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Between a rock and a hard place

AMATEUR League football managers from across the city are split on whether or not the current season should be voided in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Last week, Northern Amateur Football League (NAFL) chairman Terry Pateman revealed their position on the matter when the Irish FA asked the junior leagues to state their […]

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Belfast Celtic chairman fears for Intermediate football

BELFAST Celtic chairman Jim Gillen has called on the Irish Football Association to consider their next move very carefully amid fears that Intermediate and Amateur football team might have their seasons expunged. Gillen’s remarks comes off the back of last week’s controversial decision by the English FA to immediately end all 91 leagues below the […]

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Immaculata and Newington set for ‘Cage’ battle

McComb’s Coach Travel Intermediate Cup quarter-final Immaculata v Newington (Saturday, 1.30pm, Grosnevor Recreation Centre) IMMACULATA bid to cause an upset when they host Newington in the quarter-finals of the Intermediate Cup at The Cage on Saturday. Newington, who lost out to Linfield Swifts in the final of the Steel and Sons Cup final on Christmas […]

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Gormley is confident Reds can bounce back

JOE Gormley believes it is up to him and his team-mates to address their recent run of ‘poor’ results in the league. Since sitting top of the table on January 1, the Reds have managed just four points from a possible 15 and find themselves nine points behind leaders Linfield – albeit with a game […]

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Newington boss Crossan seeking improved performance for Fivemiltown cup clash

McCombs Travel Intermediate Cup Fivemiletown United v Newington (Saturday, 1.30pm, Cooneen Road) SCORING five goals away from home would usually guarantee any visiting team all three points and Newington manager Conor Crossan says his side must tighten up their defence following last Saturday’s incredible 5-5 draw at Bangor. This weekend, their attention switches to the […]

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McAllister confident Swifts can defeat Distillery in Intermediate Cup clash

McComb Travel Intermediate Cup Lisburn Distillery v St James’ Swifts (Saturday, 1.30pm, New Grosvenor Stadium) ST JAMES’ SWIFTS will make the short journey to Ballyskeagh on Saturday bidding to dump Lisburn Distillery from the Intermediate Cup and their manager, Packie McAllister, has every belief they can do so. In the era of social media and […]

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