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Linfield v Celtic kick-off time confirmed

Linfield’s has confirmed its potential Champions League qualifier first leg with with Celtic will take place in Belfast on Friday, July 14.

Kevin Knight (right) returning Tony ODohertys N. Ireland international jersey in the company of Lornie McDevitt (centre) who presented it to the Englishman four and a half decades ago.

Jersey Boys: ‘Doc’ reunited with Northern Ireland shirt after 46 years

Prior to the screening of the interesting George Best story, “All By Himself,” on television last Monday night, another interesting local story had been brought to a conclusion in Derry’s City Hotel on Saturday evening.

Derry City manager Kenny Shiels expects a positive reaction from his players as they prepare for the visit of leaders, Cork City.

DERRY CITY: Kenny Shiels praises ‘impeccable’ Cork City

KENNY Shiels believes Cork City are good value for their unassailable 24 point advantage over Derry City at the top of the table and reckons his side must be at their very best to get a positive result from tonight’s clash at Maginn Park (K.o. 7.45 p.m.)

Winger Jamie Dunne has returned to Institute.

FOOTBALL: Institute to make move for Cliftonville defender

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin is hoping to strengthen his squad this week.

Nicky Low of Derry City, pictured with ex-City winger, Stephen Dooley, is hoping to sort out his future this weekend.

DERRY CITY: Nicky Low loan deal imminent

KENNY SHIELS is confident he can secure the services of Derry City’s in-form midfielder, Nicky Low for the rest of the season and expects to reach an agreement with both the player and his parent club, Dundee by the end of the weekend.

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers and Linfield manager David Healy

Linfield and Celtic clash expected to take place on July 14

It looks increasingly likely that Linfield will play Celtic in Belfast on July 14 if the Blues overcome La Fiorita of San Marino in the first Champions League qualifying round.
Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon.

FOOTBALL: Crystal Palace star to play in charity match

Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon will be attending a charity football match, in Derry, next month..

Rangers midfielder Niko Kranjcar holds off Ciaron Harkin during a recent friendly, in Scotland.

FOOTBALL: Harkin pinching himself after Rangers friendly

Midfielder Ciaron Harkin admits he's still pinching himself since his move to Coleraine from Institute only a few months ago.
Derry City manager Kenny Shiels curses his luck after the Foylesiders were paired with Danish club, Midtjylland in the Europa League first round qualifier.

EUROPA LEAGUE: Kenny Shiels relishing ‘Dane-gerous’ clash with Midtjylland

KENNY SHIELS accepts the odds are firmly stacked against his Derry City side in their UEFA Europa League first round qualifier and warned his players to be ‘careful’ when they make the trip to face Denmark’s Midtjylland next week.

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Bray Wanderers manager Harry Kenny was delighted to snatch three points from his side's home clash against Derry City.

DERRY CITY: City getting no sympathy from Harry Kenny after cruel defeat

THERE’s no room for sentiment when three points are at stake and Bray boss Harry Kenny certainly had no sympathy for his counterpart, Kenny Shiels, after his side snatched an unlikely late win for the second time this season.

Linfield's Jamie Mulgrew and Celtic's Brendan Rodgers celebrate their teams respective league successes

Linfield v Celtic won't happen on July 12 - reports

Celtic's potential Champions League clash with Linfield won't be happening on July 12, according to reports.
Clubs find out European opponents

Clubs find out European opponents

Linfield will face Celtic in the Champions League IF they overcome SP La Fiorita in the first qualifying round.

Derry City has been paired with Danish club, FC Midtjylland in the Europa League first round qualifier.

EUROPA LEAGUE: Derry City handed tough trip to Denmark in Europa League qualifier

DERRY CITY has been handed a daunting trip to Denmark to take on FC Midtjylland in the first qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League.
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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers and Linfield manager David Healy. The two teams could meet each in round two of Champions League qualifying

TWITTER REACTS: Linfield could face Celtic in Champions League

This morning's Champions League qualifying draw saw Twitter erupt, with the prospect of Linfield playing Celtic setting tongues wagging.

Derry City will be hoping for a favourable Europa League draw.

FOOTBALL: Derry City could face side who defeated Man United

Derry City start their Europa League campaign later this month and they could face a team who only a few seasons ago defeated Manchester United.
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Derry City manager, Kenny Shiels was furious with the concession of three goals from set-pieces.

DERRY CITY: Kenny Shiels blasts players for ‘disgraceful’ defending at Bray

KENNY SHIELS blasted his players for their failure to defend set-pieces as history repeated itself at the Carlisle Grounds on Friday night.

Derry City defender Aaron Barry.

FOOTBALL: 'Cork are by no means invincible' - Aaron Barry

Derry City's Aaron Barry believes runaway leaders Cork City aren't invincible.

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Derry City goalscorer, Ronan Curtis got the Candy Stripes back on terms with a composed finish in the first half.

DERRY CITY: History repeated as Clancy nets late winner to deny City

Bray Wanderers 3, Derry City 2

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Aaron McEneff netted three goals during the month of May, earning him a nomination for the Airtricity Premier Division 'Player of the Month' award.

DERRY CITY: The best is yet to come - insists Aaron McEneff

AARON McEneff spent quality time in the Spanish sunshine as he ‘re-charged the batteries’ during the mid-season break and claims he’s returned feeling ‘hungry’ for success as he prepares for an ‘exciting time’ with his hometown club.

Midfielder Nicky Low has spoken to Derry City boss Kenny Shiels about his future.

FOOTBALL: Kenny Shiels upbeat after Nicky Low talks

Derry City manager, Kenny Shiels confirmed that talks to keep Nicky Low are ongoing.

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