In what promises to be a huge weekend for football in Northern Ireland why not kick it all off by taking in a game in the NIFL Academy League at either Under-18 or Under-16 level?

Please note below the fixtures, venues and kick-off times for both leagues.

Academy League Under-18
Friday, 15th November, 2019 (kick-off 8pm unless stated)
Ballinamallard United U18 v. Institute U18 (Fisher Park, Ballinamallard)
Ballymena United U18 v. Glenavon U18 (The Showgrounds, Ballymena)
Carrick Rangers U18 v. Coleraine U18 (Taylors Avenue 3G, Carrickfergus; kick-off 8:15pm)
Cliftonville Strollers v. Newry City U18 (Solitude, Belfast)
Crusaders U18 v. Warrenpoint Town U18 (Seaview, Belfast)
Linfield Rangers v. Dungannon Swifts U18 (Midgley Park, Belfast)

Academy League Under-16
Friday, 15th November, 2019 (kick-off 7:45pm)
Newry City U16 v. Cliftonville U16 (Rathfriland High School, Rathfriland)

Saturday, 16th November, 2019 (kick-off 11am unless stated)
Coleraine U16 v. Carrick Rangers U16 (Rugby Avenue, Coleraine)
Dungannon Swifts U16 v. Linfield U16 (Junior Stadium, Dungannon; kick-off 12 noon)
Glenavon U16 v. Ballymena United U16 (Gordon Playing Fields, Lurgan; kick-off 12 noon)
Institute U16 v. Ballinamallard United U16 (St. Columb's Park, Derry)
Warrenpoint Town U16 v. Crusaders U16  (Rathfriland High School, Rathfriland; kick-off 1:30pm)