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Chairman says season just past was ‘absolutely phenomenal’

Thursday, 18 May 2017

BALLYMENA United Chairman John Taggart has said the season just past has been "absolutely phenomenal."
He was speaking on Saturday night in front of 300 fans at the end of season dinner and awards evening in the Des Allen Suite at the Showgrounds.
The Chairman recalled United had finished FOURTH in the Premiership, had won the NI League Cup - and on Friday beat Glenavon at the Showgrounds to secure a Europa League spot, and £200,000!
John recalled the scenes of celebration on Friday - "And in over 50 years I never witnessed anything like that before," he said.
The Chairman heaped praise on Mr. Norman McBurney (McBurney Transport) , who has been United's main sponsor for 30 years!
United boss Jeffrey, on behalf of the club, presented Mr. McBurney with a signed, framed United shirt.
*Full story and pictures in this week's Ballymena Guardian.

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