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Social media reacts to Derry City signing Israeli defender

Derry City F.C. signed Israeli central defender Alon Netzer on Monday.

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Former Derry City F.C. player, Paddy McCourt (left), pictured after he signed for Finn Harps. Included is club secretary John Campbell. (Photo: Finn Harps)

Paddy McCourt signs for Finn Harps

Former Derry City F.C. player Paddy McCourt has signed for Finn Harps.

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Derry City manager Kenny Shiels has completed the signing of Israeli defender, Alon Netzer.

DERRY CITY: Israeli defender joins ‘Candy Stripes’

KENNY Shiels has made a timely acquisition to his Derry City squad ahead of the 2017 Airtricity Premier Division opener against Bohemians after completing the signing of Israeli defender, Alon Netzer tonight.

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Aaron Barry and Ryan McBride both started last nights friendly against Dergview.

DERRY CITY: Aaron Barry return timely boost

Derry City received a timely boost ahead of the 2017 season with centre-back Aaron Barry getting minutes under his belt in last night’s friendly against Dergview.

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Derry City's Mark Timlin. DER4816GS027

DERRY CITY: Timlin glad to be ‘back home’

Derry City’s Mark Timlin admits he has had somewhat of a frustrating time since returning from St Patrick’s Athletic.

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Derry City striker Ronan Curtis headed home their winner against Coleraine.

FOOTBALL: Curtis’ goal sees off Bannsiders

Derry City 1-0 Coleraine

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Derry climbers, Oliver Crouch, Dillon McLaughlin and Adam Tinney. (Picture Martin McKeown)

Local climbing trio hit heights in Dublin

The Foyle Arena Climbing Club is toasting national success after three local youngsters recorded success at the recent Mountaineering Ireland Youth Climbing Series in Dublin.

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Institute manager Kevin Deery. Picture by Tony Hendron

IRISH LEAGUE: Deery happy to finally see off rivals Dergview

Institute manager Kevin Deery felt his side fully deserved to beat Dergview on Saturday.

Ronan Curtis will remain a Candystripe until 2018.

DERRY CITY: Curtis signs contract extension

Striker Ronan Curtis has signed a new contract extension with Derry City.

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Institute's Niall Grace fired home their winner against Dergview.

IRISH LEAGUE: Niall is Stute’s saving ‘Grace’

Institute 2-1 Dergview

Stephen Corr  and the City of Derry pack enjoyed a dominant afternoon against Bective as the locals made it five successive AIl victories.

AIL RUGBY: City of Derry out of bottom two after Bective victory

City of Derry 21, Bective Rangers 8

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McCourt in action for his last club Glenavon. 

McCourt nearing a return to football?

Former Derry City star Paddy McCourt is reportedly close to a return to football.

Blaine Dobbins, left, of St Joseph's, Derry, is declared winner over Connor Jordan, of St Aidan's BC, at the end of their 49kg bout during the 2016 IABA Elite Boxing Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile

BOXING: Blaine ready to fill Paddy Barnes’ boots and follow in footsteps of Derry legend

Blaine Dobbins doesn’t need any extra motivation to finish the job at the Irish Elite Boxing Championships at the National Stadium tonight.

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Brett McGinty, right, of Oakleaf, exchanges punches with Peter Carr of Crumlin during their 69kg bout during the 2016 IABA Elite Boxing Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin.

BOXING: Brett McGinty’s saving the ‘real talking’ for the ring!

OAK LEAF ABC’s talented teenage welterweight, Brett McGinty refuses to be dragged into a war of words with his Irish Elite Final opponent, Dean Walsh, and insists he will do the ‘real talking in the ring’ tonight.

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Connor Coyle pictured with his coaching team after his knockout win in his pro debut in Florida.

BOXING: Connor Coyle’s fitter than ever ahead of his third pro outing in Dublin

MIDDLEWEIGHT Connor Coyle will be a familiar face at ringside at the Irish Senior Finals in the National Stadium, Dublin tomorrow night as he lends his support to Derry’s two Irish Elite Championship finalists.

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VIDEO: Signing for Derry City was a ‘no brainer’ - says Charlton striker

LIFE-LONG Derry City supporter, Mikhail Kennedy insists the lure of playing for his hometown club and the opportunity to help the ‘Candy Stripes’ challenge for the Airtricity Premier Division title was too good to turn down.

Derry man, Shane Ferguson has penned a new deal with Millwall which keeps him at the Den until, at least, the summer of 2019.

Shane Ferguson signs new Millwall deal

SHANE Ferguson has committed his future to League One club, Millwall after signing a new deal which keeps him at the Den until at least 2019.

New Derry City signing, Mikhail Kennedy pictured with City boss, Kenny Shiels.

DERRY CITY: Mikhail Kennedy reckons loan move to City is a ‘brilliant opportunity’

MIKHAIL Kennedy revealed he turned down offers from other clubs in Ireland in favour of a return home after completing a short term loan move to Derry City this afternoon.

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Michael McCrudden, who fired home from the spot against Knockbreda last weekend, has been in super form this season.

IRISH LEAGUE: Institute face rivals Dergview

Institute manager Kevin Deery is hoping it will be fifth time lucky when they face neighbours Dergview, at Drumahoe, this Saturday (KO 3pm).

Derry City manager Kenny Shiels has played down reports linking Charlton's Mikhail Kennedy with the Candy Stripes.

DERRY CITY: Shiels plays down Mikhail Kennedy talks

KENNY SHIELS has played down speculation linking Derry City with highly rated Charlton Athletic striker, Mikhail Kennedy.

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