Dar­ren will set Newry up to try & beat Blues

Daily Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - IRISH LEAGUE - BY DAR­REN FULLER­TON

go and win the game.” While last week’s 3-0 de­feat at Bal­ly­mena (inset) left Newry point­less in four away out­ings this sea­son, Mullen takes heart from a nar­row

1-0 Ir­ish Cup de­feat at

Lin­field last sea­son.

A first-half An­drew Water­worth goal was the only dif­fer­ence be­tween the sides as the un­fan­cied vis­i­tors pressed for a late lev­eller.

Mullen said: “We should have got some­thing out of it.

“Our per­for­mance that day def­i­nitely gives us heart and this is a game you should look for­ward to as a player and man­ager.

“Our home form has been very good this sea­son, but we can’t rely on that. It’ll be tough, but we need to start pick­ing up points on the

road.” Else­where, will look to build on a three-game win­ning streak in all com­pe­ti­tions against at Seav­iew. Stephen Bax­ter’s men, who beat Bal­li­na­mal­lard in the League Cup mid­week, won a dra­matic derby 3-2 against ri­vals Cliftonville in their last league out­ing eight days ago.

The Glens, who suf­fered a 1-0 derby loss to Lin­field on Mon­day, know a win would take them above the Crues and up to third in the ta­ble.

Boss Ron­nie Mcfall said: “Cru­saders are reign­ing cham­pi­ons so we know they’re a good side, but we’ll re­group and be ready for what is an­other big game.” who ended a fourgame los­ing streak with last week’s 1-0 win at host who know a win could take them as high as third. are at home to who lie two points be­low them on six points.

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