Derry City manager Stephen Kenny has informed the club that he will leave The Brandywell at the end of the eircom League season.

The Dubliner is expected to be announced as the new manager of SPL side Dunfermline this evening.

Kenny will remain in charge for the match with St Patrick's Athletic this evening and their games with Waterford United and Cork City next week.

However, Kenny wants to return to The Brandywell to take charge of the team affairs for the FAI Carlsberg Cup final against St Pat's next month.