Ballymena 4 - 1 Glenavon

City Cup Match
Wednesday, May 15th, 1929, 7:15 PM at Ballymena Showgrounds
Referee: W. Boyd (Belfast)
Ballymena  Glenavon

Goalscorers
James Mitchell 
William Girvan 
Jamie Shiels 
James McCambridge 
George Turkington

Team Managers
Selection Committee
Selection Committee

Starting Eleven
John Gough
Gordon McDairmid
John McNinch
David Reid
John Reid
Sidney Howard
James McCambridge
James Mitchell
Jamie Shiels
Joseph Cassidy
William Girvan
Pete McMahon
Harry Maxwell
Mick Hoy
Hamilton
Harold Tilly
Burns
R. Thompson
Billy McBride
George Turkington
Gerry McCourt
Bill Toman

Ballymena finished the season well when they won their last competitive game on Wednesday evening at the expense of Glenavon by four goals to one.

There was a good attendance at the Showgrounds to see the Light Blues at home for the last time this season. Ballymena played the same team as turned out against Linfield last Saturday.

In the first half Ballymena had the greater share of the play, and within the first five or six minutes Mitchell opened the scoring. Girvan added No. 2, scoring from an awkward angle, and before the interval Shiels put them further ahead.

The second half was not long in progress when Turkington opened Glenavon's account. Afterwards both goals had narrow shaves, and eventually the visitors' citadel fell to McCambridge.

At the conclusion of the match McDiarmid was carried shoulder high off the field, in recognition of the fact that he was the only Ballymena player who had played in every match during the season.

Match report written by Ballymena Observer (17 May 1929)



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