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Re: Derry Club Football & Hurling
« Reply #2880 on: July 17, 2019, 01:20:26 PM »
Damian McErlain has stood down as Derry Senior Football Manager.

Well done Damien on getting promotion this year. Hope you stay involved with u20 or u17. Malachy O’Rourke or Jim mcguinness available.

With the CB crying poverty a few weeks ago, I'd doubt if we could afford either of those two options as individuals never mind the backroom staff involved.
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Re: Derry Club Football & Hurling
« Reply #2881 on: July 17, 2019, 02:06:31 PM »
Damian McErlain has stood down as Derry Senior Football Manager.

Well done Damien on getting promotion this year. Hope you stay involved with u20 or u17. Malachy O’Rourke or Jim mcguinness available.
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« Reply #2882 on: July 17, 2019, 02:07:14 PM »
Damian McErlain has stood down as Derry Senior Football Manager.

Well done Damien on getting promotion this year. Hope you stay involved with u20 or u17. Malachy O’Rourke or Jim mcguinness available.

With the CB crying poverty a few weeks ago, I'd doubt if we could afford either of those two options as individuals never mind the backroom staff involved.

We could sell Celtic park and fund who ever we wanted.
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I'd love to see us get Malachy O'Rourke, I just don't see us being able to come up with the money (unless a sponsor decides to cover it). But more importantly, why would O'Rourke want to take us? A div 3 side next year, with no real championship credibility at the moment. If we was to get the role, he'd need free reign, financial backing and at least 5 years.

I'm surprised Mcerlain resigned tbh. Seems like a decent sort, though I would question his tactical ability and always thought he left a few off the panel for no good reason (Heavron for example).


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Re: Derry Club Football & Hurling
« Reply #2883 on: July 17, 2019, 02:23:22 PM »
For ability,man management skills and proven track record and a thorough knowledge of Derry football I suggested four years ago and two years ago in this website  that    Malachy O'Rourke should be appointed Derry football manager.Surely it should be a case of third time lucky!

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Re: Derry Club Football & Hurling
« Reply #2884 on: July 17, 2019, 02:31:35 PM »
Yeah it would be a wonderful appointment for Derry and I’m sure his mouth waters at the prospect of the tier 2 no hopers championship.


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Re: Derry Club Football & Hurling
« Reply #2885 on: July 17, 2019, 03:40:58 PM »
The Bellaghy boys on the U20s have a great word on Donnelly and Collins. They say they are the best they ever played under. Maybe they should get a chance to progress these boys. After all the won Ulster and and got to a second final.

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« Reply #2886 on: July 17, 2019, 04:29:18 PM »
The Bellaghy boys on the U20s have a great word on Donnelly and Collins. They say they are the best they ever played under. Maybe they should get a chance to progress these boys. After all the won Ulster and and got to a second final.

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« Reply #2887 on: July 17, 2019, 05:37:12 PM »
The Bellaghy boys on the U20s have a great word on Donnelly and Collins. They say they are the best they ever played under. Maybe they should get a chance to progress these boys. After all the won Ulster and and got to a second final.

And whatever/whoever caused all those injuries !!!!!!!!

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« Reply #2888 on: July 18, 2019, 10:17:25 AM »
The first evening of league action for soooooo long. This needs to change. We had a predictable win. Draperstown started well but when we settled down we took control and looked comfortable. Artie's 4 lad probably the best on the pitch. On another note,Tiernan Walsh is a quality defender but didn't play for Derry u20s.  More questions!

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« Reply #2889 on: July 18, 2019, 10:36:22 AM »
The first evening of league action for soooooo long. This needs to change. We had a predictable win. Draperstown started well but when we settled down we took control and looked comfortable. Artie's 4 lad probably the best on the pitch. On another note,Tiernan Walsh is a quality defender but didn't play for Derry u20s.  More questions!

Any thoughts, derry had 3/4 injured players on the field during final. Can someone explain why this happened, I feel sorry for the lads on bench, who never were going to get on. The glen and bellaghy 20s had a good night back with their clubs from what I hear. Can Mickey Donnelly survive the roller coaster crash??

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« Reply #2890 on: July 18, 2019, 01:24:41 PM »
Former Monaghan boss Malachy O’Rourke is among the early front runners to succeed Damian McErlain as Derry’s next senior football manager.

McErlain departed his post after two years in charge of the Oak Leafers, having also led the county’s minor footballers to an Ulster title and All-Ireland final appearance in 2017.


Fermanagh native O’Rourke, who stood down from his Farney post a month ago, has been sounded out as an early contender for the vacancy, having steered Loup to a Derry SFC crown along with Ulster honours back in 2003.

Elsewhere, Damian Cassidy, Peter Doherty and Paul McIver could be other names for the county board to consider, with former midfielder Johnny McBride and the joint U20 management of Mickey Donnelly and Chris Collins also thought to be in the early frame.
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Re: Derry Club Football & Hurling
« Reply #2891 on: July 18, 2019, 04:50:25 PM »
Former Monaghan boss Malachy O’Rourke is among the early front runners to succeed Damian McErlain as Derry’s next senior football manager.

McErlain departed his post after two years in charge of the Oak Leafers, having also led the county’s minor footballers to an Ulster title and All-Ireland final appearance in 2017.


Fermanagh native O’Rourke, who stood down from his Farney post a month ago, has been sounded out as an early contender for the vacancy, having steered Loup to a Derry SFC crown along with Ulster honours back in 2003.

Elsewhere, Damian Cassidy, Peter Doherty and Paul McIver could be other names for the county board to consider, with former midfielder Johnny McBride and the joint U20 management of Mickey Donnelly and Chris Collins also thought to be in the early frame.
I'd say those named towards the bottom end of that last paragraph will be the next Derry manager.
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« Reply #2892 on: July 18, 2019, 10:54:10 PM »
On the money issue. We bck to why owenbeg was upgraded  to county ground standard; when celtic park was available. This is where the money issues all started. Abit of a vanity project to be honest. Last time we won Ulster. Be it 22 yrs nxt yr it was an outside manager. I think an outside view is needed to pick the best players in the county and not blinkered views on some players ability. Like Heavron; and a few others at the time. There players in the county good enough like Neil McNicholl. Holly etc who should be playing; players like McKinless or O'Brien who good enough but need put in the proper effort to be what they should be as a county player. Maybe O'Rourke with Johnny McBride or someone should be looked at and go out and get 2/3 main sponsors not 1. I still rather; they pick the strongest 15 in the county and let young players progress into the team if they are good enough, not play them and try to made county footballers out them. Let them show it at club level first.. The Kearneys. McWilliams etc. And maybe within 3yrs Glass, Brown, and Tohill, back from Australia fully grown men giving the aerial power we lacking in so many positions.
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Re: Derry Club Football & Hurling
« Reply #2893 on: July 23, 2019, 09:24:51 AM »
Donnelly the front runner for Derry job according to back page of the Irish News.
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Re: Derry Club Football & Hurling
« Reply #2894 on: July 23, 2019, 10:31:42 AM »
I honestly feel Derry are on a road to nowhere