Competition: Setanta Sports Cup   Venue: The Brandywell    Attendance: 3,500 (est)   Referee: Tom Connolly
Derry City
Derry City

Ryan McBride - Yellow Card (37')

Barry Molloy - Yellow Card (51')

Barry Molloy - Goal (67')

Owen Morrison - Yellow Card (70')

Stephen McLaughlin - Goal (77')

Simon Madden - Goal (90' + 3')

Tue 20 Mar 2012

3 - 1


(Full Time)
Linfield
Linfield

William Murphy - Yellow Card (16')

Philip Lowry - Goal (31')

Michael Carvill - Yellow Card (35')

Philip Lowry - Yellow Card (55')

Michael Gault - Yellow Card (88')



Team Lineup
Gerard Doherty (G)
Stewart Greacen (D)
Ryan McBride (D)
Dermot McCaffrey (D)
Eddie McCallion (D)
Ruaidhri Higgins (M)
Simon Madden (M)
Stephen McLaughlin (M)
Barry Molloy (M)
Mark Farren (F)
David McDaid (F)
Michael Barr (Sub)
Matthew Crossan (Sub)
Ryan Curran (Sub)
Eugene Ferry (Sub)
Patrick McEleney (Sub)
Brian McGroary (Sub)
Owen Morrison (Sub)



Game Matchtracker



Derry City 3 - 1 Linfield
90' + 4' - Full Time - Derry go through. What a game.
Derry City 3 - 1 Linfield
90' + 3' - Linfield in committing everyone forward are caught on the break and Madden drives it home.
Derry City 3 - 1 Linfield
90' + 3' - Goal - (Goal) Simon Madden scores for Derry City.
Derry City 2 - 1 Linfield
88' - Gault kicks out at McEleney off the ball. Could have gone for that.
Derry City 2 - 1 Linfield
88' - Yellow Card - (Yellow) Michael Gault is booked for Linfield.
Derry City 2 - 1 Linfield
86' - Linfield corner, hit directly out. Waste.
Derry City 2 - 1 Linfield
82' - Derry corner taken by McCaffrey,cleared
Derry City 2 - 1 Linfield
80' - Substitution - Gary Browne replaces Damien Curran for Linfield.
Derry City 2 - 1 Linfield
78' - Madden crosses for Farren who just helps it on and Stephen McLaughlin dispatches to a great Brandywell roar.
Derry City 2 - 1 Linfield
77' - Goal - (Goal) Stephen McLaughlin scores for Derry City.
Derry City 1 - 1 Linfield
76' - And as I say that Farren clean through passes the keeper and scuffs his shot wide.
Derry City 1 - 1 Linfield
75' - Derry on top here but no clear cut openings in the last few mins
Derry City 1 - 1 Linfield
71' - Substitution - Linfield bring on Mark McAllister for Peter Thompson.
Derry City 1 - 1 Linfield
70' - Morrison slightly high on Murphy.
Derry City 1 - 1 Linfield
70' - Yellow Card - (Yellow) Owen Morrison is booked for Derry City.
Derry City 1 - 1 Linfield
69' - Mulgrew forces Greacen backwards but his shot is well wide.
Derry City 1 - 1 Linfield
68' - What a goal! McEleney plays a 50 yd pass and Madden whips it in for Molloy to power a header past Blayney from 12 yds. Game on!
Derry City 1 - 1 Linfield
67' - Goal - (Goal) Barry Molloy scores for Derry City.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
66' - Substitution - Owen Morrison introduced for David McDaid for Derry.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
63' - Linfield corner, Doherty fumbles but it is cleared.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
60' - Substitution - Watson has to go off for Linfield replaced by Douglas
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
58' - Clash of heads in the box between Greacen and Watson, both trainers on, but they are both up, if a little groggy.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
57' - Derry free just outside the box for a handball, and Mclaughlin brings a great save from Blayney.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
55' - Yellow Card - (Yellow) Philip Lowry is booked for Linfield.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
53' - Another Linfield corner, but Lowry cant keep his header down.Goal kick.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
51' - Bit of a late one from Molloy on Garrett.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
51' - Yellow Card - (Yellow) Barry Molloy is booked for Derry City.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
47' - Corner to Linfield drifts harmlessly out of play.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
46' - Substitution - Patrick McEleney on for Eddie McCallion
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
46' - Second Half -
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
45' + 1' - Half Time - And that close a cracking half of football. Upper hand to Linfield at the moment.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
44' - Thompson inches away from connecting with a great cross from Ervin.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
44' - Molloy sends Farren through but the pass is slightly overhit.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
42' - Starting to get a bit niggly with a few frees being blown.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
40' - Peter Thompson clatters into McBride, no card this time though.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
37' - Yellow Card - (Yellow) Ryan McBride is booked for Derry City.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
36' - Higgins tests Blayney from the resulting free but he parries for a corner.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
36' - Higgins tests Blayney from the resulting free but he parries for a corner.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
36' - Derrys Higgins tests Blayney from the free Carvill gave away.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
35' - Yellow Card - (Yellow) Michael Carvill is booked for Linfield.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
33' - The goal has done wonders for Linfield. They look a different side now.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
32' - Some poor defending there sees Lowry walk through the middle and slide it past a helpless Doherty.
Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
31' - Goal - (Goal) Philip Lowry scores for Linfield.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
28' - Another Blues corner again dealt with easily by Greacen.Linfield getting into the game a bit more though.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
26' - Freee in to Linfield taken by Garrett but wasted.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
23' - Derry certainly with the upper hand so far, corner to Linfield though fairly easily dealt with.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
16' - Yellow Card - (Yellow) William Murphy is booked for Linfield.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
16' - Derry free on the 18 yd box hit by Higgins and a great save by Blayney.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
15' - Derrys Farren almost latches on to a fine ball but Blayney clears
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
13' - First corner of the game goes to Linfield cleared easily by Greacen.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
10' - Lovely piece of skill from Derrys McLaughlin as he dupes Murphy and fires in a shot gathered by Blayney
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
8' - Game started at a frantic pace here.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
4' - Another great cross from Derrys McDaid scrambled clear.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
1' - Great early cross from Derrys Madden and Blayney has some early work to do.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
1' - Kick-off - Linfield kick off playing "down the hill".
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
0' - Here come the teams with the Brandywell in full voice.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
0' - Veteran defender William "Winky" Murphy returns to the starting line up for the Blues.
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
0' - Derry will be without Shane McEleney (ill), Rory Patterson (unavailable), and Patrick McEleney only makes the bench after recovering from a virus. Captain Kevin Deery is also a week away from availability..
Derry City 0 - 0 Linfield
0' - Good evening from a buzzing Brandywell where Derry City host Irish League champions Linfield with the winner taking their place in the Setanta Sports Cup semi final.




Team Lineup
Alan Blayney (G)
Albert Watson (D)
William Murphy (D)
Jamie Mulgrew (D)
James Ervin (D)
Michael Gault (M)
Robert Garrett (M)
Damien Curran (M)
Michael Carvill (M)
Peter Thompson (F)
Philip Lowry (F)
Mark McAllister* (Sub)
Daryl Fordyce (Sub)
Stephen Douglas (Sub)
Billy Joe Burns (Sub)
Gary Browne (Sub)
David Armstrong (Sub)
Stuart Addis (Sub)