Limavady United have announced the appointment of former Northern Ireland international Mark Clyde as their new manager.

Clyde, 36, joins his hometown club a short time after Sean Friars' departure to join John Quigg's team at Institute and brings with him five seasons managerial experience with AFC Bridgnorth.

During his time there he lifted the West Midlands League Division One title, twice guided them to the runners-up spot in the Premier Divison and appeared in two Shropshire County Cup finals.

As a player Clyde was capped three times for Northern Ireland at senior level, most notably his debut in that never to be forgotten 2-2 draw with Wales at the Millennium Stadium during the 2006 World Cup qualifying campaign.

His club career produced spells with Wolverhampton Wanderers and Kidderminster Harriers (on loan) before injury forced his retirement in 2007, aged 24. He made a brief return with Worcester City in July 2009 before moving into management a couple of years later.

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