FAI Ford Cup: Derry to face Shelbourne in semi-finals

Mark Farren

Derry City will take on Shelbourne at the Brandywell in the semi-finals of the FAI Ford Cup on 7 October.

City progressed to the last four after a 7-1 rout of Mervue United, with Mark Farren bagging a hat-trick to become the record scorer for the Candystripes.

Lat year's beaten finalists Shelbourne defeated Shamrock Rovers 2-1 in the quarter-finals on Friday night.

Dundalk will face St Patrick's Athletic or Drogheda United in the other semi-final on the same date.

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