Crusaders 3
Ballymena United 4
League (Premier Division)


Crusaders 

3 - 4

Ballymena United


League (Premier Division)
Saturday, December 20th, 1997
Seaview
3:00 PM Kick-off


Goalscorers
Glenn Hunter
Stephen Baxter
Phillip Knell 
Barry Patton 
Neil Candlish 
Peter Murray (2)

Team Managers
Unknown. Alan Fraser

Starting Eleven
Unknown. Richard McKinney
Jason Allen
Nigel Boyd
John McConnell
John McDowell
Paul Muir
Ian Bustard
Phillip Knell
Peter Murray
John Smyth
Barry Patton

Bench
None. Stephen Stewart
Neil Candlish
PJ O'Connell

Substitutions
None. Stephen Stewart for John McDowell
Neil Candlish for Ian Bustard
PJ O'Connell for Phillip Knell

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Herbie Barr (Bangor) (Referee)






Match Report


This match has no report.



Squad Statistics (as at December 20th, 1997)


1997-1998 All Time
Age
Richard McKinney (GK)18 1 - 1 -
Jason Allen27 2911084
Nigel Boyd24 26 - 964
John McConnell29 23 - 943
John McDowell19 191231
Paul Muir22 3031065
Ian Bustard33 221623
Phillip Knell29 277429
Peter Murray34 2489019
John Smyth27 181574
Barry Patton24 291912142
Stephen Stewart (sub)34 15 - 871
Neil Candlish (sub)29 12413248
PJ O'Connell (sub)24 223223



League Table (as at December 20th, 1997)


Pld W D L Pts
1. Cliftonville 11 6 2 3 20
2. Portadown 11 5 4 2 19
3. Glenavon 11 5 3 3 18
4. Coleraine 11 5 2 4 17
5. BALLYMENA UTD 11 5 2 4 17
6. Linfield 11 4 4 3 16
7. Crusaders 11 4 3 4 15
8. Glentoran 11 4 2 5 14
9. Omagh Town 11 2 6 3 12
10. Ards 11 0 2 9 2