Fixtures confirmed for EA Sports Cup second round ties

There has been a change to the second round EA Sports Cup fixtures yesterday announced by the FAI.

The northwest derby between old rivals Finn Harps and Derry City will now kick-off at the later time of 5pm next Monday.

Harps have already knocked out the Mayo League after a 4-3 win in Ballybofey in round one.

That game will now start at the same time as Sligo Rovers’ trip to Eamonn Deacy Park to face Galway United.

Galway have beaten Donegal side Cockhill Celtic 1-0 in the competition, but Rovers and Derry had byes in the opening round.



Finn Harps have confirmed ticketing arrangements ahead of the EA Sports Cup Clash with Derry City which kicks off at 5pm on Easter Monday.

  • You will be able to pay at the gate on Monday but to avoid queuing it is strongly advised to please buy tickets in advance or to come early.
  • A limited number of seats are available, please come early, and cost is €3 extra paid inside the ground.
  • Season tickets not valid as per competition rules.
  • Please note tickets were printed before the latest time change and show a 3pm kick off- but the match was moved to 5pm to facilitate a request from the Ryan McBride Foundation.

Tickets available from Thursday afternoon at following outlets:

Michael Murphy Sports, Letterkenny
Macs Newsagents, Buncrana
McCauleys Restaurant, Lifford
Kernans, Newtowncunningham
The Coach House, Donegal Town
Hatters Express, Main Street, Ballybofey
Barretts Bar, Ballybofey
McKelveys Bar, Ballybofey