The crucial Danske Bank Northern Ireland Premiership clash between Institute and Dungannon Swifts has been postponed due to an unplayable playing surface at The Riverside Stadium.
Adverse weather conditions over the last number of days have resulted in the playing surface being deemed unplayable for tonight’s crucial clash.
Referee Stephen Wallace carried out a pitch inspection at 1pm and decided to game had to be postponed.
Institute enjoyed a fine 5-1 victory over Loughgall in the Irish Cup last weekend and were heading into this relegation battle fully confident of picking up a much needed victory which would lift them out of the relegation zone.
Institute will now train tomorrow morning (weather permitting) it is not yet known when this crucial fixture will be re-scheduled.
Former Notts County and Derby keeper Saul Deeney was expected to make his first start for the club since signing earlier this week.
Paul Kee has admitted he’s still looking to strengthen his squad before the window closes at the end of the month.
So far this month Kee has signed Darren McFadden, Peter Bradley, Saul Deeney and Davitt Walsh.
Gary Henderson and Ryan Varma have both departed from the club.