Saturday 30th September v. Dungannon Swifts (away) - Sports Direct Premiership - k.o: 3:00pm

Cliftonville Match Report
Portstewart Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 8th Jul, 2022 at 15:42

BALLYMENA United travel to Portstewart on Saturday afternoon for their first pre-season game of the 2022/23 season.
United faced Portstewart in the 2nd round of the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup, defeating them 3-0 at the Showgrounds with goals coming from Ryan Waide, Paul McElroy and Michael Place.
Last season Portstewart finished 7th of 11 in the Lough 41 Premier Intermediate League, winning 9 games, drawing 3 and losing 12. They were left with a total of 32 points, level on goal difference with Lisburn Distillery but ahead on goals scored.
Ballymena United:
The Sky Blues managed an eighth placed season, with 16 wins, 5 draws and 17 defeats, leaving them on 53 points, a single point behind Glenavon in the race for the European play-off spot.

They were knocked out of the Toals Co Antrim Shield by Larne in the quarter-finals, losing to Cliftonville in the semi-final of the BetMcLean League Cup, but made it to the final of the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup, which they lost to Crusaders after extra-time.
Match Admittance:
Price of admission to the game is £8 for adults and £4 for concessions, payable at the gate.
Match Officials:
To Be Confirmed
Match Information:
The match kicks off at 3:00pm.
It's the first chance for our fans to see some of the new faces in the squad and should make for a good encounter. Make your way to Seahaven, enjoy the game and, as always - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin

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