Elliott Morris – who on Monday night is expected to make his 660th first team appearance for the club – has been voted Glentoran Supporters’ Player of the Month for September.
L to R Bill Manson (Community Liaison Director), Adrienne Wylie, Stephen Henderson (Chairman), Nadia McMullan, Curtis Allen, Joanne Badger (Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI Co-Ordinator), Richard Buchanan (Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI Chairman), John McGuigan, Gary Haveron & John Moore (Director).
The manager, players and directors of Glentoran were warmly welcomed on Saturday night to the Ballymac Glentoran Supporters Club Dinner at the Ballymac clubrooms.
Winners of the main awards were Curtis Allen (Player of the Year) and Tiarnan McAuley (Young Player of the Year). Both players were presented with their awards by Thomas Sewell, Chairman of the Ballymac. Long standing Ballymac member Gary Cowan was presented with the annual Special Merit Award for his years’ service to both the Ballymac and his lifelong support of the Glens.
This season, each month there will be a Glentoran Player Of The Month, voted on by Glentoran supporters.
The poll will appear following the last game of each calendar month and the winner announced on this website early the following month. Just place your vote beside your choice. Voting closes at 11.59pm on Saturday 30th September with the winner announced the following day.
The draw for the 2017-18 shirt sponsors took place today in the McLean Suite yesterday.
Results of the draw can be found HERE
A number of shirts are stiil available for sponsorship. If you would like to sponsor any of those, please contact Ruth in the Glentoran Superstore.
Photographs by Pacemaker
Glentoran continued their strong start to the season with a draw against league leaders Coleraine. Both sides had chances to win the game, with the Glens missing a 95th minute penalty against the ten men of Coleraine.
After the County Antrim Shield mid-week it's back to a full size edition of the Glentoran Gazette for tomorrow's big game against Coleraine at the Oval. Philip Stevenson reminisces with Glentoran fans of a certain age on the 50th anniversary of our clash with Benfica, Roy Downes looks back at the debut season of one those European Cup heroes Trevor Thompson and Brian McClelland unearths a Glentoran historian with a family connection stretching back to the 1920s. Plus the Eddy Patrick interviews, news from the Under 20s, a groundhopper with a difference and all the latest news, views, phot
Glentoran v Coleraine
Saturday 23rd September, 3pm.
This Saturday we face another significant test as we entertain undefeated league leaders, Coleraine.
Glentoran welcomed Crumlin Star to the Oval for a County Antrim Shield 1st Round tie on Tuesday night and ran out 4-2 winners. The visitors are the current NAFL Premiership Champions and whilst Glentoran dominated the first 45, the amateur league side gave a good account of themselves in the second half, testing the youthful Glentoran side. Gary Haveron made 11 changes from the side which worked hard in overcoming Ballymena at the weekend but the side he fielded did not lack first team experience, particularly in the middle of the park.
Glentoran v Crumlin Star
Tuesday 19th September, 7.45pm.
Following our excellent League win at Ballymena on Saturday, we move on Tuesday to the first round of the Toals County Antrim Shield with a visit from Crumlin Star, reigning Champions of the Northern Amateur League