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DERRY CITY: 'I wish we could play Dundalk' - says Kenny Shiels

KENNY SHIELS wishes his in-form Derry City side could play Dundalk next Monday night such is the confidence in the camp after netting 10 goals in two fixtures at Brandywell Stadium this week.

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Derry City's Aaron McEneff celebrates with fellow goalscorer, Ronan Curtis as the Candy Stripes romped to a 5-1 win over Bray.

DERRY CITY: Five star show from 10 man Derry City at Brandywell

Derry City 5, Bray Wanderers 1
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Gavin Peers of Derry City speaks with physio Michael Hegarty as he is substituted due to an injury during the preseason friendly match against Sheriff YC in Janurary, is nearing a return to action.

DERRY CITY: Kenny Shiels hoping for another Brandywell victory

KENNY Shiels has dismissed suggestions Bray Wanderers are not the force they were last season and is bracing himself for a backlash from a Seagulls team desperate to stop the rut.

Former Dunfermline frontman, David Hopkirk is looking forward to his Derry City debut after injury nightmare.

DERRY CITY: David Hopkirk hoping to get first taste of League of Ireland action

DAVID Hopkirk is hoping for his first taste of League of Ireland action at Brandywell Stadium tonight after a frustrating start to life at Derry City.

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DERRY CITY: St Pat's will be first televised game from new Brandywell

Derry City's Airtricity League Premier Division meeting with St Patrick's Athletic on Friday, March 30th will be the first televised game from the new Brandywell stadium it has been announced.

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Mark Hughes

Football rumour mill: | Southampton to appoint Mark Hughes as new manager today | Man City unlikely to move for Shakhtar Donetsk's midfielder Fred | Everton will attempt to sign Jack Wilshere on free transfer

Manchester City are unlikely to make a move for Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian midfielder Fred - but he remains a target for Manchester United. (The Times)


WATCH: Hat-trick hero Ronan Hale pays tribute to Derry City fans

HAT-TRICK hero Ronan Hale paid tribute to the Derry City support for bringing the best out of him as the Candy Stripes marked their return to Brandywell Stadium in some style on Monday night.
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Derry City manager, Kenny Shiels.

FAI confirm Derry City fixture postponements

THE FAI has confirmed Derry City's SSE Airtricity League fixtures against both Dundalk and Cork City have been postponed due to international call-ups.

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Ronan Hale bags memorable hat-trick as Derry City make winning return to Brandywell

Derry City 5, Limerick 0

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The Brandywell Stadium.

Institute enquire about Brandywell ground-share with Derry City

INSTITUTE F.C. is involved in ongoing negotiations with Derry City & Strabane District Council in relation to the possibility of playing its home matches at Brandywell Stadium, should ‘Stute secure promotion to the Irish Premiership next season.


Kenny Shiels says it was fitting the first goal at new Brandywell was scored in 'Ryan McBride End'

KENNY SHIELS says he was pleased the first goal scored at the newly refurbished Brandywell Stadium was scored in 'The Ryan McBride End' of the ground which backs onto the family home of the late Derry City skipper.

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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

NI boss Michael O'Neill: I did not attack FAI over player eligibility

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has said that he did not attack the FAI over the player eligibility issue but 'merely responded' to questions he was asked.

Gavin Dykes has resigned from his position at Ballinamallard.

Former Derry City boss Gavin Dykes resigns 'for the good of Ballinamallard'

Former Derry City manager, Gavin Dykes is backing a “different voice” to bolster Ballinamallard United’s senior survival bid in the wake of his resignation as manager.

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Derry City boss, Kenny Shiels watched his side suffer a heavy defeat at Shamrock Rovers.

DERRY CITY: Rovers hit City for six as Candy Stripes slump to biggest ever defeat

Shamrock Rovers 6, Derry City 1

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Derry City's Ben Doherty is one of several members of Kenny Shiels' squad called up for international duty, throwing games against Dundalk and Cork City in doubt.

Derry City fixtures in doubt due to international call-ups

DERRY CITY’s upcoming SSE Airtricity League fixtures against Dundalk and Cork City have been thrown into doubt due to international call-ups.

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Joachim Low

Football rumour mill: Germany coach Joachim Low number one candidate to replace Wenger as Arsenal manager | Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea still waiting on new contract offer

Germany coach Joachim Low is the number one candidate to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager, if the Frenchman leaves the club this summer. (ESPN)

Derry City goalkeeper Gerard Doherty.

DERRY CITY: Keeper Gerard Doherty nominated for Player of the Month award

Derry City goalkeeper Gerard Doherty is one of six nominees for the first SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month award of the season.
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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers dismisses ‘noise’ from Rangers ahead of Old Firm clash

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed the “noise” coming from Rangers ahead of Sunday’s Old Firm showdown at Ibrox.

Paddy McCourt talks about a typical day in the life of a Celtic footballer.

Paddy McCourt: A typical day in the life of a Celtic player

WHEN Paddy McCourt first arrived through the doors of Celtic’s state-of-the-art training centre at Lennoxtown in 2008, he was introduced to a new world of sports science and professionalism.

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The newly refurbished Brandywell Stadium.

DERRY CITY: Brandywell will open with reduced capacity

Derry City & Strabane District Council has confirmed it may take some time before the refurbished Brandywell Stadium is able to operate at its full capacity of 3,700.

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