Mayse's injury is a cause for concern

Shaun Oneill


Shaun Oneill


DAVID Jeffrey admits he is concerned about Ryan Mayse’s injury.

The 24-year-old midfielder was on his way back from injury when he got crocked against Ballyclare Comrades in the Toals County Antrim Shield clash at Ballymena Showgrounds.

“He (Mayse) got a knock in midweek. We are quite concerned. He was sent for a scan, and we are waiting on the outcome of that. Ryan was still very sore on Saturday,” United manager Jeffrey told Guardian Sport.

The Showgrounds said the possible loss of Mayse is a big blow to United.

“Ryan was our Player of the Month for September and did tremendously well. We rested him for a period and brought him back, got him back in last Tuesday night after the break and he got clocked,” outlined Jeffrey.

Meanwhile, on Friday night Ballymena United take on high flyling Glenavon at the Showgrounds in a top Premiership tie (7.30pm)

Jeffrey says the match will be a real challenge for his side.

United sit third in the Premiership - but the boss quicky stresses no one at the club is getting carried away.

He knows he will face a formidable challenge with the Mournviews men cometo town.

“At the moment they are a phenomenally impressive side; they are playing superb football, they have talent all over the place. For us it is another challenge

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