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Carrick Rangers Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 20th Jul, 2018 at 12:18

BALLYMENA United travel to Belfast Loughshore Arena to face Carrick Rangers on Saturday afternoon.
The last time the sides met was in the Danske Bank Premiership in January 2018, United running out 3-0 winners at home thanks to a brace from Kevin Braniff and a last minute goal from Matthew Shevlin.
Latest results v Carrick Rangers (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 3-0 Carrick Rangers, Ballymena Showgrounds, 13th January 2018. Att: 699
Ballymena United 3-1 Carrick Rangers, Ballymena Showgrounds, 16th December 2017. Att: 778
Carrick Rangers 1-1 Ballymena United, Belfast Loughshore Arena, 15th August 2017. Att: 542
Carrick Rangers:
Carrick Rangers were relegated from the Danske Bank Premiership to the Bluefin Sport Championship at the end of last season after finishing second bottom of the league and losing their promotion/relegation play-off against Newry City 6-3 on aggregate. In their pre-season games they've defeated Ballynahinch Olympic 5-1 and Linfield 1-0, both at home.
Ballymena United:
In their pre-season friendlies to date, Ballymena United have won 1-0 at Harland & Wolff Welders, 2-0 at Lisburn Distillery and 3-0 at Knockbreda with 6 different goal scorers between the 3 games.
Match Officials:
To Be Confirmed
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate. We except admission to cost £5 for adults and £3 for children and seniors.

Kick off is 3:00pm.
With the Sky Blues winning their previous 3 friendly games, hopes are high of a further victory, but concentration levels will need to be high given that Carrick drew with Linfield on Tuesday night. Make your way to Belfast Loughshore Arena on Saturday afternoon and get behind YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin