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Vienna Remembered

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 18:59

Glentoran FC is proud to announce that in the 2022-2023 season the teams’ shirts will have a single gold star above the club crest. This is in honour of the Glentoran team that won the Vienna Cup – the first European trophy – in 1914. 

In 1914 Glentoran Football Club won the Irish Cup for the first time, defeating Linfield in the Final. As a result they received an invite from the Austro-Hungarian FA to travel to the region along with the winners of the Scottish Cup (Celtic) and the FA Cup (Burnley)

Signing News: Back to the Oval for Ollie

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 01:31

Current Northern Ireland Under-21 goalkeeper Ollie Webber has re-joined the club after six years in English football.

Ollie (22) is a successful graduate of the Glentoran Academy, having been with the club from the ages of 12 to 16 years before leaving for Crystal Palace. He spent five years with Palace and was a regular starter in the Premiership club’s Under 23 side, before joining Portsmouth in the 2021-2022 season.

Contract News: Paddy Here To Stay

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 00:25

Glentoran FC is delighted to announce that our central defender Patrick McClean has signed an extension to his contract. This means that Paddy has now committed himself to Glentoran until at least the end of the 2024/25 season.

Since joining the club from Derry City in July 2019, Paddy has made 119 first team appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals. He has been a regular throughout that time, was captain for much of the 2021-22 season while Marcus Kane was injured and has been a major fan favourite from the very early stages of his career at the Met McLean Oval.

Player News: Singo Signs In

Wed, 29/06/2022 - 18:57

Glentoran Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of James Singleton from Glenavon.

James (26) has spent his entire career to date at Mourneview Park, having formed a very youthful and effective partnership with Rhys Marshall as they came through the ranks together. He won an Irish Cup winner’s medal in 2014 as an 18-year-old, has played in Europe for Glenavon on a number of occasions and was captain last season

Castlereagh GSC Awards 2021-2022

Tue, 28/06/2022 - 23:22

The Castlereagh Glentoran Supporters Club proudly presented the 2021-2022 CGSC Awards at the Castlereagh Clubrooms on Saturday evening. A welcome return to the event following two years missed due to the Covid pandemic,

Above, Castlereagh GSC Chairman David O'Sullivan and Honorary Vice President Bobby Carlisle present Conor McMenamin with the Glentoran Player Of The Year Award as voted for by Glentoran supporters at the penultimate home game of the season.

Squad announcements

Fri, 24/06/2022 - 11:00

The following players will be leaving Glentoran on the expiry of their contracts next week:

  • Gael Bigirimana
  • Dillon Powers
  • Robbie McDaid.

Mick McDermott said of the three departing players:

“Bigi has been a top professional during his time at Glentoran. His personality is infectious, and I can say that he had a positive impact within our squad. Bigi now is considering options as far as Asia, Middle East and Africa. We wish him every success in his next step.

Obituary: Bertie Wright

Sat, 18/06/2022 - 16:05

At the request of family members, Glentoran FC has been asked to announce the death of legendary Glens player Bertie Wright. He was 102.

After a short illness, Bertie passed away peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on Saturday afternoon surrounded by his family. Bertie was predeceased by his wife Peggy and daughter Dolores.

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