Milk Cup reaches exciting finale

THERE were celebrations for Brentford, Mexico and Desportivo Brasil as the Northern Ireland Milk Cup reached its climax at Ballymena SHowgrounds on Thursday night.

A bumper crowd enjoyed a feast of football at a sun-splashed Showgrounds to bring the curtain down on another hugely successful chapter in the history of the world-famous youth tournament.

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Ballymena Times photographers were out in force at Milk Cup matches during the week, snapping local people at matches.

Don’t miss Tuesday’s paper for a picture spread from the tournament.