Sligo Rovers v Derry City
Derry City got their first win of the season in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division on Saturday evening.
They beat Sligo Rovers in their northwest derby at the Showgrounds with Will Patching scoring from the penalty spot in the 51st minute.
Final score: 0-1
📷 Snaps from tonight's win! pic.twitter.com/y2wDrJCKmw
— Derry City FC (@derrycityfc) April 24, 2021
Waterford v Longford Town
Though they had captain Kyle Ferguson sent off, Kevin Sheedy’s Waterford beat Longford Town at the RSC to leapfrog the midlanders in the table with a second victory of the season.
A fourth loss in five games means Longford drop to second bottom ahead of a trip to leaders St Patrick’s Athletic next Friday.
Final score: 1-0
Full time at the RSC. 💪💙 pic.twitter.com/2Y6Hxcb9nF
— Waterford FC (@WaterfordFCie) April 24, 2021
Dundalk v Drogheda
Managerless Dundalk also secured their first win of the season as David McMillan scored and provided the assist as they beat Drogheda United in the Louth derby at Oriel Park.
Final score: 2-1
The Premier Division league table after this evening's results.
Both @derrycityfc and @DundalkFC picked up their first wins of the season and ten man @WaterfordFCie saw off Longford Town at the RSC.
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— SSE Airtricity League (@SSEAirtricityLg) April 24, 2021