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Ards Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 17th Aug, 2018 at 12:41

BALLYMENA United travel to Bangor Fuels Arena on Saturday afternoon to face Ards in the Danske Bank Premiership.
The last time the sides met was at Bangor Fuels Arena in February, with now Sky Blue Reece Glendinning scoring the only goal of the game in the first half.
Latest results v Ards (all league unless stated):
Ards 1-0 Ballymena United, Bangor Fuels Arena, 27th February 2018. Att: 283
Ards 1-0 Ballymena United, Bangor Fuels Arena, 20th January 2018. Att: 507
Ballymena United 3-0 Ards, Ballymena Showgrounds, 28th November 2017. (Toals Co Antrim Shield SF)
Ballymena United (2-2) (3-2 aet) Ards, Ballymena Showgrounds, 15th November 2017. (BetMcLean League Cup QF)
Ballymena United 6-3 Ards, Ballymena Showgrounds, 14th October 2017. Att: 829
Ards currently sit on 0 points after an opening day 4-2 defeat away to Crusaders, followed by a 2-0 defeat at home to Glentoran.
Ballymena United:
The Sky Blues have got off to a solid start to the season, winning their opening game 2-0 at Dungannon Swifts with a first half goal from Willie Faulkner and a second half penalty by Tony Kane. This was followed up with a battling 2-2 draw at Crusaders, the home side coming from behind twice after goals from Johnny McMurray and Ryan Mayse in a fantastic game.
Away Fans Transport:
Seven Towers Ballymena United Supporters Club bus leaves Henry Street Car Park at 1:30pm.
Match Officials:
Referee: Keith Kennedy. Assistant 1: Mark O'Brien. Assistant 2: Adrian Sobieski. 4th Official: Chris Morrison.
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate.

Kick off is 3:00pm.
Can United keep their good start to the season up with a win over a side they struggled to beat at Bangor Fuels Arena last season? It'll be tough but the new look Braidmen will be pumped up for it after the fantastic draw against league champions Crusaders last weekend. Make your way to Bangor and get behind YOUR team from the start - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin