Kearney applauds ‘incredible’ midfield duo

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Kearney applauds ‘incredible’ midfield duo thumbnailColeraine midfielder Brad Lyons celebrates with supporters after helping the team to a 3-0 win over Ards at the Bangor Fuels Arena on Saturday. Bannsiders’ boss Oran Kearney has praised the contributions of Lyons and midfield partner Ciaron Harkin to the

COLERAINE manager Oran Kearney has praised the central midfield pairing of Brad Lyons and Ciaron Harkin for their contribution to his side's record-breaking start to the season.
The duo again impressed in Saturday's 3-0 defeat of Ards, Coleraine's sixth league win in succession - a new record for the Showgrounds club.
The Bannsiders sit proudly at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership with Carrick Rangers the visitors to Ballycastle Road this weekend.
“I thought Brad Lyons and Ciaron Harkin in the middle of the park against three men in there - which they do most weeks - were just fantastic," said Kearney after the Ards victory.
“They were the two for me in the second half that settled us down.
“They're 19 and 20 and you're asking them to be mature and to take on information like that.
“For me they're incredible. I made my debut in the Irish League at 22 but those two kids are just different gravy," added the Ballycastle schoolteacher.
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