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Wednesday 20th November v. HW Welders (home) - Toals Co Antrim Shield SF - k.o: 7:45pm

Larne Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 1st Nov, 2019 at 12:43

BALLYMENA United are back in league action on Saturday afternoon when they host Larne at the Showgrounds.
The last meeting between the sides came midway through August, ending with a 4-2 for the United, goals coming from Jonathan Addis, Andrew McGrory, Cathair Friel and Jude Winchester.
Latest results v Larne (all league unless stated):
Larne 2-4 Ballymena United, Inver Park, 17th August 2019. Att: 1850
Ballymena United 1-2 Larne, Ballymena Showgrounds, 23th March 2018. (Tennent's Irish Cup quarter-final)
Larne 1-1 Ballymena United, Inver Park, 16th July 2016. (Pre-Season Friendly)
Larne 1-1 (2-3 aet) Ballymena United, Inver Park, 1st December 2015. (Toals Co Antrim Shield semi-final)
Larne 4-3 Ballymena United, Inver Park, 1st August 2015. (Pre-Season Friendly)
Larne:
With 4 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats, Larne are sitting in 6th spot in the Danske Bank Premiership, level on points but ahead of United on goal difference.

After defeating Lisburn Distillery 3-0 at home in the 2nd round of the BetMcLean League Cup, Larne were knocked out at the 3rd round stage, losing 3-1 at home to Dundela. Likewise, they won their 1st round game in the Toals Co Antrim Shield, beating PSNI 3-0 at home, then went on to lose 3-2 at The Oval, Glentoran knicking a winner in extra-time.
Ballymena United:
The Sky Blues defeated Newington 3-0 at home in the 2nd round of the BetMcLean League Cup, going on to hammer Dollingstown 6-0 at home in the following round before losing 2-1 after extra-time to Crusaders during the week at the quarter-final stage. In the Toals Co Antrim Shield, United beat Dundela 2-1 at home before a win on penalties over Crusaders set up a semi-final at home to Harland & Wolff Welders.
Supporters Information:
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Match Officials:
Referee: Evan Boyce. Assistant 1: George Argyropoulos. Assistant 2: Mark O'Brien. 4th Official: Diarmuid Harrigan.
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate.

Kick off is 3:00pm.
With an almost identical record in the league this season, this should be a close tie, but United had a horror show on Tuesday evening against Crusaders, losing Leroy Millar to a metatarsal injury and, on his return to first team action, Adam Lecky lashed out at Philip Lowry and got a straight red card. We urge our great support to come out on Saturday afternoon and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin