Causeway Chronicle

It’s a trip to the capital for Coleraine this Saturday

The Bannsiders take on Crusaders off the back of another encouraging performance against Larne.

Here’s the big match facts and figures . . .

Coleraine come into the game unbeaten in three league games for only the second time this season.
The 10 points from the last five league matches is Coleraine’s best run this season.
There is just one game remaining before the split after the Seaview fixture.
23/03/24 Coleraine v Dungannon
Coleraine need four points from the remaining two league games to guarantee their top six spot.
If Coleraine finish in the top six, their last five fixtures will be (not in order)
Larne (A)
Linfield (A)
Crusaders (H)
Cliftonville (H)
Glentoran (H)

Last time out (04/11/23) Seaview
Crusaders 0 Coleraine 2

Previous league fixtures at Seaview
11/04/23 Crusaders 3 Coleraine 1
18/02/23 Crusaders 2 Coleraine 0
08/03/22 Crusaders 1 Coleraine 0
04/10/21 Crusaders 0 Coleraine 2
15/05/21 Crusaders 0 Coleraine 1
10/11/20 Crusaders 1 Coleraine 0
Since the start of the 2010/11 season, there have been 23 league fixtures at Seaview.
Won 6
Drawn 3
Lost 14
Clean sheets 5
Scored 23
Conceded 36
Crusaders boss Stephen Baxter steps aside at the end of the season.
His record against Oran Kearney reads:
Won 21
Drew 10
Lost 15
Oran Kearney’s record against Crusaders:
Won 15
Drew 10
Lost 21

Conor McKendry 23/24 league statistics
Played 28
Starts 28
Subbed off 7.
Scored 12
-Home goals 5
-Away goals 7
Assists 6
Yellow cards 9
Wins 11
Draws 5
Losses 12


Maurice Bradley