Paddy McCourt has become a coach at Derry City over the Irish Sea.
A fan favourite of ours, perhaps even a cult hero, McCourt was revered for his technical ability whilst he was at the club and it was only fitness issues that really halted him from becoming a real great.
Even so, we remember him fondly and it’s certainly nice to see him going back to a place he knows well as he takes on a coaching role:
— Derry City FC (@derrycityfc) June 11, 2018
The next question is, then, could this be the next step towards him becoming a coach for us?
Of course, it’s a bit early to say and we’ll have to see how he gets on but, at the same time, you could see him doing a fine job and he’d certainly warrant the respect of the players.
I’m intrigued to see how Paddy gets on at Derry and I’m fairly sure he’s going to do a good job.
He had a great footballing brain when he was on the field and if he can translate into his coaching he’s bound to be a hit.
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