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On This Day...
Cliftonville FC has the most extenstive history of any Football Club in Ireland and, as we endeavour to provide the
most in-depth representation of the last 130+ years as possible, we will carry weekly updates chronicling the many
events - both essential and comparatively insignificant - which have helped shape the Club we know and love today.
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1886
Cliftonville are defeated 8-1
by Battlefield of Glasgow in
a home friendly.
1885
The Reds' first ever meeting
with Limavady United ends
in a 2-1 Irish Cup Semi Final
loss.
1890
Cliftonville and Gordon
Highlanders draw 2-2 in the
Irish Cup Final.

1902
The Reds draw 1-1 with
Distillery in a County Antrim
Shield Semi Final clash.
1908
Another County Antrim
Shield Semi Final with
Distillery ends 1-1.

1914
Cliftonville are beaten 2-1 by
Distillery in a County Antrim
Shield Semi Final Replay.
1934
The Reds overcome
Glentoran 4-2 in an Irish Cup
Semi Final encounter.

1984
Cliftonville beat Post Office
Social Club 2-0 in an Irish
Cup clash at Solitude.
1933
An Irish Cup Semi Final
meeting with Distillery ends
in a 2-0 loss.
1881
Cliftonville's first ever Irish
Cup Semi Final finished in a
2-2 draw with Knock.

1890
The Reds are beaten 3-0 by
Gordon Highlanders in the
Irish Cup Final.

1893
An Irish Cup Final clash with
Linfield sees the Reds lose
5-1.

1898
Cliftonville lift the County
Antrim Shield thanks to a 2-0
defeat of Linfield.