League Cup sponsor Paul McLean pictured with Conor McCloskey (Ballymena United) and Andrew Johnston (NI Football League) (c) Stephen Hamilton / Presseye


The BetMcLean League Cup Final will be played at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park on Saturday 17 February 2018 (kick-off: 5.30pm).

The final returns to the stadium for the first time since 2015 for what is the first year of the BetMcLean sponsorship of the competition and we are delighted to announce that the final will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

NI Football League Managing Director Andrew Johnston said, “We are delighted to welcome Sky Sports back to cover the final once again. This allows our showpiece game of the season to be enjoyed across the United Kingdom and beyond!”

The BetMcLean League Cup semi-finals will be played on 30 January 2018 (Dungannon Swifts v Crusaders) and Tuesday 6 February (Ballymena United v Cliftonville).

Semi-Final Fixtures

Tuesday 30 January 2018 (all games 7.45pm kick-off)
Dungannon Swifts v Crusaders

Tuesday 6 February 2018 (all games 7.45pm kick-off)
Ballymena United v Cliftonville