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Summary

  1. Ballymena 1-0 Cliftonville
  2. Coleraine 4-2 Glenavon
  3. Dungannon 2-0 Ballinamallard
  4. Glentoran 2-0 Warrenpoint

Live Reporting

By Alvin McCaig and Matt Gault

All times stated are UK

  1. Signing off

    Bye for now

    Coleraine finish the day on top of the table after a 4-2 win over Glenavon lifts them to a fifth successive win. They maintain their 100% record and are looking a good bet for am genuine tilt at the title.

    Glentoran are up to third on 11 points after they beat Warrenpoint 2-0, thanks to goals from Curtis Allen and Robbie McDaid as Gary Haveron's men remain unbeaten.

    Dungannon Swifts beat Balllinamallard and Ballymena edged Cliftonville 1-0 at the Showgrounds.

    Carrick Rangers host Ards on Tuesday night but make sure to join us next Saturday for a programme of five fixtures from the Irish Premiership, including the first 'Big Two' meeting of the season at Windsor Park between Linfield and Glentoran.

    All the goals and highlights from today's games will be on the BBC Sport NI website this evening and there will be in-depth analysis of all the weekend's action on the Irish League Show, which drops on to the BBC iPlayer on Monday night.

  2. Draw for NI League Cup third round

    Last 16 stage

    Cliftonville v PSNI

    Warrenpoint Town v Dungannon Swifts

    Ards v Glenavon

    Ballyclare Comrades v Institute

    Ballinamallard United v Linfield

    Glentoran v Carrick Rangers

    Ballymena United v Portadown

    Crusaders v Coleraine

    Matches to be played on Tuesday, 10 October

    League Cup draw on BBC Radio Ulster
    Image caption: The League Cup draw was made in the Sportsound studio
  3. What they said

    Coleraine 4-2 Glenavon

    Quote Message: I think we could have scored even more. My penalty was cheeky but I thought I hadn't seen it done too often in the Irish League so I thought I would come up with something a bit different. Fortune favours the brave but I don't think I'll be doing it again. We're a high-energy team and we all work for each other, we're not the most flamboyant side in the world but we just want to keep this run going. I think it's much too early to be talking about challenging for the title, we don't want to be getting ahead of ourselves and we're just happy to be where we are at the moment. from Darren McCauley Coleraine striker
    Darren McCauleyColeraine striker
  4. What they said

    Glentoran 2-0 Warrenpoint

    Quote Message: I'm most pleased about the win. We'll play better this season and lose but it's all about getting the three points and keeping the momentum going and that's what we did. We haven't been clinical at times this season and I feel for Tippy but I'm pleased that our strikers are firing, because that's what mattered. We started the second half really brightly and hurt them by putting the ball in the back of he net. We still have key players coming back and I hope to have them back for next week but I'm still pleased. We're learning and improving with every game but I'm just pleased we maintained the momentum with the win here today. from Gary Haveron Glentoran manager
    Gary HaveronGlentoran manager
  5. What they said

    Coleraine 4-2 Glenavon

    Quote Message: More than anything, I'm delighted to get the three points against a team of Glenavon's calibre. Darren McCauley is on top of his game and I expect him to flourish this season and his two goals showed both his audacity and quality. It's been a great start to the season obviously with five wins from five but if I'm being honest we still have 3-4 injuries so it's a real credit to the players that we have available that they have carried us through. from Oran Kearney Coleraine manager
    Oran KearneyColeraine manager
  6. What they said

    Coleraine 4-2 Glenavon

    Quote Message: I thought the first-half we started well but found ourselves behind and that's the way it went for us. We got a good equaliser but two bad mistakes cost us before half-time and we went in 3-1 down. I kept thinking we could get back in the game but it's one of them games today. We didn't show the same level of energy and intensity and they were the better team today, there's no doubt about that. We couldn't deal with them and the amount of chances we conceded was scary. Hopefully next week we'll put it right and bounce back. from Gary Hamilton Glenavon manager
    Gary HamiltonGlenavon manager
  7. What they said

    Glentoran 2-0 Warrenpoint

    Quote Message: We've been beaten 2-0 after dominating the game. We created so many chances and didn't come away with anything. Scoring goals is the hardest part of the game but we haven't shown our ruthless streak. For the red card, Darren [Murray] was frustrated and complained to the referee. We have to be disciplined and it's cost us. We have to learn that we can't afford to make these mistakes. Performance-wise today was good but you don't get points from results so we need to convert good performances into wins. from Matthew Tipton Warrenpoint Town manager
    Matthew TiptonWarrenpoint Town manager
  8. FULL-TIME

    Dungannon Swifts 2-0 Ballinamallard Utd

    A comfortable victory for the Swifts while the Mallards still await their first Premiership win of the season.

  9. FULL-TIME

    Spartans 1-2 Linfield

    A Louis Rooney penalty and Stephen Lowry goal prove enough to put David Healy's men into the last 16.

  10. FULL-TIME

    Ballymena 1-0 Cliftonville

    Emmet Friars' strike proves enough to separate the sides as Ballymena get their first league win of the season.

    It was far from a classic and the Reds will be disappointed that they weren't able to bounce back from last week's defeat to Crusaders.

  11. FULL-TIME

    Coleraine 4-2 Glenavon

    Coleraine go top of the Premiership.

    Irish Premiership
    Image caption: How they stand at the top
  12. FULL-TIME

    Glentoran 2-0 Warrenpoint

    The Glens are up to third in the table after an impressive win over Warrenpoint, Curtis Allen and Robbie McDaid with the goals in the second-half to clinch the points.

  13. OFF THE LINE AGAIN!

    Ballymena 1-0 Cliftonville

    The Reds are denied again as Ballymena cling on to their lead!

  14. RED CARD

    Glentoran 2-0 Warrenpoint

    A needless sending off as Darren Murray is given his marching orders for dissent. Point down to ten men and Matthew Tipton will be furious with the nature of that dismissal.

  15. GOAL

    Crusaders 3-2 Motherwell Under-20s

    Billy Joe Burns scores in stoppage-time for the winning goal in the Scottish Challenge Cup second round match. Harsh on the youngsters of Motherwell as Stephen Baxter's men go into the third round.

  16. Long Johns signs off

    Keeper's clearance gives Coleraine a name change

    Home goalkeeper Chris Johns sees his kick leaves Coleraine a letter short at the Showgrounds.

    Video content

    Video caption: O dear! Chris Johns
  17. OFF THE LINE!

    Ballymena 1-0 Cliftonville

    McCullough does brilliantly to clear Breen's header off the line and beyond the post for a corner. Cliftonville really applying pressure now as the clock ticks away.

  18. GOAL

    Spartans 1-2 Linfield

    Blair Atkinson blasts into the roof of the net for the Edinburgh side on 73 minutes.

  19. GOAL

    Crusaders 2-2 Motherwell Under-20s

    Billy Joe Burns equalises for Crusaders in the 83rd minute. He was a shade fortunate as his free-kick seemed to be an intended cross. It evaded everyone and keeper Peter Morrison could only get his fingertips to it.

  20. GOAL

    Dungannon Swifts 2-0 Ballinamallard Utd

    Ryan Mayse doubles Dungannon's lead with a superb curling finish on 70 minutes. The impressive midfielder hit the corner of the net from just outside the box and the Swifts are closing in on their second league win of the campaign.