After watching Derry City’s 1-1 draw against Shelbourne yesterday afternoon, here are a few thoughts that came to mind. Rory’s Return  Source Rory Patterson played 70 minutes for Derry City against Shelbourne upon returning from injury. It was his first competitive game in quite a while – the striker had remarkably not played since the 3-0 home loss against Drogheda […]

What can we learn from Alex Bruce?

“I’m very flattered,” he gushed about being wanted by two international teams. “But I think I’m going to pick the Republic[of Ireland] purely because I think they are a better team. That’s no disrespect to Northern Ireland.” So said 21-year-old Alex Bruce in 2006. Five under-21 caps, one “B” cap and two senior caps later and in 2012, the same […]