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Dungannon Swifts Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 19th Oct, 2018 at 12:34

BALLYMENA United get back to their Danske Bank Premiership campaign against Dungannon Swifts on Saturday afternoon at Ballymena Showgrounds.
The sides last met on the opening day of the season when United defeated the Swifts 2-0 at Stangmore Park, a first half goal from Willie Faulkner and a second half Tony Kane penalty enough to secure the win.
Latest results v Dungannon Swifts (all league unless stated):
Dungannon Swifts 0-2 Ballymena United, Stangmore Park, 4th August 2018. Att: 878
Dungannon Swifts 2-3 Ballymena United, Stangmore Park, 6th March 2018. Att: 483
Ballymena United 1-3 Dungannon Swifts, National Stadium, 17th February 2018. (Bet McLean League Cup Final)
Ballymena United 2-1 Dungannon Swifts, Ballymena Showgrounds, 18th November 2017. Att: 748
Dungannon Swifts 2-1 Ballymena United, Stangmore Park, 7th October 2017. Att: 568
Dungannon Swifts:
With only 1 win in the league, a 3-2 home victory over Crusaders, and 3 draws, home to Cliftonville and Ards and away to Institute, Dungannon Swifts currently sit bottom of the table with 6 points, level with Ards with a game in hand.

Their last outing was an away game against Warrenpoint Town in the third round of the BetMcLean League Cup where they needed extra-time to secure their place in the quarter-finals where they will face Cliftonville at Solitude.
Ballymena United:
With 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats, the Sky Blues currently sit 2 points behind 3rd placed Crusaders with a game in hand.

Goals from Reece Glendinning, Adam Lecky (2), a Tony Kane penalty and a strike from James Knowles seen of Harland & Wolff Welders with ease on Tuesday evening, securing a quarter-final tie at home to Ballyclare Comrades in the Toals Co Antrim Shield.
Match Officials:
Referee: Lee Tavinder. Assistant 1: Richard Storey. Assistant 2: Andrew Nethery. 4th Official: Diarmuid Harrigan.
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate.

Kick off is 3:00pm.
Can United extend their winning run to 5 games with a home win over Dungannon Swifts, who are now under the management of former Glenavon player and coach Kris Lindsay? Make your way to the Showgrounds on Saturday and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin