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Landmark Matchday Guide: Ballymena United v Larne

Samuel Geltson’s Whiskey Irish Cup action returns today as Larne travel to Ballymena for a quarter-final clash. Kick-off at the Showgrounds is 3pm. Take a look below for all you need to know ahead of the big game.

Travel & Entry

Tickets, priced at £12 for adults and £8 for concessions, can be purchased online: https://www.ballymenaunitedfc.com/tickets/index.php

Please see Supporters Clubs’ social media for up-to-date travel information, as there are very few spaces remaining.

1889 Sports and Social Club 

Enjoy special Matchday Offers ahead of travelling to this evening’s game, with the club open now.

The Opposition  

Ballymena United have beaten Loughgall and Portstewart en route to the last eight of the Irish Cup. The most recent Irish Cup meeting between the sides came in 2018, also in the quarter-finals, where Larne came from a goal down to win 2-1. United. David Jeffrey’s men boast an unbeaten home record since the start of 2022, something Larne must overturn if they are to make the last four.

The Inver Reds 

Larne come into this game in good form, having won two and drawn one of their last three league games. Victories away to Bangor and home to Linfield have brought Tiernan Lynch’s men to the quarter-final stages. Having made last year’s decider Larne will be keen to repeat the feat for this year’s competition.

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