|Full name||Glenn Ferguson|
|Date of birth||10 July 1969|
|Place of birth||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|1991–2000||Irish League XI||4||(2)|
|1997–1998||Northern Ireland B||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
During his playing career, he played for Ards and Glenavon before joining Linfield in January 1998 for an Irish League record transfer fee of £55,000. He was released by Linfield in May 2009, after which he signed for Lisburn Distillery where he finished his career.
He is Linfield's top scorer in European competition with 5 goals: Ferguson opening his European account with a consolation goal as Linfield were beaten 5-1 at the Makario Stadium in the 1998–99 UEFA Cup. The following week he netted again the home leg.
Ferguson amassed over 1,000 domestic appearances and scored a total of 563 goals in Irish football, placing him 2nd behind Jimmy Jones (646) on the list of all-time goalscorers in Irish Football. He had also been capped 5 times by Northern Ireland.
Glenn was born on 10 July 1969 in the Ulster Hospital Dundonald to Thomas and Ida Ferguson and is the youngest of their three children.
On 1 December 2006, he scored his 226th goal for Linfield, which took his career total to 476, making him the third highest scorer in the history of the local game, behind only Jimmy Jones and Joe Bambrick.
On 2 February 2008, during the CIS Cup Final, Ferguson came off the bench with 20 minutes remaining with Linfield trailing 2–1 to Crusaders. He scored twice in the last five minutes to turn around the match. Linfield won 3–2. These were his 500th and 501st goals in Irish Football, and his 250th and 251st for Linfield.
On 28 August 2010, he played his 1,000th senior match in Northern Ireland - in Lisburn Distillery's 2–1 win over Newry City. Ferguson made his final career appearance on 30 April 2011, playing for Lisburn Distillery in their 4–3 home win over Cliftonville.
Having been previously capped for Northern Ireland B, Ferguson was first called into the Full Northern Ireland squad late in 1998. He made his debut against Canada on 7 April 1999 but did not play again until 2001. In all he won five caps, Glenn Ferguson also represented the Irish League four times, scoring twice.
Ferguson was appointed manager of Ballymena United on 30 December 2011. Ferguson's first game in charge was against Linfield F.C. on 8 January 2012. Ferguson won his first trophy as manager when the Sky Blues defeated Ferguson's former club Linfield in the County Antrim Shield final on 27 November 2012. Ferguson got Ballymena United to the Irish Cup Final for the first time since winning the cup in 1989 and were beaten 3-1 in the final by Glenavon. Ferguson was sacked in 2016 and replaced by David Jeffrey.
In his 21-year career Ferguson won 30 winner's medals.
- Irish Cup (1): 1996–97
- Gold Cup (2): 1990–91, 1997–98
- Floodlit Cup (1): 1996–97
- County Antrim Shield (2): 1990–91, 1995–96
- Mid-Ulster Cup (1): 1990–91
- IFA Charity Shield (1): 1992 (shared)
- Irish League (6): 1999–00, 2000–01, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08
- Irish Cup (4): 2001–02, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08
- Irish League Cup (4): 1998–99, 1999–00, 2005–06, 2007–08
- County Antrim Shield (5): 1997–98, 2000–01, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06
- IFA Charity Shield (1): 2000
- Setanta Cup (1): 2005
- Irish League Cup (1): 2010–11
- County Antrim Shield (2): 2012–13, 2015–16
Personal awards and achievements
- Irish League top scorer (2) 1994-95 (27 goals), 2003–04 (25 goals)
- Ulster Footballer of the Year (3) 2000-01, 2003–04, 2005–06
- Northern Ireland Football Writers' Association Player of the Year (3) 2000-01, 2003–04, 2005–06
- Northern Ireland PFA Player of the Year (1) 1994
- Distillery win race for Ferguson
- Welcome to Linfield Football Club
- http://www.linfieldfc.com/interview.asp?inv=422 Official Linfield Website (15 December 2008)
- Lisburn Distillery 2–1 Newry City
- Lis. Distillery 4–3 Cliftonville
- Northern Ireland's Footballing Greats: Glenn Ferguson
- Northern Ireland - List of Topscorers
- Irish League Footballing Greats: Ulster Footballer of the Year Award Winners
- Irish League Footballing Greats: Northern Ireland Football Writers' Player of the Year
- Irish League Footballing Greats: Northern Ireland PFA Player of the Year