Causeway Chronicle

Causeway Chronicle brings you more excellent footage from Coleraine’s 1974 title winning season

Tomorrow, at the Showgrounds, those players that landed the club’s one and only Gibson Cup will be paraded to the fans at half time against Crusaders.

All week we have provided some old photo’s from that memorable campaign plus great interviews and video chats with some of those players now idolised by supporters.

Our coverage – including features on Terry Cochrane, Eddie Crossan, Ivan Murray and Davy Jackson – has been viewed in unprecedented numbers.

The senior football coverage and general football coverage provided by Michael Anderson and Maurice Bradley continues to grow in popularity with Coleraine followers.

Now, in our latest feature here, we bring you some classic action from the 1973/74 season . . . and a few familiar faces

Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974

Mervyn Calvin, Norman Calvin, Miss Ballymoney Coleraine Supporters’ Club Beauty Queen and Alan Quigg.

Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974

Jack Doherty and family with the Gibson Cup. Jack and his close friend Sammy Walker, a former Vice-President and Prsident of the Irish Football Association and one of the selectors who gave Pat Jennings and George Best their first international caps, were the men whose vision transformed the Showgrounds Club to be a successful team from the 70s onwards.

Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974

A young David and Mark Thompson with the coveted Gibson Cup

Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974

Championship winning manager Bertie Peacock with friends.

Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
Action from Coleraine’s League Championship winning season 1974
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Maurice Bradley