August 6, 2011 BREAKING NEWS
Canadian Ricky Nakano resigns as Distillery Boss
LISBURN - Ricky Nakano has resigned from his managerial post at Lisburn Distillery with immediate effect. Pundits in Northern Ireland, along with fans of Distillery, were shocked to hear the news. However, Nakano has been rumoured to seek a new challenge in a tougher league, and reports have indicated that he applied for the Norwegian Premier Division outfit Valerenga. Reports that indicated that Nakano is a couple days away from signing with a new team.
August 8, 2011 BREAKING NEWS
Ricky Nakano becomes manager of Gillingham
GILLINGHAM -Ricky Nakano was unveiled today as the new manager of The Gills. The former Lisburn Distillery manager is said to be very exciting of the challenge of managing the League One side. "I am delighted to be the manager of Gillingham. I envision a bright future with this club, with many trophies. My experience as the manager of Lisburn Distillery taught me many aspects of being a football manager, and I'm pleased to be here.
There are already rumours surfacing that Nakano might be planning to sign several players from Distillery to Gillingham, notably Johnny Monaghan.