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CARRICK RANGERS

LOUGHSHORE HOTEL ARENA
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Fixtures

April

Saturday 24 April 2021

Tuesday 20 April 2021

Saturday 17 April 2021

Saturday 10 April 2021

Tuesday 6 April 2021

Saturday 3 April 2021

March

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Saturday 27 March 2021

Saturday 20 March 2021

Saturday 6 March 2021

Tuesday 2 March 2021

February

Saturday 27 February 2021

Saturday 13 February 2021

Tuesday 9 February 2021

Tuesday 2 February 2021

January

Saturday 30 January 2021

Tuesday 26 January 2021

Saturday 23 January 2021

Saturday 16 January 2021

Saturday 2 January 2021

December

Tuesday 29 December 2020

Saturday 26 December 2020

Saturday 19 December 2020

Saturday 12 December 2020

Saturday 5 December 2020

November

Saturday 28 November 2020

Saturday 21 November 2020

Saturday 14 November 2020

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Saturday 7 November 2020

October

Saturday 31 October 2020

Saturday 24 October 2020

Saturday 17 October 2020

Results

March

Saturday 7 March 2020

February

Saturday 22 February 2020

Friday 14 February 2020

Saturday 8 February 2020

Tuesday 4 February 2020

January

Saturday 25 January 2020

Saturday 18 January 2020

Friday 10 January 2020

Wednesday 1 January 2020

December

Saturday 28 December 2019

Thursday 26 December 2019

Saturday 21 December 2019

Tuesday 10 December 2019

Saturday 7 December 2019

November

Saturday 30 November 2019

Saturday 23 November 2019

Friday 15 November 2019

Saturday 9 November 2019

Saturday 2 November 2019

October

Saturday 26 October 2019

Saturday 19 October 2019

Saturday 12 October 2019

Saturday 5 October 2019

September

Saturday 28 September 2019

Monday 23 September 2019

Saturday 14 September 2019

August

Friday 30 August 2019

Tuesday 27 August 2019

Saturday 24 August 2019

Saturday 17 August 2019

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Saturday 10 August 2019

Current Squad

Departed Players

No Name Position Age Apps Sub on Sub off Discipline Goals
22 club-logo Theodore Develan Wilson III (Sachem) FOR 25

History & Info

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Carrick Rangers players and supporters celebrate promotion back to the Premiership in May 2019


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 before going 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

Alternative colours

White shirts, black shorts, white socks

Chairman

Peter Clarke

Secretary

Andrew Sloan (andysloan13@gmail.com)

Media Officer

Ryan Clarke (ryanclarke13@gmail.com)

Manager

Niall Currie

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