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Kenny delight at Derry display

Derry City manager Stephen Kenny
Stephen Kenny hailed his Derry team after the emphatic win

Derry City boss Stephen Kenny praised his team after the 6-1 rout of Wexford Youths in Saturday night's Eircom League Cup final.

"It was a fantastic team performance and the players were magnificent.

"I would have taken 1-0 before the game so to win 6-1 shows that the attitude of the players was fantastic and they were simply brilliant.

"Their application and commitment has been spot on and they are a really good group to work with."

City were 5-1 ahead after just 31 minutes while striker Sammy Morrow netted a hat-trick and Niall McGinn bagged a double.

Candystripes skipper Clive Delaney believes Derry's bright start was the key to victory.

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"We showed the right attitude from the start and it paid off," he said.

"After Kevin Derry made it 3-1 I didn't think we were going to have any trouble.

"It's an absolute privilege to captain these players - everyone played in the cup run which shows we have strength in depth.

"We'll enjoy this but we have to focus on Tuesday's FAI Ford Cup quarter-final replay with Cork."




see also
Wexford Youths 1-6 Derry City
27 Sep 08 |  Irish
Derry dazzle
28 Sep 08 |  Photo Galleries
St Pat's 0-1 Derry City
23 Sep 08 |  Irish
Cork City 1-1 Derry City
13 Sep 08 |  Irish
Cork City 1-1 Derry City
08 Sep 08 |  Irish


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