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Portadown Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 4th Aug, 2017 at 15:52

BALLYMENA United face Portadown in a pre-season friendly at Shamrock Park on Saturday afternoon at 2pm.
The last time the sides met was at the Showgrounds on 11th March 2017, United running out 3-0 winners thanks to goals from debutant Michael Kerr, Johnny Flynn and Tony Kane (pen).
Latest results v Portadown (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 3-0 Portadown, Ballymena Showgrounds, 11th March 2017. Att: 1045
Ballymena United 2-0 Portadown, Ballymena Showgrounds, 3rd December 2016. Att: 835
Portadown 0-2 Ballymena United, Shamrock Park, 17th September 2016. Att: 721
Ballymena United 0-2 Portadown, Ballymena Showgrounds, 30th April 2016. Att: 859
Portadown 3-4 Ballymena United, Shamrock Park, 1st January 2016. Att: 669
Ballymena United 1-1 Portadown, Ballymena Showgrounds, 21st November 2015. Att: 681
Portadown 3-2 Ballymena United, Shamrock Park, 10th October 2015. Att: 645
Portadown:
After disciplinary action at the start of last season seen the Mid-Ulster side start with a huge handicap, it left them with a mountain to climb, so it was almost inevitable that they'd be relegated at the end of last season. They'll not want to spend too long in the BlueFin Championship and they've shown great determination so far in their pre-season friendlies - we should not expect anything less than a tough encounter.
Match Officials:
To Be Confirmed
Match Officials:
To Be Confirmed
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate.

Adults 5, Seniors 3 and children go free.

Kick off is 2:00pm.
This is our last pre-season friendly before the Danske Bank Premiership kicks off next Friday night with a home game against Crusaders, so let's get a good support down there and be loud and proud as the players try to go into the league campaign with a good win behind them.
Match Preview by Paul Irwin