Glentoran travelled to Shamrock Park this afternoon to face a Portadown side that they hadn't beaten in 3 previous meetings this season; but this was the Irish Cup.
U14 Glentoran 2-0 Crusaders
U15 Oliver Plunkett 5-2 Glentoran
U16 Glentoran 4-4 Glenavon
U17 Foyle Harps 0-1 Glentoran
Glentoran Seconds 0-4 Crusaders
Portadown 1-3 Glentoran
The Glens travel to Shamrock Park looking for their first win against the mid-Ulster side this season. The teams have met three times in the Danske Bank Premiership with the Ports winning 2-1 in late September and 2-0 at the Oval in early December. Last week's game, again at the Oval, finished 2-2.
Glentoran's last win against Ronnie McFall's side was last year's Irish Cup semi-final game at the Oval; Marcus Kane getting a late winner.
Glentoran's 5th round Irish Cup game at Portadown is all ticket. Details for sale of tickets are as follows...
Portadown v Glentoran, to be played at Shamrock Park, Portadown on Saturday 11th January 2014, kick-off 3pm.
Adult £10. Concession £7.
Tickets at Dawsons Newsagents on the Belmont Road have sold out and there will be no further tickets available at this outlet for Saturday's game.
All remaining tickets will be on general sale on Thursday from 10.00am until 12 noon on Saturday at the Glentoran Superstore.
He was, without doubt, the greatest ever player to grace the Oval pitch in a competitive game.
Eusebio da Silva Ferreira was the focal point of the superb Benfica team from the 1960's and the main reason that 40,000 people packed the Oval on Wednesday 13th September 1967. John Colrain's Glentoran side had just returned from their highly successful North American tour and the squad were at their peak.
U12 no game
U13 Glentoran 2-3 Coleraine
U14 Glentoran 10-0 Ballymoney Utd
U15 Ridgeway 0-4 Glentoran
U16 Glentoran 7-1 Magherafelt Sky blues
U17 Glentoran 3-1 Coney Island
Portadown Res. 1-3 Glentoran Seconds
Glentoran 2-2 Portadown
The dress rehearsal for next Saturday's big Irish Cup 5th round tie at Shamrock Park saw Glentoran leave it until added time to equalise after Portadown came from behind in an eventful encounter in east Belfast.
It's the first game at the Oval in 2014 and that means it's the first Glentoran Gazette of the New Year too.
And although it may be a new dawn, nothing much has changed here as you'll find another must-read edition of your award winning matchday programme.
In this issue we have a look at Glentoran Community Trust's painstaking replicating of supporters' clubs badges and feature a number of festive photos in our Home & Away picture section.
After a memorable 2013 Elliott Morris reached yet another milestone in his Glentoran career with his 200th clean sheet in the 1-0 win against Dungannon Swifts on New Year’s Day.
Glentoran FC today completed the signing of striker, Curtis Allen. Curtis has joined the club on a three and a half year deal.