In recent months Glentoran Academy has been arranging development games against academy opposition from south of the border. This has involved matches at various levels against high quality opposition, including Shamrock Rovers, St Joseph’s, Cherry Orchard, Shelbourne and Quay Celtic.
Both home and away supporters for this Saturday's Premiership game against Institute may purchase e-tickets which can be printed or downloaded to mobile devices for scanning at the turnstiles. No queueing, no cash, no hassle. Just visit https://institutefc.co.uk/ and select "Get Tickets Here". Tickets now available.
Mick McDermott accepts his Belleek trophy from NIFWA Chairman Stuart McKinley
Mick McDermott has been named Manager of the Month for December by the Northern Ireland Football Writers’ Association, for the second month in a row.,
On presenting the award, Stuart McKinlay, Chairman of NIFWA, said: “Mick McDermott has transformed Glentoran into genuine title contenders in his short time at the Oval and a stunning record last month - including the eye-catching 3-0 win over champions Linfield on Boxing Day - earned him the award”
Glentoran's 2-1 victory over Warrenpoint Town today saw them go top of the Danske Bank Premiership. Yes that will change on Monday evening when Linfield and Cliftonville meet at Solitude but to be in this position at this point of the season is a very welcome change and 14 games unbeaten is a remarkable turnaround for a team that has been in the bottom six over the last couple of seasons.
Saturday 11th January 2020, Kick Off 3.00 pm
On Saturday we attempt to extend our unbeaten run with a visit to the Oval from Warrenpoint Town.
Point are currently bottom of the table but only on goal difference from Institute, and just five points behind Dungannon Swifts after a good run of recent form. So, they have plenty to play for over the final third of the season.
Back to Premiership action tomorrow and after our holiday editions it’s a full 32 page bumper edition of the Glentoran Gazette. Henry Muldrew speculates on whether we’re really getting the credit we deserve from the local media, Roy Downes looks at how things have changed at the Oval during his time following the Glens and John Grayden both picks out the potential captains in our squad and gives his take on the recent preponderance of plastic pitches. There’s an Academy update from Stephen Lowry, interviews with new boy Ciaran O’Connor and at the other end of the scale our third highest a
It was a game dominated by penalties as Glentoran finally progressed into the Sixth Round of the Sadler’s Peaky Blinders Irish Cup at the Oval this afternoon.
Irish Cup day tomorrow and yet another top class edition of your multi-award winning Glentoran Gazette. With raised awareness of mental health issues in the Irish League Glentoran fan Gary McAlees tells his personal story, Brian McClelland looks back at our early quests for the Irish Cup, Thomas McCartney recalls a famous Cup banana skin and John Grayden reflects on some of the Kafkaesque rules in the competition as well as paying tribute to an unsung hero of our Christmas holiday campaign. Plus a look at our opponents Portadown, news, views, Boxing Day in pictures and all the stats. Las
There are still a few players' shirts available to sponsor for the rest of the season at £125 each. Anyone who is interested please contact Ruth in the Superstore.
For a list of the shirts available click HERE.
Saturday 4 January 2020, Kick Off 3.00pm
On Saturday we begin this season’s Irish Cup campaign by renewing an old rivalry when Portadown visit the Oval.