Irvine Victoria Football Club

Irvine Victoria
Full nameIrvine Victoria Football Club
Nickname(s)The Westenders, The Vics
GroundVictoria Park, Irvine
ManagerDougie MacDuff
LeagueWest of Scotland League Third Division
2023–24West of Scotland League Third Division, 7th of 16
WebsiteClub website

Irvine Victoria Football Club is a Scottish football club, based in the town of Irvine, North Ayrshire. Nicknamed The Vics and "Westenders", it was formed in 1904 and plays at Victoria Park, in Irvine. Club colours are orange, blue and white stripes. Irvine Victoria play in the West of Scotland League Third Division.

The club's local rival is Irvine Meadow XI.[1]

On 24 May 2018 Brian McLuckie became Manager of the club.[2]

On 10 June 2021 Brian McLuckie resigned as Manager of the club.[3]

On 28 June 2021 Irvine Vics announced Dougie MacDuff as their new manager.[4]


Victoria Park

The club play at Victoria Park. The ground is only 300 yards away from Irvine railway station. It has two covered enclosures and some concrete terracing.[5]

Honours won

  • Ayrshire District League Champions: 2013–14
  • Ayrshire (Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald) Cup: 1952–53
  • Ayrshire League (Kerr & Smith) Cup: 1951–52, 1953–54, 1973–74
  • Ayrshire District (Irvine Times) Cup: 1934–35
  • Ayrshire League Cup: 1973–74
  • Cunninghame Cup: 1984–85, 1988–89
  • North Ayrshire Cup: 1998–99
  • Irvine & District League: 1919–20

Management team

  • Managers: Brian McLuckie
  • Assistant Manager: Mark McCann
  • Coach: Tam Jamieson


  • Chairman: Vacant
  • Vice Chairman: Shaw Donaldson
  • Secretary: David Loach
  • Treasurer: William Loach
  • Minute Secretary: William Loach
  • Committee Members: Aimee Loach, David Mill, Stephen Broomhall & Mike Hall

Past players

  • Scotland Hugh Arkinson (Kilmarnock)
  • Scotland John Boyd (Greenock Morton, Clydebank & Motherwell)
  • Scotland Alex Brown (Partick Thistle, Preston North End & Carlisle United)[6]
  • Scotland George Caldwell (Arbroath)
  • Scotland Alex Elliot (Cowdenbeath & Airdrie)
  • Scotland Ian Fraser (Ayr United)
  • Scotland Billy Fulton (Ayr United, Falkirk & St.Mirren)
  • Scotland John Hollywood (Queen Of The South)
  • Scotland Iain Jardine (Kilmarnock, Partick Thistle, Anorthosis (Cyprus), Heart of Midlothian[7]
  • Scotland Charlie Kerr (Greenock Morton, Carlisle United, Portadown & Barrow)
  • Scotland Ian Kerr (Kilmarnock)
  • Scotland Bobby Lawrie (Portsmouth)
  • Scotland Ronnie McCall (Ayr United & Stranraer)
  • Scotland John McCulloch (Queen Of The South)
  • Scotland Chris McGowan (Albion Rovers)
  • Scotland Johnny McIlwaine (Falkirk, Portsmouth and Southampton)
  • Scotland Ron McNeil (Raith Rovers & Weymouth)
  • Scotland Jim Muir (Motherwell, Dumbarton, Adelaide City & Marconi-Fairfield)
  • Scotland George O'Donnell (Ayr United & Montrose)
  • Scotland Gary Russell (Queen Of The South & Albion Rovers)
  • Scotland Joe Wark (Motherwell)
  • Scotland Kerr Whiteside (Manchester United)


External links

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