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Marty Quinn: I’m backing Cliftonville to end 41 years of Irish Cup pain

 

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Game changer: Marty Quinn would love to see fans at the Irish Cup final

Game changer: Marty Quinn would love to see fans at the Irish Cup final

Game changer: Marty Quinn would love to see fans at the Irish Cup final

Cliftonville legend Marty Quinn has tipped the Reds to beat Covid-19 and bring the Irish Cup to Solitude for the first time in 41 years.

The north Belfast side’s title-winning former manager was part of the triumphant 1979 Cup-winning team and he knows the club’s fans are desperate for new heroes to adore.

The Danske Bank Premiership season was curtailed by the pandemic but the Sadler’s Peaky Blinder Irish Cup is set to be completed with Monday’s last-four games seeing Ballymena United face Coleraine before the Reds take on Glentoran at Windsor Park.