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Welcome to the DDG Family… Naoisha

We are thrilled to confirm that Naoisha McAloon, the Peamount United and Republic of Ireland Goalkeeper has joined the DDG Family.

Naoisha, only 21 years-old has already won two domestic League of Ireland titles in 2019 and 2020 and Peamount are presently in pole position for 2021. She also won the LOI cup in 2020.

Naoisha has played UEFA Champions League this season, and has represented her country as a schoolgirl up to U21 and University levels, and we are understandably excited to have her on board and part of our family.

Welcome Naoisha!

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Dan enjoying his League of Ireland experience with Finn Harps FC

Dan Hawkins delivered his debut goal for Harp’s this weekend after a return from injury in the League of Ireland’s Premier Division.

It’s looking like a good season with Harps positioned halfway in the top tier, having also reached the quarter finals of the cup.

A great experience for the former Salford City and Hull City academy player.

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Community and relationships… making the world go around or at the very least Manchester!

Steve Harrison (DDG) & Rudi Kidd (Grand Central)

It was great to see these pair putting the world to rights, over a fabulous Italian meal and a glass of red this month.

Steve and Rudi go back many years, working in the music industry and now the sports industry.

Both were great friends of the late Tony Wilson of Factory Records, Granada TV and Hacienda nightclub fame, and were all key players in the fomer ‘In The City’ music conference in Manchester.

Long standing friends with a great deal of mutual respect and invaluable experience across the sectors of football, music, tv, media and film.

They even across the great divide, with Steve a lifelong Blue and Rudi a Red!

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JJ continues along the positive upward trajectory with both club and international appearances

Joshua Kayode…

DDG is buzzing to witness the continued progress of JJ Kayode with 1st team appearances with Rotherham United, together with international call-ups and critical game time with the Republic of Ireland U21’s.

A new three-year contract with Millers earlier this year helped push back interest from a number of would be suitors across the Premier League and Championship as well as Europe.

For now… he gets his head down and continues to work hard and improve his game.

Comittment and ability never ever in doubt.

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DDG secures a loan deal for Jake Cooper from Rotherham United to Conference side Darlington

Twenty year-old Centre-Back Jake Cooper

We were thrilled to deliver a deal taking Jake Cooper to Darlington FC in the Conference, which guarantee’s him game time, and crucial development for this highly-rated 6’4″ Centre-Back from Sheffield.

Jake has already played on previous loan deals at Gateshead and Hartlepool, and was the subject of much speculation with a move to a rival EFL club in the summer window.

Coops has already made a number of appearances for the senior Rotherham United side…

Enjoy it all Jake!

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Amber finding time for her youngest supporters…

Amber Barrett on international duties…

How lovely is this photograph…

Amber Barrett taking time out during international duties with the Republic of Ireland WNT.

Always time for people, and an ability to be gracious and engaging… Amber is an exceptional talent both on and off the park.

Ireland came out 3.2 winners in the recent game against Australia, after a superb team effort, and on her return to the Germany Bundesliga; Amber immediately scored a brace placing FC Koln in the final eight of the domestic cup competition…

A great season for the Irish Striker…

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Tom Edwards enjoying his time with New York ‘Red Bulls’

English Right Back Edwards… a product of the Stoke City academy

Great to see Tom Edwards making it all happen on his Loan to New York Red Bulls in the MLS in North America…

Tom was signed by DDG MD Steve Harrison during his consultancy period at Beswicks Sports as a young fifteen year-old prospect in the Stoke City academy.

Steve handled Tom’s subsequent professional deals with Stoke City FC, including his Premier League debut at Manchester City, his England U19 debut, and his first endorsement deal with Adidas.

Tom remains a Beswick Sports player and under the wing of Gary Mellor under our ongoing agreement.

Great Work, Tom, and Gary…

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Ellie makes the move to the English WSL landing a new contract at Birmingham City

Eleanor Ryan-Doyle leading scorer on the Emerald Isle…

Ellie makes her move to the WSL fast lane, having left Peamount United top of the LOI, herself leading the League Golden Boot list with fourteen goals this season…

A terrific opportunity for the twenty-three year old Dubliner, who has also just completed her degree and final papers in the week that she made the move across the channel…

Exciting times Ellie!

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George Sykes Kenworthy makes the move to highly ambitious Boston United in the Conference

The new season saw George make the move from Derby County U23 to 1st Team choice at Boston United FC, and he delivered a “Man of the Match” performance and ‘clean sheet’ in his debut.

Great experience for the Holmfirth based ‘Keeper who has attracted interest from a number of clubs following his departure from Derby County in PL2.

An exciting season ahead for the Lincolnshire side in its new purpose built-stadium… promotion contenders no doubt

Good Luck George!

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Chloe Dixon makes the move from Yorkshire to Lancashire… signing to Blackburn Rovers!

We are thrilled to have handled the deal that takes Chloe Dixon across the county borders, and the resulting debut fixtures saw Chloe score a spectacular winner against her old side Sheffield United in the season opener at Bamber Bridge…

We are all excited about the prospects for the new season, and wish Chloe all the very best in the 2021/22 Championship season at Blackburn Rovers…

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