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Derry City bag new five figure sponsorship deal with Wurkhouse

DERRY CITY Football Club has announced a major off-field signing after agreeing a new five-figure sponsorship deal with rapidly expanding local creative agency, Wurkhouse.

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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.

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The Ryan McBride Foundation has proposed the Council name the new Brandywell Stadium after the club's former captain.

OPINION: Ryan McBride Stadium not for me but we must honour our Derry City heroes

It seems there is still some debate around the proposal to name the new Brandywell after Ryan McBride, one of Derry City’s greatest ever servants.
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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.

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Enda Lynn takes on Armagh's Mark Shields  during Sunday's McKenna Cup match played at the Athletic Grounds, Armagh. (Picture Margaret McLaughlin)

DERRY GAA: “Monstrous” amount of work to do before League - McErlain

Derry manager declared himself content with his side’s performance in the McKenna Cup but stressed they are under no illusions about the “monstrous” amount of work to do ahead of the league opener with Westmeath.

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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.

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Minister Joe McHugh TD.

Flood hit sports clubs get repairs funding

Donegal sports clubs damaged in last August’s floods are to share funding of almost €20,000, Minister Joe McHugh has announced.

Aidy Delap pictured on the ball for Derry City Reserves during Sunday's match against Fanad United. DER0318-124KM

FOOTBALL: Shiels will give young players their chance: Quigg

Derry City U19 manager John Quigg believes Kenny Shiels is the perfect manager to continue the club’s policy of giving young players a chance in the first team.

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Ireland winger, James McClean has spoken out in defence of his West Brom teammate, Jay Rodriguez who has been accused of racism.

James McClean leaps to defence of West Brom teammate amid racism row

DERRY man, James McClean has leaped to the defence of his West Brom teammate, Jay Rodriguez who has been accused of racism.

Armagh will meet Donegal in the McKenna Cup semi-final on Wednesday night.

McKENNA CUP: Armagh into last four after defeating Derry

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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

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Eamonn O'Kane celebrates his victory in the 2012
Betfair Prizefighter Irish Middleweights competition at The King's Hall, Belfast.

BOXING: Prizefighter’s King Kane warns Sean McGlinchey to play it smart!

PRIZEFIGHTER King’ Eamonn O’Kane believes Sean McGlinchey must ‘play it smart’ when preparing for Ireland’s inaugural ‘Last Man Standing’ tournament at Dublin’s National Stadium on March 3rd.

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Transfer talk: Three Celtic stars who are among Scottish Premiership’s most wanted

With the January transfer window open for business, we look at three high-profile Celtic players who are attracting interest from far and wide.

Derry City manager Kenny Shiels.

FOOTBALL: Derry to bring in left-back

English defender Moses Gbenga Makinde is jetting in this week to take part in Derry City’s 2018 pre-season preparations.

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Sean McGlinchey is excited about fighting on the Last Man Standing tournament in Dublin next March.

BOXING: ‘I’ll be the Last Man Standing’ - insists Sean McGlinchey

DERRY middleweight, Sean McGlinchey believes participating in the exciting ‘Last Man Standing’ tournament was too good an opportunity to miss.

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Sinn F�in Councillor Christopher Jackson with late Sinn F�in leader Martin McGuinness and Mark O' Doherty  and Joe McWilliams, board members of  Na Piarsaigh Doire Trasna GAC pictured previously looking at the plans for the new pitch.

DERRY GAA: Announcement takes Derry GAA back to “ancestral home”

Doire Trasna Development Officer Mark O’Doherty described the announcement of the club’s new pitch and changing room complex as bringing Derry GAA one step closer to its ancestral home.

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Plans for the new Doire Trasna pitch, changing rooms and multi-use pitches at the site of the former Immaculate Conception College

DERRY GAA: Doire Trasna get green light for new pitch complex

Doire Trasna’s long standing plans for a new club pitch and facilities at Top Of The Hill have been given the green light by Derry & Strabane Council’s Planning Committee.

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A late Niall Toner goal gave Derry victory nover Down in Celtic Park.

McKENNA CUP: Late Toner goal gives Derry victory over Down

Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup, Section B

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