Pick up a ticket for weekend lunch with Arkins

Vinny Arkins. Pic by PressEye Ltd.
Vinny Arkins. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Tickets are now on sale for this weekend’s pre-match lunch at Shamrock Park.

Vinny Arkins, the club’s current assistant manager and all-time leading goalscorer, will serve as guest speaker.

Tickets cost £30 and include admission to the game, lunch, wine, a Directors’ Area seat and half-time/post-match boardroom hospitality.

Contact Peter Hunniford on 07812981165.


A one-off sale offering a 25 per cent deduction off new stock has been planned for tomorrow (Saturday) at the Shamrock Park club shop.

Discounts of up to 50 per cent will be available on other items, with the shop open from 10-5 o’clock.


Shamrock Park has been selected as a venue for the Women’s Under 19 Championship in August 2017 - plus Northern Ireland’s tournament preparations next month.

October’s Women’s International Cup will feature Northern Ireland against England from 7.30 on Thursday, October 20 within the week-long competition that also includes USA and France.

Games in the UEFA tournament have been booked at Shamrock Park for Friday, August 11 and Monday, August 14.


Portadown officials and the Irish Football Association disciplinary committee submitted requested evidence within this week’s deadline and must now wait on confirmation of a final date for the IFA Appeals’ Board hearing. The hearing will cover two disciplinary issues - Portadown’s 12-point deduction connected to Peter McMahon’s contract status and a suspension of football activites due to a fines payment deadline.


Portadown’s Premiership Development League programme featured a 1-1 draw last Wednesday with Linfield Swifts before Saturday’s 2-0 defeat by Ballymena United.

Adam Brown was on target against the Swifts - with Gary McCullough’s men on the road to Cliftonville Olympic next Wednesday.


Portadown under 19s’ Lisburn League game against Ballinamallard United finished in a 5-2 reverse.