Derry City
Derry City

Barry Molloy - Goal (67')

Stephen McLaughlin - Goal (77')

Simon Madden - Goal (90' + 3')
Tue 20 Mar 2012

3 - 1
(Full Time)
Linfield
Linfield

Philip Lowry - Goal (31')

Setanta Sports Cup


Live Updates for Derry City -v- Linfield

Full Time

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.

GOAL!

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.

YELLOW CARD!

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

Substitution

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.

GOAL!

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

Substitution

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.

YELLOW CARD!

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!

GOAL!

Derry City 1 - 1 Linfield
67' - Goal - (Goal) Barry Molloy scores for Derry City.

Substitution

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.

Substitution

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.

YELLOW CARD!

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.

YELLOW CARD!

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.

Substitution

Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
46' - Substitution - Patrick McEleney on for Eddie McCallion

Second Half

Derry City 0 - 1 Linfield
46' - Second Half -

Half-Time

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.

YELLOW CARD!

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.

YELLOW CARD!

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.

GOAL!

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.

YELLOW CARD!

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.

Kick-off!

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.