Irish Cup QF
Date: 7:45 p.m. March 13, 2018
Venue: Windsor Park
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Scored: 81'
- Joe Gormley 81'

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95'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Linfield and Cliftonville.

94'

Corner to Linfield, Niall Quinn will take it and it is headed wide. 

90' + 2'

Long balls galore as Linfield attack an Cliftonville clear and win a throw in, inside the Linfield half.

90'

Five minutes of additional time. 

89'

Ryan Strain beats his man down the line before winning a throw inside the Cliftonville half but it sails harmlessly out of play for a goal kick. 

88'

Linfield have a throw deep in the final third the ball falls to Mark Haughey who volleys well over the bar. 

84'

Substitution

Ryan Strain replaces Achille Campion for Linfield.

84'

Substitution

Louis Rooney replaces Matthew Clarke for Linfield.

84'

Substitution

Jay Donnelly replaces Joe Gormley for Cliftonville.

83'

Joe Gormley puts a fine cross into the box but Alex Moore punches clear. 

83'

Joe Gormley puts a fine cross into the box but Alex Moore punches clear. 

81'

Joe Gormley gets threaded through one on one with the keeper he shows real composure to slot into the bottom left corner of the net!!

81'

GOAL!

Joe Gormley scores for Cliftonville.

79'

Achille Campion comes very close to opening the scoring after a scramble in the box. 

78'

Substitution

Stephen Lowry replaces Robert Garrett for Linfield.

75'

Substitution

Ruairi Harkin replaces Liam Bagnall for Cliftonville.

68'

Substitution

Tomas Cosgrove replaces Jamie McGovern for Cliftonville.

65'

Great ball from Stephen Garrett is headed for a corner as Rory Donnelly lurks. Shane Grimes takes a corner which is cleared and Linfield break through Achille Campion to win a corner of their own. 

65'

Great ball from Stephen Garrett is headed for a corner as Rory Donnelly lurks. Shane Grimes takes a corner which is cleared and Linfield break through Achille Campion to win a corner of their own. 

64'

Yellow Card

Niall Quinn is booked for Linfield.

62'

Shane Grimes takes the corner which meets the head of Garry Breen at the front post, it looks destined for the bottom left corner of the net but it goes wide. The first real chance of the game. 

61'

Another Cliftonville throw deep inside the Linfield half is cleared but the visitors win back possession through Joe Gormley who wins a corner. 

60'

Brillaint defending from Shane Grimes, he looks really comfortable in possession. 

56'

Alex Moore quickly starts a counter attack playing the ball down the line to Jamie Mulgrew but his cross goes out for a throw. 

55'

Cliftonville throw deep in the Linfield final third results in a corner. Shane Grimes takes it but Alex Moore rises highest to catch it. 

53'

Chris Curran shoots well over the bar from the edge of the box on the half volley. 

47'

A miskick from Brian Neeson allows Linfield to attack but Kirk Millar is fouled dangerous free on the edge of the box taken by Niall Quinn is missed by the goalkeeper before eventually being cleared. 

47'

Cliftonville win an early corner. which Matthew Clarke heads clear at the front post. 

46'

Second Half

Cliftonville get us back underway

45' + 2'

Half Time

It is half-time between Linfield and Cliftonville.

45' + 1'

Cliftonville long throw deep in the home final third is headed wide by Liam Bagnall.

44'

Matthew Clarke knocks a searching ball to the back post but no one is there to capitalise. 

41'

Rory Donnelly flicks on a long ball from Brian Neeson that gets Joe Gormley in behind for his first sniff of the evening but Mark Stafford is across to block him down. 

38'

Linfield free on the halfway line taken by Jimmy Callacher reaches Brian Neeson harmlessly. 

37'

Yellow Card

Chris Curran is booked for Cliftonville.

36'

All the attacking coming from the home side presently as they pin their opponents deep in their half. 

31'

Jamie Mulgrew cuts in from the right having a go from 25 yards but the ball keeps rising over the top. 

28'

Free into Linfield half way into the Cliftonville half. The free meets the head of the unmarked Mark Haughey put goes well over the bar. 

26'

Miskick from Alex Moore gifts the visitors a corner. Alex Moore makes up for the mistake punching the corner away from danger for a throw in that comes to nothing. 

23'

Wonderful passing move from the vistors see's Chris Curran attempt a shot in the box but he is closed down sharply and gets no power behind the effort. 

20'

Brilliant advantage from the referee allows Achille Campion to win a corner which Shane Grimes heads away for another home corner. Kirk Millar takes it but the referee gives a free out for a foul on the keeper. 

19'

Two Linfield corners in quick succession the second see's Jimmy Callacher rise heighest as his effort hits the crossbar. 

17'

A long ball from the Cliftonville defence almost see's Conor McDonald get in behind but the ball is headed back to Alex Moore. He plays a long kick to Kirk Miller but his cross goes over the bar. Mark Haughey has a go from long range forcing Brian Neeson to tip over for a corner to the hosts. 

15'

Jamie Mulgrew plays a free kick on the halfway line long but it tails harmlessly wide. 

12'

This game has yet to settle with the ball spending a lot of time in the air making for aerial duels. 

10'

Free to Linfield out on the right just inside the Cliftonville half is taken by Kirk Millar and headed wide by Mark Stafford. 

8'

Kurtis Byrne gets in behind but blasts his effort straight down the throat of Brian Neeson. 

7'

Mark Stafford knocks a free into the box which meets the head of Niall Quinn forcing Brian Neeson into a save down low to his left. 

5'

Free into Cliftonville on the left of the eighteen yard box taken by Rory Donnelly looks ends up in a Cliftonville throw, Jamie McGovern's long throw is cleared. 

4'

Niall Quinn's cross is met by the head of Kirk Millar forcing a save from Brian Neeson. Kirk Millar takes the corner which is easily cleared. 

3'

Garry Breen with a poor pass out of play gives Linfield a free deep in the Cliftonville final third. 

1'

Great atomsphere here inside Windsor Park. Linfield look to get in behind early but the flag is up for offside. 

1'

GAME ON!

Linfield get us underway here. 

1'

Odhrán Crumley here at Windsor Park for the Irish Cup Quarter-Final clash between Linfield and Cliftonville. I am in positon to talk you through the game which kicks off at 7:45pm. 



Photo Gallery for Linfield -v- Cliftonville



Linfield
Alex Moore
Goalkeeper
Mark Stafford
Defender
Niall Quinn
64Booked: 64'
Defender
Mark Haughey
Defender
Matthew Clarke
84'
84Subbed Off: 84'
Defender
Jamie Mulgrew
Midfielder
Kirk Millar
Midfielder
Robert Garrett
78'
78Subbed Off: 78'
Midfielder
Jimmy Callacher
Midfielder
Achille Campion
84'
84Subbed Off: 84'
Forward
Kurtis Byrne
Forward

Substitutes
Louis Rooney
84'
84Subbed On: 84'
Forward
Joshua Robinson
Defender
Andrew Mitchell
Midfield
Stephen Lowry
78'
78Subbed On: 78'
Midfield
Stephen Fallon
Midfield
Joe Crowe
Defender
Ryan Strain
84'
84Subbed On: 84'
Forward
Cliftonville
Brian Neeson
Goalkeeper
Jamie McGovern
Defender 68'
68Subbed Off: 68'
Jamie Harney
Defender
Liam Bagnall
Defender 75'
75Subbed Off: 75'
Conor McDonald
Midfielder
Shane Grimes
Midfielder
Rory Donnelly
Midfielder
Chris Curran
Midfielder
37Booked: 37'
Joe Gormley
Forward
81Scored: 81'
84'
84Subbed Off: 84'
Stephen Garrett
Forward

Substitutes
Ross Lavery
Midfield
Levi Ives
Defender
Ruairi Harkin
Midfield
75Subbed On: 75'
75'
Declan Dunne
Goalkeeper
Jay Donnelly
Forward
84Subbed On: 84'
84'