In Full

Football in Full

IRISH LEAGUE: Tipton’s praise for attitude by transfer target Murray as Warrenpoint Town beat Ballinamallard United

Darren Murray’s future at Warrenpoint Town remains the subject of Irish League transfer speculation but his current manager, Matthew Tipton, has nothing but praise for the prized forward.

Daniel Hughes

IRISH LEAGUE: Cliftonville’s Daniel Hughes signs for Dungannon Swifts

Dungannon Swifts have signed Cliftonville striker Daniel Hughes.

Glenavon manager, Gary Hamilton was delighted with his side's victory at Windsor Park.

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon deserved to win by more - insists Gary Hamilton

Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton insisted his boys deserved to win by a greater margin as the Lurgan Blues were applauded off the pitch following victory over Linfield at Windsor Park.

Linfield manager, David Healy admitted his side deserved to lose against Glenavon.

IRISH LEAGUE: David Healy admits Linfield were second best to Glenavon

LINFIELD boss, David Healy conceded his side were second best to a slick Glenavon outfit after a defensive horror show at Windsor Park on Saturday.

Glenavon Andrew Mitchell celebrates his goal against Linfield

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon close in on Europe as Blues suffer Windsor horror show

Linfield 2, Glenavon 3


IN PICTURES: Action from Saturday’s Irish League matches

It was another pulsating day of action in the Irish League as Coleraine and Crusaders shared the spoils and Glenavon defeated Linfield in their own back yard.

Eoin Bradley and Howard Beverland battle for possession. David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Six-goal thriller at The Showgrounds

Coleraine 3 Crusaders 3
Glenavon's Joel Cooper

Simon Collins: Class act Joel Cooper a quality addition for Linfield

Gifted Glenvon winger Joel Cooper looks set to secure a move to Linfield in the summer in what would be a major coup for Blues boss, David Healy.

New recruit: Theo Walcott has signed for Everton

New Everton signing Theo Walcott left Arsenal carrying belongings in bin bags

Theo Walcott signed off after 12 years at Arsenal with a night-time departure carrying his belongings in bin bags but he bears the club no grudges as he starts a new career at Everton.

Ballymena's Jim Ervin in action with Linfield's Jordan Stewart

IRISH LEAGUE: United skipper Jim Ervin wants Sky Blues to keep moving up

Ballymena United skipper Jim Ervin will return after suspension to face Ards in the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday afternoon.

Michael O'Neill

NI boss Michael O’Neill in talks over Scotland job

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is reflecting on his future after talks with the Scottish Football Association on Thursday.


Northern Ireland: Friendly with South Korea a good test for players, says Michael O'Neill

Northern Ireland will face South Korea at Windsor Park in a friendly in March.

All six Danske Bank Premiership games will now be played on the Friday night.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Games rescheduled following NI friendly announcement

The Northern Ireland Football League have announced that all Danske Bank Premiership fixtures scheduled for Saturday 24 March will now be played on Friday 23 March (kick-off 7.45pm).

Ballymena United boss David Jeffrey

BETMcLEAN LEAGUE CUP SEMI-FINAL: Ballymena United versus Cliftonville postponed

The BetMcLean League Cup semi-final between Ballymena United and Cliftonville has been called off because of the weather.

A general view of a black armband and match jersey, with the number 5 in honour of former Derry City captain Ryan McBride.

Derry City to join Brandywell Stadium name change discussions

DERRY CITY Football Club has agreed to meet members of the Ryan McBride Foundation next Monday to discuss proposals to rename the Brandywell Stadium after the club’s late, inspirational captain.

The National Stadium at Windsor Park

Windsor Park in the running to host UEFA Super Cup in 2020

Belfast's Windsor Park is among nine European grounds in the running to host the UEFA Super Cup in 2020, European football's governing body has announced.


In pictures: 24 brilliant images from the weekend’s Irish League action

A look at the action and emotion from Saturday's games in the Danske Bank Premiership.

Jordan Jones in action for Northern Ireland

'Nowhere near enough': Rangers' bid for NI winger Jordan Jones 'easy for Kilmarnock to turn down'

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke has described Rangers' bid for Jordan Jones as "nowhere near acceptable".
Jordan Jones

Kilmarnock reject Rangers bid for NI winger Jordan Jones

Kilmarnock are set to reject an offer from Rangers for winger Jordan Jones, it is understood.
Ireland winger, James McClean has spoken out in defence of his West Brom teammate, Jay Rodriguez who has been accused of racism.

James McClean leaps to defence of West Brom teammate amid racism row

DERRY man, James McClean has leaped to the defence of his West Brom teammate, Jay Rodriguez who has been accused of racism.

Load more