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Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:38 pm
by Ezeikial
While it may not be absolutely essential, maybe a final specific thread for the Saturday's match is no harm

DFCTV video piece around the media promo day sets an appropriate tone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APQDjuyZONI

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:43 pm
by Ezeikial
Declan Devine "Dundalk are huge favourites for cup final"

https://www.bbc.com/sport/av/football/49681037

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:36 am
by Ezeikial

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:22 pm
by Ezeikial
Declan Devine:

“We have scored six goals in three games against Dundalk but ultimately we haven’t won a game yet."

“We are trying to close the gap — over the games themselves we have been close but over the course of the season we haven’t, as they are so far ahead of us in the league."


https://www.thesun.ie/sport/football/45 ... ports-cup/

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:13 pm
by El Paso
Kind of nervous about this one. Of all the teams I think have the players to trip us up it's Derry if they get a head of steam up.

Funnily enough right now I want us to win this trophy more than the FAI Cup, which makes no sense admittedly.

Considering that the man hasn't gotten a fraction of the credit he deserves for this season - especially considering the injuries that have dogged the whole campaign - I'm desperate for Perth to get the silverware tomorrow.

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:58 am
by gavinmclaughlin
A couple of preview pieces for the trip to Derry.

Vinny Perth on treble talk.

https://dundalksport.ie/dfc-perth-under ... 8124be4f82

Daniel Cleary on POTM award and Ireland hopes.

https://dundalksport.ie/dfc-ambitious-c ... 0f17c4a39c

For those who can't make it, I'll be joining Adrian Taaffe for live commentary on the LMFM website. Link below.
www.lmfm.ie/dundalklive/

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:03 am
by Ezeikial
Team news

Sean Murray is back in contention having trained with the squad the last couple of days and Daniel Kelly will face a late fitness test after picking up a knock on Monday evening. Other than that Vinny Perth has a fully fit squad to choose from.
https://www.dundalkfc.com/ea-sports-cup ... am-news-2/

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:17 am
by Ezeikial
I expect that the Bluebell Bar near the stadium will be jammers pre-match. Any suggestions for alternative places to watch the All-Ireland replay on tv?

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:59 pm
by Sneachta
El Paso wrote:Kind of nervous about this one. Of all the teams I think have the players to trip us up it's Derry if they get a head of steam up.

Funnily enough right now I want us to win this trophy more than the FAI Cup, which makes no sense admittedly.

Considering that the man hasn't gotten a fraction of the credit he deserves for this season - especially considering the injuries that have dogged the whole campaign - I'm desperate for Perth to get the silverware tomorrow.
It would be well deserved for him to get that first trophy. He's had great players at his disposal and has managed them very well considering the quantity and order of fixtures.

I would not be suprised if this went to extra time. 2-2 maybe with penos?!?!

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Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:16 pm
by Ezeikial
Peter Cherrie delighted Derry City versus Dundalk is first Brandywell sell-out since PSG clash
https://www.derryjournal.com/sport/foot ... -1-9069643

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:33 pm
by Ezeikial
Dundalk will wear their Temple St Children's Hospital kit for the final this evening.

Ciaran Callan gives some background on the charity initiative with deserved plaudits for people like Dave Minto at CX, Ger Cunnighnham at Fyffes Stevie McMullan at Coffeetime along with the players, management and owners

https://www.sseairtricityleague.ie/n...-final/id-2995

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:01 pm
by niall_hearty2000
McCarey in goals. Nice sentiment but it's the first leg of a potential treble and first chance of silverware for Vinny. I personally would have Rogers in goals.

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:08 pm
by El Paso
Was about to post how I agree with you and he gifts them one inside two minutes. Balls.

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:50 pm
by El Paso
Horrible first ten minutes but mostly dominated after that. Glad to be going in level because in truth we should have scored a couple before the equaliser. Beautiful finish, just as I was cursing him for his muck set pieces!! Still don’t trust McCarey not to throw one in.

Re: Derry City V Dundalk | Sat 14 Sept | 8pm | Ryan McBride Stadium Brandywell | EA Sports Cup Final

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:16 pm
by Dundalk10
Wonder who told Vinny he had to pick McCarey!!