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FOYLE CUP FOOTBALL: Day Three Results

The third day of the Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup one of the most important days of the week (bar the finals) as group matches came to a close in all competitions except under 14 and under 16.

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FOYLE CUP FOOTBALL: Day Two Results

FOYLE CUP FOOTBALL: Day Two Results

The annual parade of players and officials was the highlight of the second day at the Foyle Cup.

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Derry's Jack Parke and Williowbank's Tiarnan Gracey

FOYLE CUP: Day one results

The 2017 Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup kicked off at venues in and around Derry on Monday evening.

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Dean Shiels, Northern Ireland

FOOTBALL: Dean Shiels signs one-year deal with Dunfermline

Former Rangers, Hibs and Kilmarnock midfielder Dean Shiels has signed a one-year deal at Dunfermline.

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Conor McCloy, from Creagh Concrete, celebrates his companys new partnership with SuperCupNI international youth football tournament chairman Victor Leonard (left) and committee member Jim Sandford (centre).

SUPERCUPNI: Creagh delivers concrete backing to youth football competition on 35th anniversary

One of the world’s best recognised international youth football tournaments has laid concrete plans to celebrate its 35th anniversary.

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SUPERCUPNI: Northern Ireland girls all set to impress in Ballymena

SUPERCUPNI: Northern Ireland girls all set to impress in Ballymena

The 35th anniversary SuperCup NI event kicks off at Ballymena Showgrounds on Saturday when Northern Ireland and Wales Under-19 women’s team meet ahead of Manchester United and Northern Ireland’s U-18 clash at Coleraine.

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Isla (9) & Noah (8) McClelland, from Coleraine, have got their hands on the programme for next week's SuperCupNI. The 35th anniversary publication is available at local newsagents and other outlets in the area.

SUPERCUPNI: Manchester United stars ready to shine at Coleraine

Stand by to be impressed when Manchester United’s latest batch of rising stars roll out at Coleraine Showgrounds this Saturday for the highly anticipated SuperCupNI curtain raiser. (Kick-off 5pm).

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Ballymena United manager David Jeffrey during last week's Europa League match against Odd at Seaview. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

EUROPA LEAGUE: Jeffrey’s call for Ballymena home comfort

Ballymena United boss David Jeffrey wants European football to become a regular summer fixture for the club.

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Ballymenas Leroy Millar and Odd BKs Jone Samuelsen

EUROPA LEAGUE: David Jeffrey proud of his Sky Blues after Euro exit

Ballymena United manager David Jeffrey is calling on his squad to ignore the pain of the 5-0 scoreline against Odd and transfer the pride and positives into continued domestic progress.

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Cathair Friel

EUROPA LEAGUE: Euro dream is not over for Ballymena United’s Cathair Friel

Ballymena United’s hopes of reaching the second round of the Europa League are not over insists striker Cathair Friel.

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Pictured at the launch from left to right, Jackie Fullerton, Guest of Honour Keith Gillespie, Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Paul Reid, Victor Leonard, SuperCup NI and Stephen Watson.

Gillespie backs returning Man United to be a SuperCupNI hit

DOUBLE winner Keith Gillespie reckons his former club, Manchester United will continue to be a force at the SuperCupNI which kicks-off on July 22nd next.

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Michael Smith

Hearts swoop for NI full-back Michael Smith

Hearts have confirmed the signing of Northern Ireland international right-back Michael Smith.
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Kevin Braniff

EUROPA LEAGUE: Sky Blues concede three in Norway on their Euro return

Ballymena United have it all to do as they lost 3-0 to Norwegian club Odd in Thursday night’s first leg of their Europa League first qualifying round tie.

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IFA Chief Executive Patrick Nelson

Irish Football Association launch new five-year strategy

The Irish Football Association has launched a new Five-Year Strategy aimed at promoting, fostering and developing football for all.

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Rory McIlroy with Harry Gregg

IRISH OPEN: Sporting legends tee-up to aid Rory Foundation and Harry Gregg Foundation

Rory McIlroy and his charitable foundation, the Rory Foundation, have announced the Harry Gregg Foundation will benefit from this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. The tournament will take place next week (6th to 9th July) at Portstewart Golf Club.

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Ballymena United captain Jim Ervin celebrates last season's League Cup win. Pic by Pacemaker.

IRISH LEAGUE: Ervin out to avoid one-season wonders tag for Ballymena

Ballymena United skipper Jim Ervin has urged his team-mates to replicate last season’s success.

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Defending champions Linfield

IN FULL: Irish League fixtures 2017-18 season

The Danske Bank Premiership 2017-18 were released today at 1pm. Here's the fixture list in full.
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Northern Ireland Women’s U19s to face Spain, Germany and Scotland

Northern Ireland Women’s U19s to face Spain, Germany and Scotland

Northern Ireland will face Spain, Germany and Scotland in the group stages of this summer’s UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship.

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Clubs find out European opponents

Clubs find out European opponents

Linfield will face Celtic in the Champions League IF they overcome SP La Fiorita in the first qualifying round.

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Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been awarded an MBE for services to motorcycling.

Rea, Best and Davis recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea, Ireland rugby captain Rory Best and Northern Ireland skipper Steve Davis have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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