'It Was Friendly Banter' - Glentoran Player Pulls Cliftonville Goalie's Beard And Is Knocked Out

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Sport

A former Manchester United goalkeeper has been convicted of assaulting a rival player after having his beard repeatedly pulled. Cliftonville stoppe...

Northern Ireland: Loyalists Against Football?

Philip Murphy | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Philip Murphy

It was supposed to be a day to remember in North Belfast. League leaders Cliftonville against Crusaders, their closest challengers and local rivals. A packed Seaview, filled with colleagues, friends and neighbours from across North Belfast's footballing divide, each hoping to secure local bragging rights and a step to the coveted Irish Premiership title.