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Portadown

(pôrtədoun`), town (1991 pop. 21,333), Craigavon dist., central Northern Ireland, on the Bann River. It is an important railroad and industrial center. Roses from Portadown nurseries are famous.

Portadown

a town in S Northern Ireland, in the district of Armagh. Pop.: 21 299 (1991)
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David Gordon got the equaliser before the half-time whistle, scoring from the penalty spot after Jamie Hamilton was taken down and Portadown were is sc ad dominant for lengthy periods.
Gary McCutcheon, Kevin Braniff, Darren Kelly, Andy Hunter and David Miskelly should return for Portadown.
LVF flags have already been removed from Lurgan's staunchly loyalist Mourneview estate as well as a number of areas in nearby Portadown.
Portadown district master David Burrows said they were 'disgusted' by the inaction of the Commission.
McCutcheon has struggled to win a place in the Killie side this season and has gone to Portadown to try to gain some first-team experience, along with Sherry who has lost his place in the Livvy first team this term.
The reference was to the right claimed by Protestants to walk down the Catholic Garvaghy Road in Portadown, the main focus of disturbances last week.
The game started brightly for Shankill when Graham Kennedy nipped in to capitalise on a mistake to put his team ahead, but it was all square at the break when David Gordon scored from the penalty spot for Portadown.
The funding boost will be given to Portadown 2000 to help them purchase the Old Methodist Church and Manse at 26 and 28 Thomas Street, Portadown.
The Portadown Orange District, which this year hosts the annual Co Armagh "Twelfth" celebrations, decided to show a softer side and encourage family participation.
But an early Neil Odgen goal was quickly forgotten in a first-half riddled with set-piece goals that brought the Nationwide Irish Cup back to Portadown for the third time in the club's history.
Paul McGrillen then forced Portadown goalkeeper Tim Dalton into a reflex save as the Jags stepped up the pressure.
LATE DRAMA denied Portadown the Mid-Ulster bragging rights last night.