Derry City FC

Club Info

Brandywell Stadium

Lone Moor Road


Northern Ireland

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Derry City FC

Derry City Football Club is a professional football club based in Derry, Northern Ireland. It plays in the League of Ireland Premier Division, the top tier of league football in the Republic of Ireland, and is the League of Ireland’s only participant from Northern Ireland.

The club’s home ground is the Brandywell Stadium and the players wear red and white striped shirts from which its nickname, the Candystripes, derives. The club is also known as the Red and White Army, Derry or City.

Looking After the Team, On and Off the Field

Derry City has announced that a new ‘Wellbeing’ team has been set up to help provide a support network for players, coaches and staff at the football club. The service is available across all age groups and was launched to the first team squad and coaches by clinical psychologist and family therapist, Gerry Cunningham.