Johnny Dunleavy will make his first Cork City appearance in over a year tonight.
Cork manager John Caulfield has confirmed that the Ballybofey man will feature in tonight’s friendly against Portsmouth at Turner’s Cross.
Dunleavy suffered a cruciate ligament injury last June in a game against Limerick.
The popular defender has been dogged by a series of injuries since signing for Cork, but was appointed club captain by Caulfield.
“After Friday’s game (a defeat to Dundalk), we will be making a lot of changes, and we also have Johnny Dunleavy coming back from a long-term injury and he will be involved,” Caulfield said.
“We have a busy period coming up, and these games will give guys match time and keep them on their toes.
“We have European games coming up, as well as some crucial league games, and we need everyone fit and on the button. It will be competitive and interesting game.”Tags: