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(...)

There was an certain inevitability about manager Roddy Collins’ departure from Derry City. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There was an inevitability about Roddy Collins’ departure from Derry City even before his tactical approach to the bigger games became clear, results (...)

Roddy Collins has left League of Ireland Premier Division side Derry City by “mutual consent”.

EMMET MALONEDerry City last night confirmed that Roddy Collins had left the club “by mutual consent” following a meeting with chairman Philip O’Dohert(...)

Athlone Town have parted company with manager Mick Cooke by mutual consent. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Athlone Town have parted company with first-team manager Mick Cooke by mutual consent. The 62-year-old Dubliner took over at the midlands(...)

UCD’s Robbie Benson who opened the scoring for the visitors at the Brandywell last night. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Derry City 1 UCD 1 Roddy Collins’ decision not to select(...)

Derry City manager Roddy Collins saw his side defeat his former club Athlone at the Brandywell.

Derry City 3Athlone Town 2 Derry City will be happy to have recorded their second win of the season on home soil, (...)

Ronan Finn celebrates scoring his side’s second goal with Ciaran Kilduff and team mates at Dalymount. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians 1 Shamrock Rovers 3 A first win in this, most bitterly con(...)

 Ryan Brennan attempts to keep Derry’s Michael Duffy at bay.  Photograph: Inpho/Morgan Treacy

EMMET MALONE The “stats attack” section of the home side’s website (...)

St. Patrick’s Athletic’s manager and SWAI personality of the year Liam Buckley flanked by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill (right) and Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane (left) at the   Airtricity/SWAI Personality of the Year Awards 2013 at The Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Photograph: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley has been named Airtricity / Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland personality of the year.After a memorab(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic captain Conor Kenna lifts the Airtricity League Premier Division Trophy. Photograph: : Matt Browne/Sportsfile

League champions St Patrick’s Athletic will begin the defence of their Airtricity Premier Division title at Turner’s Cross when they face John Caulfie(...)