Reds reject record £60,000 Glens Gormley bid and say "the issue is now closed"

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Joe Gormley - staying at Solitude.

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Cliftonville have rejected an offer from Glentoran for the Reds' star striker Joe Gormley.

The north Belfast club issued a statement on Thursday night saying the matter was discussed with Joe but he didn't want to leave Solitude.

The Glens were prepared to pay an Irish League record fee of £60,000.

They have offered a similar amount to Ballymena for their forward, Adam Lecky.



Some new signings were confirmed on Friday, including Dungannon Swifts getting midfielder Shane McGinty, who's just left Ballymena United. Earlier ...





Andy Mitchell goes straight into the Larne squad for their game against the Glens at Inver Park on Saturday - 5.30pm kick-off. 

The Danske Bank Premiership leaders are aiming to extend their 15-match unbeaten run in the league. 

Meanwhile, the Glens have had their allocation for next week's Irish Cup tie at Queen's cut to just 100 tickets.

Better news is the controversial red card given to striker Cameron Stewart in the clash with Crusaders at The Oval has been overturned on appeal.

Danske Bank Premiership

Saturday 3pm - 

Carrick Rangers vs Warrenpoint Town
Crusaders vs Ballymena United
Dungannon Swifts vs Institute
Linfield vs Glenavon

5.30 pm - Larne vs Glentoran 


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