Glenavon FC is happy to confirm our travel plans have now been rearranged and the First Team along with club officials will travel to Germany for our friendly on Saturday 6th July against FC Erzgebirge Aue.

Glenavon Football Club’s exciting pre-season friendly against Erzgebirge Aue has been rescued as Aer Lingus managed to transfer the travel party to a different flight.

Following a period of upheaval due to the strike action with Aer Lingus Glenavon FC were propelled into a worrying and uncertain period.

During this time Glenavon Football Club was also contacted by Belfast Telegraph, BBC and Belfast Live to help raise awareness.

Confirming the news, Chairman Glenn Emerson said; “I am delighted to confirm that thanks to the perseverance of Leigh in our office and our dedicated staff and volunteers that our travel plans are back on track.

“It is thanks to the hours of on hold telephone calls and passion for our club that staff have been able to ensure no fans are disappointed.

“I’d also like to thank the many fans who supported us during our plight. Without fans a Football team is just a team, our fans are the passion and drive behind the game, they are what makes Glenavon a club”.

Glenavon is gearing up for the match against Erzgebirge Aue at the 9,390 capacity Erzgebirgsstadion this Saturday.

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