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
Irvine
Manager Stevie Wilson
League West of Scotland Super League First Division
2015–16 SJFA Ayrshire District League, 2nd (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 from June 2015 by Stevie Wilson who had previously been co-manager with Iain McMillan since March 2013.[1][2]

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: Stevie Wilson
  • Assistant Manager: Neil Greenwood
  • Coach: Graham Hamill

Committee[edit]

  • Chairman: Rab Hanvey
  • Vice Chairman: Shaw Donaldson
  • Secretary: David Loach
  • Treasurer:
  • Minute Secretary: William Loach
  • Committee Members: Archie McKie, Hugh McMillan, Aimee Loach, David Mill, Stephen Broomhall, Forbes Brown, Stuart McMenamin

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) [3]
  • 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 [4]
  • 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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New management team appointed". Irvine Victoria FC. 11 March 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Silky steps down". www.irvinevictoriafc.co.uk. Irvine Victoria FC. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Alex Brown profile
  4. ^ Iain Jardine profile londonhearts.com

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 55°36′54″N 4°40′39″W / 55.61510°N 4.677547°W / 55.61510; -4.677547