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Monday 22 September 2014

Free-flowing Derry put four past Bohs to delight Hutton

DERRY CITY 4 BOHEMIANS 0

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Published 02/08/2014 | 02:30

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Derry City manager Peter Hutton celebrated his new contract by watching his side easily see off Bohemians. Picture credit: Matt Browne / SPORTSFILE
Derry City manager Peter Hutton celebrated his new contract by watching his side easily see off Bohemians. Picture credit: Matt Browne / SPORTSFILE

DERRY City manager Peter Hutton celebrated his new contract by watching his side produce a free-flowing display to see off Bohemians.

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City took the lead on 23 minutes as Stephen Dooley's lay-off inside the Bohs' penalty box fell to Rory Patterson and he made no mistake, blasting the ball high into the net from 12 yards.

Seven minutes later, Derry added a second when Michael Duffy placed the ball home from just inside the box after Barry McNamee's run and pass had created the opening.

The home side added a third right on the stroke of half-time. This time, Barry Molloy's pass found Mark Timlin who in turn fed Duffy, and the winger cut inside from the left before drilling the ball low past Delaney.

City added a fourth in sublime fashion on 68 minutes when a five-man move ended with Philip Lowry's pass finding Patterson on the left hand side of the box and he made no mistake.

Derry City – Doherty, Ventre, McBride, Barry, Timlin; Dooley (Tracey 75), Molloy, B McNamee, Duffy; P McEleney (Lowry 41); Patterson (Curran 70).

Bohemians – Delaney, Pender, Lopes, Price, Corcoran (J Byrne 60), Warren (Mulcahy 75), Kavanagh, D Byrne, Devaney, Murphy, Beattie.

Ref – B Connolly (Dublin).

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