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IRISH LEAGUE: Sad passing of former Portadown kit man Geordie Richardson

George (Geordie) Richardson’s devotion to Portadown Football Club ran far deeper than simply singularly defined by his 30 years of service as team attendant.
Adam Foley (centre) celebrates breaking the deadlock for Glenavon against Portadown. Pic by Tonypixsport.

MID-ULSTER SENIOR CUP: Glenavon take derby bragging rights over Portadown to seal final spot

Knockout football presents the sole chance this campaign for a Mid-Ulster derby in the aftermath of Portadown’s top-flight relegation - and Glenavon claimed the bragging rights at Shamrock Park along with a spot in the Mid-Ulster Senior Cup final.

Cameron Stewart's first-half header drops over the line to seal success for Linfield over Glenavon. Pic by Pacemaker.

IRISH LEAGUE: Stewart seals vital Linfield victory over Glenavon

With contrasting pre-match talk from each camp on the degree of pressure facing the opposition, defending champions Linfield turned up the heat on the teams at the top thanks to a well-earned 1-0 win over Glenavon.

Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton. Pic by INPHO.

IRISH LEAGUE: Hamilton quick to dismiss talk of pressure on Glenavon by Linfield boss Healy

Gary Hamilton has responded with surprise at claims by opposite number David Healy that Glenavon host Linfield tonight as the side under greater pressure.

Glenavons Sammy Clingan scores  his second  penalty during Tuesday evening's game at the Oval. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

Clingan delighted with side’s character

Glenavon midfielder Sammy Clingan brought his goal tally to the season for six with his two late penalty kicks against Glentoran, but he was quick to praise his side’s character to bounce back from conceding an early goal.

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Glenavon's Sammy Clinghan celebrates after his second penalty put his side into a 3-1 lead at The Oval. �INPHO/Stephen Hamilton

IRISH LEAGUE: Sammy spot on for Glenavon

Sammy Clingan last night bagged a brace from the penalty spot to help Glenavon pocket three crucial Danske Bank Premiership points at The Oval.

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Jeff Hendrick is devastated as Denmark players celebrate their success

FOOTBALL: Ruthless Denmark dump Republic of Ireland out of World Cup


Northern Ireland v Switzerland

NI v Switzerland: Controversial penalty award gives Swiss the advantage


Coleraine's Ian Parkhill fires goalwards to test Jonny Tuffey between the Glenavon posts at Mourneview Park. Pic by Pacemaker.

IRISH LEAGUE: Thrilling top-of-the-table draw as 10-man Glenavon fight back to hold leaders Coleraine

Coleraine remain top of the table - but will face few tougher tests of that position at the pinnacle than this thrilling 2-2 draw as 10-man Glenavon battled back twice to salvage a draw.

Josh Carson celebrates his goal against Glenavon at The Showgrounds back in September. Photo Kirth Ferris/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine have all the qualities

Josh Carson believes Coleraine’s ability to grind out results will stand them in good stead this season.

Glenavon celebrate Andy Hall's goal during the 2-0 victory over Carrick Rangers. Pic by Pacemaker.

IRISH LEAGUE: Late goals in each half help Glenavon ease past Carrick

Goals in the closing stages of each half provided Glenavon with a well-earned 2-0 victory over Carrick Rangers as Andy Hall and Sammy Clingan found the net.

Andrew Mitchell celebrates a goal with Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton. Pic by Inpho.

IRISH LEAGUE: Home comforts help for Mitchell as Glenavon prepare to visit Carrick

Home comforts have helped Andrew Mitchell maintain his scoring momentum as the Irish League’s most prolific striker following a summer switch to Glenavon.

Paul Millar (fourth left) with Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton, to his immediate left, launches the partnership before Saturdays game with Ballymena

Glenavon backs coach’s charity drive after son’s drugs death

Glenavon Football Club has been a source of tremendous support to coach Paul Millar who lost his son to a drug overdose in March this year.

Ex Candy Stripe, Josh Daniels celebrates his debut goal for Glenavon at Mourneview Park against Glentoran.

FOOTBALL: Josh Daniels loving life at Mourneview

JOSH DANIELS is loving life in the Irish League with his new club, Glenavon but he can’t help keeping a close eye on the fortunes of his hometown club.

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FOOTBALL: Ards crush Glenavon to book place in last eight of Bet McLean League Cup

FOOTBALL: Ards crush Glenavon to book place in last eight of Bet McLean League Cup


Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter suffered a frustrating weekend at a Seaview venue set to host league leaders Coleraine tonight in the cup. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

LEAGUE CUP: Crusaders boss Baxter left to reflect ahead of Coleraine visit

Stephen Baxter’s Crusaders squads have managed a march to sustained success built on the foundation of the fundamentals.

Andrew Mitchell slots home to increase Glenavon's lead over Crusaders. Pic by Pacemaker Ltd.

PREMIERSHIP: Glenavon’s flying start decisive to defeat Crusaders

Three goals inside the first half hour handed Glenavon control on the way to a convincing 3-2 victory over Crusaders.

Glenavon's Josh Daniels with Cliftonville's Tomas Cosgrove.
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IRISH LEAGUE: Josh Daniels believes a ‘refreshed’ Glenavon can issue a statement at Seaview

JOSH DANIELS believes a ‘refreshed’ Glenavon have an opportunity to send out a real statement of intent with victory over Crusaders at Seaview this Saturday afternoon.

Northern Ireland will discover who the face in the World Cup play-offs when the draw takes place later this month

Irish FA issue important ticket information for home leg of World Cup play-offs

Ahead of next month's World Cup play-offs, the Irish Football Association has today issued some important ticket information for the home leg.
Northern Ireland fans celebrate

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland have qualified for the World Cup play-offs

Northern Ireland have secured qualification for the play-offs for next summer's World Cup in Russia.
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