Derry City announce signings of Toal, McIntyre and Cole

Jamie McIntyre
Jamie McIntyre joins Derry City from Irish League Championship side Institute

Derry City manager Kenny Shiels has moved to strengthen his squad by signing defenders Eoin Toal and Darren Cole, plus winger Jamie McIntyre.

Ex-Northern Ireland schoolboy captain Toal, 19, has been training with the squad for several weeks and joins from Championship side Armagh City.

Scot Cole, 25, has signed until the end of the season as defensive cover.

Twenty-year-old McIntyre has been a regular in Kevin Deery's promotion chasing Institute team in recent years.

McIntyre will provide more options on the flanks for the Candystripes following his move across the city.

Cole has most recently played junior football in Scotland with Broxburn Athletic, having started his career career with Rangers, before moving to Livingston and Greenock Morton.

Derry, who lie third in the league table, will resume their Premier Division campaign away to Bray Wanderers on Friday night.