All-Ireland winner Mickey Harte set to join Derry after leaving Louth

Mickey Harte has led Louth since 2020.

All-Ireland winning manager Mickey Harte looks set to become Derry's new manager after stepping down from his position at Louth.

A statement released on Monday evening by Louth said Harte and coach Gavin Devlin will take over at Derry with immediate effect.

"Following a meeting of the Louth GAA Management Committee tonight (Monday 18th September) Chairperson Peter Fitzpatrick informed members of the committee that Senior Team Manager Micky Harte informed him that he and Senior Team Coach Gavin Devlin will be standing down from their role's with Louth GAA with immediate effect, and taking over with Derry Senior Footballers," the statement said.

"Louth GAA Management Committee would like to sincerely thank Mickey, Gavin and his backroom team for their efforts in propelling Louth Senior Footballers into Div. 2 football from Div. 4 in 2020.

"They have shown professionalism, enthusiasm, dedication and continued courtesy over the last three years and we have enjoyed a positive working relationship with Mickey and his Management Team which concluded in the group stages of the All-Ireland following a first Leinster Final Appearance since 2010.

"Louth GAA would like to wish Mickey, Gavin and his Management Team all the best in their future endeavours.

"We will now immediately begin the process in seeking a New Senior Football Team Manager."

Mickey Harte has managed Louth since 2020.

Prior to that, he managed the Tyrone county team from 2002 during which time he led them to three All-Ireland titles.

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