Compere Billy Bell (right) presents club director Colin Hopkins with a plaque to mark the landmark occasion. Picture: Jonathan Irwin

IN PICTURES: Lisburn Distillery Football Club marks 140th anniversary

Saturday 13th November marked a landmark occasion for Lisburn Distillery Football Club as supporters and former players met to celebrate the club’s 140th anniversary, albeit a year late due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, 5:22 pm

Lisburn Distillery, or Distillery as the club is generally known, was formed in 1880 by employees of the Belfast based Dunvilles Distillery and was a founding member of the Irish Football Association and the oldest professional club in Ireland still in existence.

See who you spot in these photographs which have been kindly sent in by the club

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