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Glentoran Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 23rd Sep, 2016 at 20:10

BALLYMENA United host Glentoran in the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday afternoon, after the first Corporate Lunch of the season.
The last time the two sides met was in February, Glentoran running out 2-0 winners at The Oval. United haven't won a home fixture against Glentoran since January 2007, when goals from Gary Haveron and Kevin Kelbie (2) gave the Sky Blues a 3-2 win in a highly entertaining encounter.
Latest results v Glentoran (all league unless stated):
Glentoran 2-0 Ballymena United, The Oval, 20th February 2016. Att: 1450
Ballymena United 0-1 Glentoran, Ballymena Showgrounds, 7th November 2015. Att: 1302
Glentoran 1-3 Ballymena United, The Oval, 5th September 2015. Att: 1032
Darren Henderson celebrates a goal in a 2-2 draw against Glentoran in September 2014, the last time Glentoran failed to win at the Showgrounds
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Glentoran currently sit in 10th place in the league and lost manager Alan Kernaghan when he resigned after a shock defeat to Annagh United in the Northern Ireland League Cup last month. So far this season they've won 2, drawn 1 and lost 5 games in the league, scoring only 6 goals in those 8 games. They scraped past Ballyclare Comrades in the Toals Co Antrim Shield on Tuesday night, winning 1-0 after extra-time.
Ballymena United:
Ballymena United are currently full of confidence at the minute, sitting 3rd in the league and unbeaten in their last 6 outings. They secured safe passage to the quarter-final stage of the Toals Co Antrim Shield with a 3-0 win over Harland & Wolff Welders on Tuesday night.
Match Officials:
Referee: Steven Taylor. Assistant 1: George Argyropoulos. Assistant 2: Neill Gillespie. 4th Official: Declan Hassan.
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate.

Kick off is 3:00pm.
Can the Sky Blues carry on their excellent run of form with their first home victory of Glentoran in almost 10 years? Get yourself down to the Showgrounds and help cheer the team on to another crucial 3 points!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin