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Saturday 18th November v. Dungannon Swifts (home) - Danske Bank Premiership - k.o: 3:00pm

Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 BALLYMENA UNITED 11 8 2 1 35 11 +24 18
2 Linfield 11 6 4 1 28 9 +19 16
3 Glentoran 11 6 4 1 20 10 +10 16
4 Glenavon 11 5 2 4 16 22 -6 12
5 Coleraine 11 3 5 3 20 21 -1 11
6 Larne 11 3 5 3 11 16 -5 11
7 Portadown 11 4 2 5 21 17 +4 10
8 Bangor 11 3 4 4 19 25 -6 10
9 Cliftonville 11 2 5 4 17 20 -3 9
10 Crusaders 11 2 3 6 12 23 -11 7
11 Distillery 11 2 3 6 10 22 -12 7
12 Ards 11 1 3 7 10 23 -13 5

Notes:
None


MATCHDAY 1 - Saturday, 16th August, 1980 - Ballymena Showgrounds
BALLYMENA UNITED 6
(...)
PORTADOWN 2
...
Team: White, Beattie, Worthington, McCullough, Fox, McCall, Neill, Sloan, G. Mullan, McQuiston, Malone.
Match Description: ...


MATCHDAY 2 - Tuesday, 19th August, 1980 - The Oval
GLENTORAN 2
(...)
BALLYMENA UNITED 0
-
Team: White, Donald, Worthington, McQuillan, McCullough, P. Mullan, Neill, Sloan, G. Mullan, Malone, McQuiston.
Match Description: ...


MATCHDAY 3 - Saturday, 23th August, 1980 - Ballymena Showgrounds
BALLYMENA UNITED 5
(...)
DISTILLERY 0
-
Team: White, Beattie, Worthington, Fox, McCullough, McCall, G. Mullan, Sloan, McQuiston, Malone, Neill. Sub (not used): P. Mullan.
Match Description: ...


MATCHDAY 4 - Tuesday, 26th August, 1980 - Solitude
CLIFTONVILLE 1
(Campbell '57)
BALLYMENA UNITED 2
-
Team: White, Beattie, Worthington, Fox, McCullough, McCall, Neill, Sloan, McQuiston, Malone, G. Mullan. Sub (not used): P. Mullan.
Match Description: ...


MATCHDAY 5 - Friday, 29th August, 1980 - Ballymena Showgrounds
BALLYMENA UNITED 2
(McQuiston '24; Malone '51)
ARDS 2
(McCoubrey '83; Campbell '88)
Team: White, Beattie, Worthington, Fox, McCullough, McCall, Neill, Sloan, McQuiston, Malone, G. Mullan. Sub (not used): P. Mullan.
Match Description: Ballymena United dropped their first points at home after throwing away a two goal lead against Ards. The Sky Blues opened the scoring on 24 minutes when McCullough found Mullan down the right and he made a great run to cut the ball back for McQuiston who tapped home. He turned provider on 51 minutes when his pass found Malone who shot in off the near post for number two. With seven minutes remaining Ards came back into it when Billy McCoubrey volleyed home a Roy Walker flick on; and in the last two minutes Jim Campbell struck the equaliser for the visitors.


MATCHDAY 6 - Saturday, 6th September, 1980 - Mourneview Park
GLENAVON 1
(M. Malone '85)
BALLYMENA UNITED 2
(G. Mullan '50; Neill '87)
Team: White, Beattie, Worthington, Fox, McCullough, McCall, Neill, Sloan, McQuiston, P. Malone, G. Mullan. Sub (not used): P. Mullan.
Match Description: United took the lead in the second half of what had been a fairly even tie. Tony McCall's corner was floated in and Gerry Mullan was at the far post to head home easily. With five minutes remaining Glenavon grabbed an equaliser when a long ball fell to Martin Malone, brother of United striker Paul, and he drove the ball past Brian White. However United got the winner straight away when another McCall corner was headed home by Davy Neill with only three minutes left on the clock.


MATCHDAY 7 - Saturday, 13th September, 1980 - Ballymena Showgrounds
BALLYMENA UNITED 1
(Devlin '25; Patton '63; Brown '73)
LINFIELD 1
-
Team: Henry, Carlisle, Culbertson (sub Millar 70), McMullan, Watson, Byrne, Gray, O. Kearney, Campbell (sub Martin 63), Withnell, McLernon. Sub (not used): McAlinden.
Match Description: ...


MATCHDAY 6 - Saturday, 6th September, 1980 - Mourneview Park
GLENAVON 1
(M. Malone '85)
BALLYMENA UNITED 2
(G. Mullan '50; Neill '87)
Team: White, Beattie, Worthington, Fox, McCullough, McCall, Neill, Sloan, McQuiston, P. Malone, G. Mullan. Sub (not used): P. Mullan.
Match Description: ...


MATCHDAY 9 - Saturday, 6th September, 1980 - Mourneview Park
BALLYMENA UNITED 4
(M. Malone '85)
LARNE 0
(G. Mullan '50; Neill '87)
Team: White, Beattie, Worthington, Fox, McCullough, McCall, Neill, Sloan, McQuiston, P. Malone, G. Mullan. Sub (not used): P. Mullan.
Match Description: ...


MATCHDAY 9 - Saturday, 6th September, 1980 - Mourneview Park
BALLYMENA UNITED 4
(M. Malone '85)
LARNE 0
(G. Mullan '50; Neill '87)
Team: White, Beattie, Worthington, Fox, McCullough, McCall, Neill, Sloan, McQuiston, P. Malone, G. Mullan. Sub (not used): P. Mullan.
Match Description: ...


MATCHDAY 11 - Saturday, 11th October, 1980 - Clandeboye Park
BANGOR 1
(...)
BALLYMENA UNITED 5
(G. Mullan '50; Neill '87)
Team: White, Beattie, Worthington, Fox, McCullough, McCall, Neill, Sloan, McQuiston, P. Malone, G. Mullan. Sub (not used): P. Mullan.
Match Description: ...



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