Mark Farren

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Derry City manager Declan Devine: “From the first day in the door I thought we had to get local-based players.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Declan Devine pushes the brochure across the desk in the manager’s office. Derry, city walls, tours, it said. We were in the Brandywell stadium on Thu(...)

Eamon Zayed: “When I decided I wanted to go, I got in touch with numerous agents abroad. One in 10 might get back to you with something positive, but you only need one.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

For people who don’t know me, I have a multi-cultural background so you might say that I am better equipped than most to travel. However, it is the be(...)

Derry City’s  Ryan McBride celebrates scoring a a goal against Shamrock Rovers earlier this month. The club captain was found dead at his home on Sunday.  Photograph: Inpho

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to Derry City’s captain Ryan McBride who died suddenly on Sunday. “Along with all those who support Iri(...)

The great Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh in action in 2007. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

  The bell tolled for many sporting greats in 2016, including the greatest of them all. Muhammad Ali – originally Cassius Clay – departed this ea(...)

Derry City players pay tribute to former striker Mark Farren before the game. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Derry City 1 Cork City 0 Derry City celebrated the retirement of Mark Farren’s No 18 jersey with an impressive win over Cork City at the Brandywell. (...)

Mark Farren in action in 2006. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Soccer star Mark Farren has been laid to rest alongside his late triplets after his battle with cancer. The 33-year-old has been remembered as one of(...)

Former Derry City forward Mark Farren has died aged 33. Photograph: Inpho

Friends, former teammates, managers, officials and the FAI have paid tribute to Mark Farren, the record-breaking Derry City striker, who died, aged 33(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish is challenged by James Collins of West Ham during the Premier League match at Villa Park. Photo: Stu Forster

Martin O’Neill will be in Dublin on Tuesday to name what is expected to be an extended initial squad for next month’s games against England and Scot(...)

Mark Farren in action for Derry City has been battling cancer. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It might feel more than a little dysfunctional at times but the Irish “football family” managed a rare moment of clarity over the past week with stran(...)