Irvine Victoria F.C.

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Irvine Victoria
Full name Irvine Victoria Football Club
Nickname(s) The Westenders, The Wee Vics
Founded 1904
Ground Victoria Park
Boyle Street
Managers Iain McMillan & Stevie Wilson
League West of Scotland Super League First Division
2013–14 SJFA Ayrshire District League, 1st (promoted)
Website Club home page

Irvine Victoria Football Club is a Scottish football club, based in the town of Irvine, North Ayrshire. Nicknamed Wee Vics and "Westenders", it was formed in 1904 and plays at Victoria Park, in Irvine. The team uniform is orange, blue and white stripes. Irvine Victoria are members of the Scottish Junior Football Association, West Region.

The club's local rival is Irvine Meadow XI.

The team are managed since March 2013 by Iain McMillan & Stevie Wilson.[1]

Honours Won[edit]

  • Ayrshire District League Champions: 2013–14
  • Ayrshire (Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald) Cup: 1952–53
  • Ayrshire League (Kerr & Smith) Cup: 1951–52, 1953–54, 1973–74
  • Ayrshire District (Irvine Times) Cup: 1934–35
  • Ayrshire League Cup: 1973–74
  • Cunninghame Cup: 1984–85, 1988–89
  • North Ayrshire Cup: 1998–99
  • Irvine & District League: 1919–20

Management Team[edit]

  • Managers: Iain McMillan & Stevie Wilson
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Allan McMillan
  • Team Physiotherapist: Jacqui Kennedy


  • Chairman: Rab Hanvey
  • Vice Chairman: Shaw Donaldson
  • Secretary: Sheena Thomson
  • Treasurer: Derek Thomson
  • Minute Secretary: William Loach
  • Committee Members: Archie McKie, Hugh McMillan, David Loach, Stephen Broomhall, Forbes Brown

Past players[edit]

For a list of all Irvine Victoria players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Irvine Victoria F.C. players.
  • Scotland Hugh Arkinson (Kilmarnock)
  • Scotland John Boyd (Greenock Morton,Clydebank & Motherwell)
  • Scotland Alex Brown (Partick Thistle,Preston North End & Carlisle United) [2]
  • Scotland George Caldwell (Arbroath)
  • Scotland Alex Elliot (Cowdenbeath & Airdrie)
  • Scotland Ian Fraser (Ayr United)
  • Scotland Billy Fulton (Ayr United,Falkirk & St.Mirren)
  • Scotland John Hollywood (Queen Of The South)
  • Scotland Iain Jardine (Kilmarnock, Partick Thistle, Anorthosis (Cyprus), Heart of Midlothian [3]
  • Scotland Charlie Kerr (Greenock Morton, Carlisle United,Portadown & Barrow)
  • Scotland Ian Kerr (Kilmarnock)
  • Scotland Bobby Lawrie (Portsmouth)
  • Scotland Ronnie McCall (Ayr United & Stranraer)
  • Scotland John McCulloch (Queen Of The South)
  • Scotland Chris McGowan (Albion Rovers)
  • Scotland Johnny McIlwaine (Falkirk, Portsmouth and Southampton)
  • Scotland Ron McNeil (Raith Rovers & Weymouth)
  • Scotland Jim Muir (Motherwell,Dumbarton,Adelaide City & Marconi-Fairfield)
  • Scotland George O'Donnell (Ayr United & Montrose)
  • Scotland Gary Russell (Queen Of The South & Albion Rovers)
  • Scotland Joe Wark (Motherwell)
  • Scotland Kerr Whiteside (Manchester United)


  1. ^ "New management team appointed". Irvine Victoria FC. 11 March 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Alex Brown profile
  3. ^ Iain Jardine profile

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