Reds on top at New Midgley - PHOTOS ADDED

Posted : 2nd June 2021 at 22:55:31

Cliftonville ran out 4-1 winners in tonight’s Danske Bank Premiership game at New Midgley Park.

Former Blues Caitlin McGuinness and sister Kirsty gave the visitors a 2-0 interval lead with goals after 13 and 24 minutes

10 minutes after the break Kathryn McConnell replaced Courtney Moore and on 59 minutes Ali Smyth pulled a goal back for Linfield from the penalty spot after Ebony Leckey had been upended in the box.

A minute later the visitors restored their 2 goal advantage when another former Blue - Louise McDaniel - scored.

Lucy Johnston replaced Ebony Leckey on 62 minutes and on 75 minutes Katie Dickson replaced Cora Morgan who moments earlier had broken clear on the left but pulled her strike on goal just inches wide of the angle of post and bar.

Cliftonville added a 4th goal after 82 minutes.

Final score - Linfield 1 Cliftonville 4

Linfield’s game away to Sion Swifts next week has been called off due to international call-ups.

On Friday 4 June Linfield swifts will host Sion swifts reserves in the first game of the Academy league (behind closed doors).

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