The NIFL Academy Leagues roll onto week five with games spread across Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Under-18 leaders Institute are in action on Thursday evening when they visit Crumlin Leisure Centre to face the so far undefeated Cliftonville Strollers while, in the Under-16s, top of the table Crusaders will look to maintain their 100% start away to Carrick Rangers.

Please note below the fixtures with respective venues and kick-off times for both Leagues.

Academy League Under-18
Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 (kick-off 8pm)
Cliftonville Strollers v. Institute U18 (Crumlin Leisure Centre, Crumlin)

Friday, 4th October, 2019 (kick-off 8pm unless stated)
Ballymena United U18 v. Ards U18 (Ballymena Showgrounds)
Carrick Rangers U18 v. Crusaders U18 (Taylors Avenue 3G, Carrickfergus; kick-off 8:15pm)
Coleraine U18 v. Warrenpoint Town (UUC Campus, Coleraine)
Glentoran Colts v. Glenavon U18 (Mount Pleasant 3G, Belfast)

Academy League Under-16
Saturday, 5th October, 2019 (kick-off 11am unless stated)
Ards U16 v. Ballymena United U16 (Londonderry Park, Newtownards)
Ballinamallard United U16 v. Linfield U16 (Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen; kick-off 2pm)
Carrick Rangers U16 v. Crusaders U16 (Taylors Avenue 3G, Carrickfergus)
Dungannon Swifts U16 v. Newry City U16 (Junior Stadium, Dungannon; kick-off 12pm)
Glenavon U16 v. Glentoran Youth (Gordon Playing Fields, Lurgan; kick-off 12pm)
Institute U16 v. Cliftonville U16 (St. Columb's Park, Derry)
Warrenpoint Town U16 v. Coleraine U16 (Rathfriland High School, Rathfriland; kick-off 1:30pm)