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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.

Portadown manager Niall Currie.

CHAMPIONSHIP: Portadown strong in second half to bounce back from early Limavady blow

Two goals in four second-half minutes helped Portadown turn the tables on Limavady United’s 1-0 lead to maintain a maximum start with a 2-1 success at Shamrock Park.

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VIDEO: Portadown win 3-0 but boss Niall Currie admits big mistake

Portadown kicked off the club’s push for promotion out of the Bluefin Sport Championship with an assured 3-0 victory over Larne.

Germany's Luca Maria Graf breaks the deadlock at Shamrock Park against Spain. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

INTERNATIONAL: Graf and Orschmann wrap up Germany victory over Spain

Germany’s clinical cutting edge proved decisive at Shamrock Park as goals in each half secured success over Spain.

Portadown manager Niall Currie. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Currie has high hopes for Portadown

The first whistle of the Championship season tomorrow (Saturday) signals the start of a season-long spotlight on manager Niall Currie that he accepts must end in promotion.

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WATCH: Northern Ireland captain Emma McMaster gives her reaction on the loss to Spain

Northern Ireland suffered a 2-0 opening loss in Group A to Spain at the Women’s UEFA U19 championships in Belfast on Tuesday night.


WATCH: Spain’s Damaris Egurrola reflects on a 2-0 win over Northern Ireland

Spain got thier Women’s UEFA U-19 Championship finals off to the perfect start in Belfast on Tuesday night.

Northern Ireland team

UEFA U-19 FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland perform well in spite of defeat to Spain


Northern Ireland women's U-19 squad

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland girls dare to dream against the odds at UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship finals

Six former winners will be vying for glory once again when the UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship kicks off on Tuesday, August 8.


WATCH: Managers look ahead to UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship finals

Northern Ireland host the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship for the next fortnight with eight teams competiting for the title, plus four World Cup U-20 final places.

Matthew Tipton.

Sign up for youth football camps in Brownstown Park, Markethill and Kernan

Special youth coaching camps will take place in the area over early August under the banners of, respectively, Glasgow Rangers, Irish League manager Matthew Tipton and Markethill Swifts.

Gregg Davidson (left) and Stevie Cowan  celebrating during Portadown's run of silverware across the early 1990s. Both players will be back at Shamrock Park this week for a special exhibition game.

IRISH LEAGUE: Ports goal king Cowan back at Shamrock Park for Rangers exhibition

Portadown legend Stevie Cowan will step out on the Shamrock Park pitch this weekend for the first time in almost 25 years as part of an exhibition match against Glasgow Rangers.

Celtic player, Leigh Griffiths.

WATCH: Celtic player Leigh Griffiths tells Rangers fan 'Your club's deed mate, beat it'

Glasgow Celtic striker, Leigh Griffiths responded to a Glasgow Rangers fan heckling him by saying "your club's deed mate, beat it".
County Tyrone's Stephen Cairns up against County Armagh's Pablo Andrade
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SUPERCUPNI: Smyth’s double delight as Armagh edge county derby over Tyrone

County Armagh picked up a fine SuperCupNI Bowl victory over derby rivals County Tyrone at a rainy Clough in Ballymena.

Manchester United's Ademipo Odubeko celebrates with team-mates after scoring  against  County Armagh in the SuperCupNI Globe semi-final. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

SUPERCUPNI: Manchester United march on past spirited County Armagh

A first-half header from striker Adempio Odubeko was enough for Manchester United to book their place in tomorrow’s SuperCupNI Globe final against Chivas Guadalajara after defeating a dogged County Armagh at the Coleraine Showgrounds.

Celebration time for County Armagh's Junior players at the SuperCupNI. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

SUPERCUPNI: County Armagh to tackle Manchester United

County Armagh’s Junior players had the consolation of a draw to tackle Manchester United after missing out on the SuperCupNI semi-finals by a single goal.

Dean McCullough.

SUPERCUPNI: Late goal adds to County Armagh frustration

County Armagh closed the Premier group stages of the SuperCupNI week with a frustrating share of the spoils.

Osasco's Bastian Riquuelme in action against Right to Dream's Ibrahim Sadiq.

SuperCup NI: Newcastle United into Premier Cup semi-finals

NEWCASTLE United fought back from a disappointing opening night defeat to County Antrim, to claim a place in today's Premier section semi-final.

Southampton's William King celebrates after putting his side into a 1-0 lead against Manchester United.

SuperCup NI: Manchester United failed to make last four in Junior Section

WHILE Manchester United failed to reach the semi-finals of the SuperCupNI, there were celebrations for two locals teams.

Jack Scott secured success for County Armagh over Swindon Town thanks to a penalty kick.

SUPERCUPNI: Late drama as County Armagh see off Swindon

The closing stages of County Armagh’s 2-1 victory over Swindon Town featured two penalty calls and a disallowed goal.

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