New Coleraine manager Rodney McAree is relishing the prospect of facing leaders Linfield in Saturday’s big Irish Premiership match.
They are refusing to officiate at Coleraine’s home matches after a female ref was verbally abused.
Derry City boss Kenny Shiels says reports linking him with the vacant Coleraine manager’s job are untrue and that he is focused on Derry’s upcoming cup final.
Coleraine manager Oran Kearney is being strongly linked with the vacant St Mirren job after Alan Stubbs’ departure on Monday.
Coleraine midfielder Brad Lyons hopes to complete his move to Championship club Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday.