Birthday boy Josh stuns Crues - now stage set for crunch games at top and bottom

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10-man Derry City lost 2-0 away to Shamrock Rovers in the League of Ireland on Friday night.

The Candystripes had Jamie McDonagh sent off near the end. 

Meanwhile, a stunning, late volley from ex-Derry player Josh Daniels gave Glenavon a 1-1 draw in the Danske Bank Premiership match at Crusaders.

The goal came on the winger's 23rd birthday. 

David Cushley had earlier put Stephen Baxter's men in front.

The result leaves the third-placed Crues eight points off the pace.

Leaders by six points Linfield have a top two showdown with Ballymena at Windsor Park on Saturday afternoon.

The Blues won last week's League Cup final against the same opponents 1-0 and defender Chris Casement expect another tough test...

There's a relegation battle in Bangor where Ards host the team three points above them, Newry City.

The north Down club's new boss Warren Feeney is taking it all in his stride...

If results go their way, Larne can clinch promotion to the Premiership.

They have a Championship clash away to Harland and Wolff Welders.

Danske Bank Premiership, 3pm -

Ards vs Newry City
Coleraine vs Glentoran
Institute vs Dungannon Swifts
Linfield vs Ballymena United
Warrenpoint Town vs Cliftonville











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