

Yellow Card

Ronan Curtis is booked for Derry City.

67'

Ronan Curtis beats his man down the left before having a shot at goal. His near post effort is powerful and pushed over the bar by Schlingermann. Aaron McEneff takes the corner but gives it away trying to play it to the edge of the box. Sligo break through Creataro, Rory Hale puts in a vtial tacke before Greg Moorehouse's through ball is cut out by Gerard Doherty.

65'

Eduardo Pincelli tries a shot at goal from twenty odd yards but it's a weak effort and easily gathered by Gerard Doherty.

62'

Derry free forty yards from goal, Aaron McEneff swings it into the back post but is easily cleared before resulting in a goal kick.

59'

Substitution

Seamus Sharkey replaces Kyle McFadden for Sligo Rovers.

59'

Substitution

Raffaele Cretaro replaces Adam Morgan for Sligo Rovers.

58'

Substitution

Eduardo Pincelli replaces Alistair Roy for Sligo Rovers.

53'

Brilliant feet at the edge of the box from Aaron McEneff to skip past two men but niether he nor Ronan Curtis can get a shot away.

50'

Not much to report here in the first five minutes of the half with the exception of a Sligo Rovers fan infront of the press box shouting what can only be described as furiously shouting "COME ON ROVERS"

48'

Derry have began the second half positively camping Sligo deep in their own half early on. 

46'

Second Half

Derry City get us underway through Rory Patterson. 

45' + 2'

Half Time

Rory Patterson's seventeenth minute strike is the difference at the break.

45'

Two additional minutes at the end of the first half here.

44'

Derry City win another free about thirty five yards from goal out on the left. Aaron McEneff sends it into the area but Kyle Callan-McFadden heads clear.

43'

Yellow Card

Rory Patterson is booked for Derry City.

43'

Yellow Card

Gavin Peers is booked for Derry City.

41'

Derry City win a free about half way into the Sligo half. Nicky Low swings it into the area as Schlingermann is fouled under the pressure of Gavin Peers.

39'

Adam Morgan appeared to have been played in behind the Derry defence only for Conor McDermott to get across and claim possession showing real composure to play out from the back.

36'

Adam Morgan finds space about twenty five yards from goal and tries his luck but his left footed effort flies to the right and wide.

35'

Derry City throw in deep in the Sligo half. The ball os thrown to Jack Doyle but Schlingermann gathers with relative ease.

33'

Yellow Card

Alistair Roy is booked for Sligo Rovers.

33'

Yellow Card

Conor McDermott is booked for Derry City.

31'

Better from Sligo as they have had their best spell of the game controlling possession. They have yet to create any real chances of note.

26'

Derry win a corner which Nicky Low sends into the area the ball is cleared but there is cries of handball from the Derry players but a goal kick is awarded. 

22'

Derry have continued to control possession since taking the lead but a lot of the play has taken place in the middle third of the pitch.

17'

GOAL!

Rory Patterson scores for Derry City. Ronan Curtis is played in, one-on one with the keeper, but his effort is saved. Aaron McEneff is fouled chasing the rebound and Patterson' free, on the edge of the area, is deflected into the Sligo net.

16'

Yellow Card

Rhys McCabe is booked for Sligo Rovers.

14'

Eoin Toal gives the ball away coming out of defence and sets Sligo away on the counter. Caolan McAleer is fed the ball down the left but his hard driven cross is cleared by Gavin Peers. 

12'

A high ball leaves Ronan Hale in on goal but he is far too hesitant and the chance comes to nothing.

8'

Rory Patterson skillfully plays Ronan Curtis in but Kyle Callan-McFadden gets across to put in an excellent sliding tackle. The corner is worked short and it comes to nothing.

6'

Aaron McEneff has a shot from thirty yards and it is deflected for a corner. Aaron McEneff takes it but it is headed clear. 

6'

Aaron McEneff has a shot from thirty yards and it is deflected for a corner. Aaron McEneff takes it but it is headed clear. 

4'

All Derry so far as they win a throw in deep in the Sligo half. Aaron McEneff crosses the ball into the area but Ronan Curtis can only head wide.

3'

Free to Derry on the left of the box after Ronan Curtis is fouled. Aaron McEneff sends it in but the ball is caught by Michael Schlingermann. 

1'

Sligo send an early ball over the top towards Adam Morgan but the ball runs safely in the hands of Gerard Doherty. 

1'

GAME ON!

Sligo Rovers get us underway through Adam Morgan.

1'

Odhrán Crumley here in position at the Sligo Showgrounds to talk you through the league meeting of Sligo Rovers and Derry City. Derry will be looking for revenge after losing the first meeting of the season here at this very venue, 2-1 back in February. 



Photo Gallery for Sligo Rovers -v- Derry City



Sligo Rovers
Mícheál Schlingermann
Goalkeeper
Gary Boylan
Defender
Patrick McClean
Defender
Kyle McFadden
59'
59Subbed Off: 59'
Defender
Calum Waters
81Booked: 81'
Defender
Caolan McAleer
Midfielder
David Cawley
Midfielder
Rhys McCabe
16Booked: 16'
Midfielder
Greg Moorhouse
Forward
Adam Morgan
59'
59Subbed Off: 59'
Forward
Alistair Roy
33Booked: 33'
58'
58Subbed Off: 58'
Forward

Substitutes
Jack Keaney
Midfield
Regan Donelon
Defender
Raffaele Cretaro
59'
59Subbed On: 59'
Forward
Mitchell Beeney
Goalkeeper
Eduardo Pincelli
58'
58Subbed On: 58'
90Booked: 90'
Midfield
Seamus Sharkey
59'
59Subbed On: 59'
Defender
Adam Wixted
Midfield
Derry City
Gerard Doherty
Goalkeeper
Jack Doyle
Defender
Conor McDermott
Defender
33Booked: 33'
Gavin Peers
Defender
43Booked: 43'
Eoin Toal
Defender
Ronan Hale
Midfielder
74Scored: 74'
75'
75Subbed Off: 75'
Rory Hale
Midfielder
Nicky Low
Midfielder
Aaron McEneff
Midfielder
Ronan Curtis
Forward
72Booked: 72'
81'
81Subbed Off: 81'
Rory Patterson
Forward
17Scored: 17'
43Booked: 43'
88'
88Subbed Off: 88'

Substitutes
John Cofie
Forward
88Subbed On: 88'
88'
Ben Doherty
Defender
Eric Grimes
Goalkeeper
David Hopkirk
Midfield
81Subbed On: 81'
81'
Niall Logue
Defender
Jamie McDonagh
Midfield
75Subbed On: 75'
75'
Scot Whiteside
Defender