Avoniel F.C.

Avoniel Football Club is a former Irish football club based in east Belfast. It was founded in 1880 and was subsequently a founding member of the Irish Football Association.[1] The club played in the early years of the Irish Cup. Its ground was Beechfield on the Mountpottinger Road in Belfast.[2] It folded after a few years.

Avoniel F.C.
Full nameAvoniel Football Club


  1. ^ M. Brodie (1980) 100 Years of Irish Football. Belfast:Blackstaff Press
  2. ^ Northern Whig, 24 November 1883