Derry City to start COVID-19 testing

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The League of Ireland will step up plans to a return today when players from four clubs will be tested for Covid-19.

Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians and Derry City are all due to compete in European competition later this year and have been invited to play in a mini-tournament behind closed doors at a Dublin venue in late July.

The tournament is prepare the four teams for their European ties and to act as a test run for the proposed League of Ireland resumption in mid-August.

The rest of the league is due to start testing on the 28th of June ahead of their training ground return the following day.