Coleraine beat Crusaders to blow open title race

Coleraine beat champions Crusaders 1-0 at Ballycastle Road to extend their unbeaten run to 14 games and blow the title race wide open.

Eoin Bradley’s first-half penalty earned Coleraine a deserved victory, the striker sweeping home form the spot after Howard Beverland was adjudged to have handled the ball in the penalty area.

With Linfield beating Ballinamallard, Crusaders’ lead at the top is cut to four points while Coleraine stay third in the table.

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