Gavin Dykes leaves Finn Harps for Ballinamallard United

Gavin Dykes- Finn Harps Assistant Manager

Ballinamallard United have announced the appointment of Gavin Dykes as manager for the 2016/17 season.

Dykes had been assistant to Ollie Horgan at Finn Harps this year but the Sligo man has decided to return to a full management role with the Irish League club.

He will replace Whitey Anderson at the end of the current season.

Ballinamallard are due to play the second leg of their promotion relegation play off against Derry side Institute this weekend.

As for Harps, they will start the process of finding a replacement as soon as possible.

The club will be looking for someone who has League of Ireland experience and holds an A coaching badge.