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Match Centre

Premiership
Saturday 10 August 2019 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: Stangmore Park

Attendance: 853

Referee: Keith Kennedy

Dungannon Swifts home-team
2 FT 2
away-team Ballymena United
  •   Seanan Clucas 90'
  •   Ryan Waide 47'
  •   Cathair Friel 16'
  •   Ross Lavery 88'
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Seanan Clucas levelled for the Swifts right at the end ©Jonathan Porter/INPHO

SWIFTS SHOW BATTLING SPIRIT AT STANGMORE

Dungannon Swifts twice came from behind to earn a point from Ballymena United's visit to Stangmore Park.

Cathair Friel opened the scoring for the Sky Blues after 16 minutes with a low shot into the corner after receiving the ball from Ryan Harpur who had intercepted a poor clearance from Swifts keeper Sam Johnston.

Michael Carvill might have levelled soon after but United keeper Ross Glendinning was quickly off his line to deal with the danger while, at the other end, Friel sent a looping header well over.

Further chances fell for Ballymena with Leroy Millar heading wide from Johnny Addis' delivery before Ryan Mayse fired over on the half volley.

Summer arrival Ryan Waide levelled for Dungannon a couple of minutes after the break. Kris Lowe delivered a cross from the right for Waide to beat his marker. He then laid the ball off to Oisin Smyth who had a shot before Waide was on hand to tuck away the rebound.

Smyth came close again moments later but Glendinning got down low to save before, with a quarter-of-an-hour to go, the United keeper had to palm another Waide effort to safety.

Mayse did have the ball in the net twice but both were ruled out offside, but the visitors did regain the lead with a couple of minutes to go through substitute Ross Lavery's curling free-kick around the wall and beyond Johnston low into the corner.

But, around a minute after that, Seanan Clucas grabbed a point for the Swifts with a successfully converted spot-kick awarded following a foul on Rhyss Campbell.

Dungannon Swifts: Johnston, King, Clucas, Smyth, Teggart, Patton, Lowe, Carvill, McGuinness, Strain, Coyle subs Addis (not used), Taylor (replaced Coyle 89), McGinty (not used), Marcal (not used), Gallagher (not used), Campbell (replaced Patton 67)

Ballymena United: Glendinning, T. Kane, Addis, Mayse, Harpur, Friel, McCullough, Balmer, Winchester, Ervin, Millar subs Williamson (not used), Whiteside (not used), McGinty (replaced Harpur 84), Carville (not used), McGrory (replaced T. Kane 73), Kelly (not used), Lavery (replaced Winchester 67)

  • FULL TIME
    Dungannon Swifts   2 - 2 Ballymena United
  • GOAL

    Seanan Clucas

    Glentoran

    90'
  •  Yellow Card

    Craig Taylor

    Annagh United

    90'
  •  Yellow Card

    Caomhan McGuinness

    Linfield

    89'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Caolin Coyle

    Dungannon Swifts

    89'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Craig Taylor

    Annagh United

    89'
  • GOAL

    Ross Lavery

    Ballymena United

    88'
  •  Yellow Card

    Cathair Friel

    Ballymena United

    86'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Ryan Harpur

    Ballymena United

    84'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Shane McGinty

    Dungannon Swifts

    84'
  •  Yellow Card

    Seanan Clucas

    Glentoran

    81'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Tony Kane

    Ballymena United

    73'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Andrew McGrory

    Ballymena United

    73'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Mark Patton

    Dungannon Swifts

    67'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Rhyss Campbell

    Dungannon Swifts

    67'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Jude Winchester

    Ballymena United

    67'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Ross Lavery

    Ballymena United

    67'
  •  Yellow Card

    Caolin Coyle

    Dungannon Swifts

    58'
  •  Yellow Card

    Ryan Mayse

    Ballinamallard United

    58'
  • GOAL

    Ryan Waide

    Dungannon Swifts

    47'
  • GOAL

    Cathair Friel

    Ballymena United

    16'

Dungannon Swifts

  • Sam Johnston
  • Dylan King
  • Seanan Clucas 81' 90'
  • Oisin Smyth
  • Alan Teggart
  • Caomhan McGuinness 89'
  • Mark Patton red substitution 67'
  • Kris Lowe
  • Michael Carvill
  • Caolin Coyle 58' red substitution 89'
  • Ryan Waide 47'

Substitutes

  • Rhyss Campbell green substitution 67'
  • Craig Taylor 90' green substitution 89'

Ballymena United

  • Ross Glendinning
  • Jim Ervin
  • Jonathan Addis
  • Kofi Balmer
  • Steven McCullough
  • Jude Winchester red substitution 67'
  • Tony Kane red substitution 73'
  • Leroy Millar
  • Ryan Harpur red substitution 84'
  • Ryan Mayse 58'
  • Cathair Friel 86' 16'

Substitutes

  • Jordan Williamson
  • Andrew McGrory green substitution 73'
  • Shane McGinty green substitution 84'
  • Ross Lavery green substitution 67' 88'
  • Scot Whiteside
  • Declan Carville
  • Joshua Kelly

Dungannon Swifts

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Ballymena United

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