Derry City Manager Kenny Shiels has admitted that he will be forced to raid his underage resources ahead of Monday's EA Sports Cup semi-final against Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds (KO 5pm).
With Rory Patterson now left for Crusaders the Candystripes' boss continues to be without the injured Nicky Low and
Derry City have signed Scottish defender Kevin McHattie for the remainder of the season.
The 25-year old was with Raith Rovers last season having earlier played for Dunfermline, Kilmarnock and Hearts, where he won a Scottish Championship medal in 2015.
Speaking to the Derry website McHattie said; “I didn’t know a lot
Derry City manager Kenny Shiels has called his sides fixture schedule 'cruelty' and a 'disgrace' after they have had to travel to Cork last night having played in Minsk on only Thursday night.
Shiels said this to RTE;
It was cruelty to my players. We've played on Thursday, we've travelled all the
Following on from their midweek trip to Minsk, the Candystripes were on the road again today ahead of Monday evening's rearranged league game in Cork.
It's a venue that hasn't been kind to the Brandywell outfit down the years with their last league some five seasons ago and a bigger gap
City have a huge job on their hands as they travel to Belarus this week attempting to overturn a 2-0 Europa League first leg deficit at Dinamo Minsk.
Whilst not insurmountable, there is no doubting that the Candystripes will need to be a bit more adventurous than they were at the
Kenny Shiels has sent out a heartfelt rallying call ahead of Derry City's Europa League tie against Dinamo Minsk at the Brandywell tomorrow night (KO 6pm).
The City boss had his say on recent events when a banner was unfurled during Friday night's home game with Limerick by insisting "the players
“Football is about winning, it’s about competition, it’s about sporting merit,” he said. “I think it’s kind of a natural thing to give to those who have won a competition a special treatment like this.”
Those words, spoken by the then UEFA boss Gianni Infantino in 2015, seem to suggest that
Ben Fisk, a 25-year old Canadian winger has put pen to paper on a deal that initially sees him at the Brandywell until at least the end of the current season.
The City boss was happy to have agreed terms with the player who had been training with the club since
Dundalk FC have pulled Estonian side Levadia Tallinn in their Europa League qualifier, while Shamrock Rovers pulled AIK of Sweden.
Derry City have possibly the toughest draw of the lot in Belarussian side Dinamo Minsk.
The first legs will be held on Thursday 12 July with the second legs being held seven
According to the Derry Journal, Derry City have made contact with Dundalk about possibly signing midfielder Michael Duffy.
Speaking to the Derry Journal, the Chief Exectuive of Derry City Sean Barrett said:
“Look, Michael is a talented player and he’s the type of player Derry City want,” insisted Barrett. “Because Michael is