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Third time lucky for Bannsiders?

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Third time lucky for Bannsiders? thumbnailColeraine FC General Manager Stevie McCann and Sergeant Terry McKenna launch the #LoveYourClub campaign ahead of Saturday’s Irish Cup clash between Coleraine and Ballymena. The PSNI, with the support of both clubs, is hoping #LoveYourClub will encourage f

BANNSIDERS' boss Oran Kearney says his players are in 'great form' ahead of Saturday's possibly season-defining Tennent's Irish Cup quarter-final at Ballymena United. Coleraine are unbeaten in their last night games - eight wins followed by a draw at Cliftonville on Saturday - but may still start the game as underdogs given Ballymena's rise to prominence.
They recently clinched the League Cup and moved to within touching distance of their great rivals with a come from behind win away at Ballinamallard United at the weekend.
The Braid club is on the crest of a wave at present, selling the majority of tickets for the home stand in a matter of days, but that matters little to the Coleraine manager.
“I don't care about all that - we have our own agenda and that is getting through to an Irish Cup semi-final," admitted Oran.
“Everyone else is entitled to get involved in that but we have a job to do and that is to win a game of football.
“We're in great form and we go there with every confidence.

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