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Saturday 13th August v. Glenavon (home) - Danske Bank Premiership - k.o: 3:00pm

Cliftonville MATCH REPORT

Uploaded Saturday, 16th Jul, 2022 at 15:49

Date: Saturday, 16th July, 2022; Competition: Friendly; Attendance: N/A;
Crewe United [2] [3]
Ballymena United [0] [1]
Venue: Crewe Park; Kick-Off: 14:00;
Goals:
[1-0] Crewe United (4 mins), [2-0] Crewe United (24 mins), [3-0] Crewe United (70 mins), [3-1] LOUGHRAN, Caolan (pen 88 mins)

CREWE United defeated Ballymena United 3-1 in a pre-season friendly on Saturday afternoon at Crewe Park.
From the start, to the end, it looked like Crewe were the top flight team, bossing the pitch, keeping the ball and creating chances.
It took just 4 minutes for Crewe to grab their first goal, with another coming 20 minutes later. Chances for the Braidmen were few and far between, and even after half time, it was mostly Crewe until they scored their 3rd. United were awarded a penalty, but it was missed, along with two glorious headed chances which went straight over the bar.
The Sky Blues were awarded another penalty, this time Caolan Loughran stepping up and sending it into the back of the net for a late consolation.
It's the same against on Tuesday night as two squads are playing at two different locations. One team will travel to Breda Park to face Knockbreda, and the other make the trip to Wilgar Park to face Dundela.
Match Report by Paul Irwin
Ballymena United Team:
Jordan Williamson, Ross Redman, Craig Farquhar, Caolan Loughran, Evan Tweed, Sean Graham, Jake Corbett, Paul McElroy, Jordan Gibson, Pierce Quigley, David Parkhouse.

Subs not used: Ritchie, Ewart, Stewart, Tennant, Trialist A.