Eircom League: Derry move into second place

Derry City moved up to second in the table after a deserved win over second

Monaghan United 1 Derry City 2

Derry City moved up to second in the table after a deserved win over second

bottom Monaghan.

Padraig Moran put in-form Derry in front on 29 minutes. Tommy McCallion did

the spade work, running 30 yards to set up Moran who shot past Robbie Forde.

A route one approach brought Monaghan level five minutes before the break.

Forde's long kick out ran through to Darren McKenna and he shot past Russell

Payne.

Gary Beckett restored Derry's lead when punished a calamity in the Monaghan

defence on 64 minutes.

Forde headed a back pass from Mick Scully straight to the Derry striker who

lobbed the ball home.

More in this section

Sport
Newsletter

Latest news from the world of sport, along with the best in opinion from our outstanding team of sports writers

Sign up
IE_logo_newsletters

Select your favourite newsletters and get the best of Irish Examiner delivered to your inbox