IRISH LEAGUE: NIFL and Sky Sports announce five year deal

The Irish League is back on Sky Sports.

Northern Ireland will meet New Zealand at the National Stadium at Windsor Park in June

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland line up international friendly with New Zealand

Northern Ireland will face New Zealand in an international friendly in Belfast this summer.

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Colin McIlwaine.

IRISH LEAGUE: Home, sweet home for Lisburn Distillery

Lisburn Distillery manager Colin McIlwaine isn’t taking anything for granted when they host bottom side Sport & Leisure Swifts, this Saturday (KO 3pm).

Linfield's players celebrate County Antrim Shield victory. 
Photograph by Presseye/Matt Mackey

IRISH LEAGUE: Healy hopes Shield prize is the first of many as Linfield boss

David Healy is hoping he will look back on last night as the most significant night of his managerial career.

Linfield's Cameron Stewart celebartes after heading the Blues into a 1-0 lead in Tuesday night's 
Toals County Antrim Shield final at the Showgrounds in Ballymena. (
Photograph by Presseye/Stephen Hamilton

CO. ANTRIM SHIELD: Ex Crue sends Linfield on way to Shield success

David Healy’s wait for a managerial trophy is over.

Linfield stirker Andrew Waterworth slots the ball past Institute goalkeeper Marty Gallagher. Picture by Brian Little/PressEye

IRISH CUP: Stute suffer the Blues

Institute 0-2 Linfield

Institute manager Kevin Deery. Picture by Tony Hendron

IRISH CUP: Mindset key for Institute boss ahead of Linfield visit

Linfield boss David Healy isn’t taking anything for granted when his side travel to Championship side Institute.

Matthew Tipton. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH CUP: League the blueprint for Warrenpoint home test with Crewe

Matthew Tipton and his players have found a way to win on nine of the 12 fixtures under his management.

Roy McGivern

McGivern is appointed new chairman of Linfield

Roy McGivern has been appointed the new chairman of Linfield Football Club.

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has been rested for the  FA Cup fourth-round clash with Wigan on Sunday

SOCCER: A look ahead of the fourth round of the FA Cup

It’s the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Institute goalkeeper Martin Gallagher produced a number of top saves at Newforge.

IRISH LEAGUE: Disappointing Stute lose again

PSNI 1-0 Institute

Glentoran's Stephen O'Flynn celebrates after he  fires his side into a 2-0 lead
against Ards.

IRISH LEAGUE: Stephen O’Flynn hits double as Glens see off Ards

A Stephen O’Flynn double helped Glentoran to a hard-fought win over the club managed by their record appearance holder Colin Nixon.

Juventus bagdes, old and new

Quiz: Can you identify these football clubs by their old badges?

Italian giants Juventus' iconic black and white badge has received a makeover, and football fans around the world have wasted no time in giving their views on the Serie A club’s new look.

Ballymena's Joe McKinney in action on his club debut last weekend. 

Picture by Jonathan Porter/

IRISH LEAGUE: Joe McKinney keen to see off his family foe

For Ballymena United’s new signing Joe McKinney, this Saturday’s game has an added significance.

Linfield's Aaron Burns scores the opening goal past Glenavon goalkeeper Jonathan Tuffey during Saturday's  Danske Bank Premiership match at Mourneview Park. 
Picture by Brian Little/PressEye

IRISH LEAGUE: Waterworth winner keeps Linfield’s title hopes intact

Glenavon 1, Linfield 2

Cliftonville's Gerard Lyttle.

IRISH LEAGUE: Gerard Lyttle is happy with his business deals

Cliftonville boss Gerard Lyttle was beaming from ear to ear this week - and little wonder.

Linfield manager David Healy.

IRISH LEAGUE: Co. Antrim Shield venue confirmed

This year’s County Antrim Shield final between Crusaders and Linfield will be staged at Ballymena Showgrounds on Tuesday, February 7th at 7.45pm.

The Jules Rimet World Cup trophy

FIFA unanimously backs plans for a 48 team World Cup from 2026 onwards

The FIFA Council has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026 onwards.

Linfield manager David Healy celebrates following his side's victory over Glentoran.

IRISH CUP: Sixth round draw

Linfield will play an away tie against Institute in the sixth round of the Tennent’s Irish Cup after defeating rivals Glentoran 2-1 in extra time at The Oval on Saturday.

Lisburn Distillery are due to face Banbridge Town on New Year's Eve. US4316-403PM Pic by Paul Murphy

IRISH LEAGUE: New Year party mood on the line says Distillery boss

There is much at stake this weekend for Lisburn Distillery’s players.

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