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Irish Premiership to stage Sunday football next season after over 50% of clubs state interest

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Sunday game: Cliftonville’s Joe Gormley hits the bar before Paul O’Neill scores the rebound against Coleraine in the League Cup final, which was held on a Sunday. Credit: INPHO/John McVitty

Sunday game: Cliftonville’s Joe Gormley hits the bar before Paul O’Neill scores the rebound against Coleraine in the League Cup final, which was held on a Sunday. Credit: INPHO/John McVitty

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NIFl chief Gerard Lawlor. Crdit: Stephen Hamilton/Inpho

NIFl chief Gerard Lawlor. Crdit: Stephen Hamilton/Inpho

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Sunday game: Cliftonville’s Joe Gormley hits the bar before Paul O’Neill scores the rebound against Coleraine in the League Cup final, which was held on a Sunday. Credit: INPHO/John McVitty

Sunday football is on the way to the Danske Bank Premiership next season.

Following the huge success of the historic Sunday BetMcLean League Cup final in March between Cliftonville and Coleraine, a number of top-flight clubs in Northern Ireland have expressed an interest in playing league games on a Sunday in the 2022-2023 campaign.


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