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Glentoran 3-0 Portadown

Sat, 22/04/2017 - 21:37

Glentoran's penultimate fixture in what has been a dismal 2016/17 Danske Bank Premiership campaign saw already relegated Portadown make the trip to east Belfast. Two big clubs who in years gone by would have been contesting at the very top of the table, now sitting 9th and 12th in the league. Glentoran kicked things off on the front foot, and after Eric Foley (3') and Salou Jallow (13') saw long range efforts sail harmlessly over the bar, they took the lead on 18 minutes.

Player of the Year

Sat, 22/04/2017 - 20:52

The Glentoran 'Player of the Year for 2016-17 is Curtis Allen. (Photographs by Pacemaker Press)

In today's poll of supporters attending the Danske Bank Premiership fixture against Portadown, Curtis came out on top with 54% of the vote.

Elliott Morris was second with 32% and Ross Redman third with 11%. 

The remaining 3% of supporters voted for various other members of the squad.

Match Preview

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 23:39

For our penultimate home game of the season, we welcome Portadown to the Oval on saturday.

We are undefeated against the newly relegated Ports this season. In our third game of the season we had a 1- 0 win at Shamrock Park through a solo goal by Kym Nelson, while in November we played out a very drab goalless draw at the Oval.

Our most recent clash - at Shamrock Park in our first game of 2017 - was something of a false dawn for Glens supporters as we had a comfortable 0 - 5 away win through goals from Curtis Allen (2), Nacho Novo, Chris Lavery and Jonathan Smith.

Detroit Travel Update

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 22:57

Supporters travelling to next month's friendly in with Detroit City are reminded that the deadline for travelling Glentoran supporters to reserve accommodation in the team hotel  - The MotorCity Casino Hotel - is Monday 1st May.

Reservations can be made through the link below:

Carrick Rangers 1-2 Glentoran

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 23:30

Glentoran came from a goal down to win at Carrick Rangers on Tuesday night. A second half double from Jonathan Smith and Curtis Allen was enough to overcome TJ Murray’s opener and give the Glens 3 points. Manager Gary Haveron made 4 changes to the side which lost in disappointing fashion on Saturday with Karl Hamill, Salou Jallow, Jonathan Smith and Chris Lavery replacing James Ferrin, Ross Redman, Conal Delaney and Stephen O’Flynn.

Match Preview

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 22:30

Detroit Shirt Sponsorship

Sun, 16/04/2017 - 20:09

In May 2017 a Glentoran 1st team and staff will travel to Detroit to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our famous “Detroit Cougars.”  Glentoran FC will play an anniversary match against Detroit City FC on Saturday 27thMay 2017.  A one off shirt will be worn for this match.  There will be 20 outfield and 2 goalkeeper shirts produced.  These shirts will NOT be made available on general release to supporters via Glentoran Superstore.

Best Wishes To Recovering Players

Sun, 16/04/2017 - 18:00

 On behalf of everyone at the club, www.glentoran.com offers every best wish to three of our first team players currently recovering from recently sustained serious injuries.

 Tiernan McAuley and Aaron Harmon have each sustained suspected cruciate ligament damage in the past week, an injury that has been all too common at the Oval recently following similar injuries to Stephen McAlorum and Willie Garrett.

Dungannon Swifts 2-1 Glentoran

Sun, 16/04/2017 - 15:52

Following the disappointment of last week's result at Ballinamallard, the travelling faithful once again made the journey west on the M1 in the optimistic hope of not only remaining in contention for 7th place and a European play off spot, but also to see a marked improvement in passion and performance. 

Club captain Stephen McAlorum and the returning Eric Foley started in the centre of midfield, with Jonny Addis filling the centre back position and allowing James Ferrin to replace the injured Tiarnan McAuley at right back.

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