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20/12/2003, 8:44 PM
Dykes signs new Derry deal

Gavin Dykes has agreed a new two-year contract at Derry City after guiding the Candystripes to Premier Division safety in his three months in charge at the Brandywell.

Dykes took over from Dermot Keely – to whom he had been assistant manager – in September, and despite winning just one of his first 13 games at the helm, managed to lead a final month charge that kept the Foylesiders in the top flight.

Read more at www.eleven-a-side.com (http://www.eleven-a-side.com/premier/story.asp?newsid=9070)

22/12/2003, 1:43 PM
I think McGeogh would have been a better choice. I'm not saying that Dykes doesn't deserve his chance, just that McGeogh would be a better choice of the two.

22/12/2003, 3:45 PM
Nah, Dykes is definately the man for the job. And after keeping us up it's only right he was offered a contract.
Besides, McGeough is being linking with Harps.