Belfast Telegraph

Linfield close in on title

Linfield could be celebrating a 50th League title this time next week after proving their credentials with a dramatic turnaround to sink Glentoran at The Oval yesterday.

Trailing 1-0 with four minutes to play, the Blues — who looked set to surrender their three-point lead over Crusaders at the top — showed their resolve to first level through Paul Munster and then hit a last-gasp winner from Michael Carvill.

If they can follow that up with a third successive Big Two derby triumph on Tuesday, then a win against Cliftonville next Saturday could be enough to secure the Gibson Cup.

For full Carling Premiership coverage, see this week's Sunday Life.

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