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Irish Cup will lose its magic without underdogs, says David Jeffrey

Legendary boss fears Premiership-only event but insists prize is worth fighting for

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David Jeffrey

David Jeffrey fears the Irish Cup will lose its magic if lower-league clubs pull out - but believes it is still worth playing.

The competition has been thrown into chaos after Championship sides voted to scrap their season.

The Covid crisis means teams outside the top flight have not kicked a ball this term.


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