Danske Bank Premiership: Institute 1 Crusaders 3 CRUSADERS assistant manager Jeff Spiers has heaped praise on Paul Heatley after the winger hit an early opener for the Crues in Saturday’s win over Institute at the Brandywell.
Danske Bank Irish Premiership: Newry City v Warrenpoint Town (Today, Newry Showgrounds, 3pm) NEWRY City manager Darren Mullen has lauded a goose-bumped speech Ryan Cinnamond delivered to his players after Thursday night's training session as the club tries to arrest their league slump.
CLIFTONVILLE chairman Gerard Lawlor last night thanked the club's supporters for their "continued patience and understanding" over off-field disciplinary issues after announcing a new interim management team.
MICK McCarthy says the Republic of Ireland job is getting “bigger and bigger” by the day and feels his squad is getting “smaller and smaller” every time he surveys his options – which has prompted the former captain to ask veteran striker Daryl Murphy to come out of international retirement.
REPUBLIC of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy has told Declan Rice he would play him in the holding midfield role rather than as a central defender as the West Ham player continues to stall on his international future.