Revealed: Danske Bank Premiership fixtures - Champions Linfield start title defence against...
Champions Linfield will start their title defence against Carrick Rangers.
Champions Linfield will start their title defence against Carrick Rangers.
The Champions League and Europa League qualifying round draws are made on Monday and local fans are working out where they could be off to.
Stephen McBride has spoken of his disappointment after a serious knee injury brought a cruel end to his career at the age of 34.
Ballymena United and Coleraine will both take on Dafabet Welsh Premier League sides in their preparation for their Europa League qualifying campaigns.
A late Kevin Braniff strike handed Ballymena United a £200,000 payday and Europa League football next season as they saw off Glenavon 2-1 at the Showgrounds.
Ballymena United manager David Jeffrey has revealed that winning last night's Europa League play-off against Glenavon ranks as one of his greatest nights as a manager.
Ballymena United have hit the Euro jackpot and left Glenavon reflecting on a costly missed opportunity.
Despite home advantage, and finishing two places above Glenavon in the Danske Bank Premiership table, David Jeffrey insists that his Ballymena United side are underdogs going into this Friday evening's Europa League play-off final.
Ballymena United fought off a gutsy Dungannon Swifts side, who played the majority of the game with 10 men, to book their place in the Europa League play-off final.
Ballymena United will take on Glenavon in the Europa League play-off final at the Showgrounds on Friday night.
David Jeffrey was thrilled to see young Kofi Balmer mark his Ballymena United debut with a derby day strike against Coleraine.
Cliftonville and Ballymena United both have a chance of staking a claim for a Europa League play-off bonus on what is sure to be a dramatic final day of Danske Bank Premiership action on Saturday.
Versatile Tony Kane believes Ballymena United have peaked just at the right time.
Crusaders' players, management and fans will find themselves in a most unusual position on Saturday - desperately hoping that their north Belfast rivals, Cliftonville, do them a massive favour.
Allan Jenkins has spoken of his pride at making 250 appearances for Ballymena United and he's not worried about that special chapter in his career coming to a close.
Ballymena United dealt a shattering blow to Cliftonville's fading hopes of automatic European qualification with a crushing victory at the Showgrounds.
Ballymena United boss David Jeffrey is demanding his boys stand up to the top six challenge.
Battling Linfield may have maintained their title challenge at the Ballymena Showgrounds on Saturday, but defender Jimmy Callacher insists the Danske Bank Premiership is still Crusaders' to lose.
David Jeffrey says the increased ticket prices for the Tennent's Irish Cup Final represents a "missed opportunity" in the fight to bring the Irish League to a much wider audience.
David Jeffrey says he fears the Irish League has missed the opportunity to attract new fans after the decision to raise ticket prices for next month's Tennent's Irish Cup Final.
Gary Hamilton threw striker Jordan Jenkins into the mix so he could 'have a look at him' on Saturday - and the young Glenavon striker certainly didn't disappoint.
Ross Glendinning has signed a two-year deal with Ballymena United.
Gerard Lyttle put Cliftonville's first win in two months down to his players heeding his pre-match plea for leaders to step up to the plate.
Johnny Flynn says his old club Cliftonville shouldn't be too harsh on themselves after a season which has thrown up a series of setbacks.
Ballymena United manager David Jeffrey and his Coleraine counterpart Oran Kearney are in agreement about one thing as the race for European qualification hots up in the Danske Bank Premiership.
European hopefuls Ballymena United and Coleraine shared the points in a pulsating Danske Bank Premiership derby at the Showgrounds. Johnny McMurray's late header denied Coleraine a 12th win in their last 13 outings as the sides battled out a hard-fought draw.
Oran Kearney will have a simple message for his players ahead of tonight's trip to Ballymena United - beware of the wounded animal. The Sky Blues are still nursing the sores of their recent mauling by their derby rivals and, with Coleraine on a great unbeaten run...
Curtis Allen believes that Glentoran's experience of the Danske Bank Premiership play-offs can breathe new life into The Oval side's miserable season.
Michael Kerr admitted that he hadn't factored in a goal as part of his dream Ballymena United debut.
David Jeffrey says he never believed his managerial powers were waning - even after the painful separation from Linfield.
David Jeffrey says he never doubted his ability as a manager - even when his legendary spell at Linfield came to an end.
Tony Kane plans to shake off the disappointment of Ballymena United's Irish Cup exit by helping to steer the club to a third-place finish in the Danske Bank Premiership and a place on the European stage.
Seven weeks ago, when Eoin Bradley was being stretchered off at the Coleraine Showgrounds with a punctured lung and broken ribs, there seemed little chance of cup joy replacing the pain.
When Allan Jenkins isn't performing heroics for Ballymena United in a League Cup final, he's giving something back to the community that helped make him the man and footballer he has become.
William Faulkner says he believes Ballymena United can pocket many more prizes under legendary boss David Jeffrey.
Ballymena United guaranteed themselves a top six finish in the Premiership after they came from behind to beat Ballinamallard at Ferney Park on Saturday.
Ballymena United's defensive giant Kyle Owens may be 6ft 5in but he says David Jeffrey makes him feel much taller.
Could this be a bright new dawn for Ballymena United Football Club with the Sky Blue ribbon worn proudly for years to come?
David Jeffrey says League Cup success with Ballymena United tastes sweet - but he wants to win a League title. The Sky Blues lifted the League Cup for the first time at Seaview on Saturday after goals from Allan Jenkins and Conor McCloskey crushed Carrick Rangers'...
Tony Kane paid tribute to the Ballymena United medical team for patching him up for Saturday night's League Cup final.
Ballymena United lifted the Northern Ireland League Cup for the first time in the club's history after conquering Carrick Rangers 2-0 in the final at Seaview.
Ballymena United's Ross Glendinning is hoping a taste of NI League Cup glory tonight will help heal the wounds of his Irish Cup final nightmare last season.
Linfield legend Noel Bailie says he's not surprised his old boss David Jeffrey is weaving his managerial magic at Ballymena United.
If the Ballymena United players are relishing tonight's NI League Cup final at Seaview, how do you think David Jeffrey is feeling?
Football really is a funny old game. When boyhood Linfield fan Jim Ervin left Windsor Park after a glorious nine-year spell to join Ballymena United in January 2014, it was then Blues boss David Jeffrey who waved him farewell with a heavy heart.
Ballymena United striker Johnny McMurray has admitted his strike partnership with Cathair Friel has caught everyone by surprise.
Given that his dad is a former World welterweight champion boxer, Ballymena United defender Caolan Loughran is naturally the man to put Carrick Rangers on the ropes at Seaview on Saturday.
Ballymena United hotshot Cathair Friel is still pinching himself over how well his Danske Bank Premiership adventure is unfolding.
Glentoran have a fight on their hands to keep defender Jay Magee at the club. The Belfast Telegraph understands that Glenavon and Ballymena United are chasing the centre-back's signature.
Jim Ervin believes his old club Linfield aren't out of the Danske Bank Premiership title picture.
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