Interim team is appointed at Distillery

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Lisburn Distillery has announced that an interim management team consisting of Nick O’Neill, Darren Nixon & Jim McIlhagga will take charge of first team matters until such times as a new first team coach is appointed.

The trio have already had meetings with a view to team selection for Saturday’s game against Annagh United and also oversaw training on Thursday night.

A club spokesperson said: “The club would like to express their gratitude to all three men for agreeing to step into the role at short notice following Tommy Kincaid’s departure last weekend and we wish them every success in their new roles.”

Gary Cressey will remain as kitman whilst Gary Boreland will be assisting with medical duties under the new trio.

Following Tommy Kincaid’s resignation earlier this week, Lisburn Distillery Football Club are seeking written applications for the position of First team manager at the club.

Applications should include a CV and should be sent via e-mail to the club secretary at

Applicants are required to hold at the very least a UEFA “B” License diploma and will be expected to demonstrate their ability of managing a successful team whilst working within a limited budget.

Applications should be submitted no later than Friday 23rd October with interviews for those short listed to follow shortly afterwards.