Match Guide: Larne vs Linfield

Feb 3, 2023 | Match Guide

Irish Cup football returns to Inver Park this Saturday, as we welcome Linfield in a huge last 16 clash. Kick-off is 3pm, with plenty planned before and after the match. You can find out all you need to know in our Landmark Match Guide below.

Tickets and Entry

Tickets remain on sale for home fans only. Entry is priced at £12 for adults and £8 for concessions.

Tickets are on sale until 4pm and then from 7-8pm tonight. Any remaining tickets can be purchased at the ticket window in the forecourt from 2pm.

1889 Sports & Social Club 

The 1889 will be open from 12noon for all supporters who want to call in before or after the big match. There will be Matchday Specials on offer, with Happy Hour running from 12 – 1pm. Entertainment is also being provided after the match.

Club Shop

The Club Shop at Inver Park will be open at 2pm on Saturday, stocked with the new range of Nike merchandise, which was on offer at our pop-up shop in December.

We also have our popular home, away and third shirts in stock as well as mugs, glasses, 1889 range and much more.

There will also be a special offer of 10% off merchandise on Saturday.

The Inver Read

February’s edition of the Inver Read, our monthly magazine, will be on sale at this match for the first time. available at the Tea & Coffee kiosk in the forecourt, as well as the Club Shop.

We have interviews with goalkeeper’s Rohan Ferguson and Jamie Pardington, with Brian Craig’s popular Inver Rewind feature returns, casting minds back to February 1983 and much more.

Our Visitors

Linfield come into this game one point behind Larne in third, having played a game more than the Invermen. In the two league games between this sides this season, both played at Windsor Park, there is a win apiece with Larne retaining the Shield against David Healy’s men on penalties.

Linfield defeated Warrenpoint Town 3-0 in Round 5 to book their place in Saturday’s last 16 clash.

The Inver Reds

This game sees a repeat of last year’s Round 6 clash, with Lee Bonis scoring two goals to earn Larne a 2-0 victory.

The Irish Cup adventure came to an end at the quarter-final stage last year, with Linfield standing in the way of another last eight appearance this time around.

Saturday’s game will be played to a finish, with extra-time and penalties in use, if required.

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