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IRISH LEAGUE: Honours even a fair outcome at Drumahoe

Institute 1-1 Ballyclare Comrades

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Brazil's Chapecoense players pose for pictures during their 2016 Copa Sudamericana semifinal second leg football match against Argentina's San Lorenzo held at Arena Conda stadium, in Chapeco, Brazil, on November 23, 2016.

I.F.A. to observe minute’s silence in memory of Chapecoense

The Irish Football Association (I.F.A.) will take part in a worldwide minute’s silence for the members of a Brazilian football team who died when the plane they were travelling in crashed earlier this week.

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Striker Sammy Morrow has signed for Institute.

IRISH LEAGUE: Institute sign striker Sammy Morrow

Striker Sammy Morrow is hungry to play his part in Institute’s Championship title charge in 2017 after signing a deal until the end of the season.

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Defender Darryl McDermott (left) will be available for selection for Institute's home clash against Ballyclare Comrades this weekend.

IRISH LEAGUE: McDermott in Scoltock out

Institute host fellow title contenders Ballyclare Comrades, in Saturday’s Championship One game of the day.

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Foyle Wanderers who defeated Donemana 3-2 to reach the City Cup quarter-final.

NW FOOTBALL: Stute Reserves win on the road

Limavady United Drummond and Institute Reserves were the only two local sides to win in the Irish Junior Cup on Saturday, the Roesiders defeated Ardoyne 4-1 while Institute defeated Enniskillen Santos 3-1.

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Michael McGovern and Josh Magennis

WATCH: FaceTime surprise for Northern Ireland fans

Football stars from Northern Ireland picked up their phones to give dedicated members of the green and white army a special treat.

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New Brooke Park Sports Centre officially opened

New Brooke Park Sports Centre officially opened

The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District, Alderman Hilary McClintock has officially opened a new on site sports centre at Brooke Park which replaces the former ‘Sparta Hut’.

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Sammy Morrow has been released by Coleraine.
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Morrow released by Coleraine

Coleraine FC have released Sammy Morrow from the club.

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Celtic Park. (Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE)

Celtic Park a ‘non-starter’ for Derry City

Celtic Park will not be the venue of Derry City’s 2017 ‘home’ Airtricity League of Ireland Premier League fixtures.

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Donemana's Ross Campbell (blue) keeps a close eye on Foyle Wanderers striker Steven White.

NW JUNIOR: White is Wanderers hat-trick hero

Foyle Wanderers 3-2 Donemana

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Old Firm Rumour Mill: Sinclair out for a month | Red Bull to invest in Rangers? | Warburton’s January plan

Celtic have been dealt a blow with news Scott Sinclair is out for a month, rumours are circling on social media that Red Bull want to invest in Rangers, and Mark Warburton has met with the Rangers board over his January transfer window plans.

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Joe McCready is one of three players missing for Limavady United this weekend.

IRISH LEAGUE: Limavady United trio miss Craig Cup semi-final tie

Limavady United are finally back in action this weekend after having no fixture for the last two weekends with four players away on Regions Cup duty.

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Roe Rovers Brendan McGonigle (left) knows this weekend Irish Junior Cup trip Newtownabbey is going to be a tough one.

JUNIOR FOOTBALL: North West sides continue Irish Junior Cup quest

Limavady United/Drummond 6-0 thrashing of neighbours Dromore was the only game in the North West City Cup which survived with two goals each from Mark Averill, Jimmy Crockett and Jason Holmes.

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Institute's Ryan Morrow returns to the squad for this weekend's game against Armagh City.

IRISH LEAGUE: Indoor football helping Institute

Maybe Institute’s recent rich vein of form has coincided with them moving indoors.

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Institute goalkeeper Martin Gallagher.

IRISH LEAGUE: Gallagher getting better and better each week

Institute goalkeeper Marty Gallagher continues to excel this season.

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Former Nigerian international Kevin Amuneke is now turning out for Ballynure Old Boys but could be in line for the transfer to the Premiership. Pic by Pechblaende via Wikimedia Commons

Premiership sides chasing Ballynure’s Nigerian international Amuneke

The pace is hotting up to obtain the signature of Ballynure OB’s talented midfielder Kevin Amuneke, with three Danske Bank Premiership clubs having already approached manager Ronnie Burns.

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Institute manager Kevin Deery.

IRISH LEAGUE: Deery happy with another away win

Institute manager Kevin Deery was full of praise after their hard fought win at Loughgall, on Saturday.

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Institute winger Stephen Curry scored a brace of goals in the club's 2-1 win at Loughgall.

FOOTBALL: Curry brace gives ‘Stute victory over 10 man Loughgall

Loughgall 1, Institute 2

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Gareth McAuley hands over his shirt he wore against Ukraine in the Euro's to Phil Alexander, Services Manager at Daisy Lodge, Cancer Fund for Children for an online raffle. Funds raised with support local children affected by cancer. Photo by William Cherry

McAuley donates signed NI EUROS shirt to Cancer Fund For Children

Northern Ireland footballer Gareth McAuley has donated his signed football shirt to support a local children’s cancer charity.

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The Inishowen Youth League celebrate after winning the Foyle Cup Under-12 Plate final last year.  FC06-M4-06

FOYLE CUP 2017: Preparations well under way for Derry’s Festival for Football

It may not Christmas yet but preparations are already well under way for the 2017 Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup which will take place in Derry and North West region from July 17th to 22nd next year.

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