Waterford v Cork City, The RSC, 2pm, WatchLOI.ie

Waterford are back in action following their Covid-19 scare midweek as they welcome Cork City to the RSC.

The Blues' match with Sligo Rovers was postponed due to a player reporting symptoms of the coronavirus.

However, the club have now been given the all-clear to return to action and will be hoping to build on their encouraging victory at Shelbourne last weekend.

Cork City travel to their south-coast rivals currently propping up the table and will be hoping to kick-start their season against their near neighbours.

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Team News

Waterford: To follow

Cork City: City will be without the services of Graham Cummins, Gearóid Morrissey may be fit to return, and Charlie Fleming featured in Tuesday's defeat to Rockmount, so he could also be in line to feature on Saturday. Deshane Dalling misses out on this game having been sent off in a recent friendly against Cobh Ramblers.

New signing Connor Simpson is not available as he adheres to a mandatory two-week quarantine since his arrival from the UK.

Gaffer Talk

John Sheridan (Waterford): To follow

Neale Fenn (Cork City): "We've lost five out of six, so supporters have every right to be negative. We can't be negative, we have to look at each game in each individual context.

"The game (against Bohemians) was certainly a tight game, but if you concede after three and a half minutes, it makes you take a step back. We know where we can improve, and we know that we have to improve. It's certainly not panic stations at the moment."

Will Seymour and Liam Buckley, right, will be home for another win this evening

Sligo Rovers v Shelbourne, The Showgrounds, 5pm, WatchLOI.ie

Sligo Rovers take on Shelbourne at the Showgrounds hoping for a victory to push them clear of the relegation zone.

The Bit O'Red are currently second from bottom, just clear of Cork City on goal difference and will be looking to build on their impressive victory against Derry City last weekend.

Sligo still have a game in hand on their near relegation rivals as their midweek match with Waterford was postponed.

Shelbourne enjoyed a fine away win at Finn Harps during the week and know that another three points at The Showgrounds would keep them in the hunt for a European place.

Team News

Sligo Rovers Danny Kane could be back in the squad for the first time since October 2019, while Alex Cooper is in contention after missing the Derry game with a knock. New signing Sigitas Olberkis could also be in the squad as he awaits international clearance. 

Garry Buckley (groin) and Teemu Penningkangas (back) face late fitness tests, while Lewis Banks is ruled out with a groin injury. Ronan Murray and Johnny Dunleavy returned to the bench last week and are available. 

John Mahon remains out, while Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe will sit out, as his quarantine will not be completed until the end of week. 

Shelbourne: Karl Sheppard will miss out on the trip to The Showgrounds through suspension with Lorcan Fitzgerald a doubt after picking up a leg injury against Waterford. 

Gaffer Talk

Liam Buckley (Sligo Rovers) Shelbourne had a good win on Tuesday, their start is a credit to them but my concern really is how we approach the game and what we do in it. We've seen some of what we can do, I'd like to get that better and get up the table. It’s going to be a tricky game and we’ll have to approach it right."

Ian Morris (Shelbourne): "They've brought in players and will be a tough nut to crack so we will really need to be prepared and we’ve worked well on that. They had a really good win in Derry but we always prepare properly."

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