Glentoran and Coleraine shared 4 goals for the second time this season in the Danske Bank Premiership. In the previous league meeting at the Oval it was the Glens who fought back from a 2 goal deficit to earn a share of the spoils. This time it was the Bannsiders.
Mick McDermott accepts his Belleek trophy from NIFWA Chairman Stuart McKinley
Glentoran Head Coach Mick McDermott is Northern Ireland Football Writers’ Association Manager of the Month for November.
In November the Glens were unbeaten in the Danske Bank Premiership and took 10 points from a possible four games with convincing victories over Warrenpoint Town, Dungannon Swifts and Cliftonville.
Saturday 7th December 2019, Kick Off 3.00pm
On Saturday we aim to build on last week’s excellent win over Cliftonville with a journey to the Showgrounds for our third meeting with Coleraine this season.
As part of Glentoran Football Club's ongoing and serious commitment to foster links with the local area, the club is conducting a series of coaching sessions in primary schools in East Belfast and the surrounding area..
UEFA A Licence coach, Tim Wareing, leads the sessions. It kicked off on Tuesday at Cregagh Primary School in East Belfast. Tim coached 25 children from Primary Year 5 and 22 children from Primary Year 4.
Wednesday saw Tim deliver sessions at Braniel Primary Schoo, which he followed up at Knocknagoney Primary School on Thursday.
Glentoran FC is delighted to announce our latest signing ahead of the January transfer window, attacking midfielder, Ciaran O’Connor.
Ciaran (23), was most recently with Warrenpoint Town in the Danske Bank Premiership but has played most of his career with his hometown club, Dundalk. He spent the 2016 and 2017 League of Ireland seasons with Finn Harps, alongside our other recent signing, Keith Cowan.
With December now underway, the core events of the seventh Glentoran FC Christmas Homeless Appeal are imminent. Since 2013, Glentoran Football Club has implemented a Christmas appeal to provide gifts, food, clothes and other necessities for members of the homeless community in Belfast and for pensioners and lower income families within the club’s home of East Belfast.
Events supporting the appeal this month are:
We have received the following information from Coleraine FC for visiting supporters:
Access to Coleraine Showgrounds will be available from 2.00 pm.
Away supporters are requested to approach Coleraine Showgrounds along the Ballycastle Road from the direction of the Ring Road. Supporters' coaches are requested not to stop on the Ballycastle Road at any point to let fans disembark.
Visiting supporters' club coaches will drop off fans at the entrance on Hillman's Way and proceed to the Vineyard Church car park at the bottom of Hillman's Way to park.
Glentoran FC is delighted to announce that both Paul O’Neill and Navid Nasseri have agreed contract extensions with the club.
First Glentoran goals from Cameron Stewart and Cricky Gallagher – one in each half – helped Glentoran to a hard worked and convincing win at Solitude this afternoon, our first win there in nearly four years. This extended our unbeaten Danske Bank Premiership run to seven matches. In that period, we have taken nineteen points out of a possible twenty-one, representing our strongest league run since the start of the 2012/13 season.
Glentoran FC is delighted to announce the signing of central defender Keith Cowan, and to welcome Keith to the Oval.
Keith, from Ramelton in County Donegal, has spent his entire senior career to date with his boyhood club, Finn Harps in the League of Ireland, most recently as captain in the SSE Airtricity Premiership. He made over 240 appearances for Harps before this week announcing his intention to leave Finn Park.