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Josh Carson: Maribor shock is what dreams are made of and now Coleraine want a repeat performance against Motherwell

Shoot-out drama rivals NI caps and Ipswich impact for Coleraine ace

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Spot on: Josh Carson in action against La Fiorita

Spot on: Josh Carson in action against La Fiorita

Coleraine celebrate their penalty shoot-out success in Maribor

Coleraine celebrate their penalty shoot-out success in Maribor

Spot on: Josh Carson in action against La Fiorita

Josh Carson has played four times for Northern Ireland, made an explosive scoring start to his professional career at Ipswich Town, was a title winner with Linfield and last season won the League Cup with Coleraine having suffered agony at missing out on their Irish Cup success a couple of years before.

Yet speak to the Bannsiders hero about his side's stunning Europa League victory over Maribor and he will tell you it ranks as one of the best experiences he has had in his career.

Carson was outstanding in Slovenia last month. Like the Duracell Bunny, he just kept on running as Oran Kearney's men pulled off the shock of the first qualifying round, drawing 1-1 after extra-time before winning in a dramatic penalty shoot-out.