1985–86 Ulster Cup

Football tournament season
1985–86 Ulster Cup
Tournament details
Country Northern Ireland
Teams16
Defending championsLinfield
Final positions
ChampionsColeraine (6th win)
Runner-upPortadown
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored106 (3.42 per match)
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The 1985–86 Ulster Cup was the 38th edition of the Ulster Cup, a cup competition in Northern Irish football.[1]

Coleraine won the tournament for the 6th time, defeating Portadown 5–0 in the final.[2][3][4]

Group standings

Section A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
1 Linfield 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 6 Advance to quarter-final
2 Cliftonville 3 1 1 1 8 4 +4 3
3 Distillery 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 3
4 Bangor 3 0 0 3 0 13 −13 0
Source: Irish League Archive

Section B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
1 Coleraine 3 2 1 0 8 6 +2 5 Advance to quarter-final
2 Larne 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 3
3 Crusaders 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 2
4 Carrick Rangers 3 1 0 2 3 6 −3 2
Source: Irish League Archive

Section C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
1 Glentoran 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 5 Advance to quarter-final
2 Glenavon 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 4
3 Ards 3 1 0 2 4 7 −3 2
4 Chimney Corner 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
Source: Irish League Archive

Section D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
1 Portadown 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 5 Advance to quarter-final
2 Dundela 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3 4
3 Newry Town 3 1 0 2 6 9 −3 2
4 Ballymena United 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
Source: Irish League Archive

Quarter-finals

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Coleraine 2–0 Dundela
Glentoran 2–2 (a.e.t.)
(4–2 p)
Cliftonville
Linfield 1–0 (a.e.t.) Glenavon
Portadown 3–1 (a.e.t.) Larne

Semi-finals

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Coleraine 1–0 Cliftonville
Portadown 3–1 Linfield

Final

Coleraine5–0 (a.e.t.)Portadown
Richardson 97'
Healy 105', 108', 111', 120'
Referee: Alan Snoddy (Lisburn)

References

  1. ^ "Irish League Archive, Ulster Cup". Irish League Archive. Retrieved 26 April 2023.
  2. ^ "Four-goal Felix halts the walking wounded". Belfast Telegraph. 26 September 1985. p. 26.
  3. ^ "Five Alive!". Belfast News Letter. 26 September 1985. p. 28.
  4. ^ "Ulster Cup Results". Irish League Archive. Retrieved 26 April 2023.

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