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Gray happy with Reds’ pre-season progress

CLIFTONVILLE manager Barry Gray believes his side’s recent 2-1 win over a Swansea City XI was their best performance of their pre-season thus far. Despite falling behind to an early Jordan Garrick goal, the Reds fought back and levelled against the Premier League U23 winners through Jay Donnelly and then sealed the win with a […]

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McAllister reflects on Swifts ‘great escape’ season

TO say Sport and Leisure Swifts maintained their league status by the skin of their teeth would be an understatement. In what was a thrilling finale to the season for the neutral, it was a nervous one for the Glen Road Heights outfit whose fate went down to the final game of the season, a […]

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Catney happy to accept Reds’ captaincy

CLIFTONVILLE’S new captain, Ryan Catney admits he is happy to receive the captain’s armband from new manager Barry Gray after the duo met for the first time last Wednesday evening. Gray has wasted no time in laying down the foundations for next season having met with some of his senior players before he was introduced […]

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DC boss bemoans handling of Intermediate Cup clash

DONEGAL Celtic boss Stephen Hatfield has hit out at authorities for the postponement of his side’s Intermediate Cup quarter-final against Linfield Swifts last weekend. The sides clash this Saturday at Suffolk Road (1.30pm) one week after the IFA informed DC that their game wouldn’t be going ahead as planned after the PSNI expressed security concerns. […]

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Punter hits bet of a lifetime thanks to last minute goals

A local Whiterock punter hit Sean Graham bookmakers for over seven grand at the weekend with a cracking £40 bet and had the PG Facebook page cheering on his sweat on Sunday. The punter took four teams to win on the Saturday. Brighton (1/1) won 2-0 at Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday (11/8) scraped home winning […]

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Lyttle calls for response against Glens in front of Sky cameras

CLIFTONVILLE manager Gerard Lyttle is hoping that his side’s impressive home form against Glentoran will stand by them as the Reds look to bounce back from Saturday’s disappointing defeat at Ballinamallard. The Glens make the trip across the city to Solitude on Friday evening (7.45pm kick-off) looking to register just their second away victory in […]

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