‘Big challenge’ admits Jeffrey

Thursday, 28 September 2017

‘Big challenge’ admits Jeffrey thumbnailGlentoran defender Nathan Kerr comes under pressure from Coleraine striker Eoin Bradley during Saturday’s draw at the Oval. The big Kilrea man will be looking to continue his fine goalscoring record against Ballymena Utd this weekend.

BALLYMENA United manager David Jeffrey admits ending Coleraine's unbeaten start to the season will present a 'big challenge' to his players this weekend.
The Bannsiders make the short journey up the A26 having won seven and drawn one of their opening eight league games.
Ballymena, in contrast, have won three, drawn one and lost four of their corresponding fixtures though they did record a fine 3-1 away win at Ballinamallard last weekend.
The sides met a number of times at Warden Street Showgrounds last season with Coleraine's 4-1 Irish Cup victory revenge for the 2-0 Boxing Day defeat at the same venue.
“Everybody looks forward to a derby and we're no different," said Coleraine manager Oran Kearney.
“Ballymena have good players throughout their team and we are expecting a tight game as always.
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