Distillery (all but) relegated

Lisburn Distillery were beaten 3-0 by Donegal Celtic on Saturday. US1316-413PM
Lisburn Distillery were beaten 3-0 by Donegal Celtic on Saturday. US1316-413PM

Lisburn Distillery will drop down into the third tier of Norhtern Irish football at the end of the season.

Knockbreda’s 7-0 win over Loughgall means the Whites would have to win all of their remaining six Championship One matches, hoping Annagh United lose all of their remaining games and Dergview pick up no more than a point.

It’s been a disastrous season for the Whites that has seen a managerial change, 14 defeats from their 20 league games so far and even a points deduction to cap it all.

Distillery were most recently beaten 3-0 by basement side Donegal Celtic.

Make sure you see this week’s Star for fan reaction and a chat with manager Sean Paul Murray.