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

Danske Bank Premiership fixtures announced
Glenavon Match Preview
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BALLYMENA United travel to Mourneview Park on Saturday afternoon to face Glenavon in their first post-split league game.
The last meeting between the two sides was in February at the Showgrounds ended in the 3-3 draw, the United goals coming from Michael Place, Conor Keeley and Paul McElroy, with Keeley also shown a red card in the 56th minute.
Recent results v Glenavon (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 3-3 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 19th February 2022. Att: 973
Glenavon 0-1 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 6th November 2021. Att: 688
Ballymena United 1-1 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 18th September 2021. Att: 972
Ballymena United 3-1 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 1st May 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Glenavon 3-2 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 10th April 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Glenavon 2-1 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 6th February 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Ballymena United 0-2 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 10th November, 2020. Att: 600
Glenavon:
Since the meeting in February Glenavon have won 2, drawn 1 and lost 2 in the Danske Bank Premiership table, and going into the final 5 games the Mourneview Blues are a single point of Ballymena United.
Ballymena United:
In the same period United won a single league game, drew 1 and lost the other 3. They've also managed to grab a place in the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup semi-finals, where they will face either Newry City or Glentoran, depending on the outcome of the arbitration launched by Glentoran after they were thrown out for fielding an ineligible players.
Ticket Information:
Tickets for Ballymena United supporters are available to buy now from the Glenavon Ticketing Portal. Tickets are £12 for adults, £8 for concessions and Primary School children can enter for free with valid ID.
Match Officials:
Referee: Jamie Robinson. Assistant 1: Jamie Carnduff. Assistant 2: David Burns.
Match Information:
The match kicks off at 3:00pm.
This is one of the biggest games of the season for both sides as the chase for 7th spot, and the upcoming European Play-Offs. With Glenavon a single point ahead, a win would push the Sky Blues' above them by two points. Make your way to Mourneview on Saturday and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin

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