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Linfield are back on top of the Danske Bank Premiership, a point clear after a 2-0 win away to Ards on New Year's Day.
Defender Jimmy Callacher headed both goals for the Blues in Bangor.
Overnight leaders Ballymena crashed to their first defeat in 20 games, 3-2 at Crusaders.
Paul Heatley struck twice for Stephen Baxter's men, who are now in third place just two points behind the Sky Blues.
.@CrusadersFC hero Paul Heatley modest as always after throwing title race wide open with Seaview double to knock @BallymenaUnited off top spot. “Individual performances not important, collectively we were outstanding, we’re finally really kicking into action...” pic.twitter.com/VfaLxQqzoF— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) January 1, 2019
Glentoran lost 4-2 against Dungannon Swifts at the Oval and have now gone a club record 10 league matches without a win.
However, the Glens could be in line for a multi-million pounds windfall from an Iranian businessman with Belfast connections.
Talks have taken place and there could be further developments in the near future.
The prospect of a cash injection has been welcomed by fans and legendary ex-player Billy Sinclair ...
.@Glentoran The bad news: Defeat today v @DgnSwifts at Oval 10th league game without win, worst run in club history (est. 1882). Sink to 9th. The good news: Prospect of massive Iranian investment. Glens legend Billy Sinclair says: “Grab it with both hands & take it from there!” pic.twitter.com/WYNTIGZqEi— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) January 1, 2019
Also on New Year's Day, Coleraine beat Cliftonville 4-1 at the Showgrounds to replace the Reds in fifth place.
Michael McCrudden grabbed both goals for Institute in their 2-1 win away to Newry City.
Glenavon lost 3-1 against visiting Warrenpoint Town, with former Lurgan Celtic player Philip Donnelly hitting a hat-trick.
Midfielder Mark Sykes was left out of the home side pending his expected transfer to Oxford United.
Well done to former player @DonnellyPhilip on his hat trick today. Great to see him injury free and playing a key role for @thepointfc recently. 👏👏👏— Lurgan Celtic (@LurganCeltic) January 1, 2019