Landmark Match Guide: Ballymena United v Larne

Feb 20, 2023 | All News

Larne are back on the road on Tuesday evening as the Invermen take on Ballymena United in a re-arranged Danske Bank Premiership encounter. Take a look below for all you need to know ahead of travelling to the Showgrounds.


Tickets are on sale for fans HERE. Entry is priced at £12 for adults and £8 for concessions, and just £1 for all under-11’s accompanied by and adult. There will also be a cash gate at the ground. Please also note that tickets purchased for the original fixture remain valid.

Due to the temporary closure of the Ecos entrance to the Showgrounds, Larne supporters and buses should proceed to Granville Drive and park at the Northern Regional College or Cameron’s car park and walk to the Warden Street away turnstiles. There will be no facility for Larne supporters’ buses or cars to park at the ground. Supporters buses should offload the supporters at the relevant car parks at the Northern Regional College on Granville Drive and this is where supporters will be collected after the game.


The 1889 will be open from 5pm for all supporters who want to call in before travelling to the match. For those unable to make it, all the big games of the night will be shown on the screens.


David Jeffrey’s Ballymena United side are in 7th place coming into this fixture. Their most recent outing was a league defeat to Glentoran on Friday evening. Former Larne player Sean Graham gave United a first half lead, with Rodney McAree’s men coming back to win 3-1.

The two previous meetings between the sides this season were both at Inver Park, with Larne winning the league fixture 3-0 and a 1-0 County Antrim Shield victory coming in October.


Tiernan Lynch’s side beat Cliftonville 2-1 on Saturday, to move three points clear at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership table. Tuesday’s game represents Larne’s game in hand over their nearest title rivals, with 10 league games left in total.

Leroy Millar struck his 11th goal of the season on Saturday, with Johnny Addis’ late goal representing the first league goal conceded in the last seven outings.

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