Congratulations are sent on behalf of everyone at Linfield FC to the club’s players, manager, coaches and behind-the-scenes staff, after their superb achievement in winning the Danske Bank NIFL 2021-22 Premiership title.
The players, coach and staff deserve immense credit for their tremendous efforts during a long and demanding campaign.
Saturday’s success in retaining the Premiership title was a joyful occasion which was rightly celebrated by everyone at the club and the players and staff now deserve their well-deserved break to relax, recuperate and recharge their batteries.
Images of players celebrating the Gibson Cup trophy will live long in the memory and become part of the pictorial history of this great club.
Cliftonville pushed this club very hard and they deserve huge praise for a tremendous challenge that went all the way.
Just as Liverpool and Man City seem to match each other, result for result, in the Premiership title race, Linfield and Cliftonville went head-to-head in a similar title race in the Danske Bank NIFL Premiership.
Thankfully, Linfield kept his cool in the final stages of what has been a fierce, fiercely competitive and incredibly tense title race to win the League Trophy for an incredible 4th consecutive season and a world record 56th time. in the proud and distinguished history of this club and this institution.
The challenges that the manager, staff and players have faced over the course of the season have been considerable, but the success that was sealed on Saturday was a deserved and fitting reward for all the sacrifices and efforts that have been made throughout. year round.
The Danske Bank Premiership have never been stronger with considerable strength through depth throughout the standings and in the first year of a new full-time model it has been great fun for Linfield to finish top of the table. which is a very solid ranking. .
The players demonstrated significant mental toughness, resilience and character, as well as considerable skill, to navigate the minefield of tight and jittery fixtures after separation and meet the challenge of ‘a close competitor breathing down your neck and waiting to take advantage, and exploit a potentially deadly mistake.
The supporters played their part in wanting the players to cross the line in the decisive end-of-season games and the club was delighted and honored to receive many congratulatory messages from inside and outside the club.
The noise as the players emerged for Saturday’s game and the sea of colors from the flags that were put up all added to the sense of occasion and hopefully inspired the players to achieve success history that all participants were able to appreciate. the Saturday.
As enjoyable as Saturday was the culmination of a long season of hard work, this club is not standing still and soon attention will quickly shift to all that a new season entails.
As everyone at the club savors the success that was achieved on Saturday, thoughts are beginning to turn to the Champions League draw on June 14 and who our first-round opponents are likely to be in the first leg on July 5 and 6 and in the return match on July 12-13.
For now, congratulations to the players, management, coaches, staff and players on a magnificent success in the league and thanks to all the supporters who have contributed in so many ways to the club’s success over the past year.
Audacity Fortuna Juvat