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Cliftonville Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 25th Nov, 2016 at 10:23

BALLYMENA United travel to Solitude to face Cliftonville in the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday afternoon.
The last time the sides met was in September at the Showgrounds, United running out 3-2 winners after coming back from 1-0 down at half time, goals coming from Tony Kane (2) and Cathair Friel.
Tony Kane and the team celerate one of his goals in the game in September
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Latest results v Cliftonville (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 3-2 Cliftonville, Ballymena Showgrounds, 10th September 2016. Att: 1019
Ballymena United 2-2 Cliftonville, Ballymena Showgrounds, 2nd April 2016. Att: 921
Cliftonville 4-2 Ballymena United, Solitude, 4th December 2015. Att: 1023
Ballymena United 6-1 Cliftonville, Ballymena Showgrounds, 12th September 2015. Att: 1023
David Jeffrey celebrates the victory over Cliftonville in September
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Since the last meeting, Cliftonville have been in impressive form, taking 25 points from a possible 33 in the league with 8 wins, a draw and 2 defeats. They currently sit in third place in the league on 32 points, 2 ahead of United. Last weekend they beat Linfield 3-2 at the National Stadium.
Ballymena United:
In the same period United have gained 19 points from a possible 30 in the league with 6 wins, a draw and 3 defeats. Sitting in 5th place in the table, level with Coleraine but behind on goal difference, the Sky Blues will want to get back to winning ways after their embarrassing 4-1 defeat at home against Dungannon Swifts last weekend.
Away Fans Transport:
Seven Towers Ballymena United Supporters Club bus leaves Henry Street at 2:00pm.

The Spirit Of 89 Supporters Club bus leaves the Smithfield Bar at 1:45pm. To reserve a place contact Davy McCaig on 078 4916 2945.
PSNI Information:
The PSNI have asked the Club to pass on the information on the following page to all fans travelling to the game by bus or car. LINK.
Match Officials:
Referee: Tim Marshall. Assistant 1: David Anderson. Assistant 2: Jarlath McElholm. 4th Official: Neil Robinson.
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate.

Kick off is 3:00pm.
Cliftonville always give United a hard game but, having already defeated the Reds this season, the Braidmen will hope to make it a league double over the home side. A large and vocal support is always appreciated by the players, so make your way to Solitude and get behind the team!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin