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

Danske Bank Premiership fixtures announced
Larne Match Preview
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BALLYMENA United travel to Inver Park to face Larne in the Danske Bank Premiership on Friday evening.
The last time the sides met the Sky Blues came out on top in an enthralling 3-3 draw which United went on to win 4-3 on penalties and book a place in the semi-finals of the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup.
Latest results v Larne (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 3-3 Larne (4-3 after penalties), Ballymena Showgrounds, 5th March 2022. (Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup Quarter-Final)
Ballymena United 2-1 Larne, Ballymena Showgrounds, 10th December 2021. Att: 1106
Ballymena United 0-3 Larne, Ballymena Showgrounds, 30th October 2021. Att: 1208
Ballymena United 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
Larne:
Since the cup defeat to United in early March, Larne have went on to draw at home against Glenavon and away against Carrick Rangers. They sit in 5th place in the league, 5 points behind Crusaders and 5 points ahead of Coleraine.
Ballymena United:
In the same period of time the Sky Blues have lost at home to Linfield, away to Portadown and Crusaders, and drawn a single game, last Saturday at home to Glentoran. United sit 8th in the Danske Bank Premiership and will be battling it out with Glenavon for the hallowed 7th place and potential European competition.
Tickets:
Tickets, costing £12 for adults and £8 concessions are available to buy online here.
Match Officials:
Referee: Shane Andrews. Assistant 1: Gareth Eakin. Assistant 2: Gavin Hegarty. 4th Official: Gareth Stewart.
Match Information:
The match kicks off at 7:45pm.
The games between the sides have ended with 2 wins for Larne, wins for United in the league and the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup, and the last time United visited Larne was in January 2021, Kofi Balmer scoring the only goal in a win for the visitors. Neither sides have been showing signs of form lately, so anything can be expected on Friday evening. Make your way to Inver Park and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin

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