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Cameron Stewart

Sat, 23/01/2021 - 02:07

The club is please to confirm that after a recent report and investigation, the Player Registration Sub Committee of the Irish Football Association considered the report made by an outside body and following a response by Glentoran the governing body has confirmed in writing that no further action will be taken on this matter.

This means that Cameron is now available for selection and will join the rest of the first team squad at Mourneview Park this afternoon.

Obituary: Mick Millington

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 00:55

We would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of former Glentoran defender Mick Millington who passed away recently, aged 80.

Mick is best remembered as a league winner with Dundalk in the 1960s and as one of Dundalk’s greatest ever players. He spent the 1970-71 season with Glentoran, having joined along with his Dundalk teammate Kevin Murray, before returning south to end his career with St Patrick’s Athletic.

Obituary: Tommy Gilmore

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 13:42

We learned recently of the sad news that lifelong Glenman, Tommy Gilmore passed away in Canada on the 30th December. Tommy was born in Thistle Street, off the Newtownards Road and like so many from the area, worked in the Shipyard as a steel worker. The Glens were his passion however and remained so even after he emigrated to Canada in 1978. 

A keen footballer, bandsman and Orangeman, he was also a member of the Westbourne Glentoran Supporters Club for many years.

NIFL and Irish FA to provide Premiership club testing

Thu, 14/01/2021 - 22:47

The NI Football League and the Irish FA have announced the roll out of Covid-19 tests for Danske Bank Premiership clubs.

Provision of the Covid-19 test kits to clubs has been sourced and funded in a joint venture by the NI Football League and the Irish FA to ensure a safe return to play for all match participants.

NI Football League Interim Manging Director Steven Mills, said:

“We are delighted to announce the introduction of testing to reaffirm our commitment to the welfare of our players, coaches and match officials.

NIFL Premiership halted until 23 January.

Fri, 08/01/2021 - 20:52

The Northern Ireland Football League issued the following statement this evening:

"The NI Football League, with support from the Irish FA, has agreed to halt the Dankse Bank Premiership for three matchdays from 6pm on Saturday evening (9 January) until Saturday 23 January.

Having considered views of membership and all key stakeholders the decision has been taken in light of the continued Covid-19 pandemic.

*** GLENTORAN SUPERSTORE UPDATE***

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 23:19

Due to the new COVID-19 restrictions imposed on all non essential businesses in Northern Ireland, GLENTORAN SUPERSTORE will be closed to the public until further notice.

We have moved ALL stock online and will be continuing to trade via www.glentoransuperstore.com  with orders processed on a weekly basis. Delivery options have changed to a) Next Day Delivery via City Air Express or b) via Royal Mail Tracked.

*** MASSIVE JANUARY ONLINE SALE*** starts 5pm Friday 8th January 2021

 

Glentoran - 2020 in review part three

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 01:33

This is the second of a four part review of 2020 as it impacted Glentoran on and off the pitch.  It has been written for www.glentoran.com by Andrew Morrison, a final year student in Sports Journalism at Liverpool John Moores University.

Part 3 July - September (Up for the Cup)

July saw a relaxation on the restrictions regarding Covid-19 meaning a limited return to normal life. This in turn meant that Glentoran were able to return to action.

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