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Irish Cup final: Unusual atmosphere for the big decider

The pandemic will mean a very different atmosphere at Friday night's Irish Cup final clash between Glentoran and Ballymena United.

Some 500 lucky fans will be the first in the UK allowed to enter a football stadium and watch a live game, but if they don't bring their ticket - either digitally on their phone or printed off at home - then they will be turned away.

Fans will only be allowed to enter via the east and west stands of the National Stadium but will not be temperature checked - unlike the players.