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IRISH LEAGUE: Niall Currie’s first match ends in Cliftonville defeat for Portadown

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Portadown goalkeeper David Miskelly has confirmed his immediate retirement from football.
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Niall Currie on his first night as Portadown manager. Pic by Pacemaker.

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Niall Currie has described a return home to Portadown as the ‘pinnacle’ of his career in Irish League management.

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When Niall Currie, Jay Willis and Trevor Williamson share the away dug-out at Solitude next weekend for the first fixture as Portadown’s management team it will hold extra significance for those who recall the trio together in Annaghmore Boys’ Brigade teams as children.

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Niall Currie watching from the stands during Ards' draw against Ballinamallard United. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Portadown and Ards reach agreement over Currie move

Niall Currie’s switch to Portadown from Ards moved one step closer this morning following confirmation of a compensation agreement between the two clubs.

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Ballinamallard United's Adam Lecky celebrates scoring the opening goal against Ards.

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Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton, will be hoping his side has a big support at Portadown, on Boxing Day.

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Glenavon supporters are asked to note the following with regard their forthcoming Boxing Day fixture away to Portadown.

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Niall Currie is in discussions with Portadown. Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye

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Portadown’s pursuit of a permanent manager at Shamrock Park gained momentum last night as talks opened with Ards boss Niall Currie.

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