Published Monday, 25 August 2014
Ballyclare’s Chris Trussell celebrates after putting Ballyclare 1-0 up. (© Presseye)
His strike on 54 minutes stunned Warren Feeney's side and gave the Dixon Park outfit one of the biggest wins in their history.
After a scoreless first half which the Blues dominated, the home side went in front when Johnny McClurg played a ball through the middle and Trussell slipped it past Mark Glendinning for a shock lead.
Warren Feeney replaced Rodney Brown on 63 minutes but even the former Northern Ireland striker could not inspire the Blues to prevent an embarrassing exit from the competition on Monday evening.
The only other Premier League to crash out were Warrenpoint Town who lost 2-1 against H&W Welders.
Holders Clilftonville cruised into the last 16 with a 6-0 win over Wakehurst with McDaid (2), Gormley, Murra and Knowles (2) on target.
Crusaders also hit six past Glebe with Owens, O'Carroll and Dillon grabbed two goals each.
Lisburn Distillery took the lead at Glenavon through Darren Smyth but goals from Gary Hamilton, Rhys Marshall and Andy Hoey saw the Lurgan Blues go through.
Glentoran had a real tussle on their hands before seeing off Moyola 2-1 with Stephen McAlorum hitting a spectacular winner for Eddie Patterson's side.
Monday's final scores:
Dundela 0-3 Carrick Rangers
Knockbreda 4-0 Donegal Celtic
PSNI 1-4 Ards
Annagh Utd 2-5 Portadown
Ballyclare Comrades 1-0 Linfield
Ballymena United 3-0 Newington YC
Ballymoney Utd 0-4 Ballinmallard Utd
Bangor 2-0 Portstewart
Cliftonville 6-0 Wakehurst
Coleraine 3-0 Larne
Crusaders 6-1 Glebe Rangers
Glenavon 3-1 Lisburn Distillery
Institute 2-0 Dollingstown
Loughgall 0-1 Dungannon Swifts
Moyola Park 1-2 Glentoran
Warrenpoint Town 1-2 H&W Welders
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