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History shot: Chris Curran is fired up end Reds’ 41 year wait

History shot: Chris Curran is fired up end Reds’ 41 year wait

History shot: Chris Curran is fired up end Reds’ 41 year wait

Cliftonville skipper Chris Curran believes Windsor Park is an 'unforgiving venue' but reckons his team will not be found wanting after the long lay-off when they face Glentoran in the Sadler's Peaky Blinder Irish Cup semi-final tonight.

It's a tasty confrontation which marks the return of senior football following the coronavirus outbreak back in March - however the game will be played behind closed doors.

Although the Reds has been back training for almost one month, Curran admits it will be a big ask for both teams to perform at optimum levels.