Prior to the team’s departure to the Brandywell on Wednesday Linfield manager David Healy wished the players every success in the crucial game which needed to be won by a seven goal margin to clinch a fourth successive Premier League title.
David also took the opportunity to present captain Kirsty McGuinness with a player of the match award from a recent game.
And David also presented Ashley Hutton with the player of the match award from the recent league game with Glentoran at the Oval.
Ashley’s headed equaliser was to prove vital in the team’s title success by the narrowest of margins ahead of second placed Sion Swifts.
David, with 95 senior international caps for Northern Ireland, is pictured with Ashley who earned her 100th senior international cap for Northern Ireland in their recent 2-2 draw way to Wales.