|Larne Match Preview|
|Uploaded Friday, 29th Oct, 2021 at 15:15|
|BALLYMENA United host Larne for the second time in a fortnight, this time in the Danske Bank Premiership.|
|The game on the 19th October in the Toals Co Antrim Shield quarter-final seen United capitulate to a 4-0 defeat, the Larne goals coming from John Herron, Andrew Scott, and Ronan Hale (x2).|
|Latest results v Larne (all league unless stated):|
Ballymena Unitedf 0-4 Larne, Ballymena Showgrounds, 19th October 2021. (Toals Co Antrim Shield Quarter-Final)
Ballymena United 1-1 Larne, Ballymena Showgrounds, 6th March 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Larne 0-1 Ballymena United, Inver Park, 2nd January 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Larne 2-0 Ballymena United, Inver Park, 31st October 2020. Att: 490
|Since the game less than 2 weeks ago, Larne have played a single game, drawing 1-1 with league champions Linfield, they've dropped a place in the table, but now sit just 3 points behind current leaders Cliftonville.|
|In the same period United have also played a single game, beating current league leaders Cliftonville 1-0 at the Showgrounds, remaining in 9th place but have caught up to Glenavon and sit behind them only on goal difference.|
Ballymena United fans can access match tickets by clicking here.
Larne fans can access match tickets clicking here.
Ballymena United spectators will only be able to gain entry from the ECOS side of the stadium, in other words all spectators travelling to this match by car should drive to the roundabout on the Broughshane Road and take the turn off signposted to ECOS and follow Kernoghan's Lane into the car park at the rear of the Showgrounds.
Any home spectators walking to the stadium should walk down Suffolk Street onto Farm Lodge Avenue and make their way to Gate E, then around the new 2G pitch and along the rear of the Main Stand to the turnstiles at Gate P.
Slemish Drive turnstiles will NOT be open for this match and Slemish Drive car park will not be available for use by Ballymena United Supporters.
Supporters are also advised that at the end of the match Ballymena United spectators will be required to leave via gate P and on towards ECOS centre/Kernoghans Lane then Broughshane Road.
There will be no egress towards Slemish Drive or Warden Street egress to Suffolk Street may be subject to a short delay.
|Your understanding and assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated by the club.|
|Referee: Steven Gregg. Assistant 1: Gareth Eakin. Assistant 2: Ryan Kelsey. 4th Official: Ben McMaster.|
|The match kicks off at 3:00pm.|
|After the win over Cliftonville last weekend, the Sky Blues will stand a chance to take something from the Larne game, but in a much improved performance from the last outing against the Inver Park men. Make your way to the Showgrounds and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!|
|Match Preview by Paul Irwin|
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