Paddy Heaney: Derry clubs - and county - benefit from football management brainpower

Gavin Devlin (left) make a huge contribution to the Slaughtneil’s success this year along with boss Paul Bradley (second from left) and the Emmet’s management team. Picture by Margaret McLaughlin
SOME people have a football brain and Gavin ‘Horse' Devlin is one of them. As a footballer, Devlin defined the role of the modern sweeper. In the 2003 All-Ireland semi-final between Tyrone and Ker[...]

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