Derry City now to play European games at The Showgrounds

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After much speculation Derry City have confirmed to the Derry Journal that they will play their first round Europa League qualifier in Sligo Rovers ground ‘The Showgrounds’.

The news comes as the clubs agreed a fee of around €5,000 for the use of the ground which previously was 10-15k.

Dundalk had offered Oriel Park to the club to use if they could not get something closer sorted.

It will be Derry City’s first European adventure sincd2014 & the draw for the first and second qualifying rounds of the Europa League will take place on Monday, June 19, with the first leg of the first qualifying round set to take place on Thursday, June 29.

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