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COLERAINE fans are advised of the following event that is taking place tonight…

Coleraine Historical Society will continue their monthly programme with a talk on The History of Coleraine FC this evening.

The speaker will be Hunter McClelland, who is a familiar face around The Showgrounds and will take place on Facebook Live from 7:30pm to 8:30pm.

Hunter was born in Coleraine, in a year when Coleraine played in an Irish Cup final and grew up in Limavady where he went on to be a mathematics teacher for many years.

With a keen interest in football, he had been Chairman of a Garvagh & Kilrea Coleraine Supporters’ Club for 11 years.

Hunter saw his first Coleraine game one Boxing Day, in a year of big snow and has gone on to hold many roles at Coleraine FC since that day including secretary, matchday secretary, he is currently Vice President, club historian and statistician and produced the matchday programme for many years.

In December 2019, Hunter was instrumental in the publishing of ‘A New History of Coleraine FC’ and it is difficult to imagine anyone more qualified to give this talk than Hunter.

The talk will cover all aspects of Coleraine FC including formation, managers, players, standout games,memorable goals and trophies.

You can acknowledge that you will be attending the event HERE.