Ballyhinch Utd Enjoy Away Win In Lisburn

LISBURN RANGERS 0   BALLYNAHINCH UNITED 1 United returned to league action with a very encouraging away victory against Lisburn Rangers on Saturday past writes Gilbert Cromie. As the score suggests it was a very tight game however United’s defensive unit of David Boal, Ross Hayes, Scot Brashaw and Adam Herron were on good form keeping a lively Lisburn attack at bay. United’s forward duo of Ian McMullan and Gareth McMullan were a constant threat to the home team. United’s best chance of the first half was an Alan Patterson shot which was superbly saved by the Lisburn keeper. Early in the second half Ian Boal almost scored when his shot from the edge of the penalty are was turned around the post by the Lisburn keeper who had an excellent game. On the hour mark United were awarded a free kick which was taken by Adam Herron. His shot on goal fizzed across the edge of the six yard box evading both keeper and defenders however the alert Gareth McMullan managed to get to the ball and divert it into the empty net. The United defence came under a barrage of pressure in the final third of the game as Lisburn pressed for an equaliser. The midfield of Ian Boal, Alan Patterson , Stuart Cree and Alan Dickson had to work tirelessly to keep Lisburn at bay however a combination of good defending and intelligent use of the ball when in possession ensured that United’s keeper Brian McMullan seen the minimum of action. This week United are at home to Shorts in the league.]]>