The big games just keep on coming, but Linfield goal hero Eetu Vertainen wouldn’t have it any other way ...Seaview will be no place for the faint-hearted as both clubs strive to chase down Cliftonville at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership table ... “It could probably go like that until the last few games ... LINFIELD ... Linfield FC Danske Bank Premiership ... .
With the Shield taking pride of place in the Larne boardroom once again, the 37-year-old Hughes insists his club’s sights are now set on a bigger prize – they are only one point adrift of Cliftonville at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership table, while they will again face the Blues in the Irish Cup early next month.
Across the football world, there are clubs that have greater financial muscle than their rivals and the Danske Bank Premiership is no different ... With considerable sums of money now coming into the league from European football, there’s an opportunity for the stronger and wealthier clubs to become even more successful and prosperous.
The 48-year-old was handed the reins this week with Mick McDermott stepping down but remaining on the club’s board ... “Whenever you get offered the opportunity to manage one of the biggest clubs in Ireland, north and south, with a huge fan base and history, it’s a really proud moment for me when the whistle goes and the journey starts.
Former Glentoran hero Gary Smyth says he believes Mick McDermott and his backroom staff will be considering their futures at the club following the ugly scenes on Saturday ... “The Directors of Glentoran recognise that our performances on the pitch have fallen below what is acceptable to the club and our fans.