United and Glebe in Shield action

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Both Ballymoney United and Glebe Rangers are in cup action this week as they bid to proceed to the next round of the County Antrim Shield.

Glebe Rangers, hot on the heels of a resounding 8-0 win over Wakehurst in the league at the weekend travel to Bangor tonight (Tuesday) with Ballymoney United also making their make to North Down to take on Ards on Wednesday evening.

Peter Cairns’ Glebe Rangers have a tough task ahead as the Seasiders have a number of very experienced players in the side, however they go into the cup tie after producing an excellent performance on Saturday. “Bangor are a league above us and have some good players like Colin Dixon in the side,” said Peter. “However, we aren’t going up there to make up the numbers, we are going there to get something out of the game. Despite the fact we won 8-0 on Saturday it was by no means a perfect performance and I want to build on the work that has been done by continuing to play well and do everything we have discussed at training.”

Ballymoney United’s Chris Peacock has had a tough start to the season and it doesn’t get any easier with a visit to Ards. “My players lack game time because we brought in a large number of signings right on the deadline,” commenetd Peacock.

“We are still working very much on an experimental programme, however, now is the time to step up. Ards are a league ahead of us and it will be a big ask but we are travelling their with the intent of taking something out of the game.”