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Ruaidhrí Higgins appointed as new manager of Derry City

Limavady man has signed a three and a half year contract

Ruaidhrí Higgins appointed as new manager of Derry City

Ruaidhrí Higgins is the new boss at the Brandywell.

Ruaidhrí Higgins is the new manager of Derry City.

The Limavady man has signed a three and a half year deal with the Brandywell club.

It follows the departure of Declan Devine yesterday.

Higgins, a former Derry City player who was a firm favourite with fans during his spell at the Brandywell, will take charge for his first match against Sligo Rovers tomorrow night.

He has left a role as part of Stephen Kenny's backroom team with the Republic of Ireland international team to take up the job with Derry City.

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