Liam Bradley has returned to his previously-held position as Antrim football manager, succeeding Frank Dawson.

Bradley's son Paddy will be part of his backroom team alongside Frank Fitzimmons, Declan Mullan and Ollie Cummings.

The Derry native, who was in charge of the Saffrons from 2009 to 2012, told the Antrim GAA website: “I am delighted to be back in the fold. It’s a wee bit of 'here we are again', in Division 4 and looking to get out of it. I actually think this time around we have a better squad of players.

“We will be looking to get everyone back on board and making a big effort at having a successful 2014.”