Sunday, July 17, 2011
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Saints believe they can progress in Belfast

THE New Saints' goalkeeper Paul Harrison believes his side can still progress in the Europa League despite their first-leg home draw with Cliftonville.
With the tie level at 1-1, Harrison is confident the Saints can beat the irish League side in Belfast.
"Cliftonville are well organised but we have a strong squad. We're exciting going forward and have players who can score," he told BBC Radio Shropshire.
"They might be favourites now but we have the character to win it."
Alex Darlington put TNS ahead in the first leg but Barry Johnson's equaliser means Saints must score to win the tie.
"They have a few good players but we can keep them quiet on the night," added Harrison, who played a big part in Saints' six-game European run last season, which included a brave defeat by the Belgian champions Anderlecht.
TNS director of football Mike Davies feels the disappointment of the first leg will spur on his side.
"We might be under pressure but we play better under pressure," Davies said.
"We'll get chances and we'll take those chances, so it's all to play for."
But his opposite number, Cliftonville boss Tommy Breslin, felt the pressure could also spur on his side.
"We've got a great bond among the players and that's our strength," he countered.
There's full commentary on Cliftonville v The New Saints at the BBC Radio Shropshire website from 7.00pm.
Photo: Saints' manager Carl Darlington takes training in Cliftonville's Solitude stadium on Thursday night.

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