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OPINION: Crusaders have struck a psychological blow to Blues

Crusaders’ impressive victory in the battle of the ‘heavyweights’ at Seaview on Tuesday night will have struck a significant psychological blow to reigning champions Linfield.

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Jordan Forsythe celebrates after scoring Crusaders opening goal against Linfield.

IRISH LEAGUE: Crusaders condemn Linfield to first defeat in eight months

First half goals from Jordan Forsythe and Paul Heatley sent Linfield crashing to their first league defeat in eight months.

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Sub Scott Davidson headed the winner for Ards.

IRISH LEAGUE: Davidson nets winner for Ards in heated affair

Scott Davidson came off the substitutes’ bench to pinch Ards’ first win of the season at the Loughshore Hotel Arena.

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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.

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Northern Ireland's Jonny Evans scoring against the Czech Republic

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

NORTHERN IRELAND 2 CZECH REPUBLIC 0

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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.

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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.

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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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Linfield's Matthew Clarke scores against Distillery

FOOTBALL: Bet McLean League Cup review

Linfield new boy Louis Rooney had a debut to remember after scoring a quickfire hat-trick in the 6-0 hammering of Lisburn Distillery in the League Cup.

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Ballymena's Joe McKinney makes it 2-0  at the cup holders progressed to the third round

FOOTBALL: Tuesday night’s Bet McLean Cup results

BET McLean Cup Second Round results

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MATCH-WINNER . . .. Dungannon Swifts' Dougie Wilson. (Photo: Presseye)

IRISH LEAGUE: Wilson strikes secures first win of season for Dungannon

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Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin

FOOTBALL: Comrades pile on more misery for 'Stute

Ballyclare Comrades 6-1 Institute
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New Linfield striker Louis Rooney.

IRISH LEAGUE: Blues bolster front line with new striker

Irish League champions Linfield have further bolstered their attacking options with the signing of Northern Ireland Under 21 international striker, Louis Rooney, on a one year deal from Plymouth Argyle.

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Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill

O'Neill names NI squad for San Marino and Czech Republic double-header

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has named his panel for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and the Czech Republic.
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Ballyclare's Paddy Flood collects against Knockbreda

FOOTBALL: Win at Knockbreda keeps Ballyclare Comrades at the summit

KNOCKBREDA 1 BALLYCLARE COMRADWES 2

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Knockbreda's William McBurney and Ballyclare's Gary Brown

FOOTBALL: Clifford Adams gets Ballyclare up for early crunch game against Institute

Ballyclare Comrades lock horns this weekend with Institute in what will be billed as the Bluefin Sports Championship Match of the Day.

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Linfield, holders of the Toals County Antrim Shield

FOOTBALL: Co Antrim Shield draw pairs Linfield away to Ballyclare Comrades

County Antrim Shield holders Linfield will travel to Ballyclare Comrades in the first round of this seasons competition after the draw was made last night

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Jonny Evans and Chris Brunt.

FOOTBALL: Jonny Evans deserves interest from other clubs, insists Chris Brunt

Chris Brunt thinks it is only natural West Brom and Northern Ireland colleague Jonny Evans is attracting interest given his quality and experience.

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Coleraine�'s Stephen Douglas and Stephen McDonnell

IRISH LEAGUE: 10-man Coleraine down Crusaders at Seaview

CRUSADERS 1 COLERAINE 2

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