The Inver Reds are back at Inver Park tonight as we welcome Linfield in the BetMcLean Cup quarter-final. Kick-off is at 7.45pm.
Supporters are advised to read the below information before making the trip to Inver Park this evening.
Tickets for tonight’s game remain available to purchase for supporters here.
Home supporters have the option of watching the game from the Landmark Underwriting Main Stand, Terrace, and the ClubSport NI Church End, and are encouraged to purchase tickets at the earliest opportunity to avoid missing out on your preferred area of the stadium.
A cash turnstile will be in operation at the Landmark Main Stand, with all other areas of the stadium for home supporters being ticket only. Admission prices for tonight’s game have been set at £10 for adults, £5 for concessions and £2 for those of Primary School age.
Away supporters will be situated in the P&O Ferries and Larne Port McKay Stand for tonight’s game. There will also be a cash gate available for away supporters at tonight’s game.
Supporters who have purchased tickets for the Landmark Underwriting Main Stand and Terrace areas of Inver Park will be able to enter the stadium via the turnstiles in the main car park as normal.
If you have purchased a ticket for the ClubSport NI Church End, you will be able to access your seat via the normal entry point just before the Agnew Lounge.
Away supporters, who will be housed in the P&O Ferries and Larne Port McKay Stand, will need to enter the stadium via the Church Road entrance.
WHAT’S AVAILABLE AT INVER
1889 Sports & Social Club will be open from 5pm ahead of the game tonight for supporters wishing to enjoy a few pre-match drinks. The new outdoor bar in the fanzone will be in operation for tonight’s game and will serve a range of drink options, including draught beer. Supporters who have a smartcard will be able to use this within both 1889 Sports and Social Club and the outdoor bar in the fanzone.
A pop-up shop stand will be available at Inver Park in the main car park in front of 1889 Sports and Social Club from 6.45pm tonight selling all of the matchday essentials including hats, scarves, flags and more!
Catering vans serving hot food and drinks will be accessible in both the main car park and the P&O Ferries and Larne Port McKay before and during today’s game. Our tea and coffee kiosk in the main car park will also be open as normal.
FOR THE TOWN CHRISTMAS APPEAL 2023
The supporter led ‘For The Town’ Christmas Appeal continues on Tonight, with a call for all supporters attending our BetMcLean Cup Quarter Final against Linfield to bring along some much needed items for Larne Food Bank.
Christmas Appeal Volunteers will once again be positioned at a table just inside the main gates of Inver Park, close to the main entrance of the 1889 Sports & Social Club, and if you’re able to donate they will very gratefully receive the following items in particular:
- Breakfast cereal
- Long life fruit juice
- Pasta sauce
- Rice sauce
- Long grain rice
- Tinned tomatoes
Supporters are to be aware that due to limited spaces, the car park within Inver Park will not be open to supporters attending the game.
For those driving to the game, parking facilities are available in nearby areas including Laharna Retail Park and Riverdale, both of which are just a short walk to the stadium.
We would also like to remind supporters to be mindful and aware of residents who live just outside the stadium and to not block access to private properties when parking your car within this area.
THE INVER REDS
Tiernan Lynch’s side come into tonight’s game after a 0-0 draw against rivals Ballymena United on Saturday afternoon in the Sports Direct Premiership.
The Inver Reds secured their place in the quarter-finals of the competition for the first time since 2003 with a 5-3 extra-time victory over Ards in the last round.
Tonight will see the fourth meeting between the two sides in all competitions so far this season, with the Invermen winning all three meetings so far in the Sports Direct Premiership and the Co. Antrim Shield.
Linfield head to Inver Park tonight on the back of a heavy 4-0 defeat to rivals Glentoran in the Sports Direct Premiership.
The Blues overcame Glentoran in the last round of the competition with a 2-1 victory at The Oval, securing their place in the last eight to set up tonight’s clash.
David Healy’s side are the current holders of the competition after defeating Coleraine in the final last season.