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Cliftonville boss Gerard Lyttle: I'm not seeing red over Crangle's refereeing at Glentoran scrap

By Graham Luney

Published 12/05/2016

Cliftonville and Glentoran players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle during the game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
Cliftonville and Glentoran players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle during the game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game Cliftonville win this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Curtis Allen pictured after scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles chairman Gerard Lawlor shows his emotions at the final whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Fra Brennan celebrates with a wee drink of champagne
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game Cliftonville and Glentoran players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game Cliftonville and Glentoran players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles James Knowles in action with Glentorans Chris Lavery
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Darren Murray and glentorans Jay Magee
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Daniel Hughes in action with Glentorans Ciaran Caldwell
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay Donnelly rises high to head his side into a 1-0 lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay Donnelly rises high to head his side into a 1-0 lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay Donnelly celebrates after he rises high to head his side into a 1-0 lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay Donnelly celebrates after he rises high to head his side into a 1-0 lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay Donnelly celebrates after he rises high to head his side into a 1-0 lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay Donnelly celebrates after he rises high to head his side into a 1-0 lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay Donnelly celebrates after he rises high to head his side into a 1-0 lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Curtis Allen celebrates after scoring to make it 1-1
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Curtis Allen celebrates after scoring to make it 1-1
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay Donnelly in action with Glentorans Chris lavery
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Curtis Allen celebrates after scoring to make it 1-1
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Curtis Allen celebrates after scoring to make it 1-1
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Curtis Allen celebrates after scoring to make it 1-1
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Curtis Allen celebrates after scoring to make it 1-1
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Jay Magee rises the highest to head his team into a 2-1lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay Donnelly in action with Glentorans Stephen McCullough
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Jay Magee rises the highest to head his team into a 2-1lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Jay Magee celebrates after he rises the highest to head his team into a 2-1lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Jay Magee celebrates after he rises the highest to head his team into a 2-1lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Jay Magee celebrates after he rises the highest to head his team into a 2-1lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Jay Magee celebrates after he rises the highest to head his team into a 2-1lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Jay Magee celebrates after he rises the highest to head his team into a 2-1lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Jay Magee celebrates after he rises the highest to head his team into a 2-1lead
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles and Glentorans players involved in a mass brawl at the half time whistle
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Curtis Allen pictured after scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Curtis Allen pictured after scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Stephen Garrett and GlentoranÕs Barry Holland pictured in action during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Daniel Hughes and GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured in action during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Daniel Hughes and GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured in action during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Daniel Hughes and GlentoranÕs Jay Magee pictured in action during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Stephen Garrett and GlentoranÕs Steve McCullough pictured in action during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Jay Donnelly pictured scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Stephen Garrett and GlentoranÕs Steve McCullough pictured in action during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Jay Donnelly pictured scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Jay Donnelly pictured after scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Curtis Allen pictured scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs Jay Donnelly pictured after scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Curtis Allen pictured scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game GlentoranÕs Curtis Allen pictured scoring his teams 1st goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs James Knowles pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs James Knowles pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs James Knowles pictured after scoring his teams 2rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs David McDaid pictured after scoring his teams 3rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs David McDaid pictured after scoring his teams 3rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs David McDaid pictured after scoring his teams 3rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game CliftonvilleÕs David McDaid pictured after scoring his teams 3rd goal during this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game Cliftonville win this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game Cliftonville win this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game Cliftonville win this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 10/05/2016 Cliftonville v Glentoran Europa League Play Off game Cliftonville win this evenings game at Solitude in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Stephen Garrett gets brought down by Glentorans Barry Holland and gives away a penalty and sees himself senyt off.
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Stephen Garrett gets brought down by Glentorans Barry Holland and gives away a penalty and sees himself senyt off.
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Stephen Garrett gets brought down by Glentorans Barry Holland and gives away a penalty and sees himself senyt off.
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Stephen Garrett gets brought down by Glentorans Barry Holland and gives away a penalty and sees himself senyt off.
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Glentorans Elliott Morris cant stop James Knowles penalty to make it 2-2
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles Jay magee in action with Glentorans Elliott Morris
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles James Knowles collects the ball after his penalty made it 2-2
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles James Knowles collects the ball after his penalty made it 2-2
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles David McDaid celebrates after netting the winner in a 3-2 win for Cliftonville
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles chairman Gerard Lawlor shows his emotions at the final whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles David McDaid celebrates after netting the winner in a 3-2 win for Cliftonville
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles chairman Gerard Lawlor shows his emotions at the final whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles chairman Gerard Lawlor shows his emotions at the final whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles chairman Gerard Lawlor shows his emotions at the final whistle
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonvilles captain George McMullan
Press Eye - Northern Ireland -10th May 2016 Photograph: Stephen Hamilton /Presseye Europa league play off final betweem Cliftonville and Glentoran at Solitude . Cliftonville winners of the play off
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Belfast , UK - May 11, pictured is General views of Solitude football ground in North Belfast home of Cliftonville FC amid a sunset May 11, 2016 Belfast , Northern Ireland ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Belfast , UK - May 11, pictured is General views of Solitude football ground in North Belfast home of Cliftonville FC amid a sunset May 11, 2016 Belfast , Northern Ireland ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Belfast , UK - May 11, pictured is General views of Solitude football ground in North Belfast home of Cliftonville FC amid a sunset May 11, 2016 Belfast , Northern Ireland ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Belfast , UK - May 11, pictured is General views of Solitude football ground in North Belfast home of Cliftonville FC amid a sunset May 11, 2016 Belfast , Northern Ireland ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Belfast , UK - May 11, pictured is General views of Solitude football ground in North Belfast home of Cliftonville FC amid a sunset May 11, 2016 Belfast , Northern Ireland ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Belfast , UK - May 11, pictured is General views of Solitude football ground in North Belfast home of Cliftonville FC amid a sunset May 11, 2016 Belfast , Northern Ireland ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

Gerard Lyttle says he has no problems with the way referee Raymond Crangle handled the explosive Europa League play-off scrap at Solitude.

A tense clash between Cliftonville and Glentoran hit boiling point when Jamie McGovern and Curtis Allen clashed just before half-time, sparking an ugly brawl.

Crangle didn't caution anyone following the melee but he did show red cards to Cliftonville keeper Conor Devlin and Glentoran's Chris Lavery after a confrontation as the teams headed towards the dressing rooms.

Cliftonville are thrilled to pocket the £160,000 qualification cash, however both clubs could be fined by the Irish FA for the ugly scenes.

Reds boss Lyttle said: "There was actually no talk of refereeing decisions afterwards.

"I have no issues whatsoever with Raymond's decisions.

"Any fines would possibly apply to both clubs but I'm focused on the football side and I've no idea if that will happen."

Belfast Telegraph

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