Dob: 15-09-1973

Pob: Derry, Northern Ireland

Position: Goalkeeper

Era: Professional

Club Appearance Record

SeasonTot AppsTot Goals
1990-91 0 0
1991-92 0 0
1992-93 0 0

Career Appearance Record

ClubDate SignedDate LeftFee
Ipswich Town July 1990 - Youth Team
Glentoran November 1992 December 1992 On Trial
Omagh Town - - -
Glentoran - Summer 1996 -
Derry City Summer 1996 1997/98 -
Omagh Town 1997-98 1998-99 -
Institute 1998-99 2002 -

(9) Comments

  • He became Manager of Derry City for a second time ( 2019 -20 )

  • Works with Jim Magilton as a coach with with the NI Elite training programme for Under age teams

  • Has just left the managers post at Derry City

  • Declan was appointed manager of Derry City on the 6th January 2012.

    More on his playing career after leaving Ipswich.

    Started at Omagh Town, winning the Ulster Young Footballer of the Year Award in 1994, he then moved to Glentoran helping them win the Irish Cup in 95/96.He then moved to play for his hometwon team, Derry City during the Summer of 1996, and played in the Republic of Ireland Cup Final but this time was on the losing side.

    During 97/98 moved back to Omagh Town and then in 98/99 moved to Institute. He retired at the end of the 01/02 season and went into Youth coaching.

    He played for Northern Ireland Youth team whilst at Ipswich after he left he made one appearnce for the Northern Ireland U21 team v Rumania in 1994.

  • b:15/09/1973

  • Was placed on "gardening leave" by Dunfermaline after they sacked their manager- Stephen Kenny. Kenny has returned to Ireland to take over Derry City for the second time, Declan may re-join Kenny at Derry.

  • Declan is now 1st team coach at Scottish side, Dunfermaline Athletic

  • On Sunday (3 Dec) Declan will be on the bench as one of Derry City`s coaches as they Play in the Republic of Ireland Cup Final at Lansdowne Rd, Dublin. The end of the season will see a shake up in the coaching team as the Derry manager on Sunday has already started a new job as manager of Dunfermiline in Scotland. On Saturday he will coach Dunfermiline and then fly back to Ireland for his last game as Derry manager. Declan is likely to stay on at Derry as he also runs their Youth and academy set ups.

  • Declan Devine, N Ireland youth keeper, in Ipswich youth and reserve team - late 80`s early 90`s Moved back to Ireland and played for Glentoran- alongside Glen Little (Reading) then sold to his home town - Derry City (Who play in the Republic`s league) In 2004 was the Youth Development Officer at Derry City and is now on the clubs coaching staff

Contract Info

  • Delcan Devine

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