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Saturday 11th February v. Portadown (home) - Danske Bank Premiership - k.o: 3:00pm

Newington MATCH REPORT

Portadown Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 9th Dec, 2022 at 12:12

BALLYMENA United travel to Shamrock Park to face Portadown in the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday afternoon.
The last meeting between the sides was at the Showgrounds in October, United getting their first win in six league games thanks to David McDaid goals either side of the break.
Recent results v Portadown (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 2-0 Portadown, Ballymena Showgrounds, 8th October 2022. Att: 950
Ballymena United 2-1 Portadown, Ballymena Showgrounds, 16th April 2022. Att: 924
Portadown 1-0 Ballymena United, Shamrock Park, 12th March 2022. Att: 595
Ballymena United 4-0 Portadown, Ballymena Showgrounds, 1st January 2022. Att: 1289
Portadown 0-1 Ballymena United, Shamrock Park, 16th October 2021. Att: 648
Portadown:
Since the start of the season Portadown have won a single game, on Sunday afternoon, a 3-1 win away from home over Newry City. A single draw and a list of defeats leaves them bottom of the table with 4 points, 3 behind Dungannon Swifts.
Ballymena United:
The Sky Blues have managed to gather 7 wins, 2 draws and 8 defeats, the recent improvement helping the side jump up into 7th with 23 points, 7 behind Coleraine with a game in hand.
Ticket Information:
Tickets cost £12 for adults and £8 concessions. Primary School aged children don't need a ticket, they'll be let in for free.

Simply click this link and you'll be directed to the tickets page.
Match Officials:
Referee: Lee Tavinder. Assistant 1: Andrew Nethery. Assistant 2: John Doherty. 4th Official: Jamie Robinson.
Match Information:
The match kicks off at 3:00pm.
Last season both sides won a game at Shamrock Park by a goal to nil, but the only game this season was played at the Showgrounds. The aim will be to take maximum points from any game, and this will be put to it's test on Saturday. Make your way to Shamrock Park and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin