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Linfield 'must' win the Irish Cup, says David Healy

Linfield boss David Healy has demanded that his players deliver an Irish Cup triumph this season.

Speaking at the fifth round draw, where the holders were paired with Ballymena and Provincial League side Glebe Rangers, Healy said the demands of the club mean that success is a must.

And with one cup campaign already over for the year, they can't afford to let another slip away.

"It's an absolute must at the minute because we're out of the League Cup," he said. "Sometimes people think it's a show of arrogance and that there's no pressure but it's not even pressure, it's the demands that I put on myself, that I want to put to the club, that fans have that the players leave nothing on the pitch. I enjoy the job. I enjoy the challenge."

Linfield have reached the final in the last two seasons, beaten by Glenavon in 2016 before smashing Coleraine 3-0 care of an Andy Waterworth hat-trick in May.

Healy continued: "The Irish Cup (final) is the big game that everybody talks about, it's the last game of the season and having been on the end of a disappointing final two years ago, it was a much better feeling last year.

"I read a piece with Roy Coyle and with all the success he had, he always goes back to the Irish Cup final defeat to Carrick that hurt him most."

But long before they reach that stage, Healy's Blues must survive any threat of a scare against Glebe on January 6.

"They've earned the right to be at the same stage that we're at and they'll be given the utmost respect. They're obviously doing something right," he said.

"We'll have them watched a couple of times and when they do get here, I certainly hope that we'll have done a job and have progressed to the next round."

Linfield host Warrenpoint Town on Saturday as they look to make it four wins on the bounce in the Premiership.

Healy said: "You always want more. The players know that I want more and they want more. Some of the other teams are going along very nicely at the minute but we have to look after ourselves. Maybe we've turned the corner with the last three wins."

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