Landmark Match Guide: Glentoran vs Larne

Apr 16, 2024 | Match Guide, All News

After an impressive 8-1 victory over Cliftonville at the weekend, there is no time for Tiernan Lynch’s squad to rest as we head to The Oval for gameweek 36 in the Sports Direct Premiership.

Below is all of the information that our travelling supporters will need to know before heading to East Belfast for tonight’s 7.45pm kick-off.


Match tickets for tonight’s game remain available online, priced at £13 for adults and £9 for concessions, and can be purchased at No cash gate will be in operation at the stadium, with away supporters entering via the City End Terrace as normal.

There will be four supporters buses travelling to tonight’s game. Larne NISC and Inver Red & Whites SC’s buses have SOLD OUT, while very limited space remains on Larne FC Reds’ bus.

To book with the Larne FC Reds, you can contact Jenny Harvey on 07734026666 for availability and departure information.

The last few seats also remain available on official club travel to The Oval, with supporters able to book online via This bus will leave at 6.30pm from Inver Park.

Those who are travelling to the game by car are asked to be mindful of local residents when parking in and around The Oval.


The 1889 Club will be open from 5pm for supporters wishing to call in for a pre-match drink before heading to The Oval.

For those unable to head towards East Belfast, the bar will also be streaming the BBC iPlayer coverage of the game live from 7.45pm.


Tiernan Lynch will be asking his squad to continue from where they left off at the weekend, when they put Cliftonville to the sword in what was the club’s biggest ever top-flight victory.

Cian Bolger and Ro-Shaun Williams will both face a late fitness after being forced off with an injuries in recent weeks. Williams limped off the pitch on Saturday after taking a knock to his ankle, but it is not thought to be serious, while Bolger has been working towards fitness following a hamstring injury sustained against Crusaders.

With now other new injuries to report, the Invermen will be aiming to tick off another victory and maintain a one-point lead at the top of the table.

Larne have claimed victory each time they’ve faced The Glens so far this season, winning 2-1 during the last visit to The Oval.


Glentoran head into the tonight’s game aiming to secure a vital three points in their pursuit of a fourth-place finish, which could guarantee an automatic spot and home advantage in the league’s European Play-Off final depending on other team’s league positions.

Having held Linfield to a goalless draw in their last home outing, Declan Devine’s squad will be confident in their ability to upset the apple cart in the title race once again.

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