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FOOTBALL: Josh Daniels loving life at Mourneview

JOSH DANIELS is loving life in the Irish League with his new club, Glenavon but he can’t help keeping a close eye on the fortunes of his hometown club.

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FOOTBALL: Ards crush Glenavon to book place in last eight of Bet McLean League Cup

FOOTBALL: Ards crush Glenavon to book place in last eight of Bet McLean League Cup


Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter suffered a frustrating weekend at a Seaview venue set to host league leaders Coleraine tonight in the cup. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

LEAGUE CUP: Crusaders boss Baxter left to reflect ahead of Coleraine visit

Stephen Baxter’s Crusaders squads have managed a march to sustained success built on the foundation of the fundamentals.

Andrew Mitchell slots home to increase Glenavon's lead over Crusaders. Pic by Pacemaker Ltd.

PREMIERSHIP: Glenavon’s flying start decisive to defeat Crusaders

Three goals inside the first half hour handed Glenavon control on the way to a convincing 3-2 victory over Crusaders.

Glenavon's Josh Daniels with Cliftonville's Tomas Cosgrove.
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IRISH LEAGUE: Josh Daniels believes a ‘refreshed’ Glenavon can issue a statement at Seaview

JOSH DANIELS believes a ‘refreshed’ Glenavon have an opportunity to send out a real statement of intent with victory over Crusaders at Seaview this Saturday afternoon.

Northern Ireland will discover who the face in the World Cup play-offs when the draw takes place later this month

Irish FA issue important ticket information for home leg of World Cup play-offs

Ahead of next month's World Cup play-offs, the Irish Football Association has today issued some important ticket information for the home leg.
Northern Ireland fans celebrate

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland have qualified for the World Cup play-offs

Northern Ireland have secured qualification for the play-offs for next summer's World Cup in Russia.
Northern Ireland will be hoping to make it to the World Cup finals in Russia next year. (Photo: Presseye)

Football quiz: Northern Ireland v Germany

There's plenty of history between the Northern Ireland national football team and its German counterpart.


FEATURE: Footballer Kendra McMullan believes good times are only just beginning for Sion Swifts

The good times continue for Sion Swifts’ Kendra McMullan and not even sickness could keep her down.

PACEMAKER BELFAST  29 September 2017:
Glenavon v Dungannon Danske Bank Premiership.
Glenavon's Bobby Burns pictured after scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Mournview Park.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

FOOTBALL: Gary Hamilton disappointed after watching Glenavon draw with Dungannon

The thoughts of Glenavon manager, Gary Hamilton after Glenavon draw 1-1 with Dungannon Swits in the Danske Bank Premiershiop

Glenavon's Adam Foley and Dungannon's Kris Lowe

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon and Dungannon share spoils in Mourneview draw

Gareth McAuley

FOOTBALL: Gareth McAuley returns to Northern Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiers

West Brom's Gareth McAuley is back in Northern Ireland's squad for the World Cup qualifiers with Germany and Norway next month.

Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland Womens World Cup Qualifier.

Northern Irelands Simone Magill (9) and the Republic of Irelands Megan Campbell (3) during the game Mourneview Park in Lurgan.
Photo: David Hunter/Pacemaker Press

No anthems or flags in NI Vs RoI match

Neither Northern Ireland nor Republic of Ireland flags nor national anthems were used in the FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifier in Lurgan last night, due to “safety concerns”.

Gary Hamilton

OPINION: Glenavon reaping rewards of hard yards in pre-season

The eternal search within sport for meaning in marginal gains often proves little more than a false dawn derived from false hope.

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Glenavon celebrate a goal against Carrick

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon jump into second with win over Carrick


Northern Ireland Manager Michael O'Neill  celebrates with his Steve Davis and Jonny Evans after the win over Czech Republic

COMMENT: NI’s World Cup dream is alive and kicking

I was only a lad when Northern Ireland made Spain ‘82 and Mexico ‘86.

Northern Ireland's Jonny Evans scoring against the Czech Republic

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland take a step closer to World Cup qualifying play-offs



WATCH: Jonny Evans scores to give Northern Ireland the lead against Czech Republic

Jonny Evans heads Northern Ireland ahead against the Czech Republic on Monday night.

BetMcLean League Cup.

LEAGUE CUP DRAW: Crusaders to host Coleraine again

Coleraine’s trip to Crusaders is the tie of the round in the last sixteen of the BetMcLean League Cup.

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill during a training session at Windsor Park on Sunday.

Michael O’Neill says Northern Ireland can out-psych Czechs

Seven points currently separate the second-placed Northern Irish and the Czechs with three games to go, meaning Karel Jarolim’s side have to win or their hosts will be guaranteed at least a runners-up berth.

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