Glentoran face Ballymena Utd at the Oval in the Danske Bank Premiership this weekend looking to bounce back after a disappointing performance in mid-week in the Co Antrim Shield. It is the second meeting of the teams this campaign, the previous encounter at the Showgrounds ending in a 2-2 draw on 13th September with Fra McCaffrey and Jordan Stewart netting for the Glens. You can watch the highlights of that game again on BBC Sport NI HERE
Glentoran will travel to Windsor Park on Saturday 15th November to play Linfield in the Danske Bank Premiership, kick-off 3pm.
Glentoran fans require tickets for this fixture. These will go on sale at the Oval tomorrow as outlined below.
Concession Tickets - priced £7.
Will be on sale at the Oval ticket office on Saturday 1st November from 12 noon until 2.30pm for SEASON TICKET HOLDERS & LIFE MEMBERS ONLY. Any tickets remaining after 2.30pm will go on general sale.
Adult Tickets - priced £10.
We are pleased to announce Glentoran is proud to announce the launch of “GlensTV”, a new online service which will boast several features starting with highlights of this weekend's game vs Ballymena along with interviews with the staff and players.
David Johnston, Chairman of Stormont Glentoran Supporters Club, presents Cathy Mehaffy of Marie Curie Cancer Care with a cheque for £420 which was raised during the club’s recent 30thAnniversary celebrations in Dundela Social Club. Stormont GSC would like to thank all of those who donated prizes for the raffle and gave generously to this extremely worthy cause.
The Northern Ireland Football League has held a workshop for clubs who want to improve and enhance their visibility and fan engagement on Twitter.
Facilitated by Alex Trickett, Head of Sport, Twitter UK, clubs from the Danske Bank Premiership and Belfast Telegraph Championship were given an insight into the practices used by clubs, associations and players from all around the world.
It is hard to believe but we are almost a quarter of the way through the 2014/15 season and this season is already shaping up to be a record breaker for the Academy!
To date we have had 42 players either currently in advanced trials with or selected for Northern Ireland squads at various ages from U11 to U19. The stand out stories here being 10 players at under 15 and 10 players at under 14 in the relevant NI squads - more than any other club!
Championship One leaders Bangor staged a giant-killing at The Oval to send Glentoran crashing out of the County Antrim Shield.
Glentoran got back to winning ways in an incident packed first visit to Milltown this afternoon. The drama began even before kick off as goalkeeper Elliott Morris, originally named on the team sheet, had to be replaced by Aaron Hogg as the Glens captain injured his back in the warm up.
U13 Glentoran 1-0 Ridgeway
U17 Crusaders 2-0 Glentoran
U19 Crusaders 1-1 Glentoran
Glentoran Seconds 2-3 Glenavon Reserves
(McSorley & Hillen scored for Glentoran Seconds)