STEPHEN BEST ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT Stephen Best, Glenavon’s popular club doctor, has retired after 31 years unbroken service. He is, by a considerable distance, the longest serving member of the backroom staff at Mourneview Park since James “Cliff” Mahaffy who was a player, then trainer, between 1889 and 1932. “My licence to practice is about [...]

By |2024-05-09T11:31:00+01:00May 9th, 2024|Categories: Announcement, Staff|0 Comments


SADNESS, JACKIE MURRAY Glenavon is shocked to learn of the sudden passing of former team attendant Jackie Murray. Jackie served the club faithfully for 32 years as a volunteer member of the backroom staff. He was also a former chairman of the Triangle Glenavon Supporters’ Club. Sincere condolences are extended to the Murray family. Be [...]

By |2023-12-27T10:05:09+00:00December 27th, 2023|Categories: Memorial, Staff|0 Comments

Paul McAreavey Joins Coaching Staff

Paul McAreavey has joined the coaching staff at Glenavon as assistant to Gary Hamilton. Paul, who was Chief Scout at Ballymena United, replaces Andy Mathieson who is departing the club after our game with Coleraine. "Andy has been travelling an hour and 20 minutes each way to our training sessions and, with the pressure of this [...]

By |2020-02-24T21:28:46+00:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Announcement, Staff|0 Comments

25 Not Out for the Doc

Stephen Best recently completed his 25th year as Glenavon's Club Doctor and the event was recognised by the Club when President Gordon Irwin presented 'the Doc' with a specially commissioned portrait. Glenavon President Gordon Irwin presents Doctor Best with a specially commissioned portrait to mark his 25th year as Club Doctor.

By |2019-05-11T12:32:04+01:00May 11th, 2019|Categories: Staff|0 Comments

Gary’s Thoughts On Andy And Kyle Joining The First Team Coaching Staff

As revealed exclusively on yesterday evening Andy Mathieson and Kyle Neill have joined the First Team Coaching Staff following the departure of Paul Millar. Andy Mathieson Kyle Neill Speaking to this website Manager Gary Hamilton shared his thoughts on the changes. ' I am delighted that both Andy and Kyle have [...]

By |2019-04-05T21:05:14+01:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: First Team, Staff|0 Comments

Andy and Kyle Join 1st Team Coaching Staff

Following Paul Millar’s departure, U20’s Manager Andy Mathieson and former player Kyle Neill have joined the First Team coaching staff. Check out tomorrow for manager Gary Hamilton’s thoughts on the changes. Kyle Neill   Andy Mathieson

By |2019-04-04T22:27:51+01:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Announcement, First Team, Staff|0 Comments

Paul Leaves Mourneview

As supporters will already be aware Paul Millar has decided to step down from his post as First Team Assistant Manager to take up a new role at Glentoran FC. Paul joined Glenavon in the last few weeks of the 2011/12 season having previously been manager of Glentoran, Newry Town and Larne. Paul Millar [...]

By |2019-04-04T19:00:34+01:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Announcement, First Team, Staff|0 Comments

Peter Kennedy Joins Coaching Staff

A delighted Gary Hamilton today announced the appointment of former Glenavon star Peter Kennedy as Development Coach at Mourneview Park. Peter, who made 20 appearances for Northern Ireland brings a wealth of experience to a role which will see him oversee the development of the Under 16, Under 18 and Under 20 sides and he may [...]

By |2018-06-15T18:14:18+01:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: Announcement, Staff|0 Comments
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