Comeback drama as Blues stay six clear - and five-star Glens hammer nine-man Point

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Kyle McClean celebrates scoring Linfield's winner. Pic: NIFL.

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It was a dramatic Saturday afternoon in the Danske Bank Premiership.  

Linfield stayed six points clear at the top after storming back from 2-0 down to beat Coleraine 3-2 at Windsor Park. 

Here's Blues boss, January manager of the month, David Healy...

Second-placed Ballymena - who have a game in hand - maintained their title challenge with a 2-1 win against Institute at the Brandywell. 

The Sky Blues have a busy week ahead with an Irish Cup tie at home to Portadown scheduled for Monday night and the League Cup final against Linfield on Saturday.

Striker Adam Lecky says it's so far, so good this season for David Jeffrey's men...

In the other Saturday matches - 

Glentoran won 5-0 away to Warrenpoint, who had two players sent off - Ciaran O'Connor for dissent and Fra McCaffrey for violent conduct after kicking ex-Celtic midfielder John Herron.

Lukasz Gwiazda and Darren Murray both struck twice for the Glens.

Gary Smyth's team move up to seventh, the final European play-off place. 

Crusaders crashed to a 1-0 defeat at Dungannon and last year's title winners are now 12 points behind Linfield with 10 games to play. 

Paddy McLaughlin's first game in charge of Cliftonville ended in a 1-0 home win against Newry.

And Glenavon beat basement club Ards 2-0 at Mourneview Park. 


Tennent's Irish Cup 6th round, Monday February 11th, 7.45pm - 

Ballinamallard United v Carrick Rangers

Ballymena United v Portadown

Glenavon v Dungannon Swifts

Warrenpoint Town v Queen's University


Quarter-final draw - 

Glenavon or Dungannon v Ballinamallard or Carrick 

Crusaders v Ballymena or Portadown

Larne v Coleraine

Larne Tech. Old Boys v Warrenpoint or Queen’s 

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