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Going up: Luke Wilson is relishing a top-flight return

Going up: Luke Wilson is relishing a top-flight return

Freddie Parkinson

Going up: Luke Wilson is relishing a top-flight return

When and where he gets his hands on the trophy doesn't matter.

Even finding out that Portadown had been confirmed as Championship winners via a text message didn't matter.

For Ports captain Luke Wilson, nothing will take the shine off leading his hometown club back to the top flight of Northern Ireland football, nor will it diminish the pride he will feel when he does eventually raise the silverware, with a provisionally planned presentation party for last night postponed.