Today’s Premiership home game against Newry City

Posted : 18th March 2023 at 06:13:16

Linfield welcome Newry City to Windsor Park this afternoon in the Danske Bank NIFL Premiership.

Linfield have 7 games remaining this season - Newry home and Dungannon away and then the 5 post split league games.

Members and season tickets

Linfield members and season tickets are valid for today’s game

Premier seats

Premier seat passes are valid for this game

Match Tickets and admission

Tickets remain on sale for Linfield supporters using this link

Match tickets are priced at adults £12 and Concessions £8.

Linfield supporters will be seated in the South Stand for this game, with Newry fans housed in the North Stand.

Gates open at 1:30pm for both sets of supporters.


The Linfield Superstore will be open from 1:30pm until kick-off and a short period after the game.

Match Programme

‘Look at Linfield’ returns for this afternoon’s game, priced at £3 and contains an interview with Chris Shields, spotlight on Carrickfergus True Blues LSC, visitors’ article and much more besides.


The Junior Blues mascots are

- 9 year old Daniel Yorke whose favourite player is Ethan Devine

- 8 year old Joni Harvey whose favourite players are Eetu Vertainen and Jordan Stewart

- 7 year old Matthew Anderson whose favourite players are Jamie Mulgrew, Kirk Millar and Joel Cooper.

- 8 year old Ollie McMurray whose favourite player is Kirk Millar

And finally - 8 year old Kaii Lavery whose favourite player is Jamie Mulgrew.

Pre match collection

There will be an official collection in support of The Linfield Girls’ Academy.

Match sponsor

Jacky Stewart, one of the Linfield Vice Presidents is today’s match sponsor


50-50 ballot tickets will be on sale.

Match officials

Today’s game will be refereed by Evan Boyce. He will be assisted by Ken Ross and George Argyropoulos, with Tim Marshall as fourth official.

Pre match meetings

There will be pre match meetings for both the Junior Blues and the Forever Blues groups - both in the media area at the Kop end of the South Stand. Peter Dornan will be the guest for the Forever Blues.

Pre match presentations

Ballymoney LSC will make a cheque presentation to Niall Quinn for his Testimonial season and the LST will present their February player of the month award to Jamie Mulgrew.

Joel Cooper

Joel Cooper is set to make his 150th appearance for Linfield today

The Visitors

Newry come into this game in 10th place in the league table, 3 points ahead of Dungannon Swifts, with Portadown a further 5 points behind. The South Down team arrive at Windsor Park, having lost their previous game 4-3 to Portadown in a dramatic late ending last week at the Newry Showgrounds. Making a return to Windsor Park today will be former Linfield and Northern Ireland defender Ryan McGivern.

The Blues

Linfield return to Windsor Park following last week’s 2-0 League Cup Final win against Coleraine. Following Larne’s win last night, Linfield trail the East Antrim club by 10 points, with today’s game in hand. Linfield are in 3rd position, trailing Second placed Cliftonville by one point. Linfield are ahead of Crusaders and Glentoran by four points. Sixth place Coleraine are a point further behind, and in today’s round of fixtures, Cliftonville host Dungannon, Glentoran travel to Carrick, Crusaders travel to Portadown and Coleraine are on the road to Glenavon.

Last meetings

Both previous games between Linfield and Newry this season have been at the Newry Showgrounds. Linfield won 3-1 in August and 2-0 in October. On Newry’s last visit to Windsor Park - on October 13, 2018, Linfield won 3-1 thanks to a hat trick from Jimmy Callacher.

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Irish Premier League
Kick-off : 7th April @ 7:45pm
Venue : Windsor Park
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Dungannon Swifts
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