IRISH CUP MEMORIES: A GREAT TEAM BUT A DARK DAY Glenavon boasts seven Irish Cup triumphs. No provincial club has won the tournament more often or contested more finals. That is the Lurgan Blues’ impressive record in Irish football’s blue ribband competition. Glenavon 2 Derry City 0 (1957), Glenavon 2 Ballymena United 0 (1959), Glenavon [...]

By |2024-01-05T11:51:34+00:00January 5th, 2024|Categories: Club History, Irish Cup|0 Comments


CHRISTMAS MEMORIES Christmas, for football fans has traditionally been an eagerly anticipated period of the season when there are extra games watched by bumper attendances. Over the decades Glenavon supporters have had their fair share of positive memories. During the landmark 1951-52 Irish League Championship winning campaign, Glenavon played four matches in eight days including [...]

By |2023-12-25T19:46:42+00:00December 25th, 2023|Categories: Club History|0 Comments

Sean Fallon – From Glenavon to Celtic

Sean Fallon – From Glenavon to Celtic and into the Eye of a Political Storm George Ruddell brings us another of his fascinating in-depth looks back into Glenavon’s history. Seventy years ago this Easter Sean Fallon joined Glasgow Celtic in one of the most sensational transfer deals in Glenavon’s history. The 27 year old went on to [...]

By |2020-04-10T21:16:19+01:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Club History|0 Comments

Glenavon’s Historic Trip by Air to Aberdeen

Our trip to Formartine on Saturday wasn’t the first time we have played in Aberdeenshire. In the article below George Ruddell, editor of Glenavon’s award-winning matchday programme in the 1990s and early 2000s, looks back on an earlier historic visit to Scotland. George is presently writing a biography of Wilbur Cush, Glenavon’s greatest ever player. He hopes [...]

By |2019-09-12T12:46:42+01:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Club History|0 Comments
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