STEPHEN MCDONNELL IS “MANAGER OF THE MONTH” FOR NOVEMBER Stephen McDonnell has been named NIFL Premiership “Manager of the Month” for November. The Dundalk man, who joined Glenavon at the end of September, has completely revitalised the club’s Sports Direct Premiership campaign. During November 2023 Glenavon defeated Dungannon Swifts (1-0), Ballymena United (1-0), Loughgall (2-0) [...]

By |2023-12-14T11:30:30+00:00December 14th, 2023|Categories: Awards, Manager/Coach|0 Comments


The closing date for expressions of interest in the above was yesterday. The process of researching and interviewing is underway. It is hoped the new manager and his backroom team will be appointed next week and be in charge of our home Premiership game against Larne on Saturday 30th (5.30pm). Meantime Gary McAlister and Chris Chambers [...]

By |2023-09-21T12:39:47+01:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Chairman, First Team, Manager/Coach|0 Comments


STAFF VACANCY - CLUB MANAGER Glenavon Football Club invites expressions of interest in the position of Manager/Player Manager from persons holding or working towards the requisite IFA licensing qualifications. Such persons are requested to indicate their particular interest in strict confidence to our Club Chairman, Adrian Teer, not later than Wednesday 20 September 2023. [...]

By |2023-09-14T13:11:58+01:00September 14th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, First Team, Manager/Coach|0 Comments


CLUB STATEMENT Glenavon Football Club confirms that following discussions during this week Gary Hamilton has vacated the post of Manager with immediate effect. The Board of Directors sincerely thanks Gary for his twelve years as Manager. The Hamilton era included many memorable moments which will be part of our Club’s history including two Irish Cup [...]

By |2023-09-13T20:15:58+01:00September 13th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, First Team, Manager/Coach|0 Comments

Congrats to Gary Hamilton: NIFL April Manager of the Month

The boss Gary Hamilton is the Reavey Solicitors Manager of the Month for April. We have completed the month unbeaten, securing a spot in the European Play-Off in the process. Gary has won 13 monthly NIFWA awards with seven Player of the Month trophies and six Manager of the Month gongs. He said: "I'd like [...]

By |2023-05-08T12:36:27+01:00May 8th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Awards, Manager/Coach|0 Comments

Gary Wins April Manager of the Month

Congratulations to our Manager Gary Hamilton on winning the NIFWA Manager of the Month for April, the third time he has won the award this season. Upon collecting the Belleek trophy a delighted Hamilton said, "I'm delighted to win this award for a third time this season. In a way, it probably sums up our season [...]

By |2019-05-03T12:31:50+01:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Awards, Manager/Coach|0 Comments

Thank You Message from Kris

"I just wanted to thank everyone connected with the club, I’ve had a great 7 years with some great experiences, successes and memories that will stay with me for life but the chance to go into management was too good an opportunity to turn down. To the players, it’s been an absolute pleasure to work and [...]

By |2018-09-27T00:54:02+01:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Manager/Coach|0 Comments

Gary Pays Tribute to Kris

As Kris Lindsay leaves Glenavon to take up the manager's job at Dungannon Swifts, Gary Hamilton, describing Kris as a 'model professional', paid a warm tribute to him as the news was made public after last night's win at Ards, which the Glenavon manager dedicated to his former player-coach. Kris will, of course, be back at [...]

By |2018-09-26T12:04:36+01:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Manager/Coach, Player News|0 Comments

Gary Praises Players and Coaches for Cup Win

Gary Hamilton has spoken warmly about the contributions of the younger players, the senior hands and the coaches of the Under 20 and Academy sides after winning the Mid-Ulster Cup for the first time since he took over as Glenavon Manager. BBC Sport NI Highlights "Regarding the Mid Ulster Cup victory on Tuesday night, I'd like [...]

By |2018-02-09T18:02:53+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Manager/Coach, Mid-Ulster Cup|0 Comments
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