DERGVIEW attacker Emmett McNabb is to go on trial at a leading Scottish Premier League club.
McNabb, one of the most gifted players to emerge from the Fermanagh and Western League is recent years, is flying into Edinburgh on Saturday for a trial at Ross County.
The 21-year-old Dromore man, a former Northern Ireland underage player, joined Dergview from his hometown club of Tummery Athletic back in January and in matter of months has made his mark in the Bluefin Sport Championship.
Derg boss Ivan Sproule said the trial was just reward for some outstanding performances by his recent signing.
“I have plans for him for next season, however, following a conversation with my agent who represented me as a player he has been given an opportunity,” he said.
Sproule, who played professionally for 10 years, said the opportunity for McNabb to go and test himself alongside professional players reflects well on the local game and clubs like Dergview and Tummery Athletic.
“It shows what is possible. I rate the Fermanagh and Western League highly,” he said
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