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Irish Cup Final Countdown

Sun, 28/04/2013 - 13:37

As part of the build-up for next Saturday's Irish Cup Final against Cliftonville at Windsor Park, glentoran.com will be reliving some of the greatest Cup Final memories in the club's 130 year history. Glentoran have won the Irish Cup on 20 occasions starting all the way back in 1914. Since then Glentoran established themselves as one of the best sides in the country, consistently winning the famous competition. In the 1980s and 1990s, The Glens won The Cup an incredible 8 times, four of which in a row from 1985-1988.

Andy Waterworth wins coveted award

Sat, 27/04/2013 - 20:58

At today's game the 'Player of the Year' award, organised by Castlereagh GSC, was won by Andy Waterworth. In 42 starts this season Waterworth has netted 23 goals and now has scored 64 in 213 matches.

Waterworth, whose grandfather, Noel McCarthy captained a very successful Glentoran side in the 50's, topped today's poll with Jay Magee finishing second and Elliott Morris third. 

Congratulations Andy from everyone at Glentoran. 

Nixon finishes in style

Sat, 27/04/2013 - 17:25

The script couldn’t have been written better in this final League game of the season as Glentoran legend Colin Nixon came off the bench to score a late equaliser in his final game at the Oval for Glentoran.  Nicky had made his way to the dugout before the game via a guard of honour from both teams hoping to be given the chance to make his 793rd appearance for his beloved Glens.

Elliott Morris Testimonial

Sat, 27/04/2013 - 09:51

 

As part of his Testimonial season this year, Elliott Morris is offering 2 lucky Glentoran Supporters the chance of a unique IRISH CUP EXPERIENCE, which will inlcude:

Pre Match meal at the Oval with Players and Staff

Travel both to and from the Match

2 x Adult Tickets for North Stand

Post match meal with players on return to the Oval

Glentoran FC Statement

Fri, 26/04/2013 - 16:20

We wish to confirm that despite rumours to the contrary, neither the Chairman of Glentoran Football Club nor anyone connected to the club have invited deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness to attend the Irish Cup Final as a guest of the club. 

Board of Directors, Glentoran FC

Bar information for Saturday

Fri, 26/04/2013 - 16:10

 

Well, the last home game of the season sees us welcome Coleraine to East Belfast and hopefully  the team can end the League season on a high.

The Premier Lounge will open at 12:30pm and we will have live coverage of Man City v West Ham (KO 12:45pm). We then have live exclusive coverage of the Glens v Coleraine match on all screens in the bar from 3pm and we finish the season with another  big game as Newcastle host Liverpool at 5:30pm.

793 Reasons to attend The Oval tomorrow

Fri, 26/04/2013 - 14:17

Tomorrow, the curtain closes on the Danske Bank Premiership season with Glentoran hosting Coleraine at The Oval. The game will also have special significance for Glentoran captain and record appearance holder Colin Nixon who will lead his side out on The Oval pitch for one final time. Nixon has played 792 games for Glentoran to date and is expected to lead the side out for tomorrow's game. To read glentoran.com's full tribute to Colin earlier this week, please click here.

Special 'Halfers' Draw

Fri, 26/04/2013 - 10:31

 

This Saturday sees the last Halfers draw of the season. 

This season to date the Halfers has raised over £12,000 which has been split between the draw winners and Glentoran FC and on behalf of everyone connected with the Halfers draw I would like to thank you for your continued support.

Glentoran Belfast United

Wed, 24/04/2013 - 23:27

Glentoran Women's team kicked off the 2013 season with a 3-0 win over Linfield at the Oval courtesy  of a hat trick from the long serving Kelly Bailie. Prior to the kick off both sets of players observed a minute silence for Mary Campbell mother of Sharon Campbell secretary of Glentoran/BU.

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