CRUSADERS and Cliftonville shared the spoils in an entertaining 2-2 draw in Saturday’s North Belfast derby at Seaview.
PADDY McLaughlin believes that his Cliftonville side are approaching Saturday’s North Belfast derby with Crusaders in a great shape.
Cliftonville made it three wins on the bounce with a routine 3-0 win over Dungannon Swifts at Solitude on Tuesday evening.
CLIFTONVILLE eased their way to three points with a convincing 5-0 win over Warrenpoint Town at Milltown on Saturday afternoon.
CLIFTONVILLE manager Paddy McLaughlin doesn’t believe his side’s previous wins against Warrenpoint Town this season have been a true reflection of how the games have went.
NORTHERN Ireland were held to a disappointing 0-0 draw by Bulgaria in their latest World Cup qualifier on Wednesday night.
CONOR Crossan has stepped down as manager of Newington with immediate effect after five years in charge of the North Belfast club.
BELFAST Celtic have confirmed that they will participate in the forthcoming Irish Cup, despite reservations about the timing and preparation afforded to intermediate clubs.
CRUSADERS struck twice within as many minutes to claim their first win in five with a come-from-behind victory over Portadown at Shamrock Park last night.
THE wait goes on for Stephen Kenny's first win as Republic of Ireland manager as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw against Qatar in Tuesday's friendly in Debrecen.
A LATE wonder goal from Niall McGinn was not enough for Northern Ireland as they were beaten 2-1 by the USA in a friendly in Belfast.
Cliftonville edged out title-chasing Coleraine to claim all three points in a 2-1 win at Solitude on Saturday afternoon.
ROCK BOTTOM? It certainly feels like it and not just in terms of Group A where the Republic of Ireland find themselves rooted to after Saturday's dismal 1-0 defeat to Luxemboug at the Aviva Stadium.
CLIFTONVILLE boss Paddy McLaughlin has praised the job that counterpart Oran Kearney has done with Coleraine over his two managerial spells ahead of a meeting with the Bannsiders on Saturday (3pm kick-off).
EVERY soccer club in the NIFL Premiership has signed up to support stem cell donation awareness in memory of a late West Belfast woman.