Sligo Rovers sign Daniel Lafferty from Derry

Sligo Rovers have announced the signing of former Northern Ireland international defender Daniel Lafferty from Derry City.

Lafferty, who has 13 senior international caps, was part of Derry’s FAI Cup winning squad this season and joins Rovers until the end of next season.

He will be seen as a replacement for the recently departed Paddy Kirk at left-back.

Lafferty, who’s 33, has had spells in Scotland, signing for Celtic in 2006, and England where he joined Burnley in 2012.

He made 40 appearances for the Clarets before going out on loan spells with Rotherham United, Oldham Athletic, Sheffield United and Peterborough.

He then returned o the League of Ireland to sign with Shamrock Rovers in 2019, where he won an FAI Cup that season and a League title in 2020.