A new look Derry City will kick off their Premier Division assault on Friday night against UCD at the Brandywell.
Manager Declan Devine has made sweeping changes to the squad with a host of signings including returning players.
Among the new brigade is Ciaran Coll, the St Johnston man moved from Finn Harps in the close season after ten years with the Ballybofey side.
Jamie McDonagh choose to stick with the Candystrips after an impressive first year with Derry.
McDonagh says preparations went well but first here’s Ciaran Coll on a big season for him and Derry…
Patrick McClean and Barry McNamee are back at the Brandywell after time away from Derry.
McNamee returns after a year at Cork City while McClean, younger brother of James is back after stints at Waterford and Sligo.
McClean is happy to be with his home town club again but first Ramelton man McNamee on having full trust full trust in the Derry management…