1986–87 Irish League Cup

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1986–87 Irish League Cup
Country  Northern Ireland
Teams 32
Champions Linfield (1st title)
Runners-up Crusaders
Matches played 31
Goals scored 107 (3.45 per match)

The 1986–87 Irish League Cup was the first edition of Northern Ireland's secondary football knock-out cup competition. It concluded on 9 May 1987 with the final.

Linfield became the first ever winners of the competition after defeating Crusaders 2–1 in the final.[1][2]

First round[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ards 1–0 Ballymoney United
Ballyclare Comrades 1–0 Larne
Ballymena United 8–1 Milford Everton
Banbridge Town 0–5 Linfield
Bangor 2–4 Limavady United
Carrick Rangers 1–0 Dungannon Swifts
Cliftonville 1–0 Harland & Wolff Welders
Cliftonville Olympic 2–1 Omagh Town
Coleraine 2–1 Chimney Corner
Crusaders 1–0 Queen's University
Distillery 1–0 UUJ
Glenavon 1–0 Brantwood
Glentoran 2–1 RUC
Glentoran II 4–1 U.U.C
Portadown 3–2 Dundela
Tobermore United 1–2 Newry Town

Second round[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ballyclare Comrades 0–3 Coleraine
Ballymena United 1–6 Linfield
Carrick Rangers 0–2 Glentoran
Cliftonville Olympic 0–2 Crusaders
Glenavon 2–1 Cliftonville
Glentoran II 4–2 Distillery
Newry Town 2–1 Ards
Portadown 0–3 Limavady United

Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Coleraine 1–2 Linfield
Crusaders 5–2 Limavady United
Glenavon 1–2 Newry Town
Glentoran 5–2 Glentoran II

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Crusaders 2–1 Glentoran
Linfield 2–1 Newry Town

Final[edit]

9 May 1987
Linfield 2 – 1 Crusaders
Report

References[edit]