Clarence F.C.

Clarence Football Club is a former Irish football club based in the Belfast. It was founded in 1882 and was a founding member of the Irish Football League in 1890.[1] The club resigned at the start of the 1891-92 season without playing any matches, having been unable to raise a team for its opening fixture.[2] By the end of the 1891-92 season the club had folded.

Clarence F.C.
Full nameClarence Football Club
GroundColin View 1882-86;
Stranmillis 1886-92
LeagueIrish Football League

The club was associated with the Church of Ireland Young Men's Society (CIYMS), and named after Clarence Place Hall, the then headquarters of CIYMS.


  1. ^ Northern Ireland - Final League Tables 1890-1998
  2. ^ Belfast Evening Telegraph, 22 September 1891