Ballymena United 3
Ards 1
League (Premier Division)


Ballymena United
3 - 1
Ards 

League (Premier Division)
Saturday, October 11th, 1997
Ballymena Showgrounds
3:00 PM Kick-off

Goalscorers
Phillip Knell (26)
Phillip Knell (61)
Phillip Knell (86)
None.

Team Managers
Alan Fraser
Unknown.

Starting Eleven
Darren Crawford
Nigel Boyd
John McConnell
John McDowell
Mark Carlisle
Declan McGreevy
Paul Muir
Jason Allen
Peter Murray
Ian Bustard
Phillip Knell
Unknown.

Bench
Stephen Stewart
John Smyth
Neil Candlish
None.

Substitutions
John Smyth for Peter Murray
Neil Candlish for Declan McGreevy (59)
None.

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.
Match Officials

George McKay (Strabane) (Referee)




Match Report


This match has no report.



Squad Statistics (as at October 11th, 1997)


1997-1998 All Time
Age
Darren Crawford (GK)29 11 - 23 -
John McDowell19 121161
Nigel Boyd24 14 - 844
Declan McGreevy30 152323
Paul Muir21 161923
John McConnell29 12 - 833
Mark Carlisle28 15 - 210 -
Jason Allen26 151944
Phillip Knell29 154306
Ian Bustard33 10 - 502
Peter Murray33 1317912
John Smyth (sub)27 91484
Neil Candlish (sub)29 3212346



League Table (as at October 11th, 1997)


Pld W D L Pts
1. Cliftonville 9 5 2 2 17
2. Glenavon 8 4 2 2 14
3. BALLYMENA UTD 9 4 2 3 14
4. Glentoran 8 4 1 3 13
5. Linfield 8 3 3 2 12
6. Portadown 7 3 3 1 12
7. Crusaders 9 3 3 3 12
8. Coleraine 9 3 2 4 11
9. Omagh Town 8 1 4 3 7
10. Ards 9 0 2 7 2