June 22, 2024

The Donegal County Board might seal a cope with Jim McGuinness as early as this week, in line with experiences.

The All-Eire successful supervisor is extensively tipped to be the subsequent man on the helm of Donegal, 9 years after the success of his first stint.

The county board might deliver their month-to-month assembly ahead by two weeks to finalise the cope with McGuinness, in line with the Irish Unbiased. Month-to-month conferences are normally held on the primary Monday of every month.

An inventory of 9 candidates has formally expressed an curiosity within the place for the reason that departure of Aidan O’Rourke, who was the interim supervisor within the place of Paddy Carr, who resigned earlier than the tip of Donegal’s League marketing campaign.

The county board has already mentioned Aidan O’Rourke’s successor doesn’t have to come back from that pool of 9 candidates.

Amongst these tasked with selecting the brand new supervisor are former Donegal greats and 1992 All-Eire winners Anthony Molloy and Martin McHugh. Each are large followers of the Glenties man and former Donegal midfielder.

McGuinness has been working in skilled soccer since stepping away from Gaelic video games in 2014.

Since returning residence to Donegal, he was a part of the backroom crew at Derry Metropolis U-19s, who received the Enda McGuill Cup in 2021. He made it clear earlier this yr that he had provided to get entangled in some capability with Donegal for the 2023 season.

Jim McGuinness could possibly be new Donegal supervisor ‘inside days’ was final modified: August nineteenth, 2023 by Workers Author