Matchday Guide: Larne v Carrick Rangers, Friday 10th January (7.45pm)

Jan 8, 2020 | Archive

The Inver Reds are taking on Carrick Rangers for the second time in just over two weeks, as Tiernan Lynch’s side look to build on the momentum of their 8-0 win over Belfast Celtic in the Sadler’s Peaky Blinder Irish Cup. Below is everything you will need to know before heading to Friday’s game (7.45pm) at Inver Park.


Tickets are available online for BOTH away supporters and non-Season Ticket holders in the home end.  Tickets are available here: We would encourage all paying supporters, especially away fans, to purchase their tickets online before making the trip, as we aim to ensure everyone can get into the stadium as fast and efficiently as possible.

Tickets can also be purchased on matchday from our Ticket Kiosk in the main car park. Admission will be at the usual cost of £12 for adults and £8 for concessions.

Parking facilities are available for supporters at Riverdale car park and at First Larne Church, both of which are just a short walk to the stadium.

Away fans

This match will be segregated, with Carrick Rangers supporters in the Larne Port and P&O Ferries McKay Stand. To gain entry into the stadium, away supporters are required to enter via Church Road.

1889 Sports & Social Club

There is action on and off the field on Friday night with Sheffield United taking on West Ham United on the screens in 1889. Matchday Bingo cards will be available for the game, giving you a chance to win a £30 bar tab for just £1.

Paul Sexton will be providing the entertainment for the supporters on Friday night performing from 6:30 – 7:30pm and then again at 9:30 – 11:30pm.

Club Shop

The Club Shop at Inver Park will be open from 6:30 – 7:30pm on Friday. Supporters will be able to purchase our Nike merchandise range as well as a range of miscellaneous items, to cheer on the team.


A new edition of our popular 36-page match programme will be available to purchase within the main car park before the game on Friday night. Priced at just £3, this week’s edition is full of interesting articles, including an interview with former player Francis Smith, stats and historic images. These will be available from our roaming sellers and the Ticket Kiosk. The edition is a must purchase for anyone wishing to sample the full matchday experience.

Shirt Swap

This week’s Shirt Swap prize is an Albert Watson home shirt. Ballot tickets can be purchased from any of our roaming sellers for just £1, with the winner being announced over the PA system during the first half. All money raised from purchased ballot tickets will go to the club’s official charity, Brighter Futures, which supports the local community with things that matter to them.

The Opposition 

The Amber Army come to Inver Park sitting 9th in the Danske Bank Premiership, having losing 2-0 to Coleraine in their most recent league game on New Year’s Day, although they made progress to the last 16 of the Irish Cup with a 3-1 win away to Ards, on Saturday. In their last five outings in all competitions, Carrick Rangers have won two, lost two and drawn one.

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