DERRY CITY: Two defenders expected to arrive at Brandywell

DERRY CITY manager Kenny Shiels is expected to strenghten his defence with the imminent arrival of two new signings.


FOOTBALL: Michael O'Neill signs four year Northern Ireland contract extension

Michael O'Neill has signed a four-year extension to his contract that will see him continue as Northern Ireland senior men's international manager until 2024.

Jamie McGonigle scored a brace in Coleraine's 4-0 win over Institute in the Irish Cup.

IRISH CUP: Coleraine ease into quarter finals

Coleraine 4 Institute 0

Jordan McEneff (Arsenal) pictured playing against Luton Town U18s at London Colney during a pre-season friendly before injury struck. Picture  by David Price (Arsenal Football Club).

Jordan McEneff relishing Arsenal return after untimely injury

ARSENAL Football Club’s highly rated Academy prospect, Jordan McEneff is relishing being back on the football pitch after experiencing the lonely daily grind of recovery and rehabilitation.

Goalkeeper Marty Gallagher made a few big saves to earn Institute a point against Newry City.

FOOTBALL: Gallagher is 'Stute's hero

Institute 0-0 Newry City
Institute captain Michael McCrudden headed home just before the hour mark.

FOOTBALL: McCrudden seals the points

Institute 1-0 PSNI
A section of the attendance, at the Gasyard Centre on Wednesday evening last, to hear details of the proposal from The Ryan McBride Foundation that Brandywell Stadium should be renamed The Ryan McBride Stadium. DER0318GS006

Ryan McBride Foundation discuss Brandywell name change plans at heated public meeting

THE RYAN McBride Foundation insists they want a quick resolution to their proposal to rename Brandywell Stadium after the former Derry City captain who died tragically in March 2017.

The view from the new Mark Farren stand at the redeveloped Brandywell Stadium

DERRY CITY: Council pulling out all the stops to get Brandywell open

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Cllr Maoliosa McHugh claims staff are "pulling out all the stops" to ensure the new Brandywell Stadium is up and running as soon as possible.

All six Danske Bank Premiership games will now be played on the Friday night.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Games rescheduled following NI friendly announcement

The Northern Ireland Football League have announced that all Danske Bank Premiership fixtures scheduled for Saturday 24 March will now be played on Friday 23 March (kick-off 7.45pm).

A general view of a black armband and match jersey, with the number 5 in honour of former Derry City captain Ryan McBride.

Derry City to join Brandywell Stadium name change discussions

DERRY CITY Football Club has agreed to meet members of the Ryan McBride Foundation next Monday to discuss proposals to rename the Brandywell Stadium after the club’s late, inspirational captain.

Portadown manager, Niall Currie was far from happy with his side's display at Limavady but the draw secured the Shamrock Park club's place in the top six of the Bluefin Championship One.

FOOTBALL: Stunning Peter Duffin volley clinches top six place for Portadown

Limavady United 1, Portadown 1

Institute striker Gareth Brown scored his second goal in as many games, at Newforge, on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Morrow scores winner in thriller

PSNI 2-3 Institute
Crusaders' Declan Caddell in action with Maiden City's Darren McCready. Pic by Stephen Hamilton/Inpho

IRISH CUP: Maiden City’s pride intact following Cup exit at Seaview

CRUSADERS boss, Stephen Baxter’s strong team selection at Seaview was evidence of the respect the Irish League giants afforded Maiden City ahead of their Tennant’s Irish Cup fifth round tie - and it was fully justified!

Crusaders  manager Srephen Baxter was impressed by Maiden City in their Irish Cup fifth round tie.

IRISH CUP: ‘Maiden City are a credit to their community’ insists Crues boss

CRUSADERS manager, Stephen Baxter paid tribute to Maiden City’s ‘incredible’ work ethic after watching his side end the Derry outfit’s memorable Irish Cup run on Saturday.

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin. DER4517-107KM

IRISH CUP: McLaughlin delighted with solid away day win

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin was delighted his side drew near neighbours and Premiership high flyers Coleraine, in the Tennent’s Irish Cup sixth round.

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin watched his side easily beat Knockbreda.

IRISH CUP: Institute cruise into next round

Knocbrea 0-2 Institute

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin.

IRISH CUP: Institute’s McLaughlin ready to rotate for Knockbreda test

Institute boss Paddy McLaughlin is ready to rotate in search of a knockout boost at the expense of Knockbreda.

Institute's Niall Grace (NO 6) is mobbed by his team mates after he had scored the second goal of Saturday's match against Limavady United. DER0118-104KM

FOOTBALL: Institute gaffer happy with comfortable win at neighbours

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin: “No game is over at half-time and to be fair to Limavady they came out and put it up to us in the second half and had us on the back foot for the majority of the second half and you have to give them credit.

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FOOTBALL: Limavady boss annoyed with same old United making same old mistakes

Limavady United player/manager Paul Owens: “It’s easy to play when you are 2-0 down and to be honest ’Stute slowed things down and took their foot off the gas but I wouldn’t say we dominated the second half, but yeah we were better.

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