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Match Centre

Premiership
Saturday 25 September 2021 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: Solitude

Attendance: 1184

Referee: Raymond Crangle

Cliftonville home-team
1 FT 0
away-team Warrenpoint Town
  •   Ryan Curran 73'
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Ryan Curran scored the only goal of the game at Solitude ©Brian Little/PressEye

CURRAN BAGS THE WINNER FOR LEADERS CLIFTONVILLE

League leaders Cliftonville stretched their unbeaten start to the campaign to six games after a one-goal win over Warrenpoint Town at Solitude.

A fairly quiet start to proceedings produced little activity in front of goal. Indeed it took until just after the half-hour mark for the first real effort of note when Reds skipper Chris Curran took a run to the edge of the area only to fail to trouble keeper Conor Mitchell with a weak shot.

A Joe Gormley attempt late in the half that flew the wrong side of the upright followed by a Levi Ives pushed behind for a corner were the only other highlights going into the break.

The Reds might have gone in front early in the second half through Kris Lowe's overhead kick but Mitchell did well to produce a fingertip save.

Further chances followed with Chris Gallagher having a go from distance, while 'Point also started to enjoy rare moments of pressure.

Warrenpoint defender Steven Ball almost turned the ball into his own net with a back header whilst attempting to deal with a long ball forward but Mitchell managed to keep the ball from crossing the line.

However, what proved to the winner for Cliftonville arrived with just over a quarter-of-an-hour remaining when Ryan Curran rose highest in the box to power a header past Mitchell from a corner.

Cliftonville: Dunne, Ives, C. Curran, R. Curran, McDonagh, Lowe, Addis, Doherty, Gormley, Turner, Gallagher subs McNicholas (not used), Foster (not used), Donnelly (replaced Gormley 84), Casey (not used), Coates (not used), Scannell (not used), Kearns (replaced McDonagh 61)

Warrenpoint Town: Mitchell, Ball, Dillon, McCaffrey, Gallagher, Mullen, Wade Slater, Moorhouse, Hutchinson, Leddy, Byrne subs Coleman (not used), Deasy (not used), McVeigh (not used), O’Connor (replaced Leddy 10), O’Sullivan (replaced McCaffrey 86), Dunne (replaced Ball 77), Masterson (not used)

  • FULL TIME
    Cliftonville   1 - 0 Warrenpoint Town
  •  Yellow Card

    Aaron Donnelly

    Cliftonville

    90+2'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Joe Gormley

    Cliftonville

    84'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Aaron Donnelly

    Cliftonville

    84'
  • GOAL

    Ryan Curran

    Cliftonville

    73'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Jamie McDonagh

    Cliftonville

    61'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Daniel Kearns

    Cliftonville

    61'

Cliftonville

  • Declan Dunne
  • Levi Ives
  • Chris Curran
  • Ryan Curran 73'
  • Jamie McDonagh red substitution 61'
  • Kris Lowe
  • Jonathan Addis
  • Ronan Doherty
  • Joe Gormley red substitution 84'
  • Luke Turner
  • Chris Gallagher

Substitutes

  • Luke McNicholas
  • Seanan Foster
  • Aaron Donnelly 90+2' green substitution 84'
  • Odhran Casey
  • Colin Coates
  • Conor Scannell
  • Daniel Kearns green substitution 61'

Warrenpoint Town

  • Conor Mitchell
  • Steven Ball
  • Kealan Dillon
  • Francis McCaffrey
  • Luke Gallagher
  • Ben Mullen
  • Luke Wade-Slater
  • Gregory Moorhouse
  • Stuart Hutchinson
  • Jonathan Leddy
  • Daniel Byrne

Substitutes

  • Andy Coleman
  • Colm Deasy
  • Dermot McVeigh
  • Jake O'Connor
  • Alan O'Sullivan
  • Stephen Dunne
  • Ryan Masterson

Cliftonville

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Warrenpoint Town

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