Belfast Telegraph

Morrow keen to haunt former side Linfield

By David Mason

Institute striker Sammy Morrow has warned that sentiment will be in short supply when he faces his former buddies at the Riverside Stadium tomorrow.

The 31-year-old admits he knows what to expect when David Healy brings title-chasing Linfield for a mouth-watering Irish Cup sixth round clash.

"It will be handshakes and smiles before kick-off, but I know Jimmy Callacher, Mark Haughey and Mark Stafford only too well. Those boys take no prisoners," said Morrow. "All the pressure is on Linfield. This is very much a free one for us.

"However, it's a cup tie and anything can happen. I know Linfield have had us watched against the PSNI, but I don't think they will learn a lot because we were awful. In many ways, this is the perfect game to get us back on track because we are not expected to win."

• Linfield are to receive more than £50k from Uefa thanks to goalkeeper Roy Carroll's call-up to the Northern Ireland squad for Euro 2016.

A total of 641 clubs will share a £129m pot for releasing players to participate in both the qualifying campaign and the finals tournament itself, with the Blues landing £53,776.21 and Notts County - from whom Linfield signed Carroll just ahead of the competition on France - earning £32,254.31.

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