Michael Halliday (footballer)
|Date of birth||28 May 1979|
|Place of birth||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Striker/Attacking midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 August 2012.
Halliday is from the east of Belfast and started his career at Glentoran (of whom he is a lifelong supporter), where he played for 11 years and won many trophies. Due to his loyalty the club, he was offered a testimonial in 2009.
On 15 May 2010, Halliday signed a 3-year contract with North Belfast club Crusaders. He arrived on a free transfer after being released from Glentoran by new manager Scott Young at the end of the 2009/2010 season.
He had the perfect start to this Crues career, scoring on his league debut against Donegal Celtic, and on 2 October 2010, Halliday scored the winning goal against his old side Glentoran to close the gap on the leaders. He also scored in the Irish Cup semi final against Portadown, to put the Crues into their second final in 3 years.
- Irish Premier League (3): 2002–03, 2004–05, 2008–09
- Irish Cup (2): 2000–01, 2003–04
- Irish League Cup (5): 2000–01, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2006–07, 2009–10
- County Antrim Shield (4): 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2007–08
- Gold Cup (1): 2000–01
- Official Glentoran website
- Halliday is key to Glens hopes
- Halliday sees Glens through
- Happy Halliday is Glens Cup hero