2003–04 Irish Cup

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2003–04 Irish Cup
Country  Northern Ireland
Teams 32
Champions Glentoran (20th title)
Runners-up Coleraine
Matches played 38
Goals scored 124 (3.26 per match)

The 2003–04 Irish Cup was the 124th edition of Northern Ireland's premier football knock-out cup competition. It concluded on 1 May 2004 with the final.

Coleraine were the defending champions, winning their 5th Irish Cup last season after a 1–0 win over Glentoran in the 2003 final. This season the same two clubs reached the final again. A 1–0 victory for Glentoran, who were appearing in the final for the sixth time in nine years was enough to seal their 20th Irish Cup win.[1][2]


Fifth round[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ards 10–0 Donard Hospital
Ballyclare Comrades 3–0 Donegal Celtic
Cliftonville 5–1 Lisburn Distillery
Coleraine 1–1 Harland & Wolff Welders
Crusaders 0–1 Brantwood
Dungannon Swifts 3–1 Ballynure Old Boys
Glentoran 4–2 Ballymena United
Larne 2–0 Institute
Limavady United 4–0 Armagh City
Linfield 0–0 Carrick Rangers
Loughgall 3–1 Killyleagh Youth
Lurgan Celtic 1–3 Bangor
Newry Town 2–2 Ballymoney United
Omagh Town 5–3 Albert Foundry
Portadown 0–1 Glenavon
Tobermore United 3–1 Nortel

Replays[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ballymoney United 1–3 Newry Town
Carrick Rangers 1–4 Linfield
Coleraine 4–1 Harland & Wolff Welders


Sixth round[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ballyclare Comrades 0–2 Ards
Bangor 0–0 Linfield
Cliftonville 0–1 Coleraine
Dungannon Swifts 1–1 Glenavon
Loughgall 0–0 Glentoran
Newry Town 2–1 Larne
Omagh Town 2–1 Brantwood
Tobermore United 0–4 Limavady United

Replays[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Glenavon 1–0 Dungannon Swifts
Glentoran 2–0 Loughgall
Linfield 7–0 Bangor


Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ards 1–2 Omagh Town
Limavady United 2–0 Glenavon
Linfield 0–1 Glentoran
Newry Town 1–1 Coleraine

Replay[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Coleraine 3–1 Newry Town


Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Coleraine 3–1 Limavady United
Glentoran 4–1 Omagh Town


Final[edit]

1 May 2004
Coleraine 0 – 1 Glentoran
Report Halliday Goal 21'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 8,300

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northern Ireland Cup Finals". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. rsssf.com. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Northern Ireland 2003/04". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. rsssf.com. Retrieved 9 December 2012.