14/09/2018

Brandywell Stadium To Be Named After Ryan McBride

Derry and Strabane District Council has voted in favour of renaming the Brandywell Stadium after the late Derry City footballer, Ryan McBride.

The 27-year-old captain died suddenly at his home in March last year following a 4-0 win over Drogheda United earlier that day.
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Councillors have now approved a recommendation to rename the stadium the 'Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium'. Up to 4,678 (71%) of participants in the public consultation voted in favour of the name change.

(LM/CM)

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