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17 May 2022

Derry City hit six goals in big win at Longford

Michael Duffy off the mark with two goals

Derry City

Derry City manager Ruaidhri Higgins watched his team score six goals at Longford today.

Longford 1

Derry City 6

Derry City continued their pre-season preparations with a 6-1 drubbing of Longford Town today.

Just days after hitting five goals against Institute in the Billy Kee Memorial Cup, City hit high numbers again, this time at Bishopsgate.

It was a dominant showing from Ruaidhri Higgins’ team, particularly in the first half which ended 5-1 in favour of the visitors. Two goals from Michael Duffy sent Derry on their way before captain Eoin Toal added a third and Brandon Kavanagh made it 4-0.

Sam Verdon pulled a goal back for the hosts, but City had the last say of a dominant first period when Jamie McGonigle found the net.

There were again a number of changes in personnel in the second period, and again one of the younger members of City’s squad made a name for himself. Liam Mullan came off the bench to score the goal of the day, a screamer from distance to put extra gloss on the final score.

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