Portadown announce the signing of 29-year-old midfielder Stephen Hughes from relegated Warrenpoint Town.
Rory Patterson's first-half goal earns third-placed Derry City victory over Bohemians in Friday's League of Ireland game at Dalymount Park.
Cliftonville have Caoimhin Bonner sent off early in the game as they lose to AEK Larnaca in the Europa League.
Southampton striker Shane Long signs a new four-year deal with the club until the summer of 2020.
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Father Joe Young, who was chairman of Limerick in 1991 when he persuaded Sam Allardyce to take over as manager, is thrilled for the prospective England boss.