Rangers Legends to face ex-Linfield stars

A Carrick Legends team will face Linfield Legends on Friday, September 12 as part of the Taylor’s Avenue outfit’s 75th anniversary celebrations.

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 3:50 pm
Carrick Rangers.

The Rangers team is expected to include a host of former players who served the club with distinction. They include George Matchett (captain of the side that won the Irish Cup in 1976), Gary Prenter (scorer of both goals against Linfield in 1976), Geoff Ferris, Jamesy Kirk, Kel McDermott, Stevie Conville, Paul Kee, and Noel Dean.

Current Ballymena assistant-manager Lee Doherty will be responsible for the Linfield team who also will have a host of former stars on show.

Kick-off is 7.45pm and entry to the match at the club’s 3G pitch is free.

The game comes just a day before the club hosts an anniversary gala dinner in the Clarion Hotel Carrickfergus. The night will be co-hosted by Sky Sports reporter Paul Gilmour and BBC NI’s Jackie Fullerton.