COUNTY ANTRIM SHIELD: Wonder goal puts Crusaders through

David Cushley hit a goal of the season contender to help blast Crusaders into the semi finals of the County Antrim Shield.

James McLaughlin of Coleraine celebrates his goal against Linfield. Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye

IRISH LEAGUE: Squad proves its worth for Coleraine

Neil McCafferty believes Coleraine’s strength in depth is one of the main reasons behind their impressive start to the season.

James McLaughlincelebrates after scoring during today's game against Linfield at the Coleraine Showgrounds.
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IRISH LEAGUE: McLaughlin earns Coleraine a point against Linfield

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YOUVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME . . . .   Gerard Doherty is shocked to be th eonly Derry City player named in 2016 Team of the Year.

DERRY CITY: Doherty ‘shocked’ at omission of City players from ‘Team of the Year’

GERARD DOHERTY says he’s ‘shocked’ to be the only Derry City player named in the 2016 PFAI ‘Team of the Year’ which was announced this week.

Carrick boss Aaron Callaghan. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

IRISH LEAGUE: Aaron Callaghan aims to bring smiles back to Carrick Rangers

Positivity in the key to success for new Carrick Rangers manager Aaron Callaghan.

Stephen Murray scored two off the bench for Warrenpoint Town on Saturday. Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye

CHAMPIONSHIP: Point desperate for Premiership return

Warrenpoint are a club with high expectations this season.

Steve Davis tucks away his first half penalty, just reward for his starring role against San Marino. 
Photo by Brian Little/ Press Eye

OPINION: Lafferty’s the hero but Davis is the real master

Kyle Lafferty was reinstated to his rightful place last night - Northern Ireland’s goal-scoring hero.

Kyle Lafferty had a huge impact off the bench on Saturday evening. Photo by Kevin Scott  / Press Eye

NORTHERN IRELAND: ‘That was for you, boss’ says Lafferty

Northern Ireland’s Kyle Lafferty has paid tribute to his manager, in spite of being dropped to the bench this weekend.

Northern Ireland react after Steven Davis scores a penalty

WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: Reaction from Northern Ireland’s Steven Davis and Kyle Lafferty

Early reaction from Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis and double goalscorer Kyle Lafferty.

Steve Davis celebrates his first half penalty. Pic: Presseye.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: O’Neill team selection bears fruit

Michael O’Neill was confident he got his team selection spot on after tonight’s 4-0 win over San Marino.


IN PICTURES: Carl Frampton among stars in Lap of Legends at Windsor Park

Carl Frampton was among an array of stars who turned out in force to participate in the Lap of Legends during the opening ceremony of the National Stadium at Windsor Park on Saturday night.

Dungannon Swifts' Douglas Wilson celebrates with Jamie Glackin. The Swifts thrashed Portadown 6-0.

IRISH LEAGUE: Saturday’s final results

Round-up of Saturday’s Danske Bank Premiership results..

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill.

Northern Ireland ‘better equipped’ for challenges ahead, says Michael O’Neill

Northern Ireland will be presented with different challenges when facing San Marino and Germany over four days, yet Michael O’Neill is confident his squad are prepared for the contrasting tests.

Steve Davis knows his side have to deliver maximum points against San Marino.

NI skipper Steven Davis says ‘no win, no party’

It’s up to Northern Ireland’s players to get the party started on Saturday evening.

Could Conor Washington grab a start on Saturday night? Pic: INPHO/Presseye/William Cherry

OPINION: Is it time for Northern Ireland to go two up top?

If ever there was a time to try an extra man up top, surely this is it.

Coleraine have introduced a new plan for home fans to leave The Showgrounds on match days.

New exit plan announced for Coleraine fans

Coleraine Football Club has met with Police to try and resolve the exit of fans after games at The Showgrounds.

Coleraine manager Oran Kearney.  Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty /

IRISH LEAGUE: No more late, late show says Kearney

Colerain e Showgrounds is where all the excitement has been over the last fortnight.

Institute's Mark Scoltock was sent-off at Larne.

INSTITUTE: Larne hit Drumahoe men for six

Institute suffered their biggest defeat in a number of years, as Larne ran out deserved 6-0 winners.

Ballymena's Tony Kane and Coleraine's David Kee.

Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty /

IRISH LEAGUE: Allan scores late to earn Coleraine a draw against Ballymena


Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill is keen to continue his side's unbeaten run at home. Pic: Presseye

Windsor must be a fortress again for Northern Ireland

If ever there was a game Northern Ireland have to win, it’s next Saturday at home to San Marino.

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