Glenavon Football Club is deeply saddened at the passing of our former Chairman and director, Sam Gardiner MBE JP.

Sam passed away on November 8th 2022 peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital. Late of Gilford Road, Lurgan. Dearly loved husband of Elizabeth, much loved father of Clive and Keith, father-in-law of Joanne and Sarah and devoted grandfather of Lauren, Ethan, Alexandra, Jack and Susannah.

A minute’s silence will be held in Sam’s memory and in memory of our former player, Sammy Wilson, before tonight’s game with Glentoran.

Our condolences go to Sam’s family at this sad time.

For more details of the funeral can be found at funeral times.

In addition, the funeral cortege will be stopping at Mourneview Park at 2:15pm on Friday 11th November.