It’s derby day at Inver Park as Larne take on Carrick Rangers on Boxing Day (3pm). The match sees the first of three fixtures in six days for Tiernan Lynch’s side over the busy festive period, with games on Saturday 28th December and on New Year’s Day against Cliftonville and Ballymena United respectively. Below you will find everything supporters need to know before heading to the game.
Tickets will be available from the Ticket Kiosk on Boxing Day and will be priced at £12 for adults and £8 for Concessions.
The Boxing Day fixture is traditionally one of the most well attended games of the year, with a crowd close to capacity expected. Tickets can be purchased online here at www.larnefc.com/tickets/. We would urge supporters to buy now to avoid disappointed.
Supporters are advised that parking at Inver Park is strictly for pass holders ONLY. Parking facilities are available at Riverdale and First Larne Church, both of which are within a short walking distance of the stadium.
Jeff Hughes’ shirt will be up for grabs in the Shirt Swap ahead of the game. For just £1, you can purchase a raffle ticket and be in with a chance of winning our captain’s shirt with the money going towards our very own charity, which helps to support the local community.
We have a 36-page edition of the Matchday Programme for Boxing Day. With the match being against Carrick Rangers, we take a look back at the photos and memories of Jerry Thompson, a former player of both clubs who is sadly no longer with us. The programme will be priced at just £3, with all profits on sales going towards the family of Jerry Thompson. We also have an interviews with Davy McDaid and former player Scott Irvine in this edition.
1889 Sports & Social Club
The 1889 Sports & Social Club will be open from 12pm on Boxing Day, with plenty of football on the screens and on the pitch. With all Premier League games available on Amazon Prime, there will be plenty of action on offer!
Stephen & Sandy will be on stage providing live music from 7pm until LATE, for what’s shaping up to be a great night!
Carrick Rangers come into this game looking to finish off their strong first half of the season. Niall Currie’s team have managed to pull of some big scalps this season, including a 6-2 victory over Glenavon and a 2-1 win away to Ballymena. A great game between two in-form sides awaits at Inver Park!