Ruaidhri Higgins appointed Derry City Manager

Ruaidhri Higgins. Photo: Stephen Doherty

Stephen Kenny has lost another member of his Republic of Ireland backroom team as Ruaidhri Higgins has been appointed boss of Derry City.

Higgins has signed a three and a half year deal to replace Declan Devine as manager of the Candystripes.

After working with Stephen Kenny at Dundalk, Higgins fulfilled the role of chief scout and opposition analyst with the Republic of Ireland under the Dubliner.