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IRISH LEAGUE: McAllister hoping for ‘fresh start’ at Crusaders

Mark McAllister is keen to kick-start his Irish League career with a switch to Crusaders following Portadown frustration across the past two years.

Linfield players celebrate winning the league title at Solitude

In pictures: Linfield crowned Irish League champions

A hat-trick from striker Andrew Waterworth fired Linfield the Danske Bank Premiership title in a 3-1 win at Cliftonville.

Aaron Callaghan

Callaghan quits as Carrick Rangers boss

Aaron Callaghan has quit his role as Carrick Rangers boss, the club has announced.
Aaron Callaghan

Callaghan quits as Carrick Rangers boss

Aaron Callaghan has quit his role as Carrick Rangers boss, the club has announced.
Kyle Cherry celebrates neeting for Ards against his old club Glentoran. Pic: Presseye

IRISH LEAGUE: Ards hold on to eighth as Glentoran frustrated

The battle for eighth didn’t quite catch the imagination of the general public like the title decider at Solitude, but Ards and Glentoran played out a hard-fought draw at The Oval.

Swifts' Terry Fitzpatrick
celebrates after scoring to make it 1-0
during Saturday's match at Stangmore Park.

IRISH LEAGUE: Dungannon drive into Euro play-offs in fine form

Dungannon beat already-relegated Portadown in a low-key Mid-Ulster derby at Stangmore Park.


‘MOURINHO AND TUANZEBE AGAINST SWANSEA’, JOKES MANCHESTER UNITED BOSS ‘Mourinho and Tuanzebe against Swansea’, jokes Manchester United boss

Jose Mourinho offered a tongue-in-cheek solution to Manchester United’s personnel problems: picking himself against Swansea.

English & Scottish
Celtic's Mikael Lustig and Rangers' Joe Dodoo compete for the ball

5 things we learned from Rangers v Celtic

Celtic registered their biggest ever Ibrox victory after crushing Rangers 5-1 in the final Old Firm duel of the season.
Michael Carvill finished with two goals in Crusaders' 6-1 defeat of Glenavon. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: Heatley and Carvill at the double on day to forget for Crusaders

Crusaders signed off the season with six goals on the final day but it provided little cause for cheer as, ultimately, a bid for a third consecutive Premiership crown was settled by events away from Seaview.

Ryan Whiteside challenges Conor McCloskey. Presseye/ Lorcan Doherty

IRISH LEAGUE: Honours even between Coleraine and Ballymena United

Coleraine 1 Ballymena United 1

Police outside Ibrox

Eight arrested following Old Firm clash at Ibrox

Eight people have been arrested following the Old Firm clash on Saturday.

Rangers' Andy Halliday and Celtic's Scott Sinclair compete for the ball during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match at the Ibrox Stadium

Rangers boss Caixinha shoulders blame for humiliating defeat to Celtic

Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha held his hands up and accepted the blame for the performance which saw his side suffer their heaviest ever home defeat to Celtic.
Northern Ireland international Liam Boyce netted four goals in the Highland derby

Ross County boss hails four-goal Liam Boyce

Ross County manager Jim McIntyre praised leading goalscorer Liam Boyce for netting all four of his side's goals in a 4-0 victory over Inverness at Global Energy Stadium only days after a family bereavement.

Crusaders centre-back Howard Beverland is hoping his side will be above Linfield at close of play today. Photographer - Matt Mackey / Press Eye

IRISH LEAGUE: Crusaders need to upset the history books

Crusaders are looking to become the first team this century to come from behind to win the Irish League on the final day of the season.

Linfield midfielder Jamie Mulgrew (right) was crowned Ulster Footballer of the Year yesterday afternoon . Photo by William Cherry/Presseye

IRISH LEAGUE: Linfield one step from a title hijack

Linfield midfielder Jamie Mulgrew says he has had something of a surprising week.

Derry City midfielder unleashes his emotions after scoring a late equaliser at Maginn Park.

DERRY CITY: Aaron McEneff nets late goal as City come from behind to earn draw

Derry City 2, St Patrick's Athletic 2
Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha

FOOTBALL: We must close the gap on Celtic, says Gers boss Caixinho

Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha has been forced to admit his side are living in Celtic’s shadow - but he is determined to slash the gap separating the sides.

Oran Kearney. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Coleraine focus on final over derby date

In any other season a home game against your big rivals would be the perfect finale - but not this year for Coleraine.

Northern Ireland defender Aaron Hughes

Hearts boss intent on keeping NI defender Aaron Hughes

Hearts head coach Ian Cathro 
is adamant Northern Ireland international Aaron Hughes’ continued injury woes will not alter his plan to offer the veteran defender a new deal.

Crusaders boss Stephen Baxter is hoping for a Cliftonville win this weekend.

Baxter accepts he needs favour from Reds

Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter admits his side need Cliftonville to do them a favour in the Danske Bank Premiership.

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