JUST days before their eagerly-anticipated Irish Cup clash with Ballinamallard United, Dergview have released striker Emmett McGuckin.
Last week McGuckin informed Derg boss Ivan Sproule that he had signed a pre-contract agreement to join Premiership outfit Carrick Rangers next season.
The club subsequently took the decision to release the former Coleraine forward despite the fact that this coming weekend they face the Mallards without a number of regulars through injury.
Confirming McGuckin’s departure a club spokesman said, “Emmett McGuckin has left the club.
“The player informed manager Ivan Sproule on Thursday night that he had signed a pre-contract with Carrick Rangers and Ivan Sproule and the club has taken the decision to release the striker from his contract.
“The club wants to concentrate on players who will be involved next season. The club and Ivan Sproule would like to wish Emmett all the best and we thank him for his services.”
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