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‘Odds On’ Game On!

Thursday, 29 June 2017

‘Odds On’ Game On! thumbnailAll ready to go ......... Ballymena United manger David Jeffery, who on Thursday night leads the Sky Blues into their Europa League first round first leg qualifer against Odds-BK in Norway.

ON Wednesday morning Ballymena United fly out to Norway - and begin preparations for Thursday evening's UEFA Europa League first round qualifier against Odds-BK at Skagerak Arena in Skien, writes Shaun O'Neill.
The Sky Blues may not be odds-on at the bookies - but they are certainly the firm favourites of the dozens of Ballymena fans making the trip.
An official travelling party of 40 from United, along with some fans, are taking a chartered flight from Belfast International Airport.
United manager David Jeffrey, a regular visitor into Europe with Linfield, leads the Sky Blues into the competition admitting it is very much new territory for the Showgrounds side.
“It's another baby step for us, another part of Ballymena United's journey," he said.
*Read the full story in this week's Guardian

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