Christy Fagan scores for St Patrick’s Athletic during the FAI Ford Cup Final against Derry City at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Derry City 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 In a league the size of Ireland’s and with the Dubliners generally up there amongst the better teams, sometimes t(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton: has played his cards close to his chest in the run-up to the FAI Cup final against St Patrick’s Athletic. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

If they accepted the league table was really a true reflection of the difference between the two teams in tomorrow’s Ford FAI Cup final then Derry Cit(...)

 Derry’s Dean Jarvis and Drogheda’s Cathal Brady in action at the Brandywell. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty / Inpho / Presseye

Derry City 5 Drogheda United 0Minus the services of five first- team players due to suspension, Drogheda United were put the sword at the Brandywell, (...)

Derry City’s Cliff Byrne in action during the Europa Cup clash against Shakhtyor Soligorsk at the Stroitel Stadium, Soligorsk, Belarus. Photo: Kirill Pavlovich/Inpho

Shakhtyor Soligorsk 5 Derry City 1 Derry City may have stunned Shakhtyor Soligorsk after just six minutes in Belarus last night, but it ended miserab(...)

Derry’s Patrick McEleney opens the scoring at the Brandywell. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Derry City 4, Aberystwyth Town 0 Derry City may have produced a stunning performance at the Brandywell last night when putting Aberystwyth Town to th(...)

Dundalk’s Brian Gartland celebrates scoring a goal against Derry. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Central defender Brian Gartland’s return to full fitness gives Dundalk a clean bill of health as they look to consolidate their lea(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic captain Conor Kenna lifts the Airtricity League Premier Division trophy alongside his team-mates at Richmond Park. Photograph: Sportsfile

ST PATRICK’S ATHLETIC 1 DERRY CITY 1: It was party-time at Richmond Park last night as newly-crowned Airtricity League Premier Division champions St P(...)

Derry City’s Michael Rafter struck twice against Shelbourne. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Derry City 3 Shelbourne 1: Derry City got back to winning ways at the Brandywell as Shelbourne’s relegation worries continued.However, Johnny McDonne(...)

 Dane Massey (right of picture) returns to the Dundalk squad for tonight’s  Airtricity League Premier Division clash with St Patrick’s Athletic in Inchicore. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A year ago, recalls Gavin McLaughlin, a game in Belfield Bowl played in front of 121 people provided a pretty stark sense of where Dundalk stood with (...)

 St Patrick’s  Athletic  manager Liam Buckley:  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With big games coming thick and fast, St. Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley was delighted to have regained top spot in the table following Tuesd(...)