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Glenavon Match Preview
Uploaded Tuesday, 9th Aug, 2016 at 18:18

BALLYMENA United host Glenavon on Wednesday night in their first home league game of the season.
The last time the sides met was at Mourneview Park in April, the game ending in a 1-1 draw with Johnny Taylor scoring the United goal.
Recent results v Glenavon (all league unless stated):
Glenavon 1-1 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 5th April 2016. Att: 936
Glenavon 3-1 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 17th October 2015. Att: 730
Ballymena United 1-7 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 12th August 2015. Att: 849
Gary Thompson celebrates after Darren Henderson scored an equaliser against Glenavon in 2015
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Glenavon:
Glenavon got off to an excellent start at the weekend, defeating Carrick Rangers 4-0 at Mourneview Park, Rhys Marshall scoring 2, Joel Cooper and Mark Patton grabbing the others.
The Lurgan side finished 3rd in the league last season, and defeated Linfield in the Irish Cup Final.
Ballymena United:
After a heavy defeat on the opening day of the season, which manager David Jeffrey described as "a very harsh footballing lesson", United will need to step up their game to stand any chance against a side full of confidence.
Match Officials:
Referee: Tim Marshall. Assistant 1: Jarlath McElholm. Assistant 2: Ken Ross. 4th Official: Declan Hassan.
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate.

Kick off is 7:45pm.
We'd really appreciate your support at our first home game of the season, so make your way to the Showgrounds and get behind the Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin