‘TIMES’ VIDEO: Ports fans out in force on first day of Irish Cup ticket sales

Portadown supporters stood in line from before 8 o’clock on Saturday morning to pick up Irish Cup final tickets.

The club shop officially opened at 9 o’clock and, following the initial queues, a steady stream of fans turned up at Shamrock Park until early afternoon to grab tickets for The Oval showdown against Glentoran.

A steady flow of Portadown fans turned up at Shamrock Park on Saturday morning for the first day of Irish Cup final ticket sales.

A steady flow of Portadown fans turned up at Shamrock Park on Saturday morning for the first day of Irish Cup final ticket sales.

Irish Cup memorabilia - including scarves, hats and tee-shirts - also proved popular, along with raffle tickets to win Sandy Fraser’s first Irish League winner’s medal.

Portadown Times sports editor Patrick Van Dort spent time chatting to the fans on the day.