CARRICK RANGERS

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April

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Tuesday 16 April 2024

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January

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December

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November

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Friday 1 September 2023

August

Saturday 26 August 2023

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Tuesday 15 August 2023

Saturday 12 August 2023

Current Squad

No Name Position Age Apps Sub on Sub off Discipline Goals
1 club-logo Ross Glendinning GK 31 38 0 0 3 0  0
2 club-logo Kurtis Forsythe DEF 21 30 3 0 9 2  1
3 club-logo Cameron Stewart DEF 27 23 4 3 5 1  2
4 club-logo Mark Surgenor DEF 38 23 11 1 3 0  0
5 club-logo Albert Watson DEF 38 26 0 2 5 0  0
6 club-logo Steven Gordon MID 30 20 5 3 7 1  0
7 club-logo David Cushley FOR 34 36 1 28 9 0  8
8 club-logo Andy Mitchell MID 32 20 4 12 3 0  1
9 club-logo Emmett McGuckin FOR 33 32 27 4 8 1  1
10 club-logo Curtis Allen FOR 36 34 15 13 3 0  10
11 club-logo Nedas Maciulaitis FOR 24 37 7 22 6 0  6
12 club-logo Joshua Irvine 19 0 0 0 0 0  0
12 club-logo Lewis MacKinnon DEF 21 24 4 2 4 0  1
14 club-logo Callum Mills DEF 20 0 0 0 0 0  0
15 club-logo Benjamin Buchanan-Rolleston DEF 22 23 8 3 4 0  0
18 club-logo Scott Graham MID 19 1 1 0 0 0  0
19 club-logo Joe Crowe DEF 26 31 2 12 10 2  1
20 club-logo Kyle Cherry MID 31 27 13 4 6 2  2
22 club-logo Jaydyn Withers FOR 19 6 6 0 0 0  0
23 club-logo Reece Glendinning DEF 29 23 5 5 11 0  1
24 club-logo Daniel Gibson FOR 29 38 0 11 4 0  16
25 club-logo Ben McCauley GK 26 0 0 0 0 0  0
26 club-logo Pearse O'Prey FOR 20 2 2 0 0 0  0
27 club-logo Jakub Sobecki MID 19 0 0 0 0 0  0
28 club-logo William Arnold MID 19 2 2 0 0 0  0
39 club-logo Ben Tilney DEF 27 29 1 4 1 0  1

History & Info

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Celebrating scoring a goal early in the 2022/23 season


For many people Carrick Rangers will always be associated with the golden days of the mid-70s when, as a ‘B’ Division side, they lifted the Irish Cup with victory over Linfield at Windsor Park.

They then went on to defeat Aris from Luxembourg in the European Cup-Winners’ Cup and only coming unstuck against Southampton in the following round but even then managing to find the net three times.

However, as significant as those glory days are, the East Antrim side are much more than that with a history stretching back over 80 years.

Formed in 1939, the ‘Gers enjoyed some post-WW2 Amateur League success before being admitted to the old ‘B’ Division towards the end of the 1950s, going onto lift the title for the first time at the end of the 1961/62 campaign along with the prestigious Steel & Sons Cup.

But that success was just a taster of what was to come a decade later.

The 1970s produced several league titles, back-to-back Intermediate Cup victories and, of course, that famous Irish Cup triumph and the subsequent foray into Europe.

Granted a place in the senior ranks during the early part of the 80s, Carrick reached another Irish Cup decider only to end up on the losing side on this occasion.

The top flight proved to be a challenge with Carrick invariably ending up at the wrong end of the table although there was a bit of purple patch when the Co. Antrim Shield was claimed during the 1992/93 campaign followed by a third Irish Cup final appearance a couple of years later, although Linfield eventually exacted revenge for the ’76 upset.

Since the advent of promotion and relegation Carrick have spent most of their time in the second tier, although this has ensured Taylors Avenue faithful have enjoyed several very fruitful periods of success.

The 2010/11 campaign produced a League/Intermediate Cup double but, remarkably, this was surpassed just four seasons later when both trophies were again claimed in addition to the Steel & Sons Cup to complete a remarkable treble.

Honours

  • Irish Cup - 1975/76
  • County Antrim Shield - 1992/93
  • Irish League B Division/IFA Championship 1/NIFL Championship 1 - 1961/62, 1972/73, 1974/75, 1976/77 (shared), 1978/79, 1982/83, 2010/11, 2014/15
  • Irish Intermediate Cup - 1975/76, 1976/77, 2010/11, 2014/15
  • Daily Mirror Trophy - 2003/04
  • Steel & Sons Cup - 1961/62, 1967/68, 2014/15
  • Louis Moore Cup - 1963/64, 1969/70
  • Northern Amateur Football League - 1948/49, 1951/52
Founded

1939

Nickname

The Gers

Home colours

Amber shirts, black shorts, amber socks

Chairman

Peter Clarke

Secretary

Andrew Sloan ([email protected])

Media Officer

Ryan Clarke ([email protected])

Manager

Stuart King

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