Those big wheels keep on turning
Thursday, 13 April 2017
COLERAINE extended their incredible unbeaten run to 16 games at the weekend and in the process strengthened their claims for European football next season.
A brace of second half goals from Darren McAuley condemned Cliftonville to a first defeat against the Bannsiders in four meetings this season, a loss which sees the hosts open a five point gap on their nearest rivals.
With just four league games remaining there is a growing belief that Coleraine may be back playing European football for the first time in almost a decade.
However, given that those games are against Glenavon, Crusaders, Linfield and Ballymena Utd respectively Oran Kearney and his players will be taking nothing for granted.
“Today gives us a bit of breathing space but we won't rest until it is mathematically certain," said a relieved Coleraine manager after the game.
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