VIDEO: Ferguson praises Shevlin after cup win

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Glenn Ferguson heaped praise on Matthew Shevlin after the teenage striker produced another sparkling cameo appearance to help Ballymena United to their first win of the season.

The 16-year-old scored twice as United got past the challenge of Moyola Park with a 4-1 extra time win in the second round of the JBE League Cup.

Matthew Shevlin scored twice in Ballymena United's League Cup win over Moyola Park.

Matthew Shevlin scored twice in Ballymena United's League Cup win over Moyola Park.

“I’ve always said it doesn’t matter what age you are - if you’re good enough you’ll play in the team.

“He’s a 16-year-old boy and he has plenty to learn but that is one thing he is willing to do,” added Ferguson.