Glentoran at home in Shield final against Cliftonville

Cliftonville's Martin Donnelly in action against Andrew Waterworth of Glentoran at the Oval
Cliftonville's Martin Donnelly in action against Andrew Waterworth of Glentoran at the Oval

Holders Glentoran are to have home advantage against Cliftonville in the final of the 2011 County Antrim Shield.

Representatives of the Belfast clubs met on Monday and opted to decide the venue on the toss of a coin.

The decider will be played at the Glens' Oval ground on Tuesday 29 November with a 1945 GMT kick-off.

Officials agreed that Cliftonville would be at home the next time the two clubs came up against each other in the divisional association final.

Glentoran won the 2010 Shield final, beating Linfield 3-1 on the Blues' Windsor Park pitch.

Scott Young's men beat Carrick Rangers and Lisburn Distillery to make the final while Cliftonville saw off Donegal Celtic before hammering Premiership champions Linfield 6-2 in the semi-final.

Cliftonville won at the Oval earlier in the season, beating Glentoran 1-0 in a league match.

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