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Parkhouse the hero with four goals as Derry City book place in EA Sports Cup final

The enjoyed a 4-2 victory over Waterford after extra-time tonight.

Derry's David Parkhouse celebrates scoring his first goal.
Derry's David Parkhouse celebrates scoring his first goal.
Image: Lorcan Doherty/INPHO

DERRY CITY ARE into the EA Sports Cup final after a 4-2 extra-time defeat of Waterford tonight. 

David Parkhouse grabbed all four of Derry’s goals in a sensational performance from the Candystripes striker. 

New signing Walter Figueira gave Waterford the lead after 24 minutes, but Parkhouse’s first left the teams level at half-time. The Northern Irishman’s second on 70 minutes put Derry on the verge of victory before English forward Figueira levelled six minutes from time. 

But Derry dominated the extra period with a further two goals from Parkhouse to send his side into the decider, where they will face either Dundalk or Bohemians.

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