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Match Centre

Premiership
Saturday 16 November 2019 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: Milltown

Attendance: 285

Referee: Keith Kennedy

Warrenpoint Town home-team
3 FT 1
away-team Coleraine
  •   Alan O'Sullivan 76' 47p'
  •   Kris Cowan 90+4'
  •   Jamie Glackin 50'
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Jamie Glackin and Kris Cowan chase the ball ©INPHO/Matt Mackey)

'POINT TOPPLE MORNING LEADERS COLERAINE AT MILLTOWN

Warrenpoint Town caused arguably the shock result of the season to date with victory over morning leaders Coleraine at Milltown.

The Bannsiders went into the game on the back of a 50-match unbeaten run under boss Oran Kearney while 'Point were languishing at the foot of the table with only one win to their credit all season.

That contrast in form looked to be holding firm during the opening exchanges when Stephen Lowry and Eoin Bradley came close inside the first five minutes.

The pressure continued with only some decent defending keeping the visitors at bay with Lowry and Bradley again being denied while Jamie Glackin produced an excellent stop from teenage keeper Mark Byrne after the half-hour mark.

And still Coleraine knocked on the door, with Aaron Jarvis seeing a header cleared off the line by Anton Reilly ahead of another Byrne stop to keep out Lyndon Kane's right-foot effort.

The deadlock was broken in Warrenpoint's favour just two minutes into the second half when Alan O'Sullivan converted from the spot after Lorcan Forde had been brought down by Steven Douglas.

Normal seemed to be resumed just three minutes later, however, when Glackin slammed home Coleraine's equaliser at the near post after being picked out by Kane.

Glackin then almost immediately edged the Bannsiders in front but he was denied by Reilly's second goalline clearance of the game.

Back came Warrenpoint with Dermot McVeigh heading straight at Chris Johns and then Glackin making a last ditch tackle to nick the ball away from Forde inside the box on the counter-attack.

But Barry Gray's side did get their second goal with around a quarter-of-an-hour to go when O'Sullivan doubled up with a left-foot drive under Johns after beating the offside trip.

Nedas Maciulaitis had the ball in the net for Coleraine soon after but his close range finish was ruled out offside.

However substitute Brandon Doyle put the issue beyond all doubt for 'Point deep into added time when he suddenly found himself clear to run into the box and beat Johns into the far bottom corner to spark scenes of jubilation amongst the home faithful.

Warrenpoint Town: Byrne, Bennett, Reilly, McVeigh, O'Sullivan, Young, Forde, Watters, Cowan, Wallace, Mullen subs Türker (not used), Doyle (replaced Bennett 17), McCann (replaced Young 90+3), O'Kane (not used), Murnaghan (not used)

Coleraine: Johns, Kane, Canning, Douglas, Jarvis, Doherty, Lowry, McLaughlin, Bradley, Glackin, Traynor subs Gallagher (not used), McConaghie (not used), Parkhill (replaced Doherty 71), Gawne (not used), McGuckin (replaced Douglas 80), Maciulaitis (replaced Bradley 59), Whiteside (not used)

  • FULL TIME
    Warrenpoint Town   3 - 1 Coleraine
  • GOAL

    Kris Cowan

    Warrenpoint Town

    90+4'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Conall Young

    Ards

    90+3'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Ciaran McCann

    Unregistered Players

    90+3'
  • GOAL

    Alan O'Sullivan

    Warrenpoint Town

    47p'
  •  Yellow Card

    Mark Byrne

    Unregistered Players

    85'
  •  Yellow Card

    James McLaughlin

    Coleraine

    84'
  •  Yellow Card

    Alan O'Sullivan

    Warrenpoint Town

    81'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Steven Douglas

    Coleraine

    80'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Emmett McGuckin

    Dergview

    80'
  • GOAL

    Alan O'Sullivan

    Warrenpoint Town

    76'
  •  Yellow Card

    Lorcan Forde

    Dungannon Swifts

    73'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Ben Doherty

    Coleraine

    71'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Ian Parkhill

    Coleraine

    71'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Eoin Bradley

    Coleraine

    59'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Nedas Maciulaitis

    Unregistered Players

    59'
  • GOAL

    Jamie Glackin

    Coleraine

    50'
  •  Yellow Card

    Brandon Doyle

    Warrenpoint Town

    39'
  •  Yellow Card

    Lyndon Kane

    Coleraine

    35'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Emmet Bennett

    Unregistered Players

    17'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Brandon Doyle

    Warrenpoint Town

    17'

Warrenpoint Town

  • Mark Byrne 85'
  • Emmet Bennett red substitution 17'
  • Anton Reilly
  • Dermot McVeigh
  • Alan O'Sullivan 81' 47p' 76'
  • Conall Young red substitution 90+3'
  • Lorcan Forde 73'
  • Deane Watters
  • Kris Cowan 90+4'
  • Danny Wallace
  • Ben Mullen

Substitutes

  • Berraat Turker
  • Brandon Doyle 39' green substitution 17'
  • Ciaran McCann green substitution 90+3'
  • Ryan O'Kane
  • Lorcan Murnaghan

Coleraine

  • Chris Johns
  • Lyndon Kane 35'
  • Aaron Canning
  • Steven Douglas red substitution 80'
  • Aaron Jarvis
  • Ben Doherty red substitution 71'
  • Stephen Lowry
  • James McLaughlin 84'
  • Eoin Bradley red substitution 59'
  • Jamie Glackin 50'
  • Aaron Traynor

Substitutes

  • Martin Gallagher
  • Gareth McConaghie
  • Ian Parkhill green substitution 71'
  • Alex Gawne
  • Emmett McGuckin green substitution 80'
  • Nedas Maciulaitis green substitution 59'
  • Andrew Whiteside

Warrenpoint Town

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