CHAMPIONSHIP 1: Ballyclare Comrades 0 v Knockbreda 1

Jordan Hughes (Knockbreda) scores the only goal of the game. Photo: Presseye
Jordan Hughes (Knockbreda) scores the only goal of the game. Photo: Presseye

A solitary Jordan Hughes goal was the difference as Knockbreda defeated Ballyclare in a close encounter at Dixon Park.

Hughes struck in the 54th minute. The result means it’s now two wins and two defeats for the Reds after their opening four Championship 1 games.

Ballyclare Comrades: Flood - Doyle, Getty, Gage, Buckley - Brown, McIlveen, McClurg, Gray - Smith, Agnew. Subs: McCart, Simpson, Forsythe, McClean, E Hill

Meanwhile, Ballyclare’s County Antrim Shield tie against Cliftonville has been brought forward to Tuesday, September 16 (7:45 pm kick-off).

The Comrades are back in Championship 1 action next weekend with a trip to Dergview on Saturday afternoon.

More Comrades news in this week’s Times. Available on Wednesday.