Jan 18 2018

NEW DATE for BetMcLean League Cup Semi-Finals

BetMcLean League Cup Semi-Finals

The Northern Ireland Football League are pleased to announce the rescheduled dates for the BetMcLean League Cup semi-finals.

The first semi-final between Dungannon Swifts v Crusaders is now to be played on Tuesday 30 January (kick-off 7.45pm).

Ballymena United will take on Cliftonville on Tuesday 6 February (kick-off 7.45pm). This date was originally scheduled to be a reverse of the same fixture for the abandoned Danske Bank Premiership fixture earlier this month.

The date of the BetMcLean League Cup final remains as planned on Saturday 17 February (kick-off 5.30pm).

 

Rescheduled fixtures

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Dungannon Swifts v Crusaders (Stangmore Park, kick-off: 7.45pm)

Tuesday 6 February 2018

Ballymena United v Cliftonville (Ballymena Showgrounds, kick-off: 7.45pm)

Jan 17 2018

Fixture Change: Dungannon Swifts v Glenavon

Danske Bank Premiership fixture announcement

The Northern Ireland Football League have announced that all Danske Bank Premiership fixtures scheduled for Saturday 24 March will now be played on Friday 23 March.

This follows the announcement from the Irish Football Association of the friendly international against South Korea at the National Football Stadium on Saturday 24 March (kick-off 2pm).

As the final game-week before the Danske Bank Premiership split, all fixtures must be played concurrently to ensure sporting integrity.

All fixtures in the Bluefin Sport Championship and Bluefin Sport Premier Intermediate League will be rescheduled with new dates to be confirmed.

 

Rescheduled fixtures

Friday 23 March 2018 (all games 7.45pm kick-off)

Ballinamallard United v Linfield
Cliftonville v Ards
Coleraine v Carrick Rangers
Dungannon Swifts v Glenavon
Glentoran v Ballymena United
Warrenpoint Town v Crusaders

Jan 11 2018

FIXTURE INFO: Rescheduled Fixture v Carrick Rangers

Our fixture from New Years day away to Carrick Rangers has been rescheduled for Tuesday 27th February 2018 at the Loughshore Arena.

Carrick Rangers v Dungannon Swifts (kick-off 7.45pm)

Please find the below information regards all fixtures postponed over Christmas holiday period.

Free entry for all abandoned Premiership fixtures

The NI Football League are delighted to announce that all re-arranged Danske Bank Premiership fixtures from the abandoned matches on Tuesday 2nd January will be free admission for supporters.

In addition, the Premiership referees and officials have collectively agreed to waive their match fees for the three abandoned games.

NI Football League Managing Director Andrew Johnston said “We want to express our thanks to the clubs in their decision to put the supporters first and make the rescheduled fixtures from the abandoned games free admission.

“Thanks also to the Premiership referees for their kind gesture ahead of these three fixtures.”

The two postponed Danske Bank Premiership fixtures from New Year’s Day have also been rescheduled.

 

Rescheduled fixtures

Tuesday 30 January

Coleraine v Linfield (kick-off 7.45pm)

Tuesday 6 February

Cliftonville v Ballymena United (kick-off 7.45pm) – FREE ADMISSION

Tuesday 27 February

Carrick Rangers v Dungannon Swifts (kick-off 7.45pm)

Glentoran v Warrenpoint Town  (kick-off 7.45pm) – FREE ADMISSION

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Ards v Glenavon – FREE ADMISSION

 

Jan 10 2018

Contract News: Winger signs contract extension

Danske Bank Irish premier league match between Crusaders and Dungannon Swifts at Seaview. Crusaders Gavin Whyte in action with Dungannon’s Cormac Burke Photo: ©INPHO/Stephen Hamilton

Head Coach Rodney McAree has informed us that winger Cormac Burke, has agreed to sign a two year extension to his current contract. Burke, 24, first signed for the Club in May 2015 from Institute and is delighted to be offered a new deal.

“I had no hesitation at all signing again for Dungannon. I have had the best three years of my short career here and really enjoy my football at Dungannon and working with Rodney and his staff as well as the lads here. I’ve never came across a better dressing room so there was no hesitation at all for me to agree a new deal when I was offered it.”

“I think for all the hard work that everyone puts in around the club, both on and off the pitch, the next thing has to be silverware for us. We came so close last year in the semi finals of the Irish cup v Linfield. We have a semi final of the Bet McLean League Cup coming up this Tuesday night, so there is no question that silverware has to be a target.”

Congratulations on signing your new contract Cormac. Good Luck.

Jan 06 2018

U20s v Carrick Rangers

Swifts u20s had a super win last night (Friday 5th January) v Carrick Rangers.

The final score was 3-0 to Dungannon. With goals coming from Ben Gallagher, and Sam Haugh (x2). Special mention to Ben, Ethen, Adam and Calum (all only 15 years old!) who all played their part in the win.

Jan 05 2018

Irish Cup Fifth Round Tie v Limavady United

Tomorrow at Stangmore Park we welcome Limavady United for our Fifth Round Irish Cup tie, This game will Kick Off at 3 pm and we would encourage you all to come out and support local football. The Tennent’s Irish Cup is a massive part of Irish League football and everyone longs for a place in the final on the first Saturday in May every year.

Admission Price: £11 Adult £7 Concession.

The full draw reads (kick-off 3pm unless stated):-

Ards v. Crumlin Star
Ballinamallard United v. Immaculata
Ballymena United v. Moyola Park
Carrick Rangers v. Glenavon
Cliftonville v. Warrenpoint Town
Coleraine v. Lisburn Distillery
Crusaders v. Maiden City
Dungannon Swifts v. Limavady United
Knockbreda v. Institute (1:30pm)
Larne v. Dergview
Linfield v. Glebe Rangers
Loughgall v. PSNI
Lurgan Celtic v. Glentoran (1:30pm)
Newry City AFC v. H&W Welders
Portadown v. Ballyclare Comrades
Queen’s University v. Dundela (1:30pm)

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