Institute kick-off weekend with win - now battle resumes for Premiership top spot

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Tunnel vision...Paddy McLaughlin just wants to survive.

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Derry City crashed to a 3-0 defeat against Cork in their final home game of the season on Friday night.

The Candystripes sit seventh out of 10 in the League of Ireland table. 

Institute kicked off the Danske Bank Premiership weekend with a vital 2-0 victory away to Newry City.

Gareth Brown and Joe McCready scored the goals. 

It hauls the Derry/Londonderry side level on points with seventh-placed Cliftonville.

But boss Paddy McLaughlin says far from aiming for the top six, the Premiership newcomers just want to beat the drop...

Leaders Linfield take on Ards in Bangor on Saturday afternoon while closest rivals Glenavon go to Glentoran.

Coleraine host Crusaders, Ballymena have Dungannon and Cliftonville welcome Warrenpoint.

They all start at 3pm.






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