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I.F.A. to observe minute’s silence in memory of Chapecoense

The Irish Football Association (I.F.A.) will take part in a worldwide minute’s silence for the members of a Brazilian football team who died when the plane they were travelling in crashed earlier this week.

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Michael McGovern and Josh Magennis

WATCH: FaceTime surprise for Northern Ireland fans

Football stars from Northern Ireland picked up their phones to give dedicated members of the green and white army a special treat.

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Jonny Kernaghan netted twice for Moneyslane on Saturday. INBL1633-207PB

FOOTBALL: Thornton hails BAWA as Moneyslane go through

Moneyslane manager Dan Thornton hailed his club’s supporters after Saturday’s Marshall Cup last 16 victory.

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Former Nigerian international Kevin Amuneke is now turning out for Ballynure Old Boys but could be in line for the transfer to the Premiership. Pic by Pechblaende via Wikimedia Commons

Premiership sides chasing Ballynure’s Nigerian international Amuneke

The pace is hotting up to obtain the signature of Ballynure OB’s talented midfielder Kevin Amuneke, with three Danske Bank Premiership clubs having already approached manager Ronnie Burns.

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Dane Ward netted three for Banbridge Seconds.

HOCKEY: Hat-trick for Ward as Bann Twos keep up perfect start

Dane Ward helped Banbridge Seconds to stay at the top of the table, netting a hat-trick in their 6-3 win over Cookstown Seconds.

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Banbridge Rangers teenagers Ryan Woods (left, 16 years old) and Bradley Harper (17) made debut appearances for the seniors on Saturday against Tullyvallen.

FOOTBALL: Holloway shines as Rangers win

Banbridge Rangers progressed into the third Round of the Irish FA Intermediate Cup after a 3-2 win away to Tullyvallen on Saturday.

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Ryan Moffatt netted for Town on Saturday. INBL1617-253PB

Town’s unbeaten run is Dun for

Banbridge Town’s five-game unbeaten league record was wrecked by a fighting second half from Dundela at Wilgar Park on Saturday.

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Gareth McAuley hands over his shirt he wore against Ukraine in the Euro's to Phil Alexander, Services Manager at Daisy Lodge, Cancer Fund for Children for an online raffle. Funds raised with support local children affected by cancer. Photo by William Cherry

McAuley donates signed NI EUROS shirt to Cancer Fund For Children

Northern Ireland footballer Gareth McAuley has donated his signed football shirt to support a local children’s cancer charity.

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Neil Clydesdale (left) was on target again for Banbridge Town on Saturday afternoon.  INBL1630-214PB

PREMIER INTERMEDIATE: Banbridge Town smash Bangor to go third

Banbridge Town are up to third in the Premier Intermediate League - just four points off the top.

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Tuda Murphy was back in goals for Banbridge Town on Saturday. INBL1645-210PB

Tuda set to stay after Town win

Banbridge Town goalkeeper Tuda Murphy will be more than a one-game wonder.

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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 29th October 2016 - Photo by William Cherry  Linfield and Crusaders players clash during Saturday's Danske Bank Premiership game at Windsor Park. Photo William Cherry/Presseye

IRISH LEAGUE: Stalemate for Linfield and Crusaders

Linfield 0 Crusaders 0

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Stephen Acheson in action for Town. INBL1643-221PB

Town’s cup football over for the season

Banbridge Town’s cup exploits are over for this season as they exited the IFA’s Intermediate Cup at the first stage.

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Ally Wilson netted twice for Rathfriland on Saturday. INBL1618-224PB

Rathfriland demolish Newbuildings in cup

Ally Wilson came in like a wrecking ball and scored twice to help Rathfriland Rangers demolish Newbuildings United in the first round of the Intermediate Cup.

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James McLaughlin of Coleraine celebrates his goal against Linfield. Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye

IRISH LEAGUE: Squad proves its worth for Coleraine

Neil McCafferty believes Coleraine’s strength in depth is one of the main reasons behind their impressive start to the season.

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James McLaughlincelebrates after scoring during today's game against Linfield at the Coleraine Showgrounds.
Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: McLaughlin earns Coleraine a point against Linfield

Coleraine 1 Linfield 1

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YOUVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME . . . .   Gerard Doherty is shocked to be th eonly Derry City player named in 2016 Team of the Year.

DERRY CITY: Doherty ‘shocked’ at omission of City players from ‘Team of the Year’

GERARD DOHERTY says he’s ‘shocked’ to be the only Derry City player named in the 2016 PFAI ‘Team of the Year’ which was announced this week.

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Town skipper Ryan Moffatt in action during Town's win over Tobermore. INBL1643-222PB

FOOTBALL: ‘Show them what we can do’ says Town boss

Banbridge Town have yet to really show the NI Football League how good they can be.

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Stuart King (centre) celebrates scoring the opener at Crystal Park with Stephen Acheson and Ryan Moffatt. INBL1643-215PB

BANBRIDGE TOWN: Corner King helps Town to win

Banbridge Town claimed their first three point haul of the season as they narrowly defeated promotion hopefuls Tobermore Utd 2-1 at Crystal Park on Saturday.

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Banbridge Rangers missed out on a place in the Premier Cup final.

Gers hit for six in semi-final

A chance to play in a showpiece final in Banbridge at Christmas all but evaporated within four minutes of Banbridge Rangers’ Premier Cup Semi Final away to Valley Rangers on Saturday.

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James Singleton netted at Banbridge Town on Saturday as he continues his road to full fitness. Pic: Russell Pritchard / Presseye

Singleton scores as Glenavon beat Town 4-2 in friendly

The Irish Cup holders Glenavon visited Crystal Park for the second time this season in a friendly match on Saturday and left 4-2 victors.

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