Despite taking a 3-0 lead with an opening goal from Mark Sykes and a double from Andrew Mitchell, Glenavon lost their final pre-season game as hosts Usher Celtic stormed back to level 3-3 before a last-minute penalty earned the Athletic Union side a 4-3 win.

Team: Tuffey, King, Marshall, Marron, Singleton, Harmon, Sykes, Muir, Norton, Mitchell, Donnelly.

Next Saturday the Danske Bank Premiership season gets underway with a home game against Linfield. The game is not all ticket – just pay at the gate.