Irish League fixtures confirmed for Danske Bank Premiership clubs

The 2020/21 Irish League fixtures have been confirmed for Danske Bank Premiership clubs as follows:

Saturday, 19th September 2020, 12:58 pm
Linfield captain Jamie Mulgrew with the Gibson Cup. Pic by Pacemaker.

OCTOBER

Saturday 17: Cliftonville v Glentoran; Coleraine v Ballymena; Glenavon v Portadown; Larne v Dungannon Swifts; Linfield v Carrick Rangers; Warrenpoint Town v Crusaders.

Saturday 24: Ballymena United v Linfield; Carrick Rangers v Larne; Crusaders v Cliftonville; Dungannon Swifts v Warrenpoint Town; Glentoran v Glenavon; Portadown v Coleraine.

Saturday 31: Cliftonville v Carrick Rangers; Coleraine v Glentoran; Glenavon v Dungannon Swifts; Larne v Ballymena United; Linfield v Crusaders; Warrenpoint Town v Portadown.

NOVEMBER

Saturday 7: Ballymena United v Crusaders; Carrick Rangers v Dungannon Swifts; Cliftonville v Warrenpoint Town; Glenavon v Coleraine; Glentoran v Larne; Portadown v Linfield.

Tuesday 10: Ballymena United v Glenavon; Carrick Rangers v Portadown; Crusaders v Coleraine; Dungannon Swifts v Cliftonville; Linfield v Glentoran; Warrenpoint Town v Larne.

Saturday 14: Cliftonville v Ballymena United; Coleraine v Linfield; Dungannon Swifts v Portadown; Glenavon v Carrick Rangers; Glentoran v Warrenpoint Town; Larne v Crusaders.

Saturday 21: Ballymena United v Warrenpoint Town; Carrick Rangers v Coleraine; Crusaders v Dungannon Swifts; Larne v Cliftonville; Linfield v Glenavon; Portadown v Glentoran.

Saturday 28: Ballymena United v Carrick Rangers; Cliftonville v Portadown; Coleraine v Larne; Glenavon v Crusaders; Glentoran v Dungannon Swifts; Warrenpoint Town v Linfield.

DECEMBER

Saturday 5: Carrick Rangers v Warrenpoint Town; Crusaders v Glentoran; Dungannon Swifts v Coleraine; Larne v Glenavon; Linfield v Cliftonville; Portadown v Ballymena United.

Saturday 12: Coleraine v Warrenpoint Town; Crusaders v Portadown; Dungannon Swifts v Ballymena United; Glenavon v Cliftonville; Glentoran v Carrick Rangers; Larne v Linfield.

Saturday 19: Ballymena United v Glentoran; Carrick Rangers v Crusaders; Cliftonville v Coleraine; Linfield v Dungannon Swifts; Portadown v Larne; Warrenpoint Town v Glenavon.

Saturday 26: Ballymena United v Coleraine; Carrick Rangers v Larne; Cliftonville v Crusaders; Linfield v Glentoran; Portadown v Glenavon; Warrenpoint Town v Dungannon.

Tuesday 29: Coleraine v Portadown; Crusaders v Linfield; Dungannon Swifts v Carrick Rangers; Glenavon v Ballymena United; Glentoran v Cliftonville; Larne v Warrenpoint Town.

JANUARY

Saturday 2: Coleraine v Carrick Rangers; Crusaders v Warrenpoint Town; Dungannon Swifts v Cliftonville; Glenavon v Linfield; Glentoran v Portadown; Larne v Ballymena United.

Saturday 16: Ballymena United v Crusaders; Carrick Rangers v Glenavon; Cliftonville v Larne; Linfield v Coleraine; Portadown v Dungannon Swifts; Warrenpoint Town v Glentoran.

Saturday 23: Ballymena United v Cliftonville; Carrick Rangers v Portadown; Coleraine v Dungannon Swifts; Crusaders v Larne; Glenavon v Glentoran; Linfield v Warrenpoint Town.

Tuesday 26: Cliftonville v Linfield; Dungannon Swifts v Glenavon; Glentoran v Carrick Rangers; Larne v Coleraine; Portadown v Crusaders; Warrenpoint Town v Ballymena United.

Saturday 30: Carrick Rangers v Ballymena United; Cliftonville v Glenavon; Coleraine v Crusaders; Larne v Glentoran; Linfield v Dungannon Swifts; Portadown v Warrenpoint Town.

FEBRUARY

Tuesday 2: Ballymena United v Dungannon Swifts; Coleraine v Cliftonville; Crusaders v Glentoran; Glenavon v Larne; Linfield v Portadown; Warrenpoint Town v Carrick Rangers.

Tuesday 9: Carrick Rangers v Linfield; Cliftonville v Warrenpoint Town; Dungannon Swifts v Crusaders; Glenavon v Coleraine; Glentoran v Ballymena United; Larne v Portadown.

Saturday 13: Ballymena United v Linfield; Crusaders v Carrick Rangers; Glentoran v Coleraine; Larne v Dungannon Swifts; Portadown v Cliftonville; Warrenpoint Town v Glenavon.

Saturday 27: Carrick Rangers v Cliftonville; Coleraine v Warrenpoint Town; Crusaders v Glenavon; Dungannon Swifts v Glentoran; Linfield v Larne; Portadown v Ballymena United.

MARCH

Tuesday 2: Cliftonville v Ballymena United; Coleraine v Portadown; Glenavon v Carrick Rangers; Glentoran v Linfield; Larne v Crusaders; Warrenpoint Town v Dungannon Swifts.

Saturday 6: Ballymena United v Larne; Carrick Rangers v Glentoran; Crusaders v Warrenpoint Town; Dungannon Swifts v Coleraine; Linfield v Cliftonville; Portadown v Glenavon.

Saturday 20: Coleraine v Carrick Rangers; Crusaders v Linfield; Dungannon Swifts v Portadown; Glentoran v Glenavon; Larne v Cliftonville; Warrenpoint Town v Ballymena United.

Saturday 27: Ballymena United v Dungannon Swifts; Carrick Rangers v Warrenpoint Town; Cliftonville v Coleraine; Glenavon v Larne; Glentoran v Crusaders; Portadown v Linfield.

Tuesday 30: Ballymena United v Carrick Rangers; Cliftonville v Glentoran; Coleraine v Larne; Dungannon Swifts v Glenavon; Linfield v Warrenpoint Town; Portadown v Crusaders.

APRIL

Saturday 3: Coleraine v Glenavon; Crusaders v Ballymena United; Dungannon Swifts v Linfield; Glentoran v Portadown; Larne v Carrick Rangers; Warrenpoint Town v Cliftonville.

Tuesday 6: Ballymena United v Glentoran; Carrick Rangers v Crusaders; Cliftonville v Dungannon Swifts; Glenavon v Warrenpoint Town; Linfield v Coleraine; Portadown v Larne.

Saturday 10: Crusaders v Cliftonville; Glenavon v Ballymena United; Glentoran v Dungannon Swifts; Larne v Linfield; Portadown v Carrick Rangers; Warrenpoint Town v Coleraine.

Saturday 17: Ballymena United v Portadown; Cliftonville v Glenavon; Coleraine v Crusaders; Dungannon Swifts v Larne; Linfield v Carrick Rangers; Warrenpoint Town v Glentoran.

Tuesday 20: Carrick Rangers v Dungannon Swifts; Coleraine v Glentoran; Crusaders v Glenavon; Larne v Warrenpoint Town; Linfield v Ballymena United; Portadown v Cliftonville.

Saturday 24: Ballymena United v Coleraine; Cliftonville v Carrick Rangers; Dungannon Swifts v Crusaders; Glenavon v Linfield; Glentoran v Larne; Warrenpoint Town v Portadown.

NIFL officials have confirmed that ‘following the request by the Premiership clubs’ the top-flight structure will remain the same 38-game format, including a five-fixture split to start on April 30.

The Premiership kick-off remains booked in on October 17 with the final round of fixtures set for May 22.

“The return of supporters to Premiership stadiums remains a priority for the NI Football League and member clubs with discussions ongoing between key stakeholders including, government departments, local authorities and other sporting bodies,” confirmed NIFL in a statement.

A release date for the Bluefin Sport Championship and Bluefin Sport Premier Intermediate League fixtures has been forced on hold.

The delay for the second and third divisions of domestic football is in relation to the ongoing appeal against relegation from last season’s Championship by PSNI.

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