Kean's men even nearly pulled off a double this season as Brunei DPMM
reached the Singapore Cup semi-finals.
Kean's men also nearly pulled off a double as Brunei DPMM
got to the Singapore Cup semi-finals.
Kean has met the mercurial McCourt in recent weeks and Sunday Mirror Sport understands the only thing holding the deal up is that DPMM
already have their quota of five 'imported' players.
He hit the ground running and helped clinch the title on the final day of the season last Saturday as DPMM
beat Balestier Khalsa 4-0.
Striker Roy O'Donovan is also likely to join up with his former Cork colleague O'Callaghan, having also most recently played for DPMM
, while City winger Liam Kearney is currently with the Malaysian club as a 'temporary fitness trainer'.
On the other hand, Global FC was booted out early after absorbing a 7-0 loss to DPMM
Brunei last Saturday.
The former City, Norwich and West Ham midfielder has been coaching a team called DPMM
FC in Brunei.
Another UFL side, Ceres-La Salle, was slated to play DPMM
Brunei in the first leg of another quarterfinal tie at Jalan Besar Stadium.
Steve Kean: Coached Brunei's DPMM
and now the national side after a torrid time at Blackburn.
O'Donovan and his old Cork team-mate Joe Gamble are going for a treble with DPMM
, who are managed by former Blackburn Rovers boss Steve Kean.
Kean accepted the job after talking with Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah and now hopes to win the Singapore's S League with Brunei DPMM
Global and Ceres fly to Singapore Tuesday for the quarterfinals of the Singapore Cup, where they will clash with Tampines Rovers and DPMM