1995–96 Irish Cup

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1995–96 Irish Cup
Country Northern Ireland
Teams32
ChampionsGlentoran (16th win)
Runners-upGlenavon
Matches played33
Goals scored126 (3.82 per match)

The 1995–96 Irish Cup was the 116th edition of Northern Ireland's premier football knock-out cup competition. It concluded on 4 May 1996 with the final.

Linfield were the defending champions after winning their 35th Irish Cup last season, with a 3–1 win over Carrick Rangers in the 1995 final. This season they reached the quarter-finals, but lost to 2–0 to Crusaders. Glentoran were the eventual cup winners, defeating Glenavon 1–0 in the final to win the cup for the 16th time.[1][2]

Fifth round[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ards 10–0 Cookstown United
Armagh City 2–1 Dundela
Bangor 0–4 Portadown
Chimney Corner 0–1 Ballymena United
Crumlin United 0–8 Linfield
Crusaders 4–0 Dungiven Celtic
Distillery 4–2 Larne Tech Old Boys
Dungannon Swifts 2–4 Omagh Town
East Belfast 4–1 Malachians
Glenavon 12–0 First Liverpool
Glentoran 4–1 Limavady United
Kilmore Recreation 0–3 Cliftonville
Larne 3–0 Banbridge Town
Newry Town 2–1 Coleraine
RUC 2–3 Carrick Rangers
Tobermore United 2–3 Ballyclare Comrades


Sixth round[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ards 1–0 Larne
Ballyclare Comrades 0–1 Crusaders
Ballymena United 4–0 Armagh City
Carrick Rangers 1–0 Newry Town
Glenavon 3–1 Cliftonville
Glentoran 2–0 Distillery
Linfield 1–0 East Belfast
Portadown 3–1 Omagh Town


Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Crusaders 2–0 Linfield
Glenavon 3–1 Carrick Rangers
Glentoran 1–0 Ballymena United
Portadown 2–1 Ards


Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Glenavon 1–1 Portadown
Glentoran 2–2 Crusaders

Replays[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Crusaders 1–2 Glentoran
Portadown 1–4 Glenavon


Final[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northern Ireland Cup Finals". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. rsssf.com. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Northern Ireland 1995/96". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. rsssf.com. Retrieved 2 November 2012.