FAI confirm that Cork City v Derry City goes ahead

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game between Cork City and Derry City will go ahead on Tuesday, October 17 at Turner’s Cross.

Following severe weather conditions, the game was moved from Monday, October 16 to Tuesday, and structural damage did occur at Turner’s Cross, resulting in the Derrynane Stand being closed for the game.

An engineer visited the ground on Monday afternoon and while damage was done to a particular section, the rest of the stadium was not affected.

The engineer approved the fixture proceeding once the necessary works are completed on Tuesday morning in clearing debris and the Derrynane Stand remaining closed.

RTE2 will provide live coverage with the game kicking off at 19:20.

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