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Reds hoping for a Swift reply against Dungannon

CLIFTONVILLE manager, Gerard Lyttle is adamant that his side can have a good season if they continue to demonstrate the strength and character they have shown so far. The Reds suffered their first defeat of the league season despite taking the lead with 10 men at Mourneview Park at the weekend and host Dungannon Swifts on […]

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McAllister calls for play-off clarification

SPORT and Leisure Swifts manager Pat McAllister says the club have received no official confirmation from the IFA regarding the promotion situation in Championship 2. Earlier this week, the licence applications for the various clubs were released and it was confirmed that Limavady can not gain promotion after their licence application for Championship 1 was […]

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‘Wee Geordie’ braced for big farewell

A TESTIMONIAL game usually marks the end of a great playing career but Cliftonville legend Geordie McMullan isn’t 100 per cent sure that he will hang up his boots at the end of the season. Solitude plays host to his testimonial on Monday night (April 11) when Celtic come to North Belfast in what will […]

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Lyttle issues Ards warning ahead of Solitude final

CLIFTONVILLE manager Gerard Lyttle believes that his side have had their warning as they prepare to take on Championship One side, Ards in the JBE League Cup final this weekend. The Reds are bidding for an historic fourth League Cup triumph in a row, but face an Ards side that have already dumped Danske Bank […]

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Swifts boss feels final score flattered Cliftonville

SPORT and Leisure Swifts manager Packie McAllister felt his side’s 4-0 defeat to Cliftonville in the Sixth Round of the Tennents Irish Cup flattered the North Belfast side. Two early goals from Jay Donnelly had Cliftonville in the ascendancy early on, but the Swifts steadied the ship and it wasn’t until the last 20 minutes […]

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Brown settles the Star war with late winner

A LAST-gasp strike from Steven Brown sealed a dramatic victory for Crumlin Star over Oxford United Stars in Saturday’s Irish Cup Fifth Round tie at The Cliff on Saturday. The Ardoyne men seemed to be coasting when a Ciaran Murphy double had them leading 2-0 after 67, but the Derry side fought back and star […]

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