Linfield welcome Crusaders to Windsor Park this evening in the Danske Bank NIFL Premiership. 

Linfield have 5 games remaining this season – home to Crusaders and Glentoran and away to Coleraine, Larne and Cliftonville in the post split league games. 

Members and season tickets 

Linfield members and season tickets are valid for tonight’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.

Alternatively, a double ticket can be bought to cover tonight’s game and Wednesday’s home game against Glentoran costing £20 for adults and £13 for concession. 

Linfield supporters will be seated in the South and Kop Stands for tonight’s game, with Crusaders fans housed in the North Stand. 

Gates open at 6-15pm for both sets of supporters. 


The Linfield Superstore will be open from 6-30pm until kick-off and a short period after the game. 

Match Programme 

‘Look at Linfield’ returns for this evening’s game, priced at £3 and contains an interview with Ethan Devine, spotlight on 1st Newtownabbey LSC, visitors’ article and much more besides.


The Junior Blues mascots are 

– 13 year old Raymond Chambers whose favourite player is Jamie Mulgrew. 

– 9 year old Jonathan Skye whose favourite player is Jordan Stewart 

– 9 year old Holly Vaughan whose favourite players are Kirk Millar and Matthew Clarke 

– 8 year old Riley Moody whose favourite players are Jordan Stewart and Chris McKee 

– 8 year old Caleb Cross whose favourite player is Jamie Mulgrew 

Pre match collection 

There will be an official collection in support of Ross Larkin’s participation in the Belfast marathon to assist with his fundraising efforts for Brainwaves NI. 

Match and Match Ball sponsor  

Tonight’s match sponsor is Suspended Ceiling Supplies and the ball sponsor is Ciggy Vapes NI. 


50-50 ballot tickets will be on sale. 

Match officials

Tonight’s game will be refereed by Shane Andrews. He will be assisted by Adam Jeffrey and Andrew Nethery, with Lee Tavinder 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. Pat McShane will be the guest for the Forever Blues. 

The Visitors

Crusaders come into this game in 5th place in the league table with an Irish Cup final against Ballymena United to look forward to, following their 1-0 semi final win last weekend against Dungannon Swifts. Making a return to Windsor Park tonight will be a number of former Linfield players – the very much in form Philip Lowry, Jonny Tuffey, Billy Joe Burns, Chris Hegarty, Josh Robinson, Ross Clarke, Gary Thompson and Brandon Doyle. 

The Blues

Linfield return to Windsor Park following a 5-0 win away to Dungannon almost 2 weeks ago. Linfield trail League leaders Larne by 5 points, with Cliftonville in 3rd position two points behind Linfield. Glentoran are in fourth position four points behind Linfield with fifth place Crusaders a further two points behind. In tonight’s round of fixtures Cliftonville host Coleraine and Glentoran travel to Larne. 

Last meetings 

Crusaders won the previous game between the 2 clubs (2-0 at Seaview in January). The previous Windsor Park game between the 2 clubs finished scoreless in November. 

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