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Friday 24th August v. Glenavon (away) - Danske Bank Premiership - k.o: 7:45pm

Glenavon Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 20th Apr, 2018 at 12:19

BALLYMENA United travel to Mourneview Park to face Glenavon in their penultimate league fixture on Saturday afternoon.
The last meeting between the sides, at Ballymena Showgrounds, seen United run out 3-1 winners with goals from Kevin Braniff, Cathair Friel and Kyle Owens.
Recent results v Glenavon (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 3-1 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 30th December 2018. Att: 1228
Glenavon 4-0 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 21st October 2017. Att: 1188
Ballymena United 1-6 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 19th August 2017. Att: 1132
Ballymena United 2-1 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 12th June 2017. (Europa League Play-Off Final)
Glenavon 3-0 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 8th April 2017. Att: 729
Ballymena United 3-4 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 3rd January 2017. Att: 1060
Glenavon 5-0 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 22nd October 2016. Att: 1088
Ballymena United 3-3 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 10th August 2016. Att: 1112
Glenavon:
With 19 wins, 10 draws and 7 defeats and 2 games left in the normal season, Glenavon are guaranteed to be in the Europa League play-offs. They sit a single point ahead of 4th placed Linfield before the game on Saturday and they host Coleraine next weekend.
Ballymena United:
United are also guaranteed to be in the Europa League play-offs, although it'll be a far tougher task to qualify this season. The positive news is that we've beaten all of the sides we could face in the play-offs already this season.
Away Fans Transport:
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Match Officials:
Referee: Arnold Hunter. Assistant 1: Paul Robinson. Assistant 2: Jarlath McElholm. 4th Official: Lee Tavinder.
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate.

Kick off is 3:00pm.
Despite beating them in the last encounter in December and in the Europa League play-off final last season, Glenavon tend to provide very stiff opposition to the Sky Blues, winning 6-1 at the Showgrounds in the 3rd game of the season, and 4-0 at Mourneview in October. United did win the last game between the sides, so make your way to Mourneview Park and be loud and proud in support of your team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin