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Ambulance and police called as fighting mars Newry City draw with Portadown

Newry City and Portadown officials have confirmed internal investigations will take place into post-match trouble following Friday’s scoreless draw.


SUPERCUPNI: English giants join local sides in Under-13 competition

One of England’s most prestigious academies will take on some of Northern Ireland’s best in the Minor U13 section at the 2018 Super Cup NI.

Northern Ireland's Rachel Furness

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland to face Norway in Portadown in World Cup qualifier

Northern Ireland will face another massive challenge when they come up against Norway in Portadown (Shamrock Park 7:45pm) on Tuesday night. Admission is free.

Pictured with the teams are, Clare Kirkwood, Vice Chairperson of the NIFL Womens Premiership Committee (centre left) and Nicola McCleery, Head of Marketing at Danske Bank (centre right).

FOOTBALL: Portadown Ladies to compete in Danske Bank Women's Premiership

The 2018 Danske Bank Women’s Premiership season was officially launched at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park with representatives and players from all seven teams in attendance.
Rangers will make a return to the SuperCupNI this year

SUPERCUPNI: Rangers make a return to youth tournament

Scottish giants Rangers will be returning to the SuperCupNI this summer.

Rory Donnelly celebrates scoring for Cliftonville against Loughgall. Pic by Pacemaker.

IRISH CUP: Loughgall dream over as Cliftonville firepower blasts Reds into final

A first-half double apiece from Joe Gormley and Rory Donnelly served to destroy the Tennent’s Irish Cup dreams of lowly Loughgall as Cliftonville raced into the showpiece final off a ruthless attacking display.


VIDEO: Loughgall ready for big day in Irish Cup semi-final

Loughgall face Cliftonville at The Oval today in the Tennent's Irish Cup semi-final aiming to create club history and reach a first-ever appearance in the domestic game's greatest knockout showpiece.

Portadown manager Matthew Tipton, Pic by Pacemaker.

CHAMPIONSHIP: Newry City boss Darren Mullen critical of Portadown’s Matthew Tipton after ugly scenes

Newry City AFC manager Darren Mullen singled out Portadown counterpart Matthew Tipton for criticism following ugly scenes at Shamrock Park in the Bluefin Sport Championship.

Portadown manager Matthew Tipton. Pic by Pacemaker.

CHAMPIONSHIP: Two players and manager sent off as Portadown defeat Newry City

Two goals in three first-half minutes secured a second successive Bluefin Sport Championship win for Matthew Tipton’s Portadown - and left title-chasing Newry City AFC suffering a first league defeat of 2018.

Matthew Tipton. Pic by Pacemaker.

CHAMPIONSHIP: Matthew Tipton’s delight at first Portadown win but derby pain again for Dean Smith and Loughgall

Goals by Chris Lavery and Adam McCallum secured Portadown success over Loughgall by 2-1 in the Bluefin Sport Championship.

Adam McCallum of Portadown

CHAMPIONSHIP: Portadown seal first win under Matthew Tipton at expense of Loughgall

Matthew Tipton secured a first success as Portadown manager in his second game during an entertaining derby defeat of Loughgall by 2-1.

Loughgall manager Dean Smith. Pic by INPHO.

CHAMPIONSHIP: Loughgall turn full focus to final league and cup fixtures

Loughgall’s memorable Irish Cup march now stands one win away from a landmark final appearance on the knockout showpiece stage - with manager Dean Smith keen to maximise every step between now and the March 31 semi-final.

Matthew Tipton. Pic by Pacemaker.

CHAMPIONSHIP: Portadown boss Matthew Tipton out to build on bright start

Matthew Tipton is calling for continued progress from his Portadown players following a positive start last Friday to life as Shamrock Park manager.


VIDEO: Gregg Hall highlights "pass, pass, pass" style called for by Portadown manager Matthew Tipton

Matthew Tipton's first game in charge of Portadown finished in a 1-1 draw with Bluefin Sport Championship leaders Institute at Shamrock Park on Friday night.

Matthew Tipton. Pic by Pacemaker.

CHAMPIONSHIP: Matthew Tipton kicks off life as Portadown boss with draw against league leaders Institute

Portadown battled back from an early deficit to reward Matthew Tipton with a share of the spoils against league leaders Institute from his first fixture as manager.

Managing Director of the NI Football League, Andrew Johnston and Danske Bank Chief Executive, Kevin Kingston.

Women’s Danske Bank Premiership fixtures announced

To celebrate International’s Women’s Day, the NI Football League have announced the fixtures for the 2018 Danske Bank Women’s Premiership season.

Loughgall's Dean Smith after the win over Glenavon

IRISH CUP: Loughgall's Dean Smith and Dale Montgomery looking forward to semi-final draw

Loughgall manager Dean Smith said the club's famous Irish Cup win over Glenavon was recognition of the hard work and dedication of those behind the scenes at Lakeview Park.

A dejected Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton

IRISH CUP: Gary Hamilton says sorry to Glenavon fans after defeat to Loughgall

Gary Hamilton has apologised to the fans who helped clear snow off the pitch for his side’s performance in the 2-1 Irish Cup defeat to Loughgall.

Loughgall's Dale Montgomery celebrates scoring with team mates

IRISH CUP: Underdogs Loughgall into semi-finals after shock win at Glenavon

Loughgall proved that the drama and romance of the cup are alive and well as the Championship side shocked Mid-Ulster neighbours to deservedly secure a place in the Tennent’s Irish Cup semi-final.

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