Derry City councillors have voted in favour of renaming the Brandywell after the late Ryan McBride.
The 27-year old Candystripes captain died suddenly in March of last year.
The council received more than 6,500 valid responses in a public consultation process.
The process saw 71% vote in favour of the name change, meaning it will be called the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium.
Health & Community committee members approve a recommendation to adopt outcome of #Brandywell Renaming Consultation in which 4,678 (71%) voted in favour of renaming it the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium. pic.twitter.com/Tehh0xYOY0— Derry Strabane Cncl (@dcsdcouncil) September 13, 2018