The Glenavon Academy has a new Chairman. Jason King, who was previously the Academy Manager, takes over from Colin Adamson, who is moving on to a new role within the club. Speaking to the Glenavon website about his new role, Jason explained that he felt well-placed to take the Academy forward. “I have been part of [...]
Congratulations to young defender Peter Bell who has been selected for the Northern Ireland U-18 Schoolboy squad for this year's Centenary Shield competition. Northern Ireland, under the captaincy of Paddy Burns, won the Shield last year. Best wishes to Peter and the rest of the squad as they begin the defence of their title away to [...]
Glenavon FC Academy will be running two weeks of Summer Soccer Camps with professional coaching from Glenavon FC's James Singleton. With Mourneview Park and Lurgan Town Arena providing the backdrops for each of the Summer Soccer Camps this year it's sure to be a fun packed couple of weeks for all the kids involved. Check out [...]
Best wishes to our young goalkeeper Conner Byrne who has been chosen for a NI under-16 squad who are taking part in a UEFA organised development tournament in Bulgaria over the next week. The NI squad face Luxembourg on Saturday 13th, followed by games against Wales on Monday 15th and Bulgaria on Wednesday 17th.
Congratulations to Oisin Barr and Ross Hunter who have earned well deserved call-ups to the N Ireland U-17 squad for the forthcoming friendly encounters with Greece. The games, which are being used as preparation for the next month's Euro Qualifiers, take place this Tuesday 19th @ Stangmore Park and Thursday 21 @ Shamrock Park. Kick off [...]
Congratulations to three of our Academy players who have been selected to represent the Subway National League in a Under 15s tournament in Las Vegas this weekend. Defender Malachy Burns, younger brother of Bobby and Paddy, winger Liam Corr and midfielder Robbie Morrow are part of a 18 strong squad that begin their campaign in the [...]
We'd like to send our best wishes for a full recovery to Academy player Shane Adamson who suffered a serious knee injury recently while playing in a home game against Crusaders. Sixteen year old Shane, who is the son of our Academy Chairman Colin Adamson, has a complete tear of the ACL, a rare injury in [...]
Congratulations to Paddy Burns, currently on loan with Knockbreda FC, who has been selected as Captain of the NI Under-18 Schoolboys who are in Jersey this week. The local lads will play against the Jersey U-18 and U-21 teams in preparation for next month's Centenary Shield campaign.
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; [...]
Despite the postponement of our Danske Bank Premiership fixture this Saturday there is still plenty of action for Glenavon supporters this weekend with both our teams in the newly formed NIFL Academy League in action locally. The Under-18s face Warrenpoint Town at the Lurgan Junior High 3G pitch tomorrow night, Friday, at 7.45 pm whilst on [...]