Former Finn Harps player and manager Paul Hegarty has been named as Derry City’s new assistant boss.
Hegarty was last with Harps as Ollie Horgan’s assistant.
Now he is to be Derry boss Ruaidhri Higgins’ right-hand man.
Derry City FC are pleased to announce that Paul Hegarty has today joined the club as our new assistant manager.
The Donegal man has enjoyed plenty of success at the club during his career and was of course a pivotal member of our treble winning squad.
Higgins is delighted with the appointment.
He said “I’m delighted to be working with Paul and he’ll bring a wealth of experience to our group”, said the City boss.
“I know from previous experience that he brings an unbelieveable work ethic and knowledge of this league and its players.
“Paul will be of great support to me going forward and this is a club that has always been very close to his heart.
“He brings real intelligence to his work and and I’m looking forward to tapping into that.
“He has enjoyed success here in the past, both as a player, and then as assistant to Stephen Kenny, and we’ll do everything in our power to bring more in the future.”
Hegarty said he was just looking forward to getting going ahead of the new season.
“I’m delighted to be back and I’m fairly sure everybody knows what this club means to me.
“I’m here to do whatever I can to help Ruaidhri and the players and it’s a challenge I’m really looking forward to.”