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McGinn lifts young player award

Niall McGinn of Derry City
Niall McGinn has been voted PFAI young player of the year

Derry City midfielder Niall McGinn has been voted young player of the year in the 2008 PFAI awards.

McGinn has been an instant hit in the Eircom League after moving from his local Irish League side Dungannon Swifts in January.

The 21-year-old is in Northern Ireland's squad for their friendly against Hungary on Wednesday - his first senior international call-up.

St Patrick's Athletic midfielder Keith Fahy won the player of the year award.

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