County Antrim Shield
1996/97
FIRST ROUND
Tuesday, 26th November, 1996
Ballyclare Comrades
0-1
Chimney Corner
-
Ballymena United
2-0
Carrick Rangers
Dessie Loughery, Barry Patton
Bangor
0-3
Linfield
Tony Gorman, Tom Cleland, OG
Cliftonville
1-0
Ards
-
Crusaders
8-0
Comber Recreation
-
Larne
0-1
Distillery
Mark Anderson - Distillery win in extra time with a goalen goal
Newry Town
0-5
Glentoran
May x2, Livingstone, McCourt x2
Portadown
2-0
Glenavon
-
QUARTER FINALS
???day, ???th ???, 1996
Crusaders
0-0
Distillery
Crusaders aet win 7-6 on pens
Tuesday, 17th December, 1996
Portadown
3-2
Linfield
Portadown(??, ??, ??)
Linfield(Tom Cleland, Ian McCoosh)
Tuesday, 3rd December, 1996
Ballymena United
2-0
Chimney Corner
Dessie Loughery, Barry Patton
Tuesday, 17th December, 1996
Glentoran
0-0
Cliftonville
Cliftonville aet win 5-4 on pens
SEMI FINALS
Tuesday, 14th January, 1997 Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast
Cliftonville
2-1
Crusaders
Cliftonville
Team???
Subs:???
Goalscorers: ???

Crusaders
Team???
Subs:???
Goalscorer: ???
Wednesday, 15th January, 1997 Venue: The Oval, Belfast
Ballymena United
2-1
Portadown
Ballymena United
Team???
Subs:???
Goalscorers: Boyd, Ciaran Feehan 106

Portadown
Team???
Goalscorers: ???

Ballymena United win in extra time with a goalen goal
FINAL
Tuesday, 4th, February, 1997 Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast
Ballymena United
0-0
Cliftonville
Ballymena United
Beck, Carlisle, Stewart, Allen, McConnell, Bustard, Knell, Boyd, Patton, Loughrey, J Smyth
Subs:???

Cliftonville
Rice, Hill, Flynn, Marty Tabb, Small, Shepherd, McCann, O'Neill, O'Connor, Stokes, Donnelly
Subs:???

Match abandoned due to crowd disturbances by Cliftonville supporters
FINAL
Tuesday, 25th, February, 1997 Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast
Ballymena United
0-0
Cliftonville
Ballymena United
Beck, Carlisle, Stewart, Allen, McConnell, Bustard, Knell, Boyd, Feehan, Loughrey, J Smyth, Muir, Murray, Patton
Subs:???
Goalscorers:(Penalties: Allen, Patton, Smyth, Bustard)

Cliftonville
Rice, Hill, Flynn, Tabb, Small, Shepherd, Small, McCann, O'Neill, Stokes, Donnelly, Collins
Subs:???
Goalscorers:(Penalties: Stokes, Small, O'Connor, Hill, McCann)

Cliftonville aet win 5-4 on pens
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