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Warrenpoint Town have ended their eight-match losing streak with a dramatic 4-3 comeback victory against Dungannon Swifts.
They scored all four goals in the second half at Milltown, including a 93rd-minute winner from sub. Lorcan Forde who's on loan from Linfield.
After earlier rumours he was about to be sacked, a delighted 'Point manager Stephen McDonnell joined in celebrations with players and fans at the final whistle.
🎥Dramatic stoppage time @LorcanForde1 winner for @thepointfc v @DgnSwifts - 1st win, 1st points of season & did boss @StephenMcD8 enjoy that?! Rumour had it he was on his last legs after 8 defeats on the bounce - today he walks away with 3 precious points. His thoughts next. pic.twitter.com/97NzGVpoYa— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) October 5, 2019
🎥 Manager @StephenMcD8 after 1st win of season for @thepointfc - battling 4-3 victory v @DgnSwifts at Milltown. “Delighted for the players...now let’s kick on and get more Ws on the board!” pic.twitter.com/HSqNFx4Ux1— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) October 5, 2019
🎥 On loan from @OfficialBlues Lorcan Forde grabbed sensational last-gasp goal to give @thepointfc their first #DanskeBankPrem win of the season, 4-3 v @DgnSwifts. Dedicates victory to management team @StephenMcD8 @colmbarron & co: pic.twitter.com/8b4EiYVcH6— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) October 5, 2019
Also in the Premiership on Saturday, Coleraine regained second spot with a 4-1 victory at Carrick.
And Institute drew 1-1 with Ballymena in the only other fixture.
Here’s a chance to reflect on busy weekend in #DanskeBankPrem— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) October 5, 2019
Friday wins for @CrusadersFC @cliftonvillefc & @larnefc and Saturday success @ColeraineFC & @thepointfc - yes, that’s Warrenpoint! 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 pic.twitter.com/Yw7o8x5wcC
The Northern Ireland under-19 women's team had another impressive victory
on Saturday night beating Moldova 6-0 at the Ballymena Showgrounds.
Great win tonight for @NorthernIreland u19's against Moldova by 6 goals to nil Qualification for the elite rounds secured well done to all ⚽️💚💙 @BelTel_Sport @AlfieWylie @OfficialIrishFA @BelLiveSport @uclansportpe @RoversLadies @BBCSPORTNI @qnewsdesk pic.twitter.com/82vzPrSjFh— Alan Perry (@alanp1771) October 5, 2019
Finally, Linfield complete a player of the month double...
Northern Ireland international Kirsty McGuinness is the NIFWA Women's Player of the Month for September.— NI Football Writers' Association (@NIFWA) October 4, 2019
McGuinness helped @LinfieldLadies to the Danske Bank Women's Premiership title, scoring nine goals in the month and becomes the first player to win this award twice. pic.twitter.com/FmkRQFDBtU
Linfield defender Mark Stafford has been named NIFWA Player of the Month for September.— NI Football Writers' Association (@NIFWA) October 6, 2019
The powerful centre-back helped the Blues to 6 wins in the month, keeping 4 clean sheets in the league and weighing in with a goal against Carrick.
It is his first time winning the award. pic.twitter.com/gTBJskX6j0