SATURDAY will be a proud day for the McNamee house in Ramelton.
Over the course of the day Tony McNamee will watch his three sons play in three different Airtricity League matches.
First up at 2pm, 16-year-old Shane will line out for Derry City’s Under-17s against Dundalk at the Brandywell in the SSE Airtricity Under-17 League.
Shane scored for the Candystripes a couple of weeks ago in a 2-1 defeat by Shelbourne at the Brandywell.
At 5pm, also at the Brandywell, Barry McNamee will play for Derry City seniors against Drogheda United in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.
It’s a crucial fixture for City, who have won four of their last six games since the re-appointment of Paul Hegarty to the assistant manager’s role at the club.
Drogheda have been in freefall and have won none of their last nine fixtures.
In the evening, Tony darts to Ballybofey for the 8pm kick-off as Finn Harps take on Waterford United with Ollie Horgan likely to name Tony McNamee junior in his starting XI.
It’s surely a unique occurrence in the League of Ireland.
“The boys are all doing very well and Saturday will be a proud day,” Tony senior told Donegal Sport Hub.
“I’m just glad that the games are staggered across the day so I don’t have to miss any of them!”Tags: