Ronald Joseph McFall

  • Date of birth : 03/10/1947
  • Position : Coach
  • Country : Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
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Ronnie McFall

Ronnie McFall

Date of birth: 18 July 1945
Nationality: Northern Irish
Playing Career: Dundee United FC, Glentoran FC, Ards FC, Portadown FC
Coaching Career:
Glentoran FC, Portadown FC

• A tough-tackling full-back, McFall plied his trade with Dundee United in Scotland before returning home to represent Portadown, Ards and Glentoran.

• As a player he won a Northern Irish title with Glentoran in 1977 before being appointed player-manager of the Belfast club in 1979.

• Led Glentoran to the league title in 1981 and Irish Cup in 1983 before leaving the Oval after a poor run of results the following year.

• Appointed Portadown manager in December 1986 and went on to establish them as a genuine force in Northern Irish football. He guided the Ports to their first ever league title in 1990 and added three more championships in 1991, 1996 and 2002.

• McFall also led Portadown to their first ever Irish Cup success in 1991 – completing a domestic double – and lifted the knockout trophy again in 1999 and 2005.

• He won the Irish League's manager of the year accolade five times – once with Glentoran and four times with Portadown – and was appointed an MBE for services to football in 2007.

Last updated: 02/01/11 22.07CET

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General info

  • Name: Ronald Joseph McFall
  • Date of birth: 03/10/1947
  • Country: Northern Ireland

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (First round)
    16/09/81: Progrès 1-1 Glentoran

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPWDL
Glentoran4211
Portadown6015
Total10226
UEFA Europa League
ClubPWDL
Portadown242517
Glentoran2011
Total262618
Last updated: 03/10/2013 12:39 CET
 
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