Festival of Britain Cup
Season 1951/52
Group A
- -
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
Pts
1
Glentoran
4
3
0
1
11
7
6
2
Ards
4
2
0
2
7
5
4
3
Bangor
4
1
0
3
5
11
2
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Results
Tuesday, 21st August, 1951
Glentoran
6-2
Bangor
Glentoran(Ewing x2, Feeney, S Hughes x3)
Bangor(??, ??)
Thursday, 23rd August, 1951
Bangor
1-0
Ards
Gordon
Thursday, 30th August, 1951
Ards
3-1
Bangor
Ards(McDowell, Walker, Black)
Bangor(Leeman)
Tuesday, 9th October, 1951
Ards
1-2
Glentoran
Ards(McDowell)
Glentoran(Feeney x2)
Monday, 28th April, 1952
Glentoran
2-1
Bangor
Glentoran(S Hughes, McFarlane)
Bangor(??)
Wednesday, 30th April, 1952
Glentoran
1-3
Ards
Glentoran(S Hughes)
Ards(Walker x2, Brown)
Group B
- -
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
Pts
1
Coleraine
4
3
0
1
13
5
6
2
Ballymena United
4
3
0
1
14
10
6
3
Derry City
4
0
0
4
2
13
0
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Results
Tuesday, 21st August, 1951
Coleraine
4-0
Derry City
-
Thursday, 23rd August, 1951
Ballymena United
5-4
Coleraine
-
Thursday, 30th August, 1951
Coleraine
4-1
Ballymena United
-
Thursday, 6th September, 1951
Derry City
0-1
Coleraine
-
Thursday, 20th September, 1951
Derry City
2-3
Ballymena United
-
Wednesday, 3rd October, 1951
Ballymena United
5-0
Derry City
-
Group B Play Off
Monday, 28th April, 1952
Ballymena United
3-2
Coleraine
-
Group C
- -
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
Pts
1
Glenavon
4
3
1
0
12
2
7
2
Linfield
4
1
1
2
2
4
3
3
Portadown
4
1
0
3
4
9
2
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Results
Tuesday, 21st August, 1951
Glenavon
0-0
Linfield
-
Thursday, 23rd August, 1951
Linfield
1-0
Portadown
-
Thursday, 6th September, 1951
Glenavon
4-1
Portadown
-
Wednesday, 10th October, 1951
Portadown
2-1
Linfield
-
Wednesday, 16th April, 1952
Portadown
1-6
Glenavon
-
Saturday, 19th April, 1952
Glenavon
2-0
Linfield
-
Group D
- -
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
Pts
1
Crusaders
4
3
0
1
9
8
6
2
Cliftonville
4
2
0
2
9
9
4
3
Distillery
4
1
0
3
6
10
2
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Results
Wednesday, 22nd August, 1951
Crusaders
3-1
Distillery
-
Thursday, 6th September, 1951
Cliftonville
3-1
Distillery
-
Thursday, 13th September, 1951
Crusaders
3-2
Cliftonville
-
Thursday, 20th September, 1951
Cliftonville
2-1
Distillery
-
Monday, 24th September, 1951
Crusaders
4-2
Cliftonville
-
Monday, 10th September, 1951
Crusaders
2-3
Distillery
-
SEMI FINALS
Monday, 28th April, 1952 Venue: Solitude, Belfast
Crusaders
1-2
Glenavon
Crusaders
Team???
Goalscorers: ???

Glenavon
Team???
Goalscorer: ???

After a protest by Crusaders, Glenavon were dismissed from the competition for playing Forde, the player had earlier competed for Distillery in the competition, Crusaders advanced to the final
Monday, 5th May, 1952 Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast
Ballymena United
1-0
Glentoran
Ballymena United
Team???
Goalscorers: ???

Glentoran
Team???
Goalscorer: ???
FINAL
Saturday, 17th May, 1952 Venue: Solitude, Belfast
Ballymena United
3-0
Crusaders
Ballymena United
Baillie, Trevorrow, S Mitten, Fegan, Murphy, Walsh, J Mitten, Johnston, Lyness, Cubitt, Currie
Goalscorers: Lyness x2, Walsh

Crusaders
McCann, Neill, Davis, Casement, Simpson, Dunwoody, Brady, Clarke, Bradford, O'Kane, Lunn
Goalscorers
Goals
Player
Club
6
Lyness
Ballymena United
4
S Mitten
Ballymena United
4
Currie
Ballymena United
4
J Mitten
Ballymena United
1
Cubitt
Ballymena United
1
Barr
Ballymena United
1
Walsh
Ballymena United
6
Milne
Coleraine
2
Corr
Coleraine
2
McCormick
Coleraine
2
Shields
Coleraine
1
Doherty
Coleraine
1
Brolly
Coleraine
1
Kelly
Coleraine
6
Wilbur Cush
Glenavon
5
Jimmy Jones
Glenavon
2
Denver
Glenavon
1
Forde
Glenavon
5
Bradford
Crusaders
3
Brady
Crusaders
2
Simpson
Crusaders
1
McMullan
Crusaders
1
Smyth
Crusaders
1
Mulholland
Crusaders
5
Hughes
Glentoran
3
Feeney
Glentoran
2
Ewing
Glentoran
1
McFarlane
Glentoran
3
Reid
Cliftonville
1
Davidson
Cliftonville
1
Hicks
Cliftonville
1
McGarry
Cliftonville
1
McCleary
Cliftonville
1
Scott
Cliftonville
1
Sheills
Cliftonville
3
Walker
Ards
2
McDonald
Ards
1
Brown
Ards
1
Gorman
Ards
2
Hollinger
Distillery
2
Smith
Distillery
1
Clugston
Distillery
1
Dodds
Distillery
1
Gordon
Bangor
1
Leeman
Bangor
1
McNeill
Bangor
1
Orr
Bangor
1
Richardson
Bangor
1
Ross
Portadown
1
Hudson
Portadown
1
Allen
Portadown
1
Hopkins
Portadown
1
Lynch
Derry City
1
Hagan(OG - Ballymena United Player)
Derry City
1
Dickson
Linfield
1
Shearer
Linfield
Notes
* The Festival of Britain Cup replaced the Ulster Cup for one season.
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