Three own goals as McAree's men win at Windsor to keep Glenavon in top spot

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Darren McCauley celebrates Coleraine opener. Pic: NIFL.

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Glenavon have moved a point clear at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership despite being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Warrenpoint. 

Point keeper Aaron McCarey saved a penalty from Stephen Murray who was playing against his old club.

The Lurgan Blues' closest rivals Linfield lost 2-1 against Coleraine at Windsor Park in a game that featured three own goals.

Darren McCauley’s effort was deflected in for the Bannsiders’ opener and - tongue-in-cheek - he claimed it!

Coleraine have now gone a full calendar year without an away loss in the league.

In-form McCauley told Q Radio Rodney McAree's men were worthy winners at Windsor after coping with a late fightback from the Blues...

Linfield manager David Healy says he's bitterly disappointed and things have to improve...

Third-placed Ballymena are now just five points off the pace following a 1-0 win at Glentoran - defender Jonny Addis with the Sky Blues’ winner against his former team.

A Paul Heatley goal gave Crusaders a 1-0 victory against Ards in Bangor.

Dungannon had a 2-1 home win over Institute that moves Kris Lindsay's team out of the bottom two. 

Paul McElroy struck twice for the Swifts.

Cliftonville face Newry City at Solitude on Monday night. 

In the big game in the Championship on Saturday, leaders Larne beat Portadown 3-0 at Shamrock Park. 

Tiernan Lynch and co. now top the table by eight points and are 16 clear of the Ports.





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