Derry City have confirmed the signing of Liverpudlian midfielder Danny Ventre for the 2014 season.

Ventre, who was captain of Sligo Rovers, moves to the Brandywell after being released by the Bit o' Red. 

He enjoyed a very successful spell at The Showgrounds, winning the FAI Cup on three occasions as well as the Airtricity League title in 2012. 

Derry confirmed the signing on their Twitter account this evening: “Derry City are delighted to announce the signing of Danny Ventre.”

The midfielder said: "Delighted to have signed for Derry City for 2014. can't wait to get going and working with Roddy, Peter and new team-mates."