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Cathair Friel opens up on soured relationship with David Jeffrey as Ballymena United stay at an end


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Cathair Friel

Cathair Friel

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Cathair Friel

Cathair Friel has opened up about his fallout with Ballymena United manager David Jeffrey and his quick exit from the Showgrounds.

In a revealing interview with Sunday Life Sport, the 27-year-old striker has spoken about how he is enjoying his football again at Carrick Rangers and is relishing the prospect of moving to Coleraine in the summer with the intention to help the Bannsiders win trophies.

Friel is one of the Irish League's most fascinating characters, a maverick style footballer capable of magic and goals. He joined Ballymena in 2016 and says in his first four years at the club Jeffrey (treated him 'like a son'.


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