Portadown Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Steven McCullough from Ballymena United at the conclusion of his contract.

The 29 year old full back began his career at Linfield before moving on to Crusaders and then Glentoran where he would win a Steel and Sons Cup before making his first team debut in a Boxing Day ‘Big Two’ clash against Linfield at Windsor Park.

McCullough would find himself on loan at Ards under current Ports manager Niall Currie in 2013 prior to spending a solitary season at Carrick Rangers where he would he would pick up a League Cup runners up medal in 2017.

The set piece specialist would join Ballymena United in 2017 and go on to make 250 appearances for the men from Warden Street with scoring a superb free kick in the 2-0 win over Institute in the relegation/promotion play off second leg earlier this month being one of his final acts in a sky blue shirt.  He would also pick up three Irish Cup runners up medals during his time at Ballymena United along with a League Cup runners medal in 2019.

On McCullough joining the ranks at Shamrock Park, Niall Currie commented

We’re delighted to get Steven on board, he’s had a wonderful Irish League career so far and at 29 has his prime years ahead of him.

He had plenty of options but thankfully he believes in what we are trying to do for the future here.