Slane warm up for Legends

Moneyslane FC’s pre-season friendly fixtures kick-off this week with a trip to Amateur League side Dunmurry Rec and their first pre-season game at Jubilee Park against Coagh United.

Slane travel to Dunmurry on Thursday evening (kick-off 7.30pm) before returning to host Championship Two side Coagh United on Saturday (kick-off at 2pm).

The following Thursday (24 July), Slane travel to Lurgan to take on Hill Street, who are one division below the locals in Mid-Ulster Division One.

That, of course, is all just the preamble to the game against Manchester United Legends on Saturday 2 August. That game kicks-off at 2pm. Tickets are priced at £15 each and are available from Moneyslane FC, ­BMO Service Station (Katesbridge), ­Grahams Ice cream­ (Dromore and Rathfriland), Banbridge­ Information Centre­ (Scarva Street­), Loughbrickland­ Post Office, Loughbrickland Pharmacy­ and Mace (Dromore) and also online via Ticketmaster.

Before the Legends game, The Anglers Rest, Katesbridge will host the pre match breakfast with the Manchester United Legends. They have only 30 spaces left of the 80 seats available at only £30 per person.

You will have breakfast with sporting superstars and will be able to get any keepsake photographs and autographs with the Manchester United stars.

The Angler’s Rest business logo will also be proudly printed on the front of the Legends Kit which will launch in the next few days.

Contact commercial manager David Macauley today on 07860667671.

Slane’s pre-season fixtures end with a trip to Civil Service on Tuesday 5 August before the league begins on Saturday 9 August.