Derry’s goalscorer Ronan Boyce in action against Waterford’s Adam O’Reilly at the RSC, Waterford.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Waterford 0 Derry City 1 Rising Derry City star Ronan Boyce grabbed his second goal of the season to inflict a fifth straight defeat on basement side(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Sean Hoare is shown a red card by referee Graham Kelly during his team’s draw with Derry. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

Champions Shamrock Rovers moved six points clear at the top of the Premier Division table despite having to settle for a 1-1 draw with Derry City as b(...)

Sligo’s Jordan Gibson celebrates scoring a goal as Andy Boyle of Dundalk looks on. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dundalk 0 Sligo Rovers 1 Jordan Gibson’s fourth goal of the season saw 10 man Sligo Rovers inflict a fourth defeat of the season on struggling Dundal(...)

Derry City’s  Ronan Boyce carries the ball back to the halfway line after scoring the equalising goal against Drogheda United in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match at the  Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Derry City 1 Drogheda United 1 Derry City remain anchored to the Premier Division basement position following this entertaining battle with Drogheda (...)

Bohemians’ manager Keith Long celebrates his side’s second goal  with James Talbot during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Derry City at  Dalymount Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bohemians 2 Derry City 1 If Keith Long’s side could somehow still turn this title race on its head then this victory might well become the stuff of B(...)

Chris Forrester of St Patrick’s Athletic. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Derry City 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Derry City were held to a second successive scoreless draw after a toothless clash with an equally poor St Patri(...)

Walter Figueira scored Derry City’s second goal in the 3-1 over Cork City. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Derry City 3 Cork City 1 Two goals in two minutes saw Derry City climb into fourth spot in the Premier Division table following this vital victory ov(...)

St Pats’ Conor McCormack celebrates scoring his side’s second goal at Richmond Park. Photograph: Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Derry City 2 A goal on his debut from new signing James Akintunde and a second from captain Conor McCormack got Derry City’s (...)

Dundalk’s Chris Shields and Jack Byrne of Shamrock Rovers vie for the ball during their clash before the shutdown. Photo: Ciaran Culligan/Inpho

The use of the asterisk in sport is said to date back to the 1961 Major League Baseball season when Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s record for home runs(...)