After the recent departure of First Team Coach Kris Lindsay the club has completed a reshuffle of our very talented internal coaches. This has seen current Under-20s coach, Mark Ferguson, confirmed as First Team Coach. Mark has been a huge part of the success in bringing so many of our promising young players through the Under-20s; [...]
On behalf of Glenavon FC, we're sure you'll join us in wishing a speedy and complete recovery to our Club Photographer Maynard Collins who is currently in hospital. Maynard's excellent photographs have been a great resource for the Club's website and social media channels and we're looking forward to having him back 'snapping' again very soon. [...]
Starting in pre-season this year, Glenavon has introduced the use of GPS player tracking using the PlayerTek system. This is used to monitor the players during training and in-game and records the distances and speeds of the players, helping to push them to give that little bit extra. The system, which is also used by teams such [...]
Congratulations and best wishes to Mark Sykes who retains his place in the Northern Ireland U-21 squad for the forthcoming crucial games against Iceland (A) Thursday 11th October and Slovakia (H) Tuesday 16 October in the forthcoming European U-21 Championship qualifiers. Mark is joined in the squad by former Glenavon players Bobby Burns and Shayne Lavery; [...]
Sadly we have to report the passing to-day, Tuesday, of George Dennison. George was, of course, the father of our former players, David and Robert, and grandfather of our current manager Gary Hamilton. Until ill-heath prevented him from doing so, George was a regular attender at Mourneview Park in recent years. Everyone associated with the club [...]
Supporters are asked to note that our home league match against Cliftonville FC scheduled for Saturday 13th October has been postponed because of international call-ups into the N Ireland under-21 squad. As yet no date has been set for the rearranged game.
Kevin Duncan, one of our car park stewards, asked us to pass on his thanks to all supporters who donated to his collection on Saturday on behalf of Tiny Life. Kevin tells us he raised £300 for this worthy cause - well done everyone!
Glenavon legend Maurice McVeigh was the guest of honour of the Club on Saturday to help celebrate his 90th birthday which was last week. Maurice gets ready to cut his special 90th Birthday cake accompanied by family members and Glenavon Officials. From L-R, grandson Luke McVeigh, Daughter in law Sarah McVeigh, grand-daughter Beth McVeigh and [...]
Please note that this week's Glenavon Lottery draw will be made on Tuesday night (October 2nd) and not Monday night.
We have just learned from our Manager Gary Hamilton that Eugene McFarland, the father of his partner Faye, sadly passed away in Altnagelvin Hospital at 4:30 this afternoon following an accident in his home on Sunday. "He's somebody that meant a lot to me and my sympathies to Kathy, Faye and Julian, and Stevie and Rory [...]