Posts tagged derry city
McEneff reveals Panenka thinking

A former player coming back to score against his old club is nothing new in the era of modern football, particularly in the League of Ireland, however, there can’t be too many cases of a new star signing putting his local club to the sword, in front of a packed out stadium, through the genius improvisation of a Penenka penalty kick! That is exactly what Shamrock Rovers star, Aaron McEneff achieved last Friday, as his cheeky chip from twelve-yards captured the imagination, as well as drawing fire his way with followers of the “Candystripes” labeling McEneff’s lob and subsequent penalty as the ultimate disrespect.

However, speaking on last night’s Between the Stripes LOI podcast, McEneff revealed a simple explanation for the exuberant finish, that sent Rovers on their way to a well earned three points against Declan Devine’s charges.

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Devine the man to steady Derry ship

Ian Baraclough and Jim Magilton are just two of the high profile names being linked with the current managerial vacancy at Derry City FC but find out why betweenthestripes.ie reporter Kieran Burke feels Declan Devine is the man to answer the “Candystripes” call.

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Off-season of change sets up a mouthwatering 2019 campaign

The 2018 SSE Airtricity League campaign has only begun to wind down but with a turbulent off-season ahead for many clubs, betweenthestripes.ie reporter Kieran Burke tells us why domestic football fans are already in for a mouthwatering 2019 campaign!

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Shiels spot on in defence of Derry City FC

Derry City manager, Kenny Shiels yesterday hit out at what he perceives as a lack of willingness from local junior clubs to allow the City’s brightest talents to pull on the “Candystripes” jersey. Betweenthestripes.ie reporter, Kieran Burke explains why the former Kilmarnock boss is right in his assestment and why attitudes need to change as a result.

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Shiels sub claims rubbished by ex-LOI ref

Derry City boss, Kenny Shiels has responded to questions regarding his substitution of goal-scorer Ally Roy during last night’s FAI Cup exit at home to Bohemians. However, find out why the City chiefs claim that he could not reverse his decision after handing in the sub card has been rubbished by ex-LOI referee, Alan Kelly.

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