Ports in the News
- Portadown title-winning captain Brian Strain pays tribute to Kevin McKeever who has died
“Kevin was a big gentle giant and a great fella on and off the pitch.."
- Ballymena United boss David Jeffrey hails "wonderful" Jude Winchester's return to action
1-1 draw with Glenavon was 28-year-old's first league action at the Showgrounds in six months
- Portadown FC players go back to school as club launches new initiative
The brilliant new initiative will see 200 free tickets offered to schoolkids in the Portadown area
- Irish League Fantasy Football 21/22: How to enter with cash prizes up for grabs in BetMcLean.com Sunday Life competition
You’ve patiently waited as managers up and down the land assembled their squads for the season ahead and now it’s your turn.
- Portadown announce partnership with Premier League side Burnley to aid club's progress
Portadown have announced they have established a new partnership with Premier League club Burnley.
- Portadown striker Lee Bonis proves that the magic of the Irish League is still alive and well
Although I remain sore and annoyed at the manner in which so-called non-elite clubs were treated, there is absolutely no doubt that the magic and mystique of the Sadler's Peaky Blinder Irish Cup still exists.
- Matthew Tipton ‘disgusted’ by Portadown performance in derby drubbing by Glenavon and warns players over futures
If there had been a contingent of Portadown fans permitted to pack into the Glenfield Road stand at Mourneview Park on Tuesday evening, they may well each have had a personal apology from manager Matthew Tipton.
- Glenavon boost European play-off hopes with four goal derby delight
There was double delight for Glenavon as they boosted their European play-off hopes and tasted derby glory with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Portadown.
- Jacob Carney open to extended Portadown stay as Manchester United stopper becomes fan favourite during loan spell
Portadown fans know a good goalkeeper when they see one. From famous Irish League names such as Bobby Carlisle in the 1970s to Mickey Keenan, who straddled the '80s, '90s and 2000s' glory eras, then Tim Dalton and current assistant manager David Miskelly, many great No.1s have won admiration at Shamrock Park.
- It was the right decision to throw Cowan (15) into Portadown's first team, insists manager Tipton
Matthew Tipton is ready to hand more opportunities to Portadown's exciting crop of teenage talent after 15-year-old Zach Cowan made his debut for the club against Warrenpoint Town.
- Barry Gray hails 'fantastic' Warrenpoint after 14 game winless run ended at Portadown
There was a mix of relief and joy, as well as pride in the character shown by his team, for Warrenpoint Town manager Barry Gray as they came from behind to snap a run of 14 games without a win.
- Matthew Tipton explains mentality change that has turned Portadown's form around
Matthew Tipton says getting into the mindset of performing to the same level against the teams around them as against those in the top six has been key to Portadown's excellent recent form.
- Irish League reaction: Crusaders' Billy Joe Burns tipped to become next Colin Nixon while Michael McCrudden hailed for Cliftonville hat-trick
Crusaders boss Stephen Baxter has tipped BJ Burns to follow in the footsteps of legendary duo Alan Dornan and Colin Nixon.