Derry stadium to be renamed after late captain McBride

Derry stadium to be renamed after late captain McBride

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Ryan McBride

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Derry City captain Ryan McBride died suddenly in March last year

Councillors have voted to rename Brandywell stadium in Londonderry after the late Derry City captain Ryan McBride.

The 27-year-old footballer died suddenly in March last year.

A consultation on the proposal to change the name of the stadium started in April and closed on 1 July.

There were 6,549 valid responses to the public consultation. 71% of the vote was in favour of renaming the stadium after Mr McBride.

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September 13, 2018 at 09:21AM

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