THE FLOODLIGHT failure at Brandywell on Friday night threatened to deprive the large attendance of a near perfect performance and a night which will live long in the memory for one young Candy Stripe in particular.
THE WINDS of change are blowing strong in Irish football and last weekend’s ‘positive’ two-day meeting between the FAI and the 20 SSE Airtricity League clubs has offered fresh hope for the future of the Irish professional game.
CIARON ‘Jackie’ Harkin reckons Derry City has proven they can compete with the best in the league but warned they must avoid complacency as bottom club, UCD arrive at Brandywell tonight. (K.o. 7.45 p.m.)
GIFTED French midfielder, Bastien Hery claims the opportunity to play in the Champions League was too good to turn down as he joined Danske Bank Premiership champions, Linfield for an undisclosed fee from Waterford.
DERRY CITY striker, Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe narrowly missed out on the SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month award for June to Bohs playmaker, Danny Mandroiu as the Brandywell club's long barren spell continues.