Higgins named new Derry City boss a day after Devine departure

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Ruaidhri Higgins

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Ruaidhri Higgins has been appointed the new manager of Derry City on a three-and-a-half-year contract.

The former Candystripes midfielder replaces Declan Devine who left the club on Thursday "by mutual consent."

The 36-year-old Higgins, from Limavady, leaves his position as Republic of Ireland's chief scout and opposition analyst.

His first game in charge will be away to Sligo Rovers on Saturday evening.



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