First half goals see Linfield edge Larne in Irish Cup final

May 23, 2021 | Archive

TWO goals inside the first half an hour were enough to clinch the Irish Cup for Linfield, as David Healy’s men ran out eventual 2-1 winners.

Jeff Hughes pulled a goal back in stoppage time at the end of the second half, but Larne’s wait for that elusive first Irish Cup goes on.

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Larne: C. Mitchell, Watson, Robinson, Herron, Sule, Hale, Donnelly, Lynch, Cosgrove, Hughes, Jarvis

Subs: Kelly, Randall (replaced Lynch 53), McDaid (replaced Donnelly 46), Scott, A. Mitchell , Wade Slater , McMurray (replaced Hale 67)

Linfield: Johns, Haughey, Callacher, Millar, Lavery, Clarke, Mulgrew, Pepper, Quinn, Palmer, Cooper

Subs: Moore, Stafford, Larkin, Newberry, Manzinga (replaced Lavery 74), Stewart, Nasseri

Referee: Andrew Davey

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