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David Healy: Early points are crucial in title chase as Irish League could be called to an early halt again

Healy urges Blues to ensure they're in pole position if Covid forces curtailment

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David Healy

David Healy

David Healy

Linfield manager David Healy has urged his players to continue delivering champion results and stay at the top of the table for fear that the Danske Bank Premiership season could be curtailed at any time.

With the country plunged into full-scale lockdown last night, elite football in Northern Ireland may be allowed to continue behind closed doors as in England and Scotland, but it is unknown for how long.

After Larne lost 1-0 at home to Ballymena United at the weekend, the Blues took advantage and returned to pole position in the top flight with an impressive 2-1 victory at Glenavon.


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