Derry beat Crusaders and announce new signing

Seanan ClucasDerry City beat Irish League Premiership side Crusaders 4-2 in a pre-season friendly at Seaview on Monday night.

Philip Lowery, Stephen Dooley, Patrick McEleney and Mark Timlin scored the goals for Derry in the Chris Morrows Testimonial.

Derry are scheduled to play neighbours Finn Harps in another friendly this Saturday before the league starts on Friday 6th March away to Galway.

Meanwhile Derry have announced the signing of former Linfield midfielder Seanan Clucas until the end of July with an option of extending his stay at the Brandywell after that time.

The Dungannon born 22 year old signed for the Candystripes immediately following his trial appearance against Crusaders last night.

Seanan’s former clubs include Preston North End and Bristol Rovers where he played with former Candystripe Mark McChrystal. He has also played at International level for N.Ireland at U21 Level.