Q Radio Sport
The stage is set for the biggest match of the local football season.
Cliftonville and Coleraine go head-to-head in the Tennent's Irish Cup final at Windsor Park this afternoon (2.30pm).
The Stripes were beaten by Linfield in last year's decider.
Manager Oran Kearney says they'll need to be at their best today to make amends against a team featuring star strikers Joe Gormley and Rory Donnelly...
It's an extra-special day for Bannsiders defender Gareth McConaghie who's also celebrating his 30th birthday...
Huge day coming up for big @ColeraineFC defender Gareth McConaghie - only the @TennentsNI Irish Cup final v @cliftonvillefc AND his 30th birthday! “If we can get the result we’ll worry about the birthday after that!” pic.twitter.com/1eEdvtb5dI— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) May 4, 2018
Cliftonville haven't won the cup for 39 years.
Club captain Chris Curran says the players today have a chance to make history...
It’s the @TennentsNI Irish Cup final countdown...Ex @Ballinamallard now @cliftonvillefc capt. @chrissycurran7 says they’re “full of respect” for @ColeraineFC but the Reds “have already proven themselves” in cup run...Bannsiders birthday boy next... pic.twitter.com/vjJb13LHAx— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) May 4, 2018
Reds assistant manager Harry Fay came close in the cup 11 years ago when his Dungannon team lost on penalties to Linfield.
He admits it was a painful experience and says he doesn't want a repeat performance...
.@cliftonvillefc assistant boss Harry Fay tonight hoping his old team @NewryCityAFC put one foot in Premiership - tomorrow focus firmly on helping Reds v @ColeraineFC to lift The Holy Grail - aka @TennentsNI Irish Cup - for 1st time in 39 l o n g years! (Btw Newry still 3-2 up) pic.twitter.com/NwxyKk8Gt1— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) May 4, 2018