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Glens exonerated by NIFL independent panel

Mon, 29/06/2020 - 11:59

The Board of Directors of Glentoran Football Club are pleased to confirm that following the recent investigation by an independent panel appointed by NIFL, we have received formal confirmation that Glentoran had not broken any NIFL rules and that the matter is now closed.

The correspondence from NIFL stated:

“Following lengthy consideration, the Independent Panel has determined that no action be taken against Glentoran FC.

Glens Dream Team: The Foreign Legion.

Mon, 29/06/2020 - 02:50

Glentoran Gazette contributor and former editor, John Grayden, first saw the Glens play in May, 1959. In this series he picks imaginary sides from throughout the years in a random selection of categories. A few are factual while most are subjective and by no means definitive. While he has seen the majority of the players in action, a few from other eras are included because of their contributions to the club’s history.

 

My Favourite Photograph: Walter Bruce

Fri, 26/06/2020 - 01:52

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with former Glentoran players and managers where they talk about a photograph that means a lot to them. Some will be reproduced from a series written by Brian McClelland for the Glentoran Gazette in the mid-1990s with other, newer stories we will be writing over the next few weeks. This one was published in the Gazette when Brian spoke to the late Walter Bruce, one of Glentoran's greatest servant of the 1950s, 60s and early 70s.

200 Club: May Results

Fri, 26/06/2020 - 00:49

With the slight reduction in COVID-19 restrictions, we can now bring you the results of the May draw for the Glentoran 200 Club.  Apologies for the delay.

June will return to being drawn in the normal timescale (restrictions permitting).

MAY 200 CLUB draw results

1st £332 ( 60) Stephen Cochrane

2nd £162.50 (165) David Ritchie

3rd £65 (223) Alan Taggart

The Managers: Tommy Cassidy

Tue, 23/06/2020 - 01:39

For the fourth in this series on our league or cup winning managers of the past four decades, we concentrate on Tommy Cassidy For this piece, spoke to Jim Cleary, captain during the Cassidy era, for some of his insider’s thoughts on the period. A full interview with John on his Glentoran career will start here next week.

TOMMY CASSIDY (1994-1997)

200 Club: March & April Results

Mon, 22/06/2020 - 15:56

With the slight reduction in COVID-19 restrictions, we can now bring you the results of the March and April draws for the Glentoran 200 Club.  Apologies for the delay.

May result will follow shortly and June will return to being drawn in the normal timescale (restrictions permitting).

Glens Dream Teams: The Internationals

Mon, 22/06/2020 - 01:54

Glentoran Gazette contributor and former editor, John Grayden, first saw the Glens play in May, 1959. In this series he picks imaginary sides from throughout the years in a random selection of categories. A few are factual while most are subjective and by no means definitive. While he has seen most of the players in action, a few from earlier eras are included due to their contribution to the club’s history.

 

My Favourite Photograph: Billy Bingham

Sun, 21/06/2020 - 02:26

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with former Glentoran players and managers where they talk about a photograph that means a lot to them. Some will be reproduced from a series written by Brian McClelland for the Glentoran Gazette in the mid-1990s with other, newer stories we will be writing over the next few weeks. This one was published in the Gazette when legendary Northern Ireland and Everton Manager Billy Bingham spoke to Brian about his Glentoran days.

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