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Returning midfielder Conor McCormack unveiled as the new captain of Derry City

"We need a leader on the pitch" - Declan Devine

Returning midfielder Conor McCormack unveiled as the new captain of Derry City

Conor McCormack is the new Derry City captain.

Conor McCormack is the captain of Derry City Football Club.

Brandywell boss Declan Devine has handed the important role to the midfielder who has rejoined the club following a spell at Cork City.

Ciaron Harkin is the new deputy captain and Mark McChrystal is the new club captain.

“We need a leader on the pitch and Conor is exactly that," said Devine.

Derry's season gets underway next Friday with an away game against Dundalk.

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