Prem
Date: 7:45 p.m. June 1, 2018
Venue: The Brandywell
Att: 1,600 (est)

Scored: 11'
- David Cawley 11'

Scored: 48'
- Lewis Morrison 48'

Live Updates for Derry City -v- Sligo Rovers

Updates by Odhrán Crumley

90' + 4'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Derry City and Sligo Rovers.

90' + 3'

Darren Cole has a shot from distance which tails just wide of post. 

90' + 2'

Derry City free slightly to the right around 25 yards from goal is taken by Nicky Low and hits the wall. 

90'

Greg Moorhouse gets in behind the Derry defence thanks to a great pass from Rhys McCabe. Greg Moorhouse's effort goes towards the backpost and merely inches wide of the goal, great move. 

88'

Sligo overturn Derry in the middle of the park but Caolan McAleer opts to take the ball to the corner in order to kill some time.

84'

Free to Sligo out on the right touchline and Sligo opt to keep possession out in the right corner of the pitch. 

81'

The introduction of Eoin Toal means that Derry will go three at the break, pressing on in an attempt to get back into the game.

80'

Substitution

Eoin Toal replaces Jack Doyle for Derry City.

79'

Derry City free midway into the Sligo Rovers half and Aaron McEneff swings it into the area and Darren Cole heads wide. 

74'

Eduardo Pincelli tries to play Greg Moorhouse in but he overhits the slip pass and it trickles out for a goalkick. 

71'

Gavin Peers stops a Sligo counter knocking the ball out for a corner. Eduardo Pincelli swings it into the area and Gerard Doherty comes off, of his line to catch. 

70'

Aaron McEneff swings in a free from the right deep into the area which evades everyone before going out for a goalkick. 

69'

Substitution

Eduardo Pincelli replaces Lewis Morrison for Sligo Rovers.

69'

Yellow Card

Raffaele Cretaro is booked for Sligo Rovers.

68'

Substitution

Cathal Farren replaces Rory Hale for Derry City.

66'

Free to Sligo out on the right touchline swung in by Rhys McCabe but evades everyone before being cleared. 

63'

Substitution

Jamie McDonagh replaces Conor McDermott for Derry City.

62'

Substitution

Greg Moorhouse replaces Alistair Roy for Sligo Rovers.

58'

Better from Derry as they win another corner but Aaron McEneff cannot beat the first man and the ball is cleared. 

56'

Ben Doherty cuts inside and hits a powerful shot with his left foot that looks destined for the top corner only for Mitchell Beeney to dive to his right and save. The resulting Aaron McEneff corner is cleared.

53'

Caolan McAleers holds the ball up on the edge of the area before backheeling to Adam Wixted who really should score ten yards out but Gerard Doherty does well to save his powerful effort and getting back to his feet to gather the ball. 

51'

Alex Wixted shoots over the bar on the volley from 25 yards. 

48'

GOAL!

Lewis Morrison scores for Sligo Rovers. Sligo break from a Derry corner with a Mitchell Beeney long ball, Caolan McAleer crosses from the right and Morrison finishes into the net first time. 

47'

Derry City win a corner which Nicky Low swings into the area and Ronan Hale's header at the back post is deflected for another corner. Aaron McEneff swings it in from the other end and Mitchell Beeney catches it. 

46'

Second Half

Derry City get us back underway through Ronan Hale.

45' + 3'

Half Time

It is half-time between Derry City and Sligo Rovers.

45' + 1'

Derry free out the left Aaron McEneff swings it in and it is cleared. 

45'

Ronan Hale chases the ball down and has a shot on his left foot but the ball is straight at and caught by Mitchell Beeney. 

44'

Ronan Hale makes a great challenge to stop Lewis Morrison in but the ball goes for a corner. Rhys McCabe goes for the front post and the ball is cleared for a throw. Rhys McCabe takes a long throw into the area and Seamus Sharkey heads over. 

42'

Nicky Low has a shot from 35 yards which is blocked for a corner. Aaron McEneff swings it in and Raff Cretaro heads clear. 

37'

Yellow Card

Nicky Low is booked for Derry City.

35'

Should be 2-0 Sligo as Gerard Doherty gives the ball away to Caolan McAleer, but he fails to capitalise as Gerard Doherty punches the resulting corner clear.

34'

Ben Doherty heads the ball into the path of Ronan Hale his effort forces Mitchell Beeney into a save. 

34'

Yellow Card

Alistair Roy is booked for Sligo Rovers.

30'

Rhys McCabe swings in a corner for Sligo the ball falls to Adam Wixted on the edge of the area his powerful effort goes for another corner. This time Rhys McCabe's corner goes for a goal kick. 

29'

Scrappy last few minutes with both sides giving possession away with most of the game being played in the middle third. 

24'

Adam Wixted finds Lewis Morrison inside the area, Lewis Morrison cuts in on his right foot but shoots over the bar. 

18'

Raff Creataro wins a free with his first touch midway into the Derry half. Rhys McCabe sends it long but the referee awards a free out. 

18'

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17'

Substitution

Raffaele Cretaro replaces Gary Boylan for Sligo Rovers.

11'
Rhys McCabe dinks the ball over Derry defence into the path of David Cawley, Derry stop thinking it is offside but it is not and David Cawley rounds Gerard Doherty before tapping into the net.

11'

GOAL!

David Cawley scores for Sligo Rovers.

8'

Jack Doyle takes a throw deep in the Sligo half the ball is switched out the right to Conor McDermott who unleashes a bullet of an effort that flies to the left and wide of the post. Mere inches from net. 

6'

The first real shot of the game see's the ball fall down to Ronan Hale on the half volley who fires over the top from the right of the eighteen yard box.

3'

Caolan McAleer's shot is blocked by Jack Doyle and Rhys McCabe swings in the corner and Nicky Low clears. 

2'

Both teams trying to settle into the game here as Nicky Low turns the ball over before Rory Hale tries to play Ben Doherty in down the right, easily cleared though.

1'

GAME ON!

Sligo Rovers get us underway through Rhys McCabe.

0'

Odhran Crumley here at the Brandywell Stadium ahead of the meeting of Derry City and Sligo Rovers. I am in position, laptop on my knee (literally) and ready to talk you through all of the action. 



Photo Gallery for Derry City -v- Sligo Rovers



Derry City
Gerard Doherty
Goalkeeper
Darren Cole
Defender
Ben Doherty
Defender
Jack Doyle
80'
80Subbed Off: 80'
Defender
Conor McDermott
63'
63Subbed Off: 63'
Defender
Gavin Peers
Defender
Ronan Hale
Midfielder
Rory Hale
68'
68Subbed Off: 68'
Midfielder
Nicky Low
37Booked: 37'
Midfielder
Aaron McEneff
Midfielder
Ronan Curtis
Forward

Substitutes
Adrian Delap
Midfield
Cathal Farren
68'
68Subbed On: 68'
Forward
Eric Grimes
Goalkeeper
Niall Logue
Defender
Jamie McDonagh
63'
63Subbed On: 63'
Midfield
Jamie McIntyre
Midfield
Eoin Toal
80'
80Subbed On: 80'
Defender
Sligo Rovers
Mitchell Beeney
Goalkeeper
Kyle McFadden
Defender
Patrick McClean
Defender
Gary Boylan
Defender 17'
17Subbed Off: 17'
Seamus Sharkey
Defender
Rhys McCabe
Midfielder
Caolan McAleer
Midfielder
David Cawley
Midfielder
11Scored: 11'
Adam Wixted
Midfielder
Lewis Morrison
Forward
48Scored: 48'
69'
69Subbed Off: 69'
Alistair Roy
Forward
34Booked: 34'
62'
62Subbed Off: 62'

Substitutes
Edward McGinty
Goalkeeper
Liam Kerrigan
Midfield
Raffaele Cretaro
Forward
17Subbed On: 17'
17'
69Booked: 69'
Darren Collins
Forward
Greg Moorhouse
Forward
62Subbed On: 62'
62'
Niall Morahan
Midfield
Eduardo Pincelli
Midfield
69Subbed On: 69'
69'