Paddy Christie recommended for appointment as new Longford Senior Football Manager

Following the conclusion of interviews, the selection committee put in place to find the next Longford Senior Football manager made its recommendation to the Management and Finance Committee this evening.

The Management and Finance Committee will, at the next County Board meeting, be recommending the appointment of Paddy Christie as the next manager of the Longford Senior Football Team.

His management team will include James Glancy (ex-Leitrim) and Dessie Sloyne (ex-Sligo) and further members will be added to the management team in the coming weeks.

Paddy, from the Ballymun Kickhams club in Dublin, played at all levels for his county. He earned an All-Star for his exploits in 2002 and captained Dublin to Leinster Senior Football Championship titles in 2002, 2005 and 2006. He was also a member of the International Rules team on three occasions. He has coached extensively at club level, county minor and most recently with the Tipperary Senior Football team.

Longford GAA Chairperson Albert Cooney welcomed the Management Committee’s recommendation of Paddy and his management team and expressed the hope that all clubs, members, supporters and players will give their full support to the new management team.