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BALLINAMALLARD UNITED

FERNEY PARK
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Fixtures

August

Saturday 13 August 2022

Saturday 20 August 2022

Tuesday 23 August 2022

Saturday 27 August 2022

September

Saturday 3 September 2022

Saturday 10 September 2022

Saturday 17 September 2022

Friday 23 September 2022

October

Saturday 1 October 2022

Saturday 8 October 2022

Saturday 15 October 2022

Saturday 22 October 2022

Friday 28 October 2022

November

Saturday 5 November 2022

Saturday 12 November 2022

Saturday 19 November 2022

Saturday 26 November 2022

December

Saturday 3 December 2022

Saturday 10 December 2022

Saturday 17 December 2022

Monday 26 December 2022

January

Monday 2 January 2023

Saturday 14 January 2023

Saturday 21 January 2023

Saturday 28 January 2023

February

Saturday 11 February 2023

Tuesday 14 February 2023

Saturday 18 February 2023

Saturday 25 February 2023

March

Saturday 4 March 2023

Saturday 11 March 2023

Saturday 18 March 2023

Saturday 25 March 2023

Results

April

Saturday 30 April 2022

Saturday 23 April 2022

Tuesday 19 April 2022

Saturday 16 April 2022

Saturday 9 April 2022

March

Saturday 26 March 2022

Saturday 19 March 2022

Saturday 12 March 2022

Saturday 5 March 2022

February

Saturday 26 February 2022

Saturday 19 February 2022

Saturday 12 February 2022

January

Saturday 29 January 2022

Saturday 22 January 2022

Saturday 15 January 2022

Saturday 1 January 2022

December

Monday 27 December 2021

Saturday 18 December 2021

Saturday 11 December 2021

Saturday 4 December 2021

November

Saturday 27 November 2021

Saturday 20 November 2021

Saturday 13 November 2021

Saturday 6 November 2021

Tuesday 2 November 2021

October

Saturday 30 October 2021

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Saturday 23 October 2021

Saturday 16 October 2021

Saturday 2 October 2021

September

Saturday 25 September 2021

Saturday 18 September 2021

Tuesday 14 September 2021

Saturday 11 September 2021

Saturday 4 September 2021

August

Saturday 28 August 2021

Friday 20 August 2021

Saturday 14 August 2021

Tuesday 10 August 2021

Saturday 7 August 2021

Current Squad

No Name Position Age Apps Sub on Sub off Discipline Goals
club-logo Aaron Arkinson MID 31 32 2 6 4 0  0
club-logo Alex Holder MID 22 6 3 2 0 1  0
club-logo Ben McCann DEF 23 20 1 5 4 1  1
club-logo BJ Banda FOR 24 36 2 12 6 0  19
club-logo Callum Moorehead FOR 23 31 15 9 1 0  1
club-logo Christopher Kelly MID 37 28 6 11 2 0  2
club-logo Colm McLaughlin DEF 28 19 2 1 2 0  0
club-logo Daniel Gilmour GK 18 0 0 0 0 0  0
club-logo Darragh Byrne MID 20 29 18 5 2 0  2
club-logo Dean Curry DEF 27 23 1 2 3 0  0
club-logo Duwayne McManus MID 35 12 7 4 1 0  1
club-logo Jamie Ray GK 18 6 1 0 1 0  0
club-logo Jason McCartney MID 35 11 0 3 1 0  3
club-logo John Edgar MID 29 23 12 8 3 0  2
club-logo Joshua McIlwaine FOR 27 36 3 7 7 0  10
club-logo Lee Warnock DEF 28 15 6 2 1 1  1
club-logo Nathan Hunter GK 16 0 0 0 0 0  0
club-logo Niall Grace MID 29 9 0 2 4 0  3
club-logo Nick Palmer FOR 18 0 0 0 0 0  0
club-logo Patrick Ferry FOR 19 11 5 4 3 0  7
club-logo Peter Campbell FOR 19 1 1 0 0 0  0
club-logo Reece Byrne MID 18 35 16 14 2 0  4
club-logo Richard Clarke MID 36 32 0 8 2 1  1
club-logo Ronan McKinley MID 20 6 4 1 0 0  1
club-logo Rory Brown GK 22 29 0 1 5 0  0
club-logo Rory Keane MID 19 0 0 0 0 0  0
club-logo Ryan Campbell FOR 40 0 0 0 0 0  0
club-logo Ryan Morris DEF 24 20 1 2 0 0  2
club-logo Ryan Morrow DEF 27 23 4 7 7 1  1
club-logo Sean McEvoy MID 20 16 3 7 0 0  4
club-logo Simon Warrington MID 22 5 3 1 0 0  2
club-logo Steven Drumm MID 18 1 1 0 0 0  0
2 club-logo Mark Stafford DEF 34 9 1 1 3 0  1
14 club-logo Evan Tweed MID 23 9 2 3 2 0  0

History & Info

football © Mervyn Smyth/Ballinamallard United FC

Goal celebrations during the 2021/22 Lough 41 Championship campaign


A perfect example of success in the modern era, the current Ballinamallard United were only formed in 1975 (although evidence exists of a club dating from the late 1800s) competing initially in the lowest rung of the Fermanagh & Western League ladder. However, the Mallards quickly rose through the ranks and within 15 years had achieved Irish League status with admittance to the old ‘B’ Division (the equivalent to the Premier Intermediate League).

Silverware followed in the form of the IFA Intermediate Cup in 1995 and then the rebranded Second Division title in 2003. A brief sojourn in the First Division followed for a couple of seasons before relegation but, following a league restructure, Ballinamallard were back in the First Division in time for 2008/09 campaign.

Ending the campaign in fifth spot, the club continued to progress before lifting the title in 2011/12 and with it promotion to the top flight for the first time in club history. Causing shockwaves in their initial season in the senior ranks the Mallards, under Whitey Anderson, recorded a remarkable fifth place finish.

Unfortunately such lofty positions couldn’t be maintained in the intervening seasons resulting in the Co. Fermanagh side being relegated at the end of the 17/18 campaign.

Anyone studying the history of Ballinamallard United would have been foolish to have written them off after that, and so it proved when the side, now managed by Harry McConkey, battled their way to a place in the Irish Cup final the following season.

A first senior trophy, in the form of the North West Cup, followed in December 2019. The Mallards got past Newbuildings and Limavady United to reach the decider against Dergview, emerging 5-4 winners on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

Honours

  • North West Senior Cup - 2019/20
  • IFA Championship (second tier) - 2011/12
  • Second Division (third tier) - 2002/03
  • IFA Intermediate Cup - 1994/95
  • F&W Intermediate Cup - 2010/11
  • F&W Division 1 - 1925/26, 1957/58, 1997/98, 2001/02
  • F&W Division 2 - 1993/94
  • F&W Division 3 - 1985/86
  • F&W Mulhern Cup - 1954/55, 1988/89, 2010/11
  • F&W Reihill Cup - 1986/87, 1987/88, 1988/89, 1995/96
  • F&W Kennedy Cup - 1988/89, 1996/97, 1997/98
Founded

1975

Nickname

The Mallards / The Ducks

Home colours

Blue shirts, blue shorts, blue socks

Alternative colours

White shirts, white shorts, white socks

Chairman

Tom Elliott

Secretary

Richard McBride (smcb4@msn.com)

Media Officer

Mark Emerson (bufcsupportersclub@hotmail.co.uk)

Manager

Harry McConkey

Ferney Park

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Ferney Park

Ballinamallard United’s compact but well appointed Ferney Park ground has attracted the plaudits of many admirers down through the years for its excellent playing surface, so much so that groundsman Mervyn Nixon has picked up numerous ‘Groundsman of the Season’ awards at Championship, Premiership and even national level.

Located a short walk outside the village, the venue has a capacity of around 2,000 and has benefitted from investment in recent seasons but still offers fans an opportunity to enjoy an up close and personal view of the action on the pitch.