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FOOTBALL: McCrudden seals the points

Institute 1-0 PSNI
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A section of the attendance, at the Gasyard Centre on Wednesday evening last, to hear details of the proposal from The Ryan McBride Foundation that Brandywell Stadium should be renamed The Ryan McBride Stadium. DER0318GS006

Ryan McBride Foundation discuss Brandywell name change plans at heated public meeting

THE RYAN McBride Foundation insists they want a quick resolution to their proposal to rename Brandywell Stadium after the former Derry City captain who died tragically in March 2017.

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The view from the new Mark Farren stand at the redeveloped Brandywell Stadium

DERRY CITY: Council pulling out all the stops to get Brandywell open

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Cllr Maoliosa McHugh claims staff are "pulling out all the stops" to ensure the new Brandywell Stadium is up and running as soon as possible.

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All six Danske Bank Premiership games will now be played on the Friday night.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Games rescheduled following NI friendly announcement

The Northern Ireland Football League have announced that all Danske Bank Premiership fixtures scheduled for Saturday 24 March will now be played on Friday 23 March (kick-off 7.45pm).

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A general view of a black armband and match jersey, with the number 5 in honour of former Derry City captain Ryan McBride.

Derry City to join Brandywell Stadium name change discussions

DERRY CITY Football Club has agreed to meet members of the Ryan McBride Foundation next Monday to discuss proposals to rename the Brandywell Stadium after the club’s late, inspirational captain.

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Portadown manager, Niall Currie was far from happy with his side's display at Limavady but the draw secured the Shamrock Park club's place in the top six of the Bluefin Championship One.

FOOTBALL: Stunning Peter Duffin volley clinches top six place for Portadown

Limavady United 1, Portadown 1

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Institute striker Gareth Brown scored his second goal in as many games, at Newforge, on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Morrow scores winner in thriller

PSNI 2-3 Institute
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Crusaders' Declan Caddell in action with Maiden City's Darren McCready. Pic by Stephen Hamilton/Inpho

IRISH CUP: Maiden City’s pride intact following Cup exit at Seaview

CRUSADERS boss, Stephen Baxter’s strong team selection at Seaview was evidence of the respect the Irish League giants afforded Maiden City ahead of their Tennant’s Irish Cup fifth round tie - and it was fully justified!

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Crusaders  manager Srephen Baxter was impressed by Maiden City in their Irish Cup fifth round tie.

IRISH CUP: ‘Maiden City are a credit to their community’ insists Crues boss

CRUSADERS manager, Stephen Baxter paid tribute to Maiden City’s ‘incredible’ work ethic after watching his side end the Derry outfit’s memorable Irish Cup run on Saturday.

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Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin. DER4517-107KM

IRISH CUP: McLaughlin delighted with solid away day win

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin was delighted his side drew near neighbours and Premiership high flyers Coleraine, in the Tennent’s Irish Cup sixth round.

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Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin watched his side easily beat Knockbreda.

IRISH CUP: Institute cruise into next round

Knocbrea 0-2 Institute

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Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin.

IRISH CUP: Institute’s McLaughlin ready to rotate for Knockbreda test

Institute boss Paddy McLaughlin is ready to rotate in search of a knockout boost at the expense of Knockbreda.

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Institute's Niall Grace (NO 6) is mobbed by his team mates after he had scored the second goal of Saturday's match against Limavady United. DER0118-104KM

FOOTBALL: Institute gaffer happy with comfortable win at neighbours

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin: “No game is over at half-time and to be fair to Limavady they came out and put it up to us in the second half and had us on the back foot for the majority of the second half and you have to give them credit.

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FOOTBALL: Limavady boss annoyed with same old United making same old mistakes

Limavady United player/manager Paul Owens: “It’s easy to play when you are 2-0 down and to be honest ’Stute slowed things down and took their foot off the gas but I wouldn’t say we dominated the second half, but yeah we were better.

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Institute's Dean Curry celebrates after scoring the opening goal of their match against Limavady United. DER0118-101KM

FOOTBALL: North West derby delight for new leaders

Institute finish 2017 top of the Bluefin Championship after a comfortable 2-0 win at Limavady United.

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Institute's Riverside Stadium after the floods in August.

FOOTBALL: McLaughlin really has had everything in his first few months as manager

What an incredible 2017 it has been for Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin.

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Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin. DER4417-112KM

FOOTBALL: Institute boss targets another unbeaten run

Institute manager, Paddy McLaughlin, wants his players to start another unbeaten run when they face Dergview at Wilton Park tomorrow afternoon (KO 2pm)

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Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland to play Panama and Costa Rica in 2018

Northern Ireland will travel to Central America next year to play Panama in Panama City on Tuesday 29 May before taking on Costa Rica on Sunday 3 June in San Jose.

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Manager Paddy McLaughlin watched his Institute side lose at Loughgall.

FOOTBALL: Villagers stun Institute

Loughgall 3-1 Institute
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IRISH LEAGUE: Darren takes to the streets to raise the issue of homelessness

While many of us will be doing some last minute shopping, or heading out to celebrate the festive season Coleraine midfielder Darren McCauley will spending a night on the streets of Dublin to raise awareness and funds for the Peter McVerry Trust.
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