Upcoming MatchDerry City – Cork City/26/04/2019/Brandywell Stadium
Upcoming MatchDerry City – Cork City/26/04/2019/Brandywell Stadium

Liam Nash signs for CCFC

Cork City FC are delighted to confirm the signing of Liam Nash.

The striker joins the club after leaving Gillingham, and the 23-year-old told CorkCityFC.ie: “It’s brilliant to get finally get it over the line and I am very excited for this new chapter. It is a new challenge and I can’t wait to get going. The lads are great, the staff are great and we are looked after very well here. The training is good, the tempo, the intensity… and I am really looking forward to getting my head down and getting some games.”

“I feel fit and ready to go, and hopefully, when I get the opportunity, I will take it with both hands. I want to get myself back out there, my confidence, scoring goals and working hard. I just want to give everything on match day and hopefully progress and get some goals!”

City boss John Caulfield welcomed the news, saying: “We are very happy to have Liam coming in. it has been ongoing for a few weeks, so we are delighted that everything is now resolved and Liam can officially sign. Liam has been in with us for a few weeks and he done has very well. He is a very good finisher and we are happy to have him in.”

“Liam sees this as a real opportunity; he knows he needs to come here and get goals. He’s been in training and has been at the last few games, including the President’s Cup, so he knows the intensity and the standard of this league. He looks like a real poacher and we believe he is a guy who can get some goals for us.”

Nash will wear the #29 shirt.

In other squad news, it has also been confirmed that Ronan Coughlan has left the club, with Caulfield saying: “I want to wish Ronan all the best. He came in halfway through last season, but maybe didn’t get as many games as he would have wished. He was a gentleman and he worked really hard, but he was looking to play regularly, so we agreed to let him move on.”

The City boss also confirmed that John Kavanagh has moved to Finn Harps on loan until the summer, stating: “Kav has returned to Finn Harps on loan. He had a very good second half of the season there last year, and it is a chance for him to continue playing regularly. Harps were very happy with him, so this move is a good fit for all parties.”

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