Monday, 27 June 2011

University College Dublin FC

Don't tell Parnell we went to Dublin!!
Friday 24th June 2011

Airtricity League
Premier Division

UCD 2 v Derry City 2

The "Bowl"
Sports Centre,
Belfield, Dublin 4,

Weather : Wet very wet!
Attendance : 258

As ever the teamsheet
A rare match day poster

For Glyn - the Butler's barman

The green green grass of Ireland - hopefully this picture will give you a feel for how wet it was that day - nevertheless the pitch was in perfect condition.
The warm up
The Derry keeper - Gerry
The Derry Ultras school choir - who have a fine collection of songs which includes Teenage Kicks by 70's punk band the Undertones.
The Undertones - who hail from Derry - do you remember Fergal Sharkey - who went onto bigger (?) things.

To demonstrate their affection for Derry City - The cover of their song "My perfect cousin" features a Derry City Subetto player - not to be confused with Half man / Half biscuit's - All I want for Xmas is a Duka Prague away kit - which is equally as fetching.
UCD get ready for their freekick.....
and the result is this
The Ultas plus flag and drum! The flag features "Eddie???" from heavy metal group Iron Maiden (West Ham fans) - Oakesy can you elaborate here - rock is more you thing I believe?...thanks 
They do like their flsgs!!
Typical when the rain stops ...Oakesy arrives or was he concentrating on league one games earlier ???
I know it was wet and he probably thought he was in a swimming pool - but no need to dive
A last minute attempt by Derry to snatch all three points in the title race
One for local Irish bus driver (LIBD)

Toucan play at that game!

Monument to Charles Stewart Parnell - Irish nationalist and statesman who led the fight for Irish home rule in the 1880's any relation Keith?
A wider view of Parnell Street

1 comment:

  1. Yes it's Eddie a lot of AEK Athens FC supporters(like myself)like both Iron Maiden&West Ham United.Derry fans have another bigger banner of Eddie also